Introduction Section 8(1) of Hindu Marriage Act provides that for the purpose of facilitating the proof of Hindu marriages, the state government may make rules providing that the parties to any such marriage may have the particulars relating to their marriage entered on such manner and subject to such conditions, as may be prescribed in a Hindi Marriage… Read More »

Distinction between void and voidable marriage

Distinction between void and voidable marriage Marriage is the voluntary union of one man with one woman to the exclusion of all others, satisfied by the solemnisation of the marriage. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 provides for three types of marriages: Valid Void and Voidable. The difference between these three relates to the pre-marriage impediments to marriage which… Read More »

3rd National Conference on Economics of Competition Law, 2018

Call for Papers The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is organizing its annual two-day National Conference on Economics of Competition Law on 5-6 April, 2018* in New Delhi. Objectives This conference aims to: • Stimulate research and debate on contemporary issues in the field of economics of competition law • Develop a better understanding of competition issues relevant… Read More »

Internship experience @ SSM Advocates, Bengaluru

At SSM Advocates, Bengaluru there are a wide variety of tasks given to n Intern like reading case files, filing plaints, providing opinions on matters, finding evidences in a particular case, etc. Details of Intern Nikhita, Symbiosis law school, Hyderabad, 1st year student. Name of the organization SSM ADVOCATES (firm), No. 1404, Old No. 90, 23rd Cross Jayanagar,… Read More »

DIVORCE under Hindu Law (Theories)

Introduction Prior to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 marriage was regarded as indissoluble union of husband and wife. Manu has declared that a wife cannot be released from her husband either by sale or by abandonment, implying that the marital tie cannot be severed in any way. Therefore, the ancient Hindu Law does not recognise divorce. The present… Read More »

Judicial Separation under Hindu Law

Introduction Judicial Separation is an instrument devised under law to afford some time for introspection to both the parties of a troubled marriage. Law allows an opportunity to both the husband and the wife to think about the continuance of their relationship while at the same time directing them to live separate, thus allowing them the much needed space… Read More »

Internship Experience @ NALSAR’s Centre for Disability Studies

Excerpt There were two slot of interns with 10 students each + Padma Ma’am (secretary of Prof. Dhandha) + Nishtha Ma’am (PhD Scholar and teacher NALSAR). Name of Student Aishwarya Himanshu Singh Name of College, Year of Study Banasthali University, Rajasthan, V year Name of the organization NALSAR’s Centre for Disability Studies Duration of the internship  1 month… Read More »

What led to the enactment of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016?

Introduction The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016 has been enacted to merge the existing laws related to insolvency and bankruptcy. Insolvency is a state in which financial difficulties of a company are such it is unable to run its business at its current pace. Bankruptcy is the status of a person who is legally declared as incapable… Read More »