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HUF in Income Tax: Formation, Advantages & Disadvantages

Income Tax : Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act, its formation, advantages, and disadvantages. Understand difference between cop...

October 17, 2023 25869 Views 2 comments Print

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) in India: Formation, Tax Benefits & Challenges

Income Tax : Learn about Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), its formation, tax-saving benefits, and the rules in India. Discover the advantages and ...

August 8, 2023 17865 Views 3 comments Print

Ambedkar vs. Hinduism: A Struggle for Social Justice and Equality

Corporate Law : Explore the lifelong struggle of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar against caste-based discrimination in Hinduism. Learn about Ambedkar's quest fo...

April 14, 2023 4005 Views 0 comment Print

Capacity of Females Hindu to Form A Hindu Undivided Family: SC

Corporate Law : Female heirs of a Hindu governed by the Dayabhaga School of Hindu Law dying intestate could not impress upon their inherited prope...

June 4, 2022 2808 Views 1 comment Print

Tax savings through HUF

Income Tax : HUF is a creation of law and cannot be created by the act of parties, except in the case of adoption by member of HUF. HUF is a se...

April 10, 2022 9480 Views 1 comment Print


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Unmarried Hindu woman has equal property rights

Finance : An unmarried Hindu woman is entitled to equal share in ancestral or coparcenery property along with other male members under the a...

May 19, 2011 1346 Views 0 comment Print

Marriage between a Hindu and a non-Hindu not valid under Hindu Marriage Act- Delhi HC

Finance : The marriage between a Hindu and a non-Hindu solemnised as per the Hindu rites is neither valid nor the parties can claim any bene...

January 2, 2011 684 Views 0 comment Print

Ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away : Bombay HC

Finance : he Bombay High Court ruled on Wednesday that no part of an ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away. The court in a land...

March 19, 2010 5869 Views 0 comment Print


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Do Children Of Invalid Marriages Have Right In Their Parents’ Share In Hindu Joint Family Property

Corporate Law : SC settled the issue as to whether a child, born from a invalid marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, is entitled to ancestral/coparc...

September 6, 2023 957 Views 0 comment Print

Hindu Widow having pre-existing right to maintenance in property gets full ownership of property

Corporate Law : SC held Hindu Widow had pre-existing right to maintenance in suit property that had ripened into full ownership by virtue of Secti...

June 2, 2022 3000 Views 0 comment Print

Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses from Parents Hindu Law

Corporate Law : Rajeshwari Vs Bhunu Ram (Chhattisgarh High Court) Section 20 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 speaks about the mai...

April 6, 2022 10059 Views 0 comment Print

Daughters entitled to equal share in property inherited by their parents

Corporate Law : ince the plaintiff and defendants are coparcener of the joint Hindu as per Hindu Succession Act as amended in 2005, the daughters ...

March 6, 2022 5040 Views 0 comment Print

Properties given as dowry will form part of Suit Instituted by Daughter under Hindu Succession Act

Corporate Law : In a suit for partition, the properties which had been given as dowry or otherwise at the time of marriage of the daughter plainti...

March 1, 2022 2691 Views 0 comment Print


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HUF in Income Tax: Formation, Advantages & Disadvantages

October 17, 2023 25869 Views 2 comments Print

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act, its formation, advantages, and disadvantages. Understand difference between coparceners and members.

Do Children Of Invalid Marriages Have Right In Their Parents’ Share In Hindu Joint Family Property

September 6, 2023 957 Views 0 comment Print

SC settled the issue as to whether a child, born from a invalid marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, is entitled to ancestral/coparcenary property or only to the self-earned/separate property of parents

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) in India: Formation, Tax Benefits & Challenges

August 8, 2023 17865 Views 3 comments Print

Learn about Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), its formation, tax-saving benefits, and the rules in India. Discover the advantages and hurdles in HUF dissolution.

Ambedkar vs. Hinduism: A Struggle for Social Justice and Equality

April 14, 2023 4005 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the lifelong struggle of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar against caste-based discrimination in Hinduism. Learn about Ambedkar’s quest for social justice, his critique of Hindu practices, and the enduring impact of his ideas on contemporary debates on caste and inequality in India. Discover how Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism symbolized a rejection of discriminatory practices and a commitment to equality. Explore the ongoing Ambedkarite movement advocating for social justice and empowerment, and the controversies surrounding his critique of Hinduism and affirmative action policies.

Capacity of Females Hindu to Form A Hindu Undivided Family: SC

June 4, 2022 2808 Views 1 comment Print

Female heirs of a Hindu governed by the Dayabhaga School of Hindu Law dying intestate could not impress upon their inherited property the character of joint family property. The properties inherited from her husband was assessable in the hands of the assessee in the status of individual. It means that female members of a HUF cannot form HUF on the basis of contract among themselves.

Hindu Widow having pre-existing right to maintenance in property gets full ownership of property

June 2, 2022 3000 Views 0 comment Print

SC held Hindu Widow had pre-existing right to maintenance in suit property that had ripened into full ownership by virtue of Section 14(1) of Hindu Succession Act, 1956.

Tax savings through HUF

April 10, 2022 9480 Views 1 comment Print

HUF is a creation of law and cannot be created by the act of parties, except in the case of adoption by member of HUF. HUF is a separate legal entity as per section 2(31) of the Income Tax Act and therefore, as long as the HUF is in existence, no individual member can be separately assessed in respect of its income. [ITO vs. Bachu Lal Kapoor (1966) 60 ITR 74 (SC)].

Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses from Parents Hindu Law

April 6, 2022 10059 Views 0 comment Print

Rajeshwari Vs Bhunu Ram (Chhattisgarh High Court) Section 20 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 speaks about the maintenance of children and aged parents. Sub section(3) of Section 20 causes obligation of a person to maintain his or her aged or infirm parent or a daughter who is unmarried, as the case may […]

Daughters entitled to equal share in property inherited by their parents

March 6, 2022 5040 Views 0 comment Print

ince the plaintiff and defendants are coparcener of the joint Hindu as per Hindu Succession Act as amended in 2005, the daughters are also entitled for getting equal share in the property inherited by their parents. The suit land is inherited by deceased Kachra Bai, as such defendants and plaintiff are entitled to get equal share in the property as per Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act as amended in 2005.

Properties given as dowry will form part of Suit Instituted by Daughter under Hindu Succession Act

March 1, 2022 2691 Views 0 comment Print

In a suit for partition, the properties which had been given as dowry or otherwise at the time of marriage of the daughter plaintiff, claiming a right of partition under Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act, would be amenable for partition and the same would have to be included in a suit for partition.

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