Woman has a right to Abort-Says Supreme Court-news item Published in TOI dated 28-10-2017

Dhananjay Mahapatra| TNN | Updated: Oct 28, 2017, 03:05 IST
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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has dismissed a man’s petition seeking damages from his estranged wife for undergoing abortion without his consent, and ruled that an adult woman had an unimpeachable right to give birth or terminate pregnancy.

Terming the abortion, to which he had objected, “illegal”,

the husband had also demanded compensation from the wo Continue reading

My Opinion On Love

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  • According to Mariam Webster Dictionary definition of love IS:
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Definition of love

1 a (1) :strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties

  • maternal love for a child

(2) :attraction based on sexual desire :affection and tenderness felt by lovers

  • After all these years, they are still very much in love.

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Can Use Child Rape Law In Teen Marriages- SC-news item published TOI on 1st Sep 2017

Amit Anand Choudhary | TNN | Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 08:24 IST
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• The Indian Penal Code (IPC) protects any man having sexual intercourse with his minor wife above 15 years of age, the Supreme Court said.

The SC’s observations came in a case where an NGO has challenged the exception for sex in marriages where the wife is between 15 and 18 years of age Continue reading

Legal And Ethical Issues Surrounding Surrogacy

Surrogacy is a method or agreement whereby a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for another person or persons, who will become the newborn child’s parent(s) after birth.
Intended parents may seek a surrogacy arrangement when either pregnancy is medically impossible, pregnancy risks present an unacceptable danger to the mother’s health or is a same sex couple’s preferred method of having children Continue reading

Radical turn: When the saints go marching in – Yogi Adityanath is anointed UP CM

March 20, 2017, 2:08 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, India, politics | TOI

In its choice of Trivendra Singh Rawat as Uttarakhand’s chief minister, BJP has by all accounts, opted for a steady hand. The same cannot be said, however, for its choice of Yogi Aditya

Radical turn: When the saints go marching in – Yogi Adityanath is anointed UP CM

nath to head the vast and populous state of UP – this looks more like a gamble.

Adityanath is a cleric and a radical with little administrative experience; he is best known for inflammatory rhetoric targeting Muslims or anyone who disagrees with his scheme of ‘Hindu rashtra’. It is unknown to what degree he agrees with the constitutional order of the Indian republic when anything less than full compliance will not do for his current job. Continue reading

Quasi Contracts or Certain Relations Resembling Those Created by Contract

Lord Mansfield considered to be the founder of quasicontractual obligations Which in Indian contract  Act have been  put under certain relations resembling those3 created by contract. According to him the basis of these opbligations is that l;aw as well  as justice should try to prevent unjust enrichment o fone person at the cost of another Continue reading

My Opinion On Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Misplaced activism: Ban on jallikattu is neither desirable nor enforceable, it must go
January 20, 2017, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Chennai, Edit Page, India | TOI

The growing protests against the ban on the bull-taming sport of jallikattu in Tamil Nadu shed light on yet another case of misplaced animal rights and judicial activism. In 2014, the Supreme Court had banned jallikattu on the ground that bulls could not be allowed as performing animal. Continue reading

-Equality Comes First: Calling triple talaq unconstitutional, Allahabad high court boosts women’s rights

Equality Comes First: Calling triple talaq unconstitutional, Allahabad high court boosts women’s rights

December 9, 2016, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, India | TOI

In a boost to the case against triple talaq, the Allahabad high court has observed that the practice of instanthttps://wordpress.com/post/wizardlegal1.wordpress.com/737 divorce is unconstitutional and violates the rights of Muslim women. The court further emphasised that no personal law board is above the Constitution and hence personal laws of any community cannot claim supremacy over constitutional rights granted to individuals. This is a welcome observation that upholds the principle of equality and gchallenging the validity of triple talaq and other Islamic practices related to marriage like nikah halala and polygamy. In fact, the central government has already submitted before gender justice Continue reading

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Break It: The PDPP Act could have unexpected consequences for the sarkar

 

October 29, 2016, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, Humour, India | TOI

As befits the world’s most populous and ebullient democracy, India has long given full rein to citizens’ right to freedom of what might be called vexpression – when folks get vexed about something, be it lack of job reservations or anything else, they can and do show their displeasure by letting their actions speak louder than words Continue reading

The Supreme Court Expands the Scope of Right to Self Defense

Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN | Jun 17, 2016, 02.03 AM IST

NEW DELHI: In a significant judgment that expands the boundaries of the right to self-defence, the Supreme Court has ruled that a person would be exonerated of assault charges reasonable apprehension right in taking the law into his hands if he witnessed his parents or relatives being assaulted.
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"My Opinion on the Hindu’s editorial “On going beyond Bommai":

Recently, The Hindu In this editorial titled ‘On going beyond ‘Bommai’ dated 23-04-2016 opined as follows.

The Uttarakhand High Court’s verdict declaring the imposition of President’s Rule in the State as unconstitutional was expected, but the quick stay on its operation granted by the Supreme Court means that Harish Rawat is once again a “former Chief Minister” and President’s Rule is back in force. Continue reading

My Opinion on "Reforming Criminals has not Worked"

Ranjith Marar, counsel for intervenor, briefing the media following the Constitution Bench pronouncing the verdict on seven of Rajiv Gandhi killers, in New Delhi on Wednesday. – Photo: V. Sudershan” src=”http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/02642/TH03_RAJIV_LAYWERS_2642907e.jpg” alt=”Ranjith Marar, counsel for intervenor, briefing the media following the Constitution Bench pronouncing the verdict on seven of Rajiv Gandhi killers, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Continue reading

PROPERTY LAWS OF INDIAN WOMEN

It is since India is a Multi religious  and Multilingual country, its property laws are varied from one religion to another religion. and from one region to another region.But Hindu Succession Act 1956 as amended by 2005 Act has done away with the above differences as far as Hindu Law is concerned and made the codified Law applicable to entire India except the state of Jammu & Kashmir and Continue reading