• Sarla Mudgal Case Comment
    ABSTRACT This paper concerns itself with the case law Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India, AIR 1995 SC 1531. It is a review of the above mentioned case. The case holds extreme importance as it laid down principles against the practice of solemnizing second marriage by conversion to Islam, with first marriage...
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  • Uniform Civil Code in India
    Should India have a Uniform Civil Code? Introduction Should India have a Uniform Civil Code? This is a question that causes agitation and furious debate everytime it is raised. It is a debate that has been raging for years now. Even the makers of our Constitution thought about it when they wrote...
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  • Jakfkd
    CASE COMMENT “Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India” AIR 1995 SC 1531 Subject: Private International Law Submitted to: Prof. Aruna B Venkat Submitted By: Ashutosh ID No.: 2006-12 5th...
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  • Bigamy
    case of Smt. Sarla Mudgal & others Vs. Union of India & others, its importance and magnitude and also the development of the Law from the Pre Independence Era up until the present scenario. HISTORICAL PAST The issue of bigamous marriages after conversion first came up in 1880 when India was still...
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  • Polygamy
    INTRODUCTION Polygamy prevailed in ancient India. In modern times, the Hindu Marriage Act, applicable to a majority of Indians, prohibits its practice and declares the marriage void if either of the...
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  • uniform civil code
    Uniform Civil Code: An Overview India has multiplicity of family laws. The Christians have their Christians Marriage Act 1872, the Indian Divorce Act, 1869 and the Indian Succession Act, 1925. The Jews have their uncodified customary marriage law and in their succession matters they are governed by...
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  • Human Rights
    well enough to prescribe under Article 44 that the “State shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India.” There has been a call for the enactment of uniform civil code from many quarters, but the issue remained unresolved despite heated debates, both...
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  • Communal Harmony
    / Dinesh Miglani L.L.B Graduate from Delhi University | | Religious conversion has become the subject of passionate debate in contemporary India. From the early 20th century onwards, it has surfaced again and again in the political realm, in the media and in the courts. During the last few decades...
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  • Ex Post Facto Laws
    POST FACTO LAWS | 4 | 6. | MORAL OBLIGATIONS OF EX POST FACTO LAWS | 6 | 7. | SAFEGUARDS AGAINST EX POST FACTO LAWS | 6 | 8. | INDIA AND EX POST FACTO LAWS | 7 | 9. | JUDICIAL PRECEDENTS | 10 | 10. | CONCLUSION | 14 | BIBLIOGRAPHY | 15 | ------------------------------------------------- ...
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  • Common Civil Code in India
    determine the total effect of the common civil code in India. It explains the extent of common civil code in India with cases and circumstances wherever necessary. Aims and Objectives * To determine the extent of common civil code in India * To discuss the impact of common civil code ...
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  • Ex Post Facto Guarantee
    article 245 of the Indian constitution , but the present article sets two limitation upon the law making power of every legislature authority in India as regard retrospective criminal legislation . It prohibits: (i) the making, of ex post facto criminal laws i.e making an act a crime for the first...
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  • Paper
    A PROJECT ON BUSINESS STATISTICS (PGDM(HR) 2010-2012,GROUP-2) GOVERNMENT SPENDING AND EDUCATION IN INDIA MADE BY: GAURAV KRIPLANI MEGHESH NANDI NAYAN AGRAWAL PRASUN AGRAWAL SHIVANI MUDGAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We acknowledge the efforts made by Prof. Arvind Chaturvedi and we are thankful to him...
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  • need for a UCC
    of any bias, but because it is the need of the hour. It is high time that India had a uniform law dealing with marriage, divorce, succession, inheritance and maintenance. Indian case law:  Recently, the Supreme Court of India again called for a UCC. The Supreme Court first directed the Parliament to...
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  • bigamy
    may extend to 7 years imprisonment and if fact of first marriage was concealed from the spouse – term of imprisonment may extend to 10 years In Sarla Mudgal v UOI AIR 1995 SC 1531, the SC criticized the practice of conversion to Islam for the sake of contracting II bigamous marriage ‘coz that enables...
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  • The Uniform Civil Code
    Uniform Civil Code The Uniform Civil Code deals with personal matters like marriage, divorce, maintenance, adoption and inheritance. At present in India, there are a set of different laws for people belonging to different communities. While the Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists are covered under the Hindu Civil...
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  • Governor Powers
    in Enacting Laws and Promulgating Ordinances under the Constitution of India 5.1 Introduction: The State Executive has temporary law making power in emergent situations under the Constitution of India. And the Governor is the head of the State Executive. So, the ordinance...
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  • Important Committees in India
    and central governments in the country and suggest changes within the framework of Constitution of India. It was headed by Justice Rajinder Singh Sarkaria, a retired judge of the Supreme Court of India. 34. Shah Commission inquire into all the excesses committed in the Indian Emergency (1975 - 77)...
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  • m.c. mehta v. union of india
    Supreme Court of India Supreme Court of India M.C. Mehta vs Union Of India & Others on 22 September, 1987 Equivalent citations: 1988 AIR 1115, 1988 SCR (2) 530 Bench: Venkataramiah, E.S. PETITIONER: M.C. MEHTA Vs. RESPONDENT: UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS DATE OF JUDGMENT22/09/1987 BENCH: VENKATARAMIAH...
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  • Law Cases
    applicable to any other person domiciled in the territories of India who is not a Muslim, Christian, Parsi or Jew by religion. The applicability of the Act is, therefore, comprehensive and applicable to all persons domiciled in the territory of India who are not Muslims, Christians, Parsis or Jews by religion...
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  • Political Science Study Material: Glossary
    to avail the voting right may differ from country to country. For example, it is 18 years in the USA and Russia. The minimum age has been reduced in India from 21 years to 18 years by the 61st Constitutional Amendment. The assumption behind prescribing the minimum age is that after this age a person gets...
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