Harassment against women at workplace

NEW TYPE OF HARASSMENT AGAINST WOMEN AT WORKPLACE

Harassment against women by unsolicited advice – We are aware to meet emergency situations, like, if anybody is attacking us or if anybody’s life is in danger, there are a number of telephone numbers available in our country for women combating domestic violence or child labour. But recently in Sweden a new type of Hotline phone is installed. What is that? Normally, the working women…

Benami

Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 amended as Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions (PBPT) Act

BENAMI The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 is amended w.e.f. 01.11.2016 and the amended act is read as Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions (PBPT) Act, 1988. What is Benami The benami (without a name) property refers to property purchased by a person in the name of some other person. The person in whose name the property is purchased is called as the benamidar and the…

Death-Certificate

HOW TO REGISTER DEATH OR OBTAIN DEATH CERTIFICATE

DEATH CERTIFICATE –  SCOPE:-Death Certificate is a document issued by the Government to the nearest relatives of the deceased, mentioning the date, fact and cause of death.  It is necessary to register death to establish the time, date, place and cause of death.  It relieves the deceased from the legal, social and official obligations, to enable the settlement of any inheritance of property, to authorize…

EVE TEASING/STALKING 354 ABCD IPC

EVE TEASING / STALKING(FOLLOWING OR TRYING TO CONTACT WOMEN, LADIES, GIRLS ON ROADS, PUBLIC PLACES WHEREVER, AGAINST HER WILL)  IS AN OFFENCE PUNISHABLE AS PER CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACT 2013 EVE TEASING/354-ABCD             Eve-Teasing/354 A,B,C,D — The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013 made drastic strides on the dignity and the safety of the Indian women by amending Section 354 IPC by…

maintenance under section 125 cr.p.c.

Maintenance of Wives, Children and Parents in India

MAINTENANCE OF WIVES, CHILDREN AND PARENTS IN INDIA Maintenance to wife, children and parents is provided in India by Section 125 of Criminal Procedure Code.  It is a social justice legislation.  The object of the maintenance proceedings is not to punish a person for his past neglect, but to prevent vagrancy by compelling those who can provide support to those who are unable to support…

domestic violence against women in India

Domestic Violence against women in India

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN             In our society, people are bragging of very great family background, good education, good reputation in the society but still the menace of domestic violence against women is reaching alarming proportions.  A well educated couple with high salaries and very good traditional background are not exception to it.  Within short time of marriage, are involved in legal battles for separation,…

Human Rights in India

Human Rights in India National and State Human Rights Commissions

HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA             The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 was enacted – An Act to provide for the constitution of a National Human Rights Commission, State Human Rights Commissions in States and Human Rights Courts for better protection of human rights and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Human Rights “Human rights” means the rights relating to life, liberty, equality and…

Name Change in Certificates

Name Change in Certificates

Delhi High Court seeks CBSE’s reply on plea for name change in certificates Justice V. Kameswar Rao issued notice to the Ministry of Human Resource Development and CBSE seeking their replies by 6 January 2017 on the girl’s plea. New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought CBSE’s response as to why it has not issued fresh certificates to a girl, who has changed her name…

police accused rights

RIGHTS OF ACCUSED UNDER INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Rights of Accused under Indian Constitution/Rights of Person Arrested Police may arrest without warrant (Sec.41 Cr.P.C.) Section 41A. Notice of appearance before police officer. Police cannot detain for more than 24 hours In “non-cognizable offence,” a police officer has no authority to arrest without warrant. The person arrested should be informed of the grounds for his arrest and the allegations leveled against him. The person…

complaint-to-police

How to complaint to Police and whom to approach when police refuse

Complaint-to-Police – Rights of Complainant Who can complain-to-Police: Complaint-to-Police: In our system, the crime is against the State and not against the individual.  That is why, there is a Public Prosecutor always on behalf of the State.  Hence anybody can put the criminal law into motion.  It need not be the victim alone.  Complainant is entitled for a copy of complaint free of cost. The complaint…