Daughters right to inherit Ancestral Property


The Supreme Court said recently that a daughter cannot fight for her right to inherit ancestral property if the death of her father occurred before the amendment of Hindu law which came into force in 2005. In the year 2005, the Supreme Court passed an amendment of the Hindu succession Act of 1956. The amendment granted daughters the right to inherit More...

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Supreme Court of India
By VakilNo1 On Friday, November 6th, 2015

TS Thakur to succeed HL Dattu as new Chief Justice of India

The most senior Supreme Court judge, Justice TS Thakur will become the 43rd Chief Justice of India (CJI) to succeed the current Chief Justice of India H.L. Dattu, who will retire on 1st Dec 2015. Under the memorandum More...

Aadhar Card
By VakilNo1 On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Supreme Court allows voluntary use of Aadhaar Card

The Supreme Court allowed citizens of India to voluntarily use Aadhaar card to gain benefits under four schemes. However, the absence of an Aadhaar card would not forbid people from availing advantage from these More...

By VakilNo1 On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

SC stays Maharashtra Police Act that had banned dance bars

October 15, 2015 – The Supreme Court stayed the operation of Maharashtra Police Act (2014 amendment) that had banned dance bars in Maharashtra. The reopening of dance bars across the State is expected now. However, More...

By Vakilno1 On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Second National Lok Adalat helps resolve record 1.25 crore cases

Over 1.25 crore pending cases were resolved on a single day as the second National Lok Adalat played to its potential for reducing burden of a massive number of pending cases on the judiciary. Held on December 6, More...

By Vakilno1 On Friday, November 28th, 2014

HC paves way for Family Court to lay down own procedure

The Madras High Court on Thursday observed that there are sufficient legal provisions for the Family Court to lay down its own procedure to reach a settlement or to get to the bottom of matrimonial disputes. The More...

By Vakilno1 On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Major market reforms cleared by Sebi Board

The twenty years old insider trading rules stand replaced by the board of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in turn making huge market reforms. The decades old insider trading rules have been displaced More...

By Vakilno1 On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Information disclosure on SC benches to arouse regional feelings

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the apex court to withhold the disclosure of information related to the setting of Supreme Court benches outside Delhi as it may arouse regional feeling and result More...

ponzi schemes
By Vakilno1 On Friday, November 7th, 2014

HC tells govt to spread awareness about Email and SMS scams

The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to take adequate measures for spreading awareness about scams that target people through emails and mobile text messages. The HC delivered the judgment More...

medical negligence
By Vakilno1 On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

HC asks govt to make sure Medical Services are not disrupted

Stating that denial of medical services for whatsoever reason is a grave violation of basic human rights, the Karnataka High Court has asked the governments, administrations and the medical fraternities across the More...