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Does a divorce decree of a foreign court hold good in India?

by in Family Law

In any such case, the question of Private International Law becomes pretty evident, where a person may be considered a divorcee in the foreign country, however, the Indian courts do not recognize this decision on the grounds that it is out of the jurisdiction of the foreign court. Thus, the individual may get married again […]

NRIs who had PPF accounts in India can continue to have it until further notice

by in Economy

The Government has temporarily dismissed its earlier notification regarding the closure of Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts of NRIs that was issued last year. According to the new office memorandum released by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) on Feb. 23, the earlier notification about the closure of PPF accounts has been provisionally removed. “It […]

Daughters have equal shares in Ancestral Property,even though they were born before enactment of the Hindu Succession Act – A Judgement by Supreme Court

by in Uncategorized

The Supreme Court has ruled that daughters born before the enactment of the Hindu Succession Act of 1956 are entitled to equal shares as the son in ancestral property. The verdict was issued in an appeal filed by daughters who challenged a decree in a partition suit that excluded them from the partition. The Partition […]


by in Criminal Law

It is often said that justice delayed is justice denied. Delay in giving judgements and in rendering justice, creates fear and anxiety in innocent litigants. Further, unnecessary delay may result in loss of evidence or destruction of evidence. And it is only on the basis of evidence that rights of the parties are to be […]

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