Ishika Garg This article considers the pre-trial detention framework and bail jurisprudence under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967 (‘UAPA’), in the wider context of the demise of Father Stan Swamy, from […]
Pre-Trial Detention Under the UAPA: An International Law Perspective
Interpreting the UAPA: Did the Delhi HC dilute its provisions?
Ishika Garg In this piece the author discusses how the Delhi High Court draws a line between the right to dissent and terrorist acts. To this effect, she analyses the Delhi HC’s […]
Hinduism and the ERP: The Case for a Rethink
Ananaya Agrawal This article critically analyses the contradictory origins and application of the essential religious practices doctrine vis-a-vis Hinduism and argues for a more contextualised and sensitive understanding of the issues surrounding […]
‘Immune escape or increased transmissibility’: In Conversation with Prof. (Dr.) Gagandeep Kang
Bharat Harne and Sarthak Wadhwa Prof. (Dr.) Gagandeep Kang is currently a Professor at the Christian Medical College, Vellore. Her research, among other things, focuses on viral infections. In 2019, she became […]
Bad Bank: A Good Idea?
Indra Kumar Lahoti This article analyses the merits of the Government of India’s initiative to tackle the country’s non-performing assets (‘NPA’) crisis via the use of a ‘bad bank’. Introduction Finance Minister […]
Ensuring Fairness in Administrative Action
Kartik Garg Judicial checks are insufficient in ensuring fairness as they are conveniently ignored by the executive. The article argues for the need to have additional legislative and executive checks to safeguard […]
From Podium To Policy: The Impending Olympics & Queer Rights in Japan
Rishav Devrani, Poojan Bulani This article delves into the current status of queer rights in Japan in light of the Tokyo Olympics, 2021. The hue and cry by advocates and activists had […]
Empowering City Administration: Addressing India’s Problem with its Urban Local Leadership
Sharun Salvi & Lokesh Soni This article analyses the issues plaguing India’s local urban governance, abstracting from the wider context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and proposes a new model to re-conceptualize how […]
The SSR case: A missed call on posthumous personality rights?
Tanuj Sharma The lack of adequate protection of posthumous personality rights for celebrities is an existing threat to not only their privacy but also their family members. This article analyses the case […]
Situating Financial Institutions’ Climate Metrics in the Indian Context
Nishant Sharma and Saurav Thampan The best time to act on climate change was decades ago, the next best time is now. Recently, acknowledging the financial impacts of climate change on investments, […]