HINDU LAW

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Female As Karta

The eldest surviving male of the family used to be the only Karta of that particular family. Even in cases where the eldest member of the family was the woman then also if there was a minor son, he could become Karta and in case the son was of such age that he could not …

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UCC VS PERSONAL LAWS

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has been a source of debate for the commoners as well as our politicians, regarding whether or not our nation should adopt a common Civil Code instead of attempting to reform our existing personal laws. Nationalists have traditionally been in favour of implementing a Common Civil Code, however, some of …

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Maintenance right of second Wife under Hindu Personal & Secular Laws

In the context of personal laws and marriage, maintenance in the popular sense refers to the expenses which a husband is bound to pay to his wife in case of divorce, cruelty, desertion (by husband) etc. However maintenance is not limited to wife only and can also be claimed by parents and children. The purpose …

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HINDU LAW: DHARMA OF HINDUS

India is a country of diversity where people from different communities, religions, race, thrive on the same land. Regardless of their distinctions, people share an invisible bond of respect and care for each other.

Nature, origin and sources of Hindu law

Nature, origin and sources of Hindu law

Hindu law has a very old origin. It is the result of the long penance and meditation of archaic peers and sages. It has been agreed by JD Mayne that Hindu law has the oldest pedigree of any known system of jurisprudence in the world.