Category Archives: Hindu Law

Hindu Law

Divorce Under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

This article deals with the Concept of Divorce under Hindu law and specifically, under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Divorce is an official decree of a judicial body invalidating the marriage between two persons. The article will look into the meaning, types, and grounds of divorce in India. I. Background Divorce under Prehistoric Hindu laws is considered as… Read More »

Judicial Separation Under Hindu Marriage

This article deals with Judicial Separation under the Hindu Marriage laws. The phrase ‘Judicial Separation’ denotes that it is a separation of husband and wife by the order of a judicial authority such as family courts in case of India. The article discusses the concept of Judicial Separation, grounds, and the effect of judicial separation on different rights.… Read More »

Restitution Of Conjugal Rights Under Hindu Law

This article deals with the concept of restitution of conjugal rights under Hindu law. The term restitution, etymologically, means restoration. This concept comes into place when one of the spouses denies any of the marital rights to the other spouse. For instance, if a husband denies his wife to stay with him under the same roof, it is… Read More »

Nullity of Marriage under Hindu Law | Explained

This article deals with the nullity of marriage under Hindu law, grounds of invalidity, and effect on marriage. The term nullity, lexically, means null and void, i.e. something that has no value in the eyes of the law. The nullity of marriage is a situation under which a marriage becomes void and has no standing in a court… Read More »

Evolution and History of Hindu Marriage

Introduction This article deals with the evolution and history of Hindu Marriage in Indian society. It is divided into several sections for better understanding. The historical point of view from the nomadic lifestyle to the present laws and relevant provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act has also been covered within this article. Different types of marriages, across civilizations,… Read More »

Concept of Marriage under Hindu law

This article deals with the Concept of Marriage under Hindu law. The concept of a Hindu marriage is to establish a relationship between husband and wife. Based on Hindu law, Hindu marriage is a sacred tie, and the last ten sacraments that can never break. Also, it is a relationship that is established by birth to birth and… Read More »

Hindu Joint Family and Coparcenary: An Analysis

This article attempts to explain the concepts of Hindu joint family and coparcenary rights among the members of such families, through case studies and an analysis of various facts associate with the two schools of thought. A Hindu Joint Family is an extended family arrangement which has enormous legal importance in India. The underlying importance of a joint… Read More »

The Different Schools of Hindu law | Explained

This article deals with the different schools of Hindu Law and describes how they are distinct in their own forms of existence. These schools of thought evolved to have a higher strength of force than the original text of the Smriti. These schools have also left major impacts on the development of the Hindu Law, as at present. Introduction… Read More »

Ancient and Modern Sources of Hindu Law: A Concise Overview

This article discusses the ancient and modern sources of Hindu Law through a concise overview and depiction of the various origins of such laws. It also talks about the pattern of lineage in carrying these laws and the continuous time frame, culture and customs that have been essential factors in promoting and abolishing the inherent causes of it.… Read More »