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EQUALITY IN INHERITANCE: A Judicial Victory For Female Coparceners In India

by Abhigyan Tripathi and Kshitij Pal Introduction The evil of patriarchy is one which has percolated down our society from the archaic times and needs to be rooted out for ensuring the fulfilment of the constitutional vision of equality and equity. This inequality among the genders can only be tackled by taking it one step at a time. The Supreme Court on the 11th of … Continue reading EQUALITY IN INHERITANCE: A Judicial Victory For Female Coparceners In India

THE UNFRIENDLINESS OF THE LAW TOWARDS CHILDREN

-by Anchal Bhatheja The Best Interest of the Child principle (BIOC)  has been gaining importance in the letter and the spirit of the law. Right from International conventions, domestic legislation and judicial decisions, the BIOC principle has been recognised and subjected to diverse interpretations across the spectrum. I argue that despite this principle, there are certain lacunae in the substantive and procedural law concerning custody … Continue reading THE UNFRIENDLINESS OF THE LAW TOWARDS CHILDREN