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  • Custody to Father and Welfare of Child

    Custody to Father and Welfare of Child I see father’s fighting losing battles to seek custody in courtrooms and mediation centres across India. Many approach me through word-of-mouth and with a hope in their hearts. The reason probably would be that I got the custody of my child when he was 5 years old after a fierce battle. Another reason

  • How to Defend False Charge of Sexual Harassment at Work Place

    How to Defend False Charge of Sexual Harassment at Work Place False Sexual Harassment at Work Place charges has now become a routine. However, there is lack of material available how to defend oneself from such false claims. The situation for men is similar to when one facing false dowry harassment charges under 498A since this too is a gender-biased

  • Planning To Get Married Life – Watch Out for these

    Are You Planning To Settle Down In Your Life? Then Read On… A couple of days ago I came across a news article on this portal about a recent conference held in the Middle East on pre-marital screening for women, which got my immediate attention. Even though it was about medical screening for spinsters in order to avoid problems in

  • Marital Rape – Marriage, Sex and My Choice

    An article summarizing how the advent of marital rape law would affect the families in India and why feminists want Marital Rape to be a crime.

  • When a no is a NO

    A NO IS A NO ONLY WHEN COMMUNICATED Ever since Mahmood Farooqui was set free by Delhi High Court, feminists and media has gone in overdrive. May I say that scandalous reporting, “A No does not always mean No, says Delhi HC” and sorts have just added the fuel to the fire. It took me some time to read the


    Lived together with husband for only 7 days, and was unable to justify cause for living apart. Desertion of embarrassing length proved.


    Wife abandoned company of husband without reasonable cause and filed 498A and CrPC 125, Desertion Proved. Cruelty need not be proved to get decree of divorce if desertion is proved.


    This article tries to explain how a Muslim Man can get Divorce in India post Triple Talaq Judgment of Supreme Court.


    498A – FEMINISTS LOOK AT IT FROM THE WRONG END OF TELESCOPE I have watched the feminist reaction after recent SC judgment with the same nonchalance that it deserved. I have heard the same arguments from them time and again, so many times infact, that now it is boring. While the Apex Court had taken a big step forward to

  • How to benefit from recent Supreme Court Judgment on False IPC 498A

    Impact of new 498A Judgment on victims of misuse of 498A and how victims can benefit from the same.


    SC acknowledges misuse of IPC 498A and issues fresh guidelines to curb misuse by disgruntled wives

  • Impotency in Matrimony

    Impotency in Matrimony Impotency in general language refers to the state of mind or body which makes sexual act impossible. Till recently it was assumed that only man can be impotent and generally it is assumed that inability to attain or sustain an erection for the sexual act makes a man impotent. However, for matrimonial matters, and rightly so, any

  • Procedure of 498A – Steps in 498A

    Procedure/ Steps of 498A   Complaint at CAW Cell/ Mahila Thana/ Parivar Pramarsh Kendra: This is the first step for 498A in most of the states. A complaint is lodged in Police Station which is transferred to CAW Cell.   Reconciliation Process at CAW Cell/ Mahila Thana: CAW Cell tries for reconciliation/ settlement between the parties. This process is called

  • Benefits of being hit by 498a

    Benefits of Being Hit by 498A   One of my favourite opening lines of a book, The Adventures of Griswald Gnome: A Fairy Tale for Children of all Ages, are – “A reformed deformer, searcher of research, a regrind grinder, one who once faltered, but reflated and did rejoin as a joiner. If I might presume, I’m going to lecture

  • Passport Renewal with 498A

    Passport Related Queries in Complex Cases What is a Complex Case for Issuance/ Renewal of Passport? There are certain cases which cannot be handled by the officers stationed at Passport Seva Kendra and the regional passport office has to be satisfied that the certain formalities have been completed w.r.t. these complex cases before passport can be issued/ renewed in these

  • Adultery in India

    This article tries to cover the rising trend of Adultery in India, its reasons and how to cope with the same.


    This article tries to cover in concise the practice of Dowry worldwide and how it is defined and covered under Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

  • Look Out Circular and it’s Cancellation

    What is a Look Out Circular (LOC)? Understand the implications of LOC, how is it issued and how to get the same cancelled


    A simple worded article on how to prove adultery in India.


    Must-read for all brothers who are fighting maintenance cases. If your wife has withheld information about her income and assets during court proceedings, read on…

  • MISSUS CAN DO NO WRONG – Uxorem non potest peccare

    Missus is the new king. She is the crowned king, against whom the humble husband and his relatives are mere subjects.


    First blood is drawn by the disgruntled wife when maintenance is awarded in her favour. Fight your maintenance case like your life depends on it

  • Duty of Employer under The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

    An Act to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  • Why I didn’t Vote for AAP

      NOTA For Men Rights NOTA For Men Rights   Today more and more cases are coming to light where women are seen misusing their empowered and enhanced social, educational, economic, cultural power and authority and even the legal rights bestowed to them as women for improper ends and are harassing men as well as women who are the near

  • From Reel live to Real Life- Khiladi stumped by Domestic Violence

    This Article is an attempt to disseminate information that not only average citizens but all famous and sundry can face the wrath of misuse of laws in India.

  • Use of Electronic Evidence in Matrimonial Dispute

    This article is a primer on electronic evidence, to create awareness around usage of electronic evidence in matrimonial disputes. How to use Email Chat WhatsApp messages in India / Indian Courts. How to use Call Detail Records Audio-Video Recordings in India/ Indian Courts

  • What is Welfare of Child?

    Child Custody is one of the most painful topics for most parents going through a divorce. Read more to understand how Indian courts decide Child Custody suits based on the best interests of the child.

  • Discharge Myth Buster

      My complaint and Chargesheet does not contain particulars like date and time of the incidents. Shall I file discharge? The law is very clear, CrPC 212 says that if the particulars of time and date of the incident is not mentioned in the material on Chargesheet, the court cannot meet the criteria under CrPC 212. Hence the basic requirement

  • Domestic Violence Act Myth Buster

    This article answers the most common questions on India’s Domestic Violence Act. Know your rights and understand how to assert them.

  • Article 15(3) – Where it all began!

      For an ordinary non-legal person, which most of men are prior to filing of dowry related cases against them, Articles 15(3) is the answer to their most basic yet generally misguided question. Clause 3 of Article 15 of the Constitution of India gives powers to the legislature to create special provisions for women and children. A bare act reading

  • Shall Men Not File For Divorce?

    This article answers the quintessential question in mind of most men who are fed up with their marriage and want to divorce their “bitter” half but fear Law

  • What is Cross Examination?

      The subject of cross-examination is one of vital importance in the conduct of law cases because only it has the power to sift the truth from falsehood. According to Section 137 of Indian Evidence Act, the examination of a witness by the adverse party shall be called his cross-examination. Section 138 of Indian Evidence Act provides for the Order

  • Unlocking Evidences

    Anyone who is undergoing fake dowry case, his wife has misused IPC 498A or Domestic Violence against him & his family, must read this article to fight back

  • Mediation Strategies

    This article tries to cover the basics of mediation and what strategies one can adopt to come out winning from mediation.

  • Feminism – A lie which I don’t buy

    A hard hitting article on how feminism has gone down the drain from being a movement of equal rights to fight for supremacy.

  • Advisory On 498a

  • 498a Myth Buster

    There has been a massive change in the scenario since the time Arnesh Kumar judgment has been pronounced by Honorable Supreme Court Of India. There has been an advisory issued by Ministry of Home Affairs which is a direction to all Police Forces to act in cases related to 498A / where punishment is less than 7 years. With these changing times, the questions

  • 498a Definition

    What is IPC 498A?
    Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine. The offence is Cognizable, non-compoundable and non-bail-able

  • Law of Bail in India

    So what is Bail? The word Bail is not defined in CrPC but it has to be understood as a concept. Bail means release of a person from custody of police and his delivery to the sureties who undertake to produce him in court upon appointed day. The jurisprudence of bail deals with the procedural aspects of criminal law in

  • Quashing Criminal Proceedings || 482 CrPC ||

    Compendious article explaining the provision to quash FIR and Chargesheet under CrPC S. 482 and A. 226 / A. 32 of Constitution of India

  • CAW Cell – Functioning Procedure and Handling

    A crisp article on functioning of CAW Cell and Mahila Thana, It’s procedures and how to handle the same.


    A Must Read Guide, to know the rights of an accused facing criminal trial, for anyone going to visit CAW Cell or Mahila Thana for the first time against Dowry Harassment charges and IPC 498A.

  • Void Marriage

    This article tries to cover Annulment under HMA. When a marriage is Void vis a vis Voidable.

  • Domestic Relationship Shared Household Matrimonial House

    Most confusing aspects of PWDVA, 2005 like Domestic Relationship, Matrimonial Home and Shared Household are clarified in this article.

  • Legal Position of Live-in Relationship in India

    LIve in & problems related to it is on rise. This article tries to cover the legal position w.r.t. Live-in in India and any problems which people may encounter.


    An article that outlines the broad contours of divorce on the grounds of Adultery and what are the ingredients that need to be proved to get such divorce.

  • Divorce by Mutual Consent

    An article that covers what are the pre-requisites for mutual consent divorce in India and what is the procedure for the same.

  • 498A Myth Buster
    The current scenario for Newly hits

    The most comprehensive article explaining IPC 498A and related matrimonial offences which may be alleged by Wife against the Husband and relatives of the Husband. It also explains how can the husband and his relatives can save themselves from the false accusations and cases.

  • The Rise of Sexual Crimes in Delhi and nonchalance of AAP

    A Satire on how nonchalance of AAP in dealing with falke crimes against women cases resulted in AAP itself being targetted by False Sexual Crime Allegations.

  • What is Anticipatory Bail?

    Anticipatory bail means bail in anticipation of an arrest. As per section 438 CrPC, the court may direct for grant of bail to person apprehending arrest.

  • What is a Discharge Petition under Crpc 239?

    This article tries to give basic understanding w.r.t. Discharge under S. 239 CrPC & its application in 498a where parents or relatives can be discharged.

  • Validity of Foreign Decree of Divorce in India

    NRIs staying abroad and in matrimonial disputes often wonder whether to file a divorce in foreign country or not. There is a lot of misunderstanding around the same. This article is an attempt to capture under which conditions a decree obtained in foreign court is valid in India. This article does not try to venture into a domain whether an

  • How to present Email, WhatsApp, Facebook, CCTV footage and other sensitive evidence in court in Delhi

    A communication between Husband and Wife is considered a “Privileged Communication” besides being personal and sensitive at most times. As per Law Dictionary, conversation that takes places within the context of a protected relationship, such as that between an attorney and client, a husband and wife, a priest and penitent, and a doctor and patient is called Privileged Communication. A

  • Difference between Review, Revision and Appeal in Civil Cases

    Review Before we proceed to understand the difference between review, revision and appeal under Civil Procedure Code, 1908, let’s look at the Bare Act. Review is a provision under Section 114, which states: Subject as aforesaid, any person considering himself aggrieved- by a decree or order from which an appeal is allowed by this Code, but from which no appeal

  • Why not to file the restitution of conjugal rights?

    Dear Friends, I see a lot of advise about filing RCR (under various matrimonial laws, mostly Sec 9 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955) whenever you face 498-a or threat of 498-a. I find no merit in filing RCR at all. I honestly think that this is the most useless provision of law. I hear various arguments in favor of it,

  • FEMINISTS LACK REAL HEROINES | #RohtakSisters to #ZairaWasim

    Off with their heads; Off with their heads. Cried the red queen. We would fix the blame later. The above lines from “Alice in Wonderland” rings much too often in my ears, whenever I see mob justice and people glorifying it and when the media is satisfied beating drums, just to assist the brainwashing of innocent. At the time when

  • Rape Commentology

    Suddenly, the middle class got paranoid about the safety of their sisters, wives and daughters when ‘India’s Daughter’, re-re-provoked by interest in Rapes happening in India. Re-re-provoked? Oh just couple of months back it was Uber Rape Case and then few months back there were two bodies hanging in some village in Ballia duly raped and then hanged (Guess, in

  • Making 498a Compoundable or Compounding the Problems?

    MARZ BADTA GAYA JYUN JYUN DAWA KI Making 498a Compoundable or Compounding the Problems?   Time and again various High Courts and Supreme Court and Committees have advocated that 498a be made bailable and compoundable. Time and again government has made up its mind to make it compoundable, but never got to make it so. Once again there are attempts

  • Injustice served when Justice is delayed

    “Law should not sit limply, while those who defy it go free and those who seek its protection lose hope”. (Jennison v. Baker, 1972). “Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done” is what was of fundamental importance as per Lord Hewet while explaining what entail Justice. In India, due to delay

  • Comparison of Hindu, Muslim and Christian divorce laws in India

    The laws in India related to Divorce were not codified for most religions till not a long time ago. Hindu Males were allowed unlimited polygamy till 1955 and till 1939 a Muslim Woman could not seek divorce from her husband basis their personal laws. Amongst the talks of Uniform Civil Code in the background, which is in the eye with

  • Legal requirements for Mobile App ecommerce business in India

    Today there is an app for almost everything, from buying vegetables to fixing up an appointment with a doctor. Smartphone and Internet penetration has ensured Indians now have the services they need at their fingertips, literally. Though shopping apps still command high percentage of market share but we are lately seeing creative and useful applications in the Indian Market. However,

  • 498a what it is? Why is it misused?

    What is IPC 498A?
    Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine. The offence is Cognizable, non-compoundable and non-bail-able