Ambarin Khambati & Aditya Prasanna Bhattacharya speak with Dr. Usha Ramanathan Dr. Usha Ramanathan is an internationally recognised expert on law & poverty, civil liberties, data protection and privacy et al. She is […]
Rethinking the Republic: LSPR In conversation with Dr. Usha Ramanathan
Justice and the Death Penalty: Is it simply a game of chance?
Somyajit Mohanty Death penalty, as administered and practised in the Indian criminal justice system falls short of morality by violating the principles of legality as laid down by Fuller. Introduction Lon Fuller […]
The RTE Amendment Act, 2019: A Monument of Governmental Failure?
Dr.Niranjanaradhya.V.P. In passing the RTE amendment, the Indian parliament failed to understand the pedagogical and human rights principles recognised by the Supreme Court in 2012. The Right of Children to Free and […]
From the Archives – Thoughts on Aadhar: Yet Another Blow to Finality
Vishwajeet Singh Bhati and Aradhya Sethia The following article was originally published in the Critical Twenties blog in October 2016 . Judicial remedies in the form of review and curative petitions are […]
Review of the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018
Nidhi Tambi The DNA Bill is riddled with a host of problems, both legal and procedural. It should be subjected to further policy analysis and legislative scrutiny before being enacted into law. […]
Rethinking Commercial Surrogacy: From Criminalization to a Contractual Solution
Anmol Jain and Aditya Saraswat Bringing escrow agreements to rescue affected surrogates instead of creating more crime It would not be wrong to state that the last winter session of the 16th […]
Wealth for Nations: The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds in Developing Economies
Binit Agrawal Sovereign Wealth Funds are springing up across the developing world. However, there are concerns in relation to their funding and functioning. Recent successes of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) have caught […]
Kaizen #3 – Kotak Committee: Separating the position of CEO and the Chairman
Binit Agrawal Imposing a mandatory position on this important corporate structuring issue, especially when there is no proof to indicate that such a change necessarily results in shareholder benefits, may not be […]
The Upper Caste Quota: A ‘Mini-Constitution’ on the Horizon?
Kashish Makkar The proposed amendment will be a herculean task for the NDA, and if successful, the amendment could be called nothing short of a “mini-constitution”. A 10% reservation for economically weak […]
Arbitration and International Tax Disputes: India’s approach towards the BEPS Convention
Amrit Singh India should introduce arbitration within its tax treaties Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) refers to tax avoidance strategies that exploit gaps and mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits […]