Even if a daughter is given dowry, she still has right to family property: Bombay High Court

The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court recently held that even if a daughter is given dowry at the time of her marriage, her right in the family’s properties does not cease and she can still stake claim [Terezinha Martins David vs Miguel Guarda Rosario Martins]. Single-judge Justice Mahesh Sonak diRead More

Death By Hanging Cruel? Supreme Court Asks Centre To Begin Discussion

The Centre should consider whether there can be a “less painful” alternative to death by hanging way of carrying out death sentences than hanging, the Supreme Court said today.The Supreme Court asked the Centre to initiate a discussion and collect information to examine if there can be a less painfRead More