It is settled law that the executant while divesting herself of the title to the property could create a life estate for her enjoyment and the property would devolve on the settlee with absolute rights on the settlor’s demise.
Irretrievable breakdown of marriage-Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act-Supreme Court recommend the Union of India to seriously consider bringing an amendment in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 to incorporate irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for the grant of divorce.
‘Pinda’ has several meanings but so far as the Hindu Law is concerned, it has been used in two senses; (a) a relation connected with the same body and (b) a relation […]
विभागोऽर्थस्य पित्र्यस्य पुत्रैर्यत्र प्रकल्प्यते । दायभाग इति प्रोक्तं तद्विवादपदं बुधैः । । १३.१ । । पितर्यूर्ध्वं मृते पुत्रा विभजेयुर्धनं पितुः । मातुर्दुहितरोऽभावे दुहितारं तदन्वयः । । १३.२ । । मातुर्निवृत्ते रजसि प्रत्तासु […]
अष्टौ विवाहाः श्रुत-शीले विज्ञाय ब्रह्मचारिणे अर्थिने दीयते स ब्राह्मः ॥ आच्छाद्य अलंकृत्य एषा सह धर्मश् [: धर्मं ] चर्यताम् इति प्राजाप्त्यः ॥ पूर्वां लाजाहुतिं हुत्वा गोभ्यां सह आर्षः ॥ [: पूर्वां लाजाहुतिं […]
Gotra of a person is the name of the sage from whom he or his agnate is supposed to have descended in the line
From the above discussion it is seen that under Hindu Law a tank can be an object of charity and when a dedication is made in favour of a tank, the same […]
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 […]
Read the Text in Sanskrit CHAPTER I. 1. The great sages[ Maharshi] approached Manu, who was seated with a meditative mind, and, having duly worshipped him, spoke as follows: 2. ‘O, divine […]
The Mitakshara School prevails in whole India except Bengal and Assam, based on commentary of Yajnavalkya Smriti by Vijnaneshwara