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Female Foeticide: A Silent Cry from the Womb

May 1, 2011

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INTRODUCTION Some faces the difficult experiences of poverty, some enjoys the liberty of education, explores the joys of womanhood, it is poignant to know that someone will never feel the frisson of dancing in the first shower of rain, never breathe the air of freedom, will never be the person she could have been, without […]

Outsourcing Motherhood

May 1, 2011

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“Neither flesh of my flesh, nor bone of my bone, but still, miraculously my own.” Yes, this is the magic of Outsourcing Motherhood but can we call it magic in true sense. It is a debate of our head and heart. Outsourcing’ and that too ‘Motherhood’! Doesn’t it impinge you? Former one is a buzz […]

A Marriage be it Valid or Invalid: a Dowry is a Dowry!

April 28, 2011

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The Supreme Court has held that a husband could be punished for demanding dowry during a second marriage even if he proves that he has not divorced his first wife. The following are the types of marriages which can be treated as invalid: Marriage between minors is valid and it can be annulled only on […]

Dowry Death: Crime Against Humanity

April 11, 2011

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“The dowry system is so deeply rooted in Indian culture, that sometimes one feels that there’s going to be no way out – at least not for another century.” ‘Bride-burning,’ a term which is very common now a days is used to describe the increasing number of young Indian housewives found murdered each year, has […]

Basic Provisions of Domestic Violence Act, 2005

August 14, 2010

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Basic Provisions of Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 contains five chapters and thirty seven sections. This article highlights some of the important provisions which are essential for the nuance understanding of the statute. The basic provisions are simplified here so that a layman faces no difficulties when it comes to grasping the concept of the […]

Bhopal Gas Tragedy Judgment: Justice or a Mockery of Justice?

July 28, 2010

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy Judgment: Justice or a Mockery of Justice?

In the history of Indian Disasters, one black day was observed in the year 1984, when the methyl- gas-leakage occurred out of the Union Carbide Company and caused over 15000 deaths at a time and another verisimilitude of black day has just been observed in the history of Indian Governance, Law and Judiciary, when the […]

Reducing the ever increasing number of court cases in India

June 6, 2010

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Reducing the ever increasing number of court cases in India

Judiciary is often criticized for delaying the administration of justice. This criticism is in vogue. Different organs of Government and mass media including newspapers and news channels are constantly complaining about the growing number of cases pending with the judiciary at every level. By judiciary, these critics mean only the Judges and judicial officers. Undoubtedly, […]

Murder in the Name of Honor ..that we Call “Honor Killing”

April 14, 2010

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Murder in the Name of Honor ..that we Call “Honor Killing”

First step in a legal battle against so-called ‘honour-killing’ was taken on 30th March 2010,when a landmark judgement was given by the Karnal Sessions Court in the murder case of Manoj and Babli, who had been murdered three years ago by Babli’s relatives on the orders of Khap Panchayat for having married within the same […]

Female Foeticide vis-a-vis Dowry system in India: A case study

April 3, 2010

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Female Foeticide vis-a-vis Dowry system in India: A case study

Due to advancement in technology and communications we are so dependent on easy to access means of knowledge that we have almost forgotten the joy of exploring things and attaining/discovering new facts by our own. But one must remember that sometimes even your tiny bit of efforts may teach you a lot. I experienced the […]

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