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Section 497 (Adultery) declared unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India struck down as unconstitutional the penal provision on adultery saying that the law affected individual dignity and equality of women. “Any system treating a woman with indignity, inequity and inequality or … Continue reading

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Unwed mother can be a guardian of her child: SC

The Supreme Court of India has held that an unwed mother can be appointed as the legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. “It is thus abundantly clear that the predominant legal thought in different civil … Continue reading

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