Divorce With Mutual Consent Under Hindu Marriage Act 1955

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Hindu marriage unites two people for life, allowing them to fulfil dharma, or obligation, artha, or possessions, kama, or physical wishes, and moksha, or absolute divine liberation, together. I...

Concept of Wills under Muslim Law

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After a Muslim dies, leaving aside the payment of his debts and funeral expenses he can transfer some amount of property to another person through a will, failing or after which the remaining p...

Muslim Personal Laws In India

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In India, the term Muslim law applies to the personal matters concerning that section of the Indian society composed of people following Islam. Hence the Muslim personal law governs the institu...

Divorce Under Muslim Law: The Concept

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Even though the provision of divorce was recognized in all religions, Islam is perhaps the first religion in the world which has expressly recognized the termination of marriage by way of ...

Divorce under Muslim Law

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For happy family life, a solid union of husband and wife is required. This is the reason Islam is determined for the maintenance of marriage and it encourages that the contract of marriage sh...

Pre-Independence Legislation Of Wakf In India (The Origin And Development)

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This article is based on the analysis of the legislation of the Wakf in pre-independent India. Now what is known as Wakf? Wakf means detention of a property so that its produce or income may ...

Dower In Light of Shariat

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When the marriage vows are recited in the Muslim religion, the husband promises to give or gives his wife a gift, that is known as Mahr, in other words also known as dowry or sadaq. It is an am...

Understanding the Concept of Muslim Will through Legal Lens

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You know not who among your children and parents are nearest to you in benefit. This is the law of God. Indeed, God is Wise and all-Knowing. 1 -Allah Almighty says in Holy Quran. In terms o...

Criminalization Of Talaq-Ul-Biddat: Retrospective Or Prospective

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A watershed moment in the history was witnessed when judiciary of India criminalized the practice of Talaq-ul-biddat (instant triple Talaq) where a husband had a right to end a marital relation...

Mahr under Muslim Law

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Dower (Mahr) Origin In old pre- Islamic Arabia, institution of marriage was not developed and many sexual relationships between men and women had no name. Men after ruining their wives used ...