In essence, the sum total of all the useful discussion that we have done is that the Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it indubitably clear that a minor Muslim girl above 15 years of age is free to marry person of her choice...
While acknowledging the father’s huge role in fulfilling the aspirations of their daughters, the Delhi High Court in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Poonam Sethi vs Sanjay Sethi in MAT.APP.(F.C.) 31/2021 that was delivered on..
While firmly espousing, endorsing and vindicating the right of the woman to her matrimonial home, the Allahabad High Court has in an extremely brilliant, bold, balanced and brief 10-page judgment titled Smt. Khushboo Shukla vs District Magistrate, Lu..
In a cogent, convincing, commendable, courageous and composed judgment titled N Jayasree & Ors vs Cholamandalam Ms General Insurance Company Ltd in Civil Appeal No. 6451 of 2021 (Arising out of S.L.P. (C) No. 14558 of 2019) in exercise of its civil a..
In the judgment of the case – Joydeep Majumdar v. Bharti Jaiswal Majumdar delivered on February 26, 2021, a 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dinesh Maheshwari and Hrishikesh Roy, has ruled that in a case w..
In a latest, landmark, laudable and learned judgment titled Laxmibai Chandaragi B & Anr. vs. State of Karnataka & Ors. in Writ Petition [Criminal] No. 359/2020 delivered just recently on February 8, 2021, the Supreme Court minced just no words to ma..
In the Order passed in the matrimonial case- Shruti Kaushal Bisht v. Kaushal R. Bisht on November 6, 2020, Justice V. Ramasubramanian, at the Supreme Court, has considered that the claim of the wife Shruti that she is not receiving maintenance, has n..
In a well-written, well-balanced, well-analysed, well-articulated and well-reasoned judgment under the Domestic Violence Act, a three Judge Bench of the Apex Court comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah have ruled in no unc..
Let me not hesitate to begin by first and foremost stating that I very strongly feel that the time is ripe now for making many radical changes in our penal laws and treating woman on the same platform as man and as is repeatedly demanded most strenu..
The Bombay High Court held that both the Courts below had rightly held that the plaintiff cannot be held adopted son of Kundanbai and he has been rightly denied his succession to the properties of Kundanbai...
The Supreme Court rejected the Special Leave petition filed by the husband and observed that For the last two decades, Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, including the explanation referred to in subsection (1) thereof, has been consisten..
The Court discussed Sections 4, 6, 9 and 11 of HAMA and then carefully gave the judgment. It held that the scheme of HAMA is not to make a child of 15 years of age or above fir to be taken in adoption. The exception however is made in favour of custo..
Since the factors in favour of Respondent are weightier than those in favour of the Appellant which have been noted above. The custody was given to the Respondent/ Mother. Since the mother was a school teacher, the Court ordered to get the child admi..
The Court agreed with the findings given by the First Appellate Court. The First Appellate Court came tothe conclusion that the case property was sold...
The appeals were dismissed subject to the partial modification of the order passed by the District Judge and High Court...
The Court held that “the minor on attaining majority did not ratify the sale deed executed by his defacto guardian with the defendant and entered into a sale deed with the appellant...
The Court upheld the decision of the District Judge and revision was dismissed stating “That case is distinguishable inasmuch as the parties were Mohammadans and Section 13 of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 did not apply there.By virtu..
The High Court allowed the appeal stating “Further, as regards the contention of learned counsel for respondent No. 2, that mother of petitioner had failed to provide any documentary proof to the effect that she is the only guardian of the child, the..
The Supreme Court held that the continuous cohabitation of man and woman as husband and wife may raise the presumption of marriage, but the presumption which may be drawn from long cohabitation is a rebuttable one and if there are circumstances which..
The marriage of a woman in accordance with the Hindu rites with a man having legal spouse, after coming into force of HMA is a complete nullity in the eye of law and she is not entitled to the benefit of Section 125 of CrPC...