Human Rights under Indian Constitution

Author: Swapan Deb Barma Today human rights are central to the discourse of International Public Policy and Scholarship. And the mechanisms have evolved dramatically since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948. Human Rights do not exist in a vacuum, inevitably, they are formulated by individuals and state and they are implemented by states themselves....

Minor’s Contract under Indian Contract Act

Author: VS Warrier Section 10 of the Indian contract act requires that the parties must be competent to contract. Competence to contract is defined in section 11. Who are competent to contract-every person is competent to contract who is of age of majority according to the law he is subject, and who is of sound mind, and who is not disqualified from contracting by any law he is subject to. AGE OF...

Professional Educational Institutions: A Profit Making Industry

Author : VS Warrier For over a decade, there has been growing concern that opportunities for higher education to the weaker/minority sections of the society are rapidly getting eroded. The persistence of inequities is manifest in local and regional disparities of access, gender discrimination, non-affordable fee structures, confusing eligibility requirements, bewildering admission procedures, reduced...