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    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

      Bollywood superstar Akshay ‘Khiladi’ Kumar has dazzled many of us with his martial art stunts and seven-times Grand Slam winner Leander Paes whose quicksilver reflexes have won praise even from legendary Matina Navratilova, are both facing their opponents in Indian courts these days, both are accused under the various provisions of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act,2005 (DV

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

    Mediation is defined as a dynamic, structured, interactive process where a neutral third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialized communication and negotiation techniques.

    So basically, Mediation is a process in which a neutral third party assists the disputing parties in resolving their disputes using their experience and expertise. Though we are often made to think or believe, a Mediator…

  • Feminism – A lie which I don’t buy

    To me, feminism is such a simple description: it’s equal rights, economic rights, political rights, and social rights Callie Khouri, a Syrian-American film and television screenwriter, producer, director and a Feminist A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves Gloria Steinem, a self-styled Feminist You are essentially a bad human

  • 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

    What is CAW Cell? Why do I need to go to CAW Cell? Where are CAW Cells? How to handle CAW Cell proceedings?
    All your questions answered in one comprehensive article


    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

    When Marriage Void under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, a marriage  becomes void, if any of the conditions related to Section 5(1), 5(4), 5(5) of HMA is contravened. These conditions hereto are: Either party Has A Spouse Living At the Time Of The Marriage   The Parties To the Marriage Fall within The Degrees Of Prohibited Relationship   The Parties Are

  • Domestic Relationship Shared Household Matrimonial House

    Domestic Relationship, Shared Household and Matrimonial Home as Per Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA, 2005)   There is lot of confusion amongst our brethren when it comes to terms like domestic relationship, shared household and matrimonial home. Especially to those who are facing cases under Domestic Violence Act and the woman is seeking entry into the

  • Legal Position of Live-in Relationship in India

      Indian Society which prided itself on ‘sanskar’ and ‘family’ is undergoing a metamorphoses in the Twenty First Century. The Familial bonds are weakening. Also, a lot of people are staying away from the families in cities, mini-metros and metros. These people staying as singles do get into relationships more often than any other generation and have started a trend


    Amongst the various grounds of divorce available in Hindu Marriage Act and other enactments is the ground of Adultery. The divorce on grounds of adultery is based on the principle that marriage gives an assurance that the other person is in a state of equitable with you. And when an erring spouse so breaks the trust of the unerring spouse

  • Divorce by Mutual Consent

    A petition for dissolution of marriage by a decree of divorce by both the parties to a marriage together, whether such marriage was solemnized before or after the commencement of the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Act, 1974 on the ground that they have been living separately for a period of one year or more, that they have not been able to live together and that…

  • 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 and nonchalance of Sexual Crimes in Delhi and AAP

    For last two days, I am reading news of AAP MLAs demanding CCTV cameras in their office and homes. The said demand was accepted by the speaker citing that they are under threat of being framed in false cases of molestation. At least 12 MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party have been booked for offences ranging from cheating to molestation.

  • 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?

    Discharge and Quash are favourite topics of discussion in most of the Men’s Rights Groups weekly meetings, discussions on web portals and even in WhatsApp groups. The same is buoyed by the partial discharges from 406 or other allied offences like 325, 313 etc. or even when some of the relatives are discharged completely from all sections including 498a. It

  • 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,


    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. Couple of days back

  • 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

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