I wrote a short piece for the Feminist Law Professors Blog on the issue of taxation of sanitary napkins and tampons in India. Writing for a largely foreign audience, I provide an overview of the controversy (post the institution of the GST regime) as well as the surrounding economic and legal issues. Interested readers can view the piece here.

The Chair for Public and Comparative Law at Humboldt University Berlin together with Dr. Benedikt Naarmann offer short-term research stipends for emerging  legal scholars from India, who would like to  come  to  Berlin  in  order  to  prepare  or  advance  a  research  project  in  comparative law.  Stipend holders will spend up  to  two  months  in  Berlin …

Central Wing of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.
Judicial Reasoning and Judicial Behavior: Studying the Supreme Court of India Colloquium hosted by Center for Public Law and Jurisprudence Jindal Global Law School Call for Papers The role of the Supreme Court of India in shaping the post-colonial nation has been central to its study in the academy. The institution’s assertion of supremacy in…

Central Wing of the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi.
Guest Post by Akshita Jha In continuance of the Part I on the analysis of this judgment, this part constitutes of the criticism of the judgment and its analysis in the light of the rights of the accused and the responsibility of the Supreme Court in safeguarding them. This part also highlights the importance of…

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Guest Post by Akshita Jha This part of the analysis puts forward the brief facts of the case, coupled with the analysis of the medical reports and the reasoning of the Supreme Court behind giving the final verdict. Introduction After the issuance of a notice for the contempt of court to Justice Markandey Katju, the…