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Dr Mitu Khurana   08 March 2008 at 11:51

female foeticide

I got married in 2004. Our engagement was held in March 2004.We both were educated and so were all the family members on both sides.
On the third day after my marriage, my mother in law told me that they never liked me, but they agreed to this match only and only because my husband`s age was increasing and no other match was agreeing to him.
During the period that followed our marriage, I was kept under total house arrest. After I came back from hospital (where I was working), I was not even allowed to go to the local market. My husband used to totally ignore me. In addition, whenever he used to talk to me, it used to be to shout at me for some or other reason. In the meantime, my mother in law started demanding a Honda city car, a flat and a permanent place with my father in his company. My husband frequently asked me what has he got from marrying me. Then they would have given much more to their daughter in dowry. They were not satisfied with the car given by my parents in dowry. He even asked that my father should send him a patient for everytime he has sex with me. this demand was also made by my mother in law-who said that I could not lock the door of my bed room at night.
When ever my husband used to abuse me , my mother in law would tell me that I should silently listen to all abuses because I was a women, and in their house women don't speak. She also never allowed me to sit with my husband saying that men are allowed to come to their wives only in the night. My husband was addicted to pornography and spent all his time watching pornography on computer.
I became pregnant in Jan2005. Abuses on me by my husband and my mother in law increased. I developed threatened abortion due to which I was put on strict bed rest. The verbal abuses by my husband continued. He would refuse to take me to the doctor. The refrigerator was shifted downstairs so that I was dependent even for water or food.
Than we came to know that I am carrying twin babies. Then my mother in law started demanding sex determination. They got that done by force. Then they started demanding that I get an M.T.P. my mother in law asked me many times to at least get one child killed in utero. I was kept without food and water. My husband was totally ignoring me and was indulging in watching pornography all the time. When I developed bleeding and threatened abortion, I was not even allowed to call up my parents for medical help. My mother in law told me that 2 daughters would be a big burden on them, and that I should give one of them up for adoption. Or get them aborted, or at least one of them killed. Fights would continue over trivial matters till late in night and then restart in morning. My in laws and husband hardly ever accompanied me for ante natal tests or hospital visits after they came to know I am carrying daughters. My mother did all that. Thrice they tried to kill me or at least get me aborted after which my father brought me back to my parent's home.
My husband would frequently fight with me even in my parents house and despite the fact that I had been put on complete bed rest and was not to be given any mental tension. He demanded D.N.A test because his mother had told him that some priest had told them that he would be father of one son only. As I am carrying two daughters, they cannot be his children.
Despite all this tensions, I delivered two pre term daughters in seventh month of pregnancy. Right after my delivery my husband and in laws left, the hospital and my in laws never visited me for full 9 days. Then my sister in laws , my mother in law, and my father in law came to visit me. One of my aunts congratulated my sisters in law. They said "God forbid, we ever become bhuas of girls again" .my mother in law said "Anyway, they are born in seventh month so they are not going to survive anyway". They did not try to give the hospital bills also , which were paid by my parents.
I tried multiple tim

Rajesh Kumar   08 March 2008 at 10:59

Morality in retrospective amendment

The parliament of our country has plenary power of legislation. Such plenary power of legislation also inludes legislation with retrospective effect. However, can this power be exercised in a cavalier manner? Should law be amended by the Parliament merely to bolster the departments case in cases against individual assessees? What is the reason of amending Section 108 of the Customs Act retrospectively? What is the reason of asking interest retrospectively, if the assessee fails to deduct TDS as per his understanding of law (vodafone case)? Should parliament give reasons for retrospective amendments? Even the governemnt and department has been delegated power to make subordinate legislations retrospectively- disgusting.
In my view power to legislate retrospectively is an extra ordinary power and must be exercised with great care and restraint. It may bring the law into disrepute and affects the sanctity of Rule of Law.
Can u imagine a situation when you paid your taxes properly as per law- and tomorrow parliament amends the law and you become a defaulter. Do u want this situation in our country?

fbumar   08 March 2008 at 03:32

nikahnama/birth certificate attestaion for visa purposes


I've got a job in Gulf. For family visa procedure, authorities in that country need my Nikahnama & my kid's birth certificate to be attested by MEA, Delhi and their Embassy Delhi. What is the procedure? Should I walk in directly to MEA with nikahnama and birth certificate? I am from Delhi and certificates have been issued from Delhi.


MERAJ AHMED   07 March 2008 at 19:41

Customs Tariff & Duty

I would like to import some garments machinery from aboard for resale in India.
I have few queries, please guide me:

1. What is the difference between Custom tariff and Custom duty?

2. What is the rate of custom tariff on garment machinery and how it is calculated on a machine costs about USD 10000 ?

3. Wheteher custom tariff is calculated on cost price of machine or at FOB or CIF ?

4. What is the possible shipping freight from Singhai, China to Kolkata Port, India?

charu chodha   07 March 2008 at 19:36

section 264

in a case tds amt. was not claimed as no tds was deducted at time of filing return but later on assessee got tds certificete for a/y for which he has filed return.so how it can be cured?time for revised return is expired....

siva   07 March 2008 at 19:24

Status of an MP


What is the status of an MP ? Is he/she a representative of his/her constituency?

Thank You.

madhavvan   07 March 2008 at 19:09

sublease agreement

there is a lease deed between an individualA ( owner) with B company now B wants to sublease the premises to one of its group companies whether this sublease is required to be registered

is there any other method by which sublease can be made ( thru letter) and whether it is legal

what is the denomination of stamp paper in maharashtra for the sublease

madhavvan   07 March 2008 at 18:46

property and stamp papers

is it necessary to enter into leave and license agreement or lease deed for taking property on rent

denomination of stamp paper in maharashtra for lease deed / leave and license agreement

is lease deed / leave and license required to be registered and whose responsibility it is for registration

what happens it the lease deed / leave and license is not registered

any time limit for registration

if stamp paper is dated 5th march 2008 can the agreement be made effective from 5th december 2007

CHANDRA PRATAP DASILA   07 March 2008 at 18:38

Agriculture Land

What are the Criterias required for a land to be entitled as Agriculture land.

Land Revenue Record ?
Agricultural produced sale Receipt ?
Outside municipality or 8 KM from it ?
Previously used for agriculture purpose ?