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A critical Analysis : Dying Declaration by Rape Victims

  G. ARAVINTHAN   19 February 2010 at 09:22

As a piece of evidence, Dying declaration is now fairly crystal clear by judicial decisions. The importance of Dying declaration as a piece of convincing evidence is increasing with the escalation of cases, wherein the Dying declaration laid the fou ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   3601 Views


Garnishee Order - An overview

  G. ARAVINTHAN   07 February 2010 at 14:28

The word ‘Garnish’ is derived from an old French word ‘garnir’ which means to warn or to prepare . It is to serve an heir with notice i.e. to warn of certain debts that must be paid before the person is entitled to receive pr ..


Posted in Civil Law |   5785 Views


Nikah - Muslim Marriage-An Overview

  G. ARAVINTHAN   07 February 2010 at 14:28

The legal contract between a bride and bridegroom as part of an Islamic marriage; the contract of Islamic marriage; Islamic marriage in general.Nikah is an Arabic term used for marriage. It means "contract". The Quran specifically refers t ..


Posted in Family Law |   5516 Views


Defences for Defamation

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

Defamation is defined as “the publication of a statement which reflects on a person’s reputation and tends to lower him in the estimation of right-thinking members of society generally or tends to make them shun or avoid him.” The ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   5534 Views


Need For Limitations On Freedom Of Media

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

Every institution is liable to be abused, and every liberty, if left unconcealed, has the tendency to become a license which would lead to disorder and mayhem [17]. It has to be remembered that this freedom is not absolute, unlimited or unfettered a ..


Posted in Constitutional Law |   2861 Views


Identity Theft

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

Almost everyone knows someone has been a Victim. But, there’s still an attitude that somehow it always happens to “the other guy”. But, what if you are the “other guy”?All across India, the fastest growing White Collar ..


Posted in Others |   713 Views


MTP Act

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill was passed by both the Houses of the Parliament and received the assent of the President of India on 10th August, 1971. It came on the Statute Book as the "The MTP Act, 1971". This law guarantees t ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   2813 Views


Current status of abortion in India

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

Every year 6.7 million abortions take place in India but the sad part is that 5.7 millions are illegal. The place and technique used in most of the illegal cases are unsafe and unhygienic,"The result is obvious - India has a steep maternal mort ..


Posted in Constitutional Law |   5355 Views


Sunna Law - An overview

  G. ARAVINTHAN   23 October 2009 at 08:46

The Sunnah is the important source, and is commonly defined as "the traditions and customs of Muhammad" or "the words, actions and silent assertions of him". It includes the everyday sayings and utterances of Muhammad, his acts, ..


Posted in Others |   870 Views


Talaaq

  G. ARAVINTHAN   18 September 2009 at 14:47

Talaaq in its primitive sense means dismission. In its literal meaning, it means “setting free”, “letting loose”, or taking off any “ties or restraint”. In Muslim Law it means freedom from the bondage of marriage ..


Posted in Family Law |   2622 Views


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