10 Essential Features of Partnership Firm

A partnership is a group of two or more people who agree to divide the revenues from a legal business. It gets administered and carried out by all or any of them or by some acting on behalf of all. The formation of a partnership is basic and transparent. Each member of such a group is known as a 'partner'. And the entire group is known as a 'partnership firm.' Individuals, businesses, interest-based organisations, schools, governments, and combinations can all be partners in a partnership. Organisations may create alliances to increase their chances of ...

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Proposal to Legal age of marriage in India

The cabinet currently proposed the legal age of marriage in India to be increased from 18 to 21 years for females, supported by the Child Marriage Restraint Act and the Special Marriage Act, 1954 and the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006. On the 74th anniversary of India's independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that the government would have to consider the minimum age of marriage for girls, based on a suggestion from a committee made by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development. The explanation is related to the evolution of th...

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Kidnapping IPC – Offence insulting Liberty and Freedom

In everyday language, 'Kidnapping' gets derived by breaking two words: 'Kid' and 'Napping'. 'Kid' means 'a child', and 'Napping' means 'to steal'. Hence, the literal term for kidnapping stands for stealing a kid. Kidnapping gets described as the taking of a person against their will using force, threat or deception. Kidnappings in IPC are typically carried out to obtain a ransom or for political or other reasons. Section 359 of the Indian Penal Code divides kidnapping into two categories, further specified under the Indian Penal Code's Section 360 and S...

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