An Introduction to “Law of Torts”

Originally, there was no distinction between various wrongs and there was no compartmentalization like crime, tort or breach of contract. Earlier, the only remedy available for the wrongs committed were punishments like putting the offender in jail. So, a need was felt to differentiate between more serious and less serious wrongs committed. Hence, emerged the concept of ‘Law of Torts.’ A tort is a civil wrong. This is basically a breach of a duty imposed by law, which gives rise to a civil right of action for a remedy not exclusive to any other area of law.

Right To Equality: “Permits Classification But Prohibits Class Legislation”

Every citizen of India has some right acquired inherently by birth, fundamental rights are those right which is provided to the citizens of India inherently by birth and some of the rights also available to alien as well, it is deemed essential to protect the freedom and liberties of the subject form the encroachment of power delegated by them to their Government. One of the Rights covered under Fundamental Rights is Right to Equality, it provides that the State shall not deny any person equality before the law and equal protection of the law within the territory of India. Protection Prohibits discrimination on the ground of race, caste, religion, sex or place of birth.

Dowry Death Section 304B: Detailed Overview

In India marriage is considered to be a sacrament relation between the two-person. When the woman enters into a union, she has some expectation with the new bonds and perhaps wanted to be the same comfort, love and caring as she received in her own house. However, the one custom which persists to degrade the sanctity of marriage is dowry. The demand born out by the in-laws, husband and his relatives created so much mental pressure on the wife, her family, that for them only two options are left either to fulfil that demand or to just bear the harassment reluctantly and pacify the situation. soon the life of the wife becomes miserable and pathetic and this will lead to an insidious state resulting in dowry death.