Law Commission has recently asked for opinions from stakeholders on reforms required in the Advocates Act, 1961, the last date of which is 31st Aug 2016. So interested people can read the analysis and suggestions below, and send whatever suggestions they agree with to firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.facebook.com/Law-Commission-of-India-1661261260775559/?fref=nf Hon’ble the Supreme Court of India , in criminal appeal No.63 of 2006, Mahipal Singh Rana v. State of U.P., has asked the Law Commission of India “to go into all relevant aspects relating to regulation of legal profession in consultation with all concerned” at an early date. In view of this, the Law …[Continue Reading]
Letters against IrBM/Marriage Amendment bill can be sent to addresses below using speed post/registered post. No postcards to government, they may be discarded. For non-government, ordinary letters and postcards should be fine apart from speed/registered. Samples of letters are available here. After sending the letters, you can update the google spreadsheet with details: goo.gl/9tpqfB Contacts in government PM at PMO: Shri Narendra Modi JiHon’ble Prime Minister of IndiaPrime Minister’s Office,152, South Block,Raisina Hill,New Delhi-110011 १) श्री नरेंद्र मोदी जी,माननीय प्रधानमंत्री जी,प्रधानमंत्री कार्यालय,152, रायसीना हिल, साऊथ ब्लॉक,नई दिल्ली-110011 PM at Residence: Shri Narendra Modi JiHon’ble Prime Minister of India#7, Race …[Continue Reading]
http://www.mangaloretoday.com/main/Belgaum-man-says-he-is-a-victim-of-domestic-violence-by-first-wife.html Udupi, Jan 7, 2015 : A man from Belgaum who claims that he was being tortured by his first wife by misusing the IPC Section 498A, has put forth a demand for the formation of a National Men’s Committee for welfare of victims. The man named Santosh Kumar Bhagwana Potdar from a village named Thelasangha in Belgaum spoke to media men here on January 6, Tuesday and alleged that there are some instances wherein women make false allegations of torture by filing dowry harassment cases. Santosh is an MSW, MA (Psy), PGDCA and Ph.D degree holder and claims he …[Continue Reading]
Since the law commission has recently asked for suggestions and comments on a shared parenting consultation paper, I am listing down some points based on my understanding of law, it’s practice, and actual scenario for fathers in Indian family courts. You can use these points if you want to give feedback to law commission, or suggest your own based on your own thoughts and experience. NGOs can also base their response based on following points. Note for those short on time: copy and paste the 12 points and responses given below and email to Law Commission at email@example.com before 5th …[Continue Reading]
Update 3-Mar-2015: There was some news that government may drop marriage amendment bill (which introduces Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage OR IrBM clause), but we cannot be too sure since there seems to be an inexplicable urge behind this bill, presumably to appease the international media that India is not just a women oppressive regime, or a rape and gang-rape country. It’s another matter that rape and other crime statistics are much higher in these developed countries who report the crimes in India. So it’s up to each individual to continue to send speed post/registered letters against this bill, else you …[Continue Reading]
Men’s rights activists are protesting against IrBM (Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage) law proposed under Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2013 which will enable wives to get divorce and ALSO grab alimony and husband’s property, after 3 years of separation. It has been passed in Rajya Sabha already and is up for discussion in Lok Sabha on 7th Feb, 2014. Join protest below to stop IrBM.