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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 17019 Views 2 comments Print

Law relating to partition of HUF

Income Tax : HUF (Hindu Undivided family) is peculiar concept under Hindu Law which is not prevalent in any other religion. All the assets of a...

August 10, 2021 17511 Views 8 comments Print

Rights of a Hindu daughter in property

Corporate Law : Hindu law is derived from old scriptures and has developed over the years with judicial pronouncements. Some of the laws applicabl...

August 7, 2021 10668 Views 4 comments Print

Interpretation of Section 6 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956

Corporate Law : Interpretation of Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956. Article explains the latest judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court...

August 24, 2020 66252 Views 11 comments Print

Daughter’s Right in Ancestral Property from Retrospective Effect

Corporate Law : In a significant judgment on Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India ruled that a daughter will have a share in her ancestral prope...

August 16, 2020 8259 Views 0 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...

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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...

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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...

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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 4992 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 2634 Views 0 comment Print

Daughter entitled to inherit self-acquired property of her father: SC

Income Tax : The Supreme Court on Thursday said the daughters of a male Hindu dying without a will would be entitled to inherit self-acquired a...

January 23, 2022 9840 Views 0 comment Print


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

August 8, 2023 17019 Views 2 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.

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

June 2, 2022 2967 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.

Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses from Parents Hindu Law

April 6, 2022 9945 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 4992 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 2634 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.

Daughter entitled to inherit self-acquired property of her father: SC

January 23, 2022 9840 Views 0 comment Print

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the daughters of a male Hindu dying without a will would be entitled to inherit self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition by the father.

Law relating to partition of HUF

August 10, 2021 17511 Views 8 comments Print

HUF (Hindu Undivided family) is peculiar concept under Hindu Law which is not prevalent in any other religion. All the assets of an HUF are owned collectively by all the members. As the share of each of the members in the HUF assets fluctuates with death and birth in the family, no member can predicate […]

Rights of a Hindu daughter in property

August 7, 2021 10668 Views 4 comments Print

Hindu law is derived from old scriptures and has developed over the years with judicial pronouncements. Some of the laws applicable to Hindu have been codified in 1956 with passing of legislations like Hindu Marriage Act, Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Hindu Adoption an maintenance Act and Hindu Minority and Guardian ship Act. The most important […]

Interpretation of Section 6 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956

August 24, 2020 66252 Views 11 comments Print

Interpretation of Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956. Article explains the latest judgment of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, delivered on 11-8-2020, in the case of ‘Vineeta Sharma Vs. Rakesh Sharma’, on the interpretation of Section 6 of the Hindu Succession Act, as amended by the Amendment Act of 2005. Introduction On […]

Daughter’s Right in Ancestral Property from Retrospective Effect

August 16, 2020 8259 Views 0 comment Print

In a significant judgment on Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India ruled that a daughter will have a share in her ancestral property after the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 irrespective of the fact whether her father was alive or not at the time of the amendment.