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Case Comment: S.R. Batra v. Taruna Batra

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA S.R.BATRA and ANOTHER versus TARUNA BATRA (Smt.)(2007) 3 SCC 169 Civil Appeal No. 5827 of 2006 with Contempt Petition (C) No. 38 of 2006Decided on: December 15, 2006(Before S.B.Sinha and Markandey Katju, JJ.) TABLE ...

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Kartha - Powers and Liabilities

Powers Of KartaWhen we enumerate the powers of karta, the real importance of his legal position comes into clear relief. His powers are vast and limitations are few. The ambit of his powers can be considered under two heads: - (a) power of alienatio ...

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Female member as KARTHA

Female Members As KartaThe concept of a “manager” of a Joint Hindu Family has been in existence for more than two thousand years or more. Courts in India have given diverse views: -C.P. Berai v. Laxmi Narayan AIR 1949 Nag 128It was held ...

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Who Can Be A Karta?

Senior Most Male Member: - It is a presumption of Hindu law, that ordinarily the senior most male member is the Karta of the joint family.Jandhayala Sreeamma v. Krishnavenamma AIR 1957 A.P.434In the case of Hindu Joint Family a suit to set aside on ...

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I was recently privileged by a fellow member who solicited my input on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, to help with research. Below is a brief text of my humble response. My thoughts hereunder should not be interpreted as adv ...

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The Karta of a Hindu joint Family in Hindu Law is the senior most member of the family entitled to manage family affairs, in his absence the next eldest male member after him is entitled to be the Karta. A Karta is the caretaker of the whole family a ...

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Cruelty u/s 498-A, 306 IPC and s 13 of HMA

The question would arise as to whether in the facts and circumstances where the complainant had left the matrimonial home and started living with her father in1993, could a case be registered against the appellant under Section 498A I.P.C. in 1997? T ...

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An Overview of Concept of Marriage in Muslim Law

Islam, unlike other religions is a strong advocate of marriage. There is no place of celibacy in Islam like the Roman Catholic priests & nuns. The Prophet has said “There is no Celibacy in Islam”.Marriage acts as an outlet for sexual ...

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Custody of Children under Christian Law

Christian law per se does not have any provision for custody but the issues are well solved by the Indian Divorce Act which is applicable to all of the religions of the country. The Indian Divorce Act, 1869 contains provisions relating to custody of ...

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Custody of Children under Hindu Law

All the personal law matrimonial statutes make provisions for dealing with the issue of child custody. The provisions in the matrimonial Acts can, however, be invoked only when there are some proceedings pending under the Act. Hindus have an additio ...

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