Author: Saouvik Ghatak

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Wills under Muslim law

Wills (WASIYAT). MARRIAGE UNDER SPECIAL MARRIAGE ACT, 1954 TO OUST THE APPLICATION OF MUSLIM LAW OF WILLS : Where a Muslim gets married under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, either to a Muslim or to a non-Muslim he along with his spouse and the children born of this marriage would no longer be governed by […]

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Acknowledgement of Paternity Under Muslim Law

What is paternity? Paternity is the legal relationship between the father and his child. The term ‘parentage’ is generally used for the legal relationship which a child has with the parents. These legal relationships are associated with certain rights and duties, such as mutual rights of inheritance, maintenance, and guardianship. A child gains paternity by […]

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Election Commission

Composition of Election Commission – žA. 324 žAccording to Cl. (1) of art. 324, the superintendence, direction & control of the preparation of the electoral roll & conduct of elections. žAccording to Cl. (2) of art. 324, the Election Commission consists of the. žAccording to Cl. (3) of art. 324, the Chief Election Commissioner acts […]

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Advisory Jurisdiction & Special Leave Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

Advisory Jurisdiction – A. 143 —A. 143(1) – when it appears to the President that an issue of law or reality has emerged or is probably going to emerge, which is of such a nature and of such open significance, that it is ‘convenient to acquire the assessment of the SC upon it, he might […]

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Attempt to Murder Section 307 IPC

Section 307 IPC is about an attempt to murder and in the section, a lot of weightage has been given to the intention and the knowledge of the accused and the preparation that he takes before committing the crime. How is this intention determined? Is there any hard and fast rule that the courts can […]

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