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India - Child protection law awaits invoking 16 MAY 2013

India - Child protection law awaits invoking

Anil Malhotra Before amending existing laws or introducing new ones, all states must ensure...

India - New medical visa laws to regulate surrogacy 17 APR 2013

India - New medical visa laws to regulate surrogacy

Anil Malhotra With India proposing to legalise commercial surrogacy, and thereby control it,...

India - Tied up in legal knots 30 NOV 2012

India - Tied up in legal knots

Anil Malhotra* For a Hindu marrying a foreign non-Hindu and seeking permanent settlement...

India - To secure matrimony, registration must 10 OCT 2012

India - To secure matrimony, registration must

Registration of marriages is urgently required to ensure brides and grooms, especially those...

India - Tiwari, DNA and the law 10 OCT 2012

India - Tiwari, DNA and the law

Despite confirmed scientific basis of medical techniques such as DNA profiling in legal...

India - Indians, NRIs and the Law by Anil and Ranjit Malhotra 10 OCT 2012

India - Indians, NRIs and the Law by Anil and Ranjit Malhotra

The Malhotra brothers are well known to many English practitioners, many of whom dealing with...

India - Children in distress, remedies in Indian law 10 OCT 2012

India - Children in distress, remedies in Indian law

Today's children constitute tomorrow's future. Sad, but true, we are not protecting our...

India - Salient features of the new Punjab Bill 10 OCT 2012

India - Salient features of the new Punjab Bill

The Punjab Prevention of Human Smuggling Bill 2010 was described as an Act to provide for the...

India - Presentation made at National Consultation Workshop on Facilitating Safe and Legal Migration and Preventing Irregular Migration 10 OCT 2012

India - Presentation made at National Consultation Workshop on Facilitating Safe and Legal Migration and Preventing Irregular Migration

Today, the Government of Punjab deserves kudos in being the first State in the country which...

India - Passport Violation and Fundamental Rights 10 OCT 2012

India - Passport Violation and Fundamental Rights

Laws instituted after Independence guarantee a hearing to a person accused of being in the...

India - New Dimensions in NRI Child Custody Cases after Supreme Court Judgment of 13 May 2011 in Ruchi Majoo v Sanjeev Majoo 10 OCT 2012

India - New Dimensions in NRI Child Custody Cases after Supreme Court Judgment of 13 May 2011 in Ruchi Majoo v Sanjeev Majoo

Anil Malhotra* The expression ‘ordinarily resides' in Guardian and Wards Act are to be...

India - Inter-Parental Child Removal-The Dark Side of the Moon 10 OCT 2012

India - Inter-Parental Child Removal-The Dark Side of the Moon

Anil Malhotra* Considering, cross-border unions between 1.2 Billion Indians about 30...

India - Dilemmas of Parental Child Abduction 10 OCT 2012

India - Dilemmas of Parental Child Abduction

Anil Malhotra* X, an ailing NRI father suffering from an inoperable brain tumor dies in...

India - Trial of NRI Matrimonial Criminal Offences 10 OCT 2012

India - Trial of NRI Matrimonial Criminal Offences

Anil Malhotra* The vexed jurisdictional question for seeking relief in split NRI marriages...

India - Pulling Kids to Different Continents 10 OCT 2012

India - Pulling Kids to Different Continents

When an NRI marriage breaks, child custody fights occur across the seas. We have no laws...

India - Fresh Directions in Custody Battles 10 OCT 2012

India - Fresh Directions in Custody Battles

Anil Malhotra A recent judgment of the Supreme Court provides some direction in the...

India - Pain of Cross-border Abduction by Parent 10 OCT 2012

India - Pain of Cross-border Abduction by Parent

Anil Malhotra Indian law at present offers little support to a parent whose child has been...

India - A milestone achieved – DNA profiling comes of age 29 AUG 2012

India - A milestone achieved – DNA profiling comes of age

DNA testing enforceable A valuable right of a party to prove paternity by DNA testing has...

India - Legal recourse available today 29 AUG 2012

India - Legal recourse available today

The Hindu Marriage Act 1955 An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among...

India - Sally Nicholes The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction (the Convention) is an international treaty which provides for the prompt return of children who have been abducted from one member nation to another. Australia signed and 29 AUG 2012

India - Sally Nicholes The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction (the Convention) is an international treaty which provides for the prompt return of children who have been abducted from one member nation to another. Australia signed and

Registration of marriages is urgently required to ensure brides and grooms, especially those...

India - Independent Machinery is needed Under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, to Ensure Children's Safety, While the Process of Criminal Law can move in the Mainstream State Panels on Child Rights a must 02 JUL 2012

India - Independent Machinery is needed Under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, to Ensure Children's Safety, While the Process of Criminal Law can move in the Mainstream State Panels on Child Rights a must

Anil Malhotra Children are the future, but that future is not safe if we don't protect them....

India - Time for Secular Indian Marriages 02 JUL 2012

India - Time for Secular Indian Marriages

Just making registration of marriages compulsory under the Registration of Births and Deaths Act...

India - Surrogacy born, law still in womb 22 MAY 2012

India - Surrogacy born, law still in womb

Anil Malhotra With no law in India to prohibit the hiring of a surrogate womb, the practice...

India - Human Smuggling Bill – an act in waiting 22 MAY 2012

India - Human Smuggling Bill – an act in waiting

Anil Malhotra The Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) could have been an ideal platform for an...

India - Merchants of death 22 MAY 2012

India - Merchants of death

Anil Malhotra Sad but true, human smuggling is a trade in which Indian youth have been bought...

India - Punjab state commission for NRIs – an adventurous agenda 22 MAY 2012

India - Punjab state commission for NRIs – an adventurous agenda

Anil Malhotra It is reported that on 8 October, the Punjab Legislative Assembly amidst...

India - Surrogacy: imported from India – need for a regulatory law 22 MAY 2012

India - Surrogacy: imported from India – need for a regulatory law

Anil Malhotra Glamour promotes surrogacy. British pop star Elton John and his Canadian...