Some notable grounds for Divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Submitted by asandil on Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:16

Indian judicial system is equipped with secular mind-set, and keeping in view the same into consideration, it has initiated proclamation of so many personal laws that are based on different religious beliefs. As far as the grounds for divorce in India is concerned, people belonging to different religions are governed under separate Acts when it comes to filing a petition for divorce in India.

The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 states the following grounds for divorce:


Misuse of 498A in India

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 19:33

It is now a common practice in India that a large number of wives make false complaints against their husbands or his family members to a nearby police station. The victimized Indian families are falsely blackmailed and threatened by the daughters-in-law & her family members. Without sufficient investigation, the husband or his family members or relatives are immediately arrested by the police. Even if the complaint is false, police can put them behind bars on a non-bailable term, until it will be proved that they are innocent.

A Brief Overview of The Domestic Violence Act

Submitted by asandil on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 19:19

Domestic violence or domestic abuse in simple words means violence that takes place between inmates living together. It is also known as domestic abuse or spousal abuse. It not only takes place in relationship called marriage but also in dating, live-in, family, friends and cohabitation. This kind of violence emerges from the issues related to personality disorders, low level of self esteem, lack of assertiveness, intolerable stress, dependency and many more. Some of the most common methods by which a large percentage of Indian women get abused are as follow:


Submitted by asandil on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 18:27

Hindu mythology says that marriage is a sanctified relation between a man and woman to stay together while taking the generation ahead with undaunted commitment towards religious values and belief. Hindu scriptures also define marriage as a divine path that leads both man and woman towards achieving the gist of life. In ancient times, Hindu gurus and other prime member of religious community were not in favour of formulating any legislation to govern the institution of marriage.

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.