Sunday, 22 May, 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

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

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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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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