Maintenance To Second Hindu Wife

Maintenance To Second Hindu Wife

Abstract Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 invalidates a second marriage, while the first is still in subsistence and Section 11 declares it null and void. Section 494 of IPC makes bigamy a punishable offense. Second wives are chained to social stigmas and are...
A Discussion on Section 498A IPC in Present Social Scenario

A Discussion on Section 498A IPC in Present Social Scenario

It was in the year 1983 when section 498A IPC was introduced and made a statute with the objective to protect married women from being subjected to cruelty by the husband or his relatives.  The provision provides for a punishment which may extend to 3 years and...
Can Copyright be used as a tool to curb Revenge Porn?

Can Copyright be used as a tool to curb Revenge Porn?

The Menace of Revenge Porn             “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” [1] Revenge pornography ensues when an ex-partner publishes...