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  • #MeToo Movement Or Monkey’s Paw

    This article brings about a simii as to how the Me Too Movement shall fail to achieve the goals of feminists in controlling the work spaces.

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  • FAQs: Shared Household

    In this article, I have discussed the provision of Right to Reside in the shared household and answer frequently asked questions on the same.

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  • IPC 354D : Section 354d IPC – Stalking of Women

    This article explains the offence of stalking as envisaged in Indian Penal Code.

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  • 498A Myth Buster
    The Current Scenario for Newly Hits

    For an elementary understanding of section 498a of the Indian Penal Code and The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961; various questions have complied.

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  • I Support #MeToo Movement

    I SUPPORT #METOO MOVEMENT Ever since #MeToo and #MeTooIndia started trending on twitter and then on all media platforms, I found myself in complete support of the movement. I was happy that for once the debate that men are falsely targeted would resonate and the higher echelons of society, the celebrities, the media, the pseudo feminists would be divided and

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  • IPC 354C | Voyeurism | Punishment for Voyeurism

    This article covers the details of Section 354C of IPC, which is also called Voyeurism and the section provides punishment for Voyeurism

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  • Speech on 1st Conference on National Commission for Men

    1st Conference on National Commission for Men was organized on 23rd Sept., 2018 at Constitution Club. This is my speech on that occasion.

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  • New Phase of 498a | Changes in Rajesh Sharma Judgment

    THE NEW FACE OF 498A Hon’ble Supreme Court came up with new guidelines on 498A cases and the same has been talk of the town since morning. Different people are commenting on it in a different manner. Few media houses have even run flash news like “Husbands to be immediately arrested in case of 498A”. Such views are erroneous. 498a

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  • IPC 354B – Criminal Force To Woman With Intent To Disrobe

    Salient features of 354b of IPC: IPC 354B was added post Nirbhaya Gang Rape Case in Indian Penal Code. This article is a primer as to what is S.

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  • IPC 354A | Sexual Harassment and Punishment for Sexual Harassment

    IPC 354A. Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment A man committing any of the following acts- Physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures; or A demand or request for sexual favours; or Showing pornography against the will of a woman; or Making sexually covered remarks, shall be guilty of the offence of sexual harassment. Any man

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  • Law Regarding Maintenance To Senior Citizens

    This article covers the law of maintenance for senior citizens in India. What are the laws w.r.t. same and how a senior citizen can claim maintenance.

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  • Section 377 IPC – Would Supreme Court Judgment help Men Facing Matrimonial Disputes

    Section 377 IPC – Would Supreme Court Judgment help Men Facing Matrimonial Disputes   I was reading comments of some Men’s Rights Activists on Twitter and Facebook during ongoing case in Supreme Court about “decriminalizing” Section 377 IPC or Unnatural Sexual Offences. The case essentially is filed by few LGBT rights supporters and essentially they want to decriminalize homosexual sex

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  • Unsafe Country For Women

    UNSAFE COUNTRY FOR WOMEN OR A RAUCOUS ATTACK ON CURRENT INDIAN GOVERNMENT A study by Thomson Reuters Foundation labelling India as the most unsafe country for women has led to a slugfest in media. People are debating whether India is really the most unsafe country for women? Are women in India more oppressed than war torn Syria, Haiti, Saudi Arabia?

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  • Legal Position of Live-in Relationship in India

    This article tries to cover the legal position w.r.t. live in relationship in india & any problems which people may encounter.

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  • Delhi High Court Guidelines For Undertaking Of Mutual Consent Divorce

    Delhi High Court recently came out with a set of guidelines for mutual consent divorce. Hopefully these guidelines would prevent frauds in the name of MCD. This article covers those guidelines and what those mean.

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  • Recent Amendments in Rape Laws in India

    An article in our knowledge center which elaborates the recent changes in Rape Laws in India following the public outrage on Rape of minors in India. The article covers the salient features of the ordinance and amendments been made in Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, Evidence Act and POCSO Act.

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  • IPC 354 | Molestation | Outraging the Modesty of a Woman

    354. Assault of criminal force on woman with intent to outrage her modesty (Molestation) (There are many instances where allegations of Molestation or Outraging the Modesty of woman is lodged against brother-in-law and father-in-law etc are levelled along with other section of marital discord including 498A. In this article, the author would confine to the section 354 of IPC i.e.

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  • IPC 406 – Criminal Breach of Trust

    This article explains what is Section 406 of IPC or what is criminal breach of trust and what needs to be proved by prosecution to bring the conviction of the accused in this offence.

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  • Counter Cases in 498A – Debunking Forwarded IPC Sections

    Counter Cases – Debunking Forwards of IPC Sections   When passions run high, reasoning goes on a sick leave. How many of us agree to the above adage. I do. My this mail might be like dousing cold water on the fires raging in some of you to file counter cases. Whenever I meet a victim, the first thing they

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  • Rights of Arrested Persons in India

    Rights of Arrested Persons | Rights of 498a Accused on Arrest

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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Stridhan

    Recently when for some specific purposes, I was looking for the exhaustive definition of Stridhan and its distinction with Dowry, I found the material or definitions available on net mostly wanting. Most places, it is mentioned that a property acquired by a woman before, at the time of marriage and later is Stridhan. But it could not be so simplistic

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  • Marital Rape – Marriage, Sex and My Choice

    Marital Rape – Marriage, Sex and My Choice Marital Rape is defined as an act of sexual intercourse with one’s spouse without the consent of other spouse. It is quite a recent phenomenon which has caught up the fancy of the western world. Till 1970s very few countries considered marital rape as a crime and now talks are on to

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  • 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

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  • How Can Muslim Man Divorce His Wife Post Triple Talaq Judgment

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

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  • 498A – Feminists Look At It From The Wrong End Of Telescope

    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

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  • Death Of 498a As We Know It

    DEATH OF 498A AS WE KNOW IT Yesterday, Supreme Court gave another set of guidelines to stem the misuse of 498A. On first reading, I was ecstatic that such exhaustive guidelines are given by the Supreme Court to curb the misuse of 498A. But after careful perusal of the same, I think there are still gaps which can be exploited

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  • Impotency in Matrimony

    This article tries to explain the concept of impotency in matrimonial suits. What reliefs can be sought and how it can be proved.

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  • Procedure of 498A – Steps in 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 mediation. Mediation can also occur at

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Adultery in India

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

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  • Dowry And Dowry Prohibtion Act, 1961

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

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  • Look Out Circular and it’s Cancellation

    Look Out Circular more of a medium by which authorities worldwide issue a different kind of circular letter to check whether a travelling person is wanted by any law enforcement agency in the country.

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  • How to Prove Adultery in India

    Proving ‘Opportunity’ or ‘Occasions’ of Adultery is a little more challenge. A simple worded article on how to prove adultery in India.

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  • CIBIL – A New Weapon To Fight Maintenance Cases

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

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  • Missus Can Do No Wrong – Uxorem Non Potest Peccare

    A Satire on mindset of Indian Courts. Missus is the new king. She is the crowned king, against whom the humble husband and his relatives are mere subjects.

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  • How To Reduce Maintenance – A Pragmatic Guide

    Reduce Maintenance: 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

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  • 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.

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  • Why I Didn’t Vote for AAP

    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 ones. Even its enshrined under Article

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

    domestic violence on men: This Article is an attempt to disseminate information that not only average citizens but all famous & sundry can face the wrath of misuse of laws in India.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • Discharge Myth Buster

    Discharge in 498A: An article which covers most common queries w.r.t. Dischage u/s CrPC 239 & specifically it’s applicability in 498A IPC.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 of

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  • 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

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  • 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 the 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

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  • 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

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  • Mediation Strategies

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

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  • 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.

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  • Advisory On 498a

    Advisory On 498a | Section 498 | 498a Ipc Divorce | Section 498a ipc Amendment

    To curb the misuse of section 498a of the Indian Penal Code, the government of India issued an advisory on measures to be taken by the states and union territories.

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  • 498a Definition

    498a Definition: Section 498a deals with a non-bailable offence that applies to a husband or relatives of a husband, of a woman, who is subjected to cruelty for dowry.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • CAW Cell – Functioning Procedure and Handling

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

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  • Primary Rights Of An Accused Person In A Criminal Trial

    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.

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  • Void Marriage

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

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  • Domestic Relationship Shared Household Matrimonial House

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

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  • Adultery

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • How to Present Email, WhatsApp, Facebook, CCTV Footage and Other Sensitive Evidence in Court in Delhi

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

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  • Advisory on measures to be taken by States/UT’s to curb misuse of section 498a of IPC

    Template detailing the measures to be taken by the states and U.Ts to curb the misuse of section 498A.

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  • Difference Between Review, Revision and Appeal in Civil Cases

    Difference between Review, Revision and Appeal in Civil Cases.

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  • 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 favour of it,

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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 by

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  • Injustice Served When Justice is Delayed

    “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 in Justice system, “the situation today is so grim that if a poor is able to reach to the stage of a high court, it should be considered…

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  • 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

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  • 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,

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  • 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.

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