Restitution of Conjugal Rights Case Laws

Restitution of Conjugal Rights Case Laws Shanti Devi V.s. Ramesh Chandra In Shanti Devi V.s. Ramesh Chandra, A.1.R. 1964, it was held by Patna High Court that in an application for the restitution of conjugal rights, the court must give serious consideration to the evidence of the wife and her parents and cannot refuse to do so on the ground […]

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Restitution of Conjugal Rights According to S. 9 of the HMA, 1955, “where either the husband or the wife has without reasonable excuse, withdrawn from the society of the other, the aggrieved party may apply by petition to the Court ( district ) for restitution of conjugal rights and the court, on being satisfied of the truth of the statements […]

Conditions for a Valid Hindu Marriage

Conditions of a Valid Hindu Marriage Conditions of marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 The Act has provided five conditions prerequisite for a valid Hindu marriage which are as follows: (1) Monogamy Section 5(i) of Hindu Marriage Act , 1955 – The first condition of valid marriage is that “neither party has a spouse living at the time of the […]

Schools of Hindu Law : Mitakshara , Dayabhaga

Schools of Hindu Law : Mitakshara & Dayabhaga The two main schools of Hindu Law are the”Mitakshara” and the ‘Dayabhaga”. These two schools of Hindu Law are marked by a vital difference of opinion and analysis of the Smritis. Mitakshara The Mitakshara , which was written by Vijnaneshwara ,  is a running commentary on the Smriti of Yajnavalkya and ‘The […]

Sources of Hindu Law

Sources of Hindu Law Hindu Law can be classified under two heads: 1. Ancient Sources Under this head fall the following four sources : (1) Shrutis : (2) Smritis ; (3) Purana ; (4) Digests and Commentaries and (5) Custom 2. Modern Sources Under this head fall the following three sources : (1) Legislation ; (2) Judicial Decisions ; (3) […]