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...
Property Rights of Transgender Community in India

Property Rights of Transgender Community in India

Transgender network in India face loads of problems which encompass issues regarding marriage, property, electoral rights, adoption, etc. to call a few. After the judgment withinside the case of National Legal Service Authority v. Union of India the Transgender...
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...