The epic of India – the joint family system is on the verge of extinction due to the neglect and abuse for the patriarchy

Representational Image of Joint family, Image Source Quora

The epic of India from ancient times, the joint family system which is a vibrant tradition of familial relationships with a unique kinship bonds between families, is now on the verge of extinction due to the neglect of the government and its policies. Our joint or extended family tradition is called as patriarchal society, which has its closely intact…

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Delhi High Court seeks every penny of husband to decide maintenance amount in matrimonial cases

Delhi High Court directions for maintenance amount in matrimonial cases

Thursday, the Single Judge Bench of Justice JR Midha has modified the affidavit formats to decide maintenance amount in matrimonial cases. The bench has also issued various directions to expedite the process. The bench also said that the affidavit will be submitted by parties simultaneously. The new format will be applied in the case, if the parties has not…

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Right of accused, right to defend themselves : SC

Right of accused to defend themselves, said Supreme Court

The Supreme Court explained the importance of the right of the accused to offer an explanation under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). Tuesday, the three-Judges bench of Justices NV Ramana, S Abdul Nazeer, and Surya Kant, in the matter of Parminder Kaur Vs State of Punjab, said ii valuable right of accused person to defend…

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Guwahati High Court: Refusal of wearing sindoor suffies refusal to continue conjugal life

Guwahati HC : Refusal of wearing sindoor suffies refusal to continue conjugal life

The division bench of Guwahati High Court while allowed the decree of divorce said refusal of wearing sindoor suffice refusal to continue conjugal life. The Bench added that, preventing husband from his legal duty to maintain aged parents is offence and may lead to punishment. In the case, where respondent wife alleged that her husband and other family members…

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Arnesh Kumar Vs State Of Bihar case, A Milestone over misuse of IPC Section 498A and arrest

Arnesh Kumar VS State of Bihar, A milestone judgement

Arnesh Kumar case, a milestone due to various observations and guidelines issued by the Supreme Court over misuse of IPC Section 498A and arrest. Importantly it focused on the process and the justification for arrest and the need to stop automatic arrest. The bench in the matter observed the ‘IPC Section 498A as weapon rather than the shield.’ “The…

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