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”,

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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

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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

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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 "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

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Is Women's Quota in Educational And Employment Sectors Permissible Under the Indian Constitution?A Critique


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Is Womens’ Quota in Educational and Employment Sectors Permissible Under The Indian Constitution? A Critique

Posted on February 3rd, 2014

Let us examine some most important Constitutional/Human rights guaranteed Continue reading

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Do We Nee To Repaeal Section 377 IPC?

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Section 377 IPC( Unnatural Offences)-Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, Continue reading

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THE MOST HEINOUS CRIMES AND JUVENILE JUSTICE ACT OF INDIA 2000

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According to Juvenile Justice Act 2000 of India, persons below the age of 18 are considered juveniles and should be entitled Continue reading

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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

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