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Marriage with a foreigner

Sayaree Ganguly

Marriage with a foreigner   Marriage is considered as a sacred institution. It is an integral part of Indian culture. Religion and caste exert a lot of influence on the marriage institution . Parents mostly choose a potential bride / groom for their children from the same religion and caste as theirs. Until now some states forbid inter caste marriages. The caste system is very rigid in India and it is mostly expected by our society that a young adult should marry from the same caste. The people who deviate from this norm are seen as an outcast in the society.   In view of the Indian Parliament the Special Marriage Act was promulgated in the year 1954 to streamline the process of marriage . The Act also provides a special form of marriage for the Indian masses regardless of their religion and caste, as well as for other nationals residing in India. This article will mostly take a look at the Special Marriage Act for wedding tradition and necessary Read More

How to file consumer case for online shopping

Neha Roy

HOW TO FILE A CONSUMER CASE FOR ONLINE SHOPPING   Online shopping is the activity of buying and selling of goods over Internet. Online shopping is the most preferred way of shopping today because of its convenience and easy access. Also, people get more variety and options in online shopping.   In this blog, I shall discuss the details about the consumer rights and awareness and also how to file a consumer case for online shopping. Let us first discuss the basic details: - 1.    Who is a Consumer? 2.    What is Consumer Awareness?  3.    Consumer Rights 4.    Responsibilities of a Consumer   WHO IS A CONSUMER?  A consumer is an individual who purchases goods and services for own consumption and not for resale. He/ She makes his/ her own decision on whether to buy an item or not and is influenced by advertisement and Read More

How to buy and sell property in India [A step by step guide]

Shreyash Mohta

HOW TO SELL & BUY PROPERTY IN INDIA [A STEP BY STEP GUIDE] Buying and Selling of a property are both cumbersome tasks. While buying of a property requires a lot of research and other areas of consideration to make sure that the property once bought is worth your money, selling on the other hand is not easy as well. It takes a lot of time to find the right buyer and also the negotiations to finally come to an end to the sale.  In this blog, I shall discuss the details about how to buy and sell a property in India which shall cover the various aspects.  Ø Documents required to buy a property  Ø Documents required to sell a property Ø Procedure to buy a property & Ø Procedure to sell a property   Let us start by saying that buying and selling of property can be of two types. They are:  1.     Buying & Selling of Movable Property.  2.     Buying & Read More

How to Register Political Party In India

Adv Ashish Fule

Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. A party seeking registration under the said section with the Election Commission of India has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation in prescribed format with certain basic particulars about the party such as name, address, membership details of various units, names of office bearers, etc, as required under sub-section (4) of the said section, and such other particulars as the Commission may specify under sub-section (6) of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.Party seeking registration under this Act requires to submit certain documents as per guidelines of the election commission of India . Generally party seeking registration requires to Read More

The immense value of legal notice

Arnab Banerjee

Dear friends   Today i want to explain to you how valuable legal notice is. Legal notice is drafted and sent by the lawyer on behalf of their client to the opposition.   This notice acts as a warning. It will make the offender think seriously about the crime. The notice will make him work which otherwise is not possible.   Legal notice also shows the court that the other side knows very well about the case and whatever their response is it is well thought out. They know the consequences. This will help court act more smoothly.   So in future if you have a problem please send legal notice to the opposition.   Word of caution :   Do not draft the notice and send it yourself. It is lawyer's job. Not your job.   Read More

Procedure of mutual divorce under Hindu law.

Sayaree Ganguly

Divorce by mutual consent.   Divorce is the process of putting an end to the marital union of two married individuals.  It usually entails the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.  Divorce under Hindu law are of two types.   1. Contested- Here one spouse decides to get divorced from the other on the grounds mentioned under sec 13 apart from sec 13(b) of the Hindu marriage act , 1955 . Either the husband or the wife files a suit for divorce in the nearest District court where the parties are residing. The grounds for contested divorce can be adultery, cruelty , conversion to other religion, civil death etc. Contested divorces mean that one of several issues are required to be heard by a judge at trial level—this is more expensive, and the parties will have Read More

Property Rights of Women

Shreyash Mohta

PROPERTY RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN INDIA   The rights of women in India have been curtailed and have been put to great scrutiny. Property rights of women were disallowed and they were said to have absolutely no rights whatsoever after they get married as they would belong to a different family tree after marriage and as such would also relinquish all possible rights they would have after they get married.    In India, there are broadly two systems which are followed for the basis of property division 1.     The Mitakshara System       AND  2.     The Dayabhaga System.    Under the Mitakshara System, the wife has no claim of partition and cannot demand partition. She can however have a right to get a share in the property if such partition is affected between her husbands and her sons.  Under the Dayabhaga System, the wife cannot claim the above right Read More

Thailand Scammers Sucking Indian Importer's. (Double A Paper Scam)

Global Scammers, if you are related to international trade this article will be immensely benefited to you. The business of import export has it's own glory of several years and in today's era every one wants to GO GLOBAL cross the geographical boundaries and penetrate in new market.But BE WARE there are some scammers active in global market and creates big troubles for you, so in this article I will discuss Double A paper scam of Thailand. Let's Start.The group of scammer active on whats'app they pretend that they are mass suppliers and can export A4 size copier paper (paper used in photocopy, office stationery etc.)Double A is a famous brand of paper in Thailand, the scammers pretend that they are sales manager and can arrange bulk quantity of papers in a very cheap price one rim approx 0.70 USD which is not possible as they don't have material so offers very low price.They always offer C.I.F terms and demands advance 100% first and if you will say;"how can make advance 100% first Read More

Lawyers’ Profession – Trial and Tribulations associated with it and the Need for Supportive Welfare Scheme.

There is no such profession like a Lawyer’s profession wherein you are not sure about your future career once you have passed out of the law college and still keep evaluating your choices for next 5-6 years to come. All the young law graduates have this basic dilemma after the college, that what they are supposed to choose and do to excel in this career of legal profession. Almost all of them do harbour a dream and a strong desire to practice in the Indian Courts and be a successful litigation lawyer. Alas! Very soon they realize that the practice path is not bed of roses and full of thorns unless their forefathers have already established the profession as practising Advocates. The path becomes more painful when the fresh graduate is a first-generation lawyer and wants himself/herself to establish as a litigation lawyer.  Everyone knows that to get a mentor and senior, who can lead the career path holding the hands of the young lawyer, is so difficult and on top of that it Read More

THE CRIME OF MARITAL RAPE AND INDIAN JUDICIAL PROVISIONS

sahista aslam

MARITAL RAPE: Rape is a heinous crime in the society, in India rape is the 4th highest crime and mostly women are the sufferers, there are many cases where rapes do not get registered because of shame or due to financial problem. The children who do not know the meaning of rape are also not safe; they are also a victim of this crime. Though we have provisions in INDIAN PENAL CODE against rape but marital rape is still not a crime in India. In simple term Marital rape means “rape committed by a person to whom the victim is married”.  Marital rape is not new in India and mostly women are the one who are suffering from this disgusting crime. According to the cultural belief, marriage is the duty of a wife to make his husband happy and marital rape is not a crime as the husband is the owner of the wife in every manner after marriage.  Marital rape is a shameful act as it destroys the victim emotionally, physically and psychologically it is an act by which a man Read More

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