16 Aug, 2020
25 Min Read
|GS-II||What was the 2005 amendment to Hindu Sucession Act,1956?|
|Madras High Court on Criminalisation of Politics|
|GS-III||SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity prevents recurrent severe COVID-19 disease|
|PT Pointer||Jaya Jaitly Committee|
|Kalpana Chawla Award|
Decoding the SC verdict on right of daughters
What was the 2005 amendment to Hindu Sucession Act,1956?
Who is a coparcener?
What was the confusion and what has been clarified now?
What are the conditions for applicability of the verdict?
What are different categories of persons in Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)?
What can daughters do now?
What about impact of the verdict on family businesses and others?
Enact a law to bar criminals in elections, asks Madras HC
SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity prevents recurrent severe COVID-19 disease
Limitations of the Study
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