Hindu Code Bill

A Hindu Code Bill  was introduced by Br. B.R. Ambedkar in the Constituent Assembly on 11th April, 1947. Ambedkar moved in the different direction from the main task.  His Hindu Code Bill covered with the i) right to property, ii) order of succession to the property, iii) maintenance, marriage, divorce adoption, minority and guardianship. The Bill was moved for referring to… Read More Hindu Code Bill

Annulment refers only to making a voidable marriage null under section 12 of Hindu Marriage Act

Section 12 in The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 [extract] (1) Any marriage solemnized, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, shall be voidable and may be annulled by a decree of nullity on any of the following grounds, namely:- (a) that the marriage has not been consummated owing to the impotency of the… Read More Annulment refers only to making a voidable marriage null under section 12 of Hindu Marriage Act

Sanjay Kumar Sinha Vs. Asha Kumari & ANR.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-  Divorce- pendente lite- DATE:- April 09, 2018 ACTS:- Section 13 AND 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 Consequent upon passing of the maintenance order dated 15.07.2016 under Section 24 of the Act by the Family Court, the order passed by the Family Court, Samastipur under Section 125 of Cr.P.C. stands superseded and now no longer… Read More Sanjay Kumar Sinha Vs. Asha Kumari & ANR.[ALL SC 2018 APRIL]

Ms. Githa Hariharan and another Vs Reserve Bank of India and another[ALL SC 1999 FEBRUARY]

KEYWORDS:-natural guardian- DATE:-17-02-1999. The father by reason of a dominant personality cannot be ascribed to have a preferential right over the mother in the matter of guardianship since both fall within the same category AIR 1999 SC 1149 : (1999) 1 SCR 669 : (1999) 2 SCC 228 : JT 1999 (1) SC 524 :… Read More Ms. Githa Hariharan and another Vs Reserve Bank of India and another[ALL SC 1999 FEBRUARY]

Danamma @ Suman Surpur & ANR. Vs. Amar & Ors [SC 2018 February]

KEYWORDS:- suit for partition and a separate possession- DATE: -February 1, 2018- “we hold that the rights under the amendment are applicable to living daughters of living coparceners as on 9-9-2005 irrespective of when such daughters are born. Disposition or alienation including partitions which may have taken place before 20-12-2004 as per law applicable prior to… Read More Danamma @ Suman Surpur & ANR. Vs. Amar & Ors [SC 2018 February]

Manu Smriti – Laws of Manu

KEYWORDS:- HINDU LAW- MANAB DHARMA SASTRAM-VAIDIK KARMA- ॥ मनुस्मृति अथवा मानवधर्मशास्त्रम् ॥-Manu smriti or Manab dharma Sastram] अध्याय १ CHAPER 1 ं१।०१अ/ मनुमेकाग्रमासीनमभिगम्य महर्षयः । ं१।०१च्/ प्रतिपूज्य यथान्यायमिदं वचनमब्रुवन् ॥ ं१।०२अ/ भगवन् सर्ववर्णानां यथावदनुपूर्वशः । ं१।०२च्/ अन्तरप्रभवानां च धर्मान्नो वक्तुमर्हसि ॥ ं१।०३अ/ त्वमेको ह्यस्य सर्वस्य विधानस्य स्वयंभुवः । ं१।०३च्/ अचिन्त्यस्याप्रमेयस्य कार्यतत्त्वार्थवित् प्रभो ॥ Bछ्.Sछ्॥ ं१।०४अ/… Read More Manu Smriti – Laws of Manu

Patanjali Yoga Sutra [Hindu]

॥ पातञ्जलयोगसूत्राणि ॥ ॥ महर्षि पतञ्जलि प्रणीतं योगदर्शनम् ॥ ॥ प्रथमोऽध्यायः ॥ ॥ समाधि-पादः ॥ अथ योगानुशासनम् ॥ १॥ योगश्चित्तवृत्तिनिरोधः ॥ २॥ तदा द्रष्टुः स्वरूपेऽवस्थानम् ॥ ३॥ वृत्तिसारूप्यमितरत्र ॥ ४॥ वृत्तयः पञ्चतय्यः क्लिष्टाऽक्लिष्टाः ॥ ५॥ प्रमाणविपर्ययविकल्पनिद्रास्मृतयः ॥ ६॥ प्रत्यक्षानुमानागमाः प्रमाणानि ॥ ७॥ विपर्ययो मिथ्याज्ञानमतद्रूपप्रतिष्ठम् ॥ ८॥ शब्दज्ञानानुपाती वस्तुशून्यो विकल्पः ॥ ९॥ अभावप्रत्ययालम्बना वृत्तिर्निद्रा ॥ १०॥… Read More Patanjali Yoga Sutra [Hindu]

Glorification of wife – In Hindu Tradition

From Markandeya Purana Adhyaya 21 ॥ भार्यामहिमा ॥ कुण्डलोवाच – भर्तव्या रक्षितव्या च भार्या हि पतिना सदा । धर्मार्थकामसंसिद्ध्यै भार्या भर्तृसहायिनी ॥ ६८॥ यदा भार्या च भर्ता च परस्परवशानुगौ । तदा धर्मार्थकामानां त्रयाणामपि सङ्गतम् ॥ ६९॥ कथं भार्यामृते धर्ममर्थं वा पुरुषः प्रभो । प्राप्नोति काममथवा तस्यां त्रितयमाहितम् ॥ ७०॥ तथैव भर्तारमृते भार्या धर्मादिसाधने । न… Read More Glorification of wife – In Hindu Tradition