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Sexual harassment and Savagery

Written by-Naman Mishra, Himachal Pradesh National Law University INTRODUCTION In India, sexual savagery by and large and assault specifically, got broad media inclusion following a deadly scandalous assault of a Physiotherapy understudy in Delhi on 16 December 2012; likewise well known as “Nirbhaya Case”. The episode drove nationwide shock and pain censuring this egregious wrongdoing, at long last convincing the Government of India to correct the laws with respect to rapes, particularly assault, which prompted …

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Examining Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act and differentiating between a void and a voidable marriage.

Written by: Gokul Abimanyu. O.R ,Tamil Nadu National Law University. Examining Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act and differentiating between a void and a voidable marriage.             Section 10 of the Hindu Marriage Act of 1955 deals with the judicial separation. Section 10(1) of the act reads as follows,             “Either party to a marriage, whether solemnized before or after the commencement of this Act, may present a petition praying for a decree for …

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What was the need of the Hindu Marriage Act?

Written by: – Punit Sanwal, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar What was the need of the Hindu Marriage Act? Introduction India is a cosmopolitan country which allows its citizens to be governed under the personal laws which are relevant and in consonance with their religious views. These personal laws include marriage, divorce, inheritance, etc. In the year 1955, the parliament enacted the Hindu Marriage Act as a part of the Hindu code bill to codify and …

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CONDITION FOR UNSOUNDNESS OF MIND 

CONDITION FOR UNSOUNDNESS OF MIND Written by-ARNAV VYAS Insanity is provided in accordance with Section 84 of the Indian Penal Code as a defence under Indian Law. However, the term “insanity” is not used under this provision. The Indian Penal Code uses the sentence “mental soundness.” In accordance with the code, the defence of insanity, or that can also be called defence of mental insanity, comes from M’Naghten’s rule. In Section 84 of the Indian Penal Code, a person …

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The doctrine of Factum Valet

Examine the Doctrine of Factum Valet and its importance to marriages The doctrine of Factum Valet Written by: P Renuka Sai, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Latin maxim: ‘factum valet quod fieri non debuit’. It translates that ‘what should not be done, becomes valid when already done.’ This doctrine was applied to equity, justice, and good conscience while administering the old texts of Hindu law. Certain formalities laid down in the old Hindu Law were …

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