Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicInheritance laws

Topic: Inheritance laws

Didn’t take care of your parents in old age? For Mizos, it means losing status as legal heir

SC decides property dispute pertaining to inheritance of assets belonging to one P.S. Dahrawka, who had 8 children with wife Kaithuami: Seven daughters and a son. 

Law on inheritance of issueless, heirless female Hindu dying intestate needs reframing

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Control over family wealth among Meghalaya women increases political activity, study finds

Researchers from Boston and Columbia universities studied Meghalaya's matrilineal tribes to find that women are more politically active than men when wealth passes from mother to daughter.

Why not gift inheritance early? Parents shouldn’t wait to pass down their wealth

Many fear the risk of passing on money too early will lead to spoiled kids and little motivation. But gifting early could also give access to capital and help create opportunities.

Daughter’s equal right to ancestral property — here’s what landmark SC judgment says

SC Tuesday held that daughters will have equal rights in ancestral property as sons even if their father died before the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act 2005 came into force.

Behind a 62-year-old’s murder in UP’s Kasganj is a grouse against women inheriting properties

Monu, a physically challenged person, shot Jamwati thrice from a country-made pistol after she refused to sell him her house. He has not shown any remorse or regret even after the arrest.

On Camera

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.