Tag: hindu law

Agreements In Restraint Of Marriage

By Souradeep Mukhopadhyaya AGREEMENTS IN RESTRAINT OF MARRIAGE: POSITION IN ENGLISH LAW: Under English Law, agreements which restrain marriage are discouraged as they are injurious to the increase in population and the moral welfare of the citizens. Back in 1768, a precedent was set by the Court of King’s Bench […]

The Right to Property of Hindu Women

By Ayushi Singhal, NUJS INTRODUCTION It is common knowledge that the Indian society is predominantly patriarchal and the preferential rights given to men with respect to property, both movable and immovable, are just another manifestation of the male centric societal structure. Giving women the right to inherit, own, use and […]

Divorce Under Hindu Law

By Simran, CNLU, Patna Editor’s Note: Divorce means the dissolution of marriage by a competent court. This paper discusses divorce under Hindu Law. It analyses how the concept was non-existent under ancient law due to the sacramental nature of marriage but was introduced under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. It […]

Transfer of Property to an Unborn Child

By Shivani Gupta, HNLU Raipur Editor’s Note: The paper discusses the transfer of property to an unborn child in the future. By association, the writer discusses the legal framework involved, the restrictions placed on such transfers, and then also goes on to present a comparative analysis of the differences in […]

Inter-caste & Inter-Religious Marriages: Social And Legal Issues

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: In our country most marriages are governed by the specific personal laws governing each religion. However in extra ordinary circumstances when such nuptial ties are between two people of different castes, the Special Marriage Act, becomes the mandate. Our society has been grappling in the […]