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Indian law and its key branches at a glance

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 18:19

The law system that is operational in India is called Indian laws. Most of the provisions in Indian judiciary system are influenced by ancient texts including Arthshastra and Manusmriti. Just like Indian constitution, a large part of these provisions has been drawn from some popular laws of western countries. The Indian constitution itself is a great source of laws that are in effect in the country and there are bodies that issue certain rules to be followed by each and every Indian.

Every working woman should know what the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 is all about

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 18:16

In a developing society where women’s role in all walks of life is getting broader day by day, it was necessary for the government to preserve their self-respect for motherliness and absolute safety for the child to be born. As the numbers of women employees are increasing rapidly in both public and private sector, granting them maternity leave and other benefits and allowances were recommended by the social activists and other women forums across the country.