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Child born out of irregular marriage is entitled to claim share in father’s property: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the marriage of a Hindu female with a Muslim male is not a regular or valid marriage, but merely an irregular marriage and any child born out of such marriage is entitled … Continue reading

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Transgenders recognized as ‘Third Gender’: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India recognized transgenders as a ‘third gender’ in an aim to give them a legal status and better protection and privileges. “Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is not a social … Continue reading

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SC pronounces directions over decline in female child ratio

Concerned over enough progress not being made in controlling the decline in female child ratio in the country, the Supreme Court of India pronounced the following directions: 1. The Central Supervisory Board and the State and Union Territories Supervisory Boards, … Continue reading

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