Posts Tagged “rights”

Opinion | Nature and extent of daughters’ rights to HUF property still unclear

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Opinion | Nature and extent of daughters’ rights to HUF property still unclear

Inheritance laws in India, particularly those governing succession and inheritance among Hindu families, have conventionally been biased towards sons. Under the Hindu law, a property owned is classified as either ancestral or self-acquired. Ancestral property can be defined as the one which is inherited by up to four generations of male lineage and the right…

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Kashmir Article 370: Women cheer equal property rights

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Kashmir Article 370: Women cheer equal property rights

Bias ends against women who marry outsiders. Women in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) can now buy real estate and transfer property to children, even if they get married to a non-resident as Article 35A has automatically become void with the scrapping of Article 370. Article 35A gives the J&K government the right to decide who…

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Omidyar India grants Rs 16 Cr to fund research on property rights

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Omidyar India grants Rs 16 Cr to fund research on property rights

To resolve these issues, Omidyar Network India announced a grant of Rs 16 crore to form a multi-organisation research consortium to secure rights to assets like property and housing. This includes Rs 3.5 crore to back proposals from various places across the country. Omidyar Network works with entrepreneurs, non-profits and public institutions trying to solve India’s most difficult problems. The grant will fund institutions…

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