Live-in Relationship in India

“Live in relationship like marriage is neither a crime nor a sin, though socially unacceptable in this country”.

The decision to marry or not to marry or to have a heterosexual relationship is intensely personal. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, is considered to be the first piece of legislation that covered relations “in the nature of marriage”, and has provided a legal recognition to relations outside marriage.Keep Reading

Cross Examination in Court

Chapter X of Evidence Act 1872, deals with examination and cross examination of witnesses before court of law.

The relevant sections are Section 136 to Section 166 of the Evidence Act.

Section 137 tells about examination-in-chief and cross-examination of a witnesses.Keep Reading

Death for All Rapists in India

Offenders of sexual assault who are menace to the civilised society should be mercilessly and inexorably punished in the severest terms.

“Judges who bear the sword of justice should not hesitate to use that sword with the utmost severity, if the gravity of the offence so demands.”Keep Reading

ESSENTIALS OF FRAUDULENT TRANSFER

Section 53 of Transfer of Property Act. Every owner of property has right to transfer his property as he likes.

But the transfer must be made with a bonafide intention. Where the transfer is made with fraudulent intention, it means with the intention of defeating the interest of creditor or interest of any subsequent transferee. Where the transfer is made with fraudulent intention, the object of the transfer would be bad in the eyes of equity and justice; though it is valid in law.Keep Reading

Natural Justice and Types of bias

Natural justice is an important concept of law. It is also known as substantial justice, universal justice or fair play in action. It is a branch of public law. It is based on law of equity.

From the days of Adam and Kautilya Arthashastra, the rule of law has had the stamp of natural justice which makes it social justice.Keep Reading

Theories of Punishment in Law Writing Law

What is punishment?
Punishment is the penalty on someone as a result of their wrongdoing.
1. Deterrent Theory.
The object of this theory is not only to prevent the wrongdoer from doing a wrong subsequently but also to make him an exampleKeep Reading

Stand for corruption WL

The Central Vigilance Commission’s efforts to promote probity in public life and to achieve corruption free India. The week in which 31st October — the birthday of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls, is observed as Vigilance Awareness Week. The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week renews our commitment to achieve theKeep Reading

Right to Live with Dignity

Right to live with Dignity The honourable Supreme Court today in Nambi Narayanan’s case observed that Reputation of an individual is an insegregable (inseparable) facet of his right to life with dignity, and in this case fundamental right under Article 21 has been gravely affected. There can be no scintillaKeep Reading