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Law, legal machinery and status of women in India

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:26

In a society that has profound male dominance, women are incapable to get justice they deserve. For example, it is not very easy for a woman to go police station with a complaint against a man. She may not only be humiliated but also get a cold response from the policemen appointed there. What worsens the scenario is the attitude of the police towards a women complainer. It is the need of the hour to make judicial activism simpler, faster and readily available to the women.

Lawful provisions for women’s right to property

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:22

There is close relationship between status of an individual and his/her property. Law gives the right to property to an individual that is subject to satisfaction of some specific conditions. Prior, there were characteristic favouritisms in the property laws. Presently, they have been evacuated to certain degrees. Despite the fact that women may be vested with legitimate rights, in the event that they failed to assert them, the objective of strengthening remains unfulfilled.

Women and Divorce in the new-age Indian Society

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:20

At the point when opting for a divorce in India, it used to be difficult to confront a piercing and stooping glare. That is evolving now. A short understanding of how Indians see this incident is important. It is the legitimate bond between two life partners who wish to bring an end to their pledges (known as pheras), for all impacts and purposes. The way to get divorce in India is truly not at all like that which is practiced in western nations like the Unites States and Sweden.

Now get a Tatkal Marriage Certificate in Delhi

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:16

Having taken inspiration from Indian Railway’s "tatkal" ticket facility, the Delhi Government has produced a unique programme under which a marriage certificate can be issued within 24-hours. The Revenue Department of Delhi Government has introduced tatkal service that would issue quick authorization and proper certification of a marriage through a speedy procedure.

Indian practice of dowry is all set to be banned in Victoria, Australia

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:11

Women’s rights advocate and previous head Ted Baillieu is pushing to have the Indian practice of dowry banned in Victoria claiming that it prompts household tortures and the abuse of ladies. Mr. Baillieu tabled a request in State Parliament in April calling for alterations to family viciousness laws. Financial ill-use was made illicit under the Family Violence Act in 2008, however campaigners additionally need a particular boycott on the share, which would bring state law into line with Indian law.

India needs 365 days working justice delivery system: CJI

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:07

The statement recently delivered by the Chief Justice of India calling for a justice delivery system that works throughout the year – needs to be debated at national level. The CJI was tending to the legitimate organization in Jodhpur at the establishment stone laying function of Bar Council of Rajasthan building, when he drew parallels between the justice delivery system and other imperative administrations like the therapeutic & wellbeing offices.

Govt has separate parole rules for celebrities: Bombay High Court

Submitted by asandil on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 19:04

The Bombay High Court has hammered the legislature for its softer parole approaches regarding superstars. While allowing parole to an assault convict for going to his sibling's marriage, the HC expressed that the Maharashtra government was challenging profound lawful procurements by treating imprisoned famous people uniquely in contrast to different convicts. This different parole standard for VIPs has turned into a wellspring of humiliation and opposes all legitimate limits.

95 State Laws Awaiting Clearance From The New Government

Submitted by asandil on Sat, 05/24/2014 - 15:32

As and when the Narendra Modi-led NDA government takes charge in office, topping its agenda would be ensuring the clearance of 95 state legislations stuck with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for decades. These laws are awaiting the President’s assent under Article 201 of the Constitution or grant of prior sanction of the President before being introduced in respective state Assemblies.