Competition Advocacy

Author : V S Warrier Advocacy is often referred to as compliance without enforcement. In many countries, the competition law or the government policy, assigns an active advocacy role to the competition authority. In India, an important advocacy mandate is given to the competition commission under Section 49 of the Competition Act, 2002. The Competition Act, 2002 extends the mandate of the Competition...

Role of An Expert and an Eye-witness in the Law of Evidence

Edited & Compiled for General Reading – Last Updated on May 19, 2015 An expert witness, professional witness or judicial expert is a witness, who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have expertise and specialised knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of the average person, sufficient that others may officially and legally rely upon the witness’s...

The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006

The Act was introduced in the parliament as it was felt that though the Child Marriage (Restraint) Act, 1929 was effective in its own way, there were some necessary changes to make it absolutely effective. STATEMENT OF OBJECTS AND REASONS 1. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 was enacted with a view to restraining solemnization of child marriages. The Act was subsequently amended in 1949 and 1978...

The Child Marriage (Restraint) Act, 1929

WHY WAS THE ACT INTRODUCED ? TO PROMOTE A BROADER CONTEXT OF EQUALITY AND ECONOMIC WELL BEING. Poverty perpetuates child marriage – while we focus specifically on addressing this issue, it is important to ensure that investments are being made to reduce poverty. Child marriage is more prevalent in poor households and in poor communities. Almost all countries in which more than 50 percent of girls...

Sanatana Dharma

Author : Sushant Rochlani Sanatana Dharma means the Eternal religion, the Ancient Law. This is based on the Vedas. This is the oldest of living religions. Hinduism is known by the name Sanatana Dharma. What the Vedas alone declare to be the means of attaining the summum bonum or the final emancipation, is the Sanatana Dharma or Hindu Dharma. The foundation of Sanatana Dharma is Sruti (Vedas); Smritis...