In our traditional patriarchal society, women have always had fewer rights. Women have been subjected to discrimination, especially in property matters. Inheritance rights of women to the property of her parents or husband has never been taken seriously. Property has always remained the domain of the men. Somehow, women also never bothered to raise their […]
Do grandchildren have a right to their grandfather’s property?
Personal laws determine the right of grandchildren in the property of the Grandfather. Grandson’s rights depends upon the nature of property in the hands of the Grandfather.
Who Has the Right Over A Woman’s Property?
Description: Right of women over property and how it devolves to her successors. Women are now building assets on their own. Even under inheritance laws, they are absolute owners of property inherited or acquired by them and therefore, free to deal with it as they desire.
Section 377 verdict- Victory long-awaited
The world is changing for sure – Law is a reflection of what happens in Society and what is needed too. Therefore it will always change when society is transforming. One of the most striking examples of this has been the abolishing of major aspects of Section 377 of India Penal Code, a Colonial period […]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION
We have been taught from childhood that the right to Freedom of Speech and Expression is a fundamental right guaranteed to the citizens of India. The Right to Freedom is guaranteed along with the seven other fundamental rights mentioned in the Indian constitution.“Your freedom in a country can be gauged by the freedom you exercise […]
Rights of Transgender in India
The term ‘Transgender’ is not a title limited to individuals whose genitals are cross mixed, but it is an umbrella term for all those whose expression of sex, identity or conduct differs from the unwritten rules expected to be followed from their birth sex.A FEW RIGHTS ENSHRINED IN THE CONSTITUTION THAT SAFEGUARD THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY […]
Rights of Illegitimate Children
No words are associated with as much contempt as the words bastard and bastardry. However, with the advent of technology and social reforms, there has been a lot of improvement in this situation. Earlier all children born out of Void and Voidable marriages under Sec 11 and 12 of the Hindu Marriage Act were illegitimate […]
LEGAL RIGHTS OF A WIFE
Marriage is defined as the union of a man and a woman which is recognized by law and by which they become husband and wife. It’s a type of social union between two individuals that establish a certain type of rights and obligation between them, their children and their respective in-laws.The Constitution has provided many […]
YOUR RIGHTS AS A TENANT
Property disputes are one of the most common disputes in India. Even more common among and some of the complex disputes is between tenants and landlords. You must have often heard about incidents of owners harassing their tenants and thus it is beneficial for them to know their rights so that they can save themselves […]