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Regulatory Implications of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Regulatory Implications of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

[Ed Note: This article has been written by Rishika R, a fellow at the Regulatory Governance Project, NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Eeshan Sonak, Bhavisha Sharma & Anushri Bhuta from our...
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Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

This Reading List has been compiled by our Student Editors Pranjal and Shravani. We are grateful to our Senior Editor Chinmayi Arun for her inputs
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India & Global Decline in Democracies

India & Global Decline in Democracies

Law and Other Things is happy to announce that we are hosting an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in Democracies as a part of our New Scholarship initiative.
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Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

Prof. Ballakrishnen responds to the comments from Akshaya Kamalnath, Nida Kirmani and Hemangini Gupta on their book Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite.
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Killing A Constitution With A Thousand Cuts: A Response to the Symposium Blogs

Killing A Constitution With A Thousand Cuts: A Response to the Symposium Blogs

[Ed Note – We are hosting an international blog symposium on India and Global Decline in Democracies as a part of our New Scholarship initiative. We discussed Professor Tarunabh Khaitan’s article, which he introduced here. All responses to his...
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Unraveling the New Land Regime in Jammu and Kashmir

Unraveling the New Land Regime in Jammu and Kashmir

In this post, Mariyam Mayam, legal reporter at LOAT, explains the new land law regime being put in place in Jammu and Kashmir
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Interview with Prof. Tarunabh Khaitan

Interview with Prof. Tarunabh Khaitan

Prof. Khaitan talks about the Junior Faculty Forum, his personal journey in academic writing and shares advice on how to improve writing! He also talks about the writing skills that undergraduate law students and early-career...
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Discussing Vol. 4 Issue 2 of the Indian Law Review

Discussing Vol. 4 Issue 2 of the Indian Law Review

This is the third part of our New Scholarship Series. In this series we discuss public law themed articles featured in the recently released Issue 2 of the 2020 Volume of India Law Review. This...
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Circumvention of Federalism & The GNCTD (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Circumvention of Federalism & The GNCTD (Amendment) Bill, 2021

In this explainer piece, our Reporter, Shravani analyses the GNCTD (Amendment) Bill that makes substantial changes to Delhi’s unique federal structure. The new Amendment is studied using the principles of cooperative federalism to understand how...
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The #Me Too Judgement : M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani

The #Me Too Judgement : M.J. Akbar vs Priya Ramani

In India, one of the most high-profile cases to come out of the #MeToo movement against workplace sexual harassment perpetrated has finally seen its culmination. The Case involved Journalist Priya Ramani, as an accused after...
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Regulatory Framework for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Regulatory Framework for the COVID-19 Vaccine

In this explainer, our Reporter Shravani explains the regulatory framework for the development, approval and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in India. It explains the legal compliances required under the current regulatory regime while also...
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Labour Codes: The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020

Labour Codes: The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020

This post discusses the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, focusing on some of its key features as well the limitations and inconsistencies posed by it.
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Labour Codes: Code on Social Security, 2020

Labour Codes: Code on Social Security, 2020

Sahil discusses some crucial new changes introduced by the Code on Social Security, 2020 and its potential limitations in light of the recent release of the corresponding Code on Social Security (Central) Draft Rules, 2020...
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Unraveling the New Land Regime in Jammu and Kashmir

Unraveling the New Land Regime in Jammu and Kashmir

In this post, Mariyam Mayam, legal reporter at LOAT, explains the new land law regime being put in place in Jammu and Kashmir
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Labour Codes: Industrial Relations Code 2020

Labour Codes: Industrial Relations Code 2020

The Government recently passed three labour codes - the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020, and the Code of Social Security, 2020 - in a bid to consolidate...
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Over-Regulation of The Civil Society: Unpacking the  FCRA 2020

Over-Regulation of The Civil Society: Unpacking the FCRA 2020

In this Explainer, our Legal Reporter Shravani, unpacks the substantive and procedural issues with the recent Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020. FCRA 2020 seeks to regulate foreign funding of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in order...
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Fair Trial in the Times of Tyranny?: A Case for Abolition

Fair Trial in the Times of Tyranny?: A Case for Abolition

Jammu & Kashmir Internet Restrictions Cases: A Missed Opportunity to Redefine Fundamental Rights in the Digital Age
How Should We Historicize the Indian Constitution?

How Should We Historicize the Indian Constitution?

No Democratic Protest If No Fair Trial

No Democratic Protest If No Fair Trial

Constitutionalism without Sovereignty?

Constitutionalism without Sovereignty?

Article 22 -Calling Time on Preventive Detention

Article 22 -Calling Time on Preventive Detention

Response to Prof. Saptarshi Mandal and Ms. Shruti Iyer

Response to Prof. Saptarshi Mandal and Ms. Shruti Iyer

Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

Response to “Who are our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges”
Discussing Volume 9 of the Indian Journal of Constitutional Law

Discussing Vol. 4 Issue 1 of the Indian Law Review

By Dayaar Singla / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
As our readers might be aware, we have recently started the New Scholarship Section on our Blog, to promote new academic literature in the field of public law. As an added dimension to this, we have decided to invite discussants...

Reading List on Pegasus Controversy

By Pranjal Gautam and Shravani Shendye / August 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
Israel based technology firm NSO Group has produced the spyware ‘Pegasus’, named after the mythical creature - a horse with wings. Symbolically contrasting with the common Trojan Horse malware, Pegasus’ name represents two things - one, the ability of its...

Compulsory Vaccination Dilemma

By Tanmay Malik / August 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
Creation of vaccine for COVID-19 was a moment of euphoria and pride. However, till today, to the dismay of all, neither have the vaccines become panacea, nor has the virus evanesced. The pandemic has affected human rights globally, be it...

Regulatory Implications of the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

By Rishika R / August 24, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: This article has been written by Rishika R, a fellow at the Regulatory Governance Project, NLSIU. The article has been co-edited & coordinated by Eeshan Sonak, Bhavisha Sharma & Anushri Bhuta from our Student Editorial Team.] Introduction The...

Decrypting Rule 4(2)

By Ankush Rai / August 10, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Central Government and WhatsApp have sparred with each other in the last few weeks over the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules (“IT Rules 2021”) issued in February 2021 under the Information Technology Act...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

By Shanthan Reddy / August 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both its teams on a (i) full time basis as a CCG researcher and/or managerial role, and (ii) part...

Jammu & Kashmir Internet Restrictions Cases: A Missed Opportunity to Redefine Fundamental Rights in the Digital Age

By Devdutta Mukhopadhyay / August 25, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a series of posts discussing the public law themed research articles featured in Volume 9 of the Indian Journal of...

Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

By Jinee Lokaneeta / August 5, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial” published in the Annual Journal of the National Human Rights...

Education Rights Trust v. Government of Karnataka: Need to Prevent Legislature from Diluting the Spirit and Object of the RTE Act

By Kavya Arora / August 3, 2021 / 0 Comments
INTRODUCTION On July 14, 2021, the News Minute reported that admissions under the RTE Act in Karnataka have declined since 2019. One of the most prominent reasons suggested for this decline is Karnataka Government’s RTE Rule that a child cannot...

Fair Trial in the Times of Tyranny?: A Case for Abolition

By Ameya Bokil / August 27, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: Over the next few days, we shall be discussing Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi’s article titled “Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial” published in the Annual Journal of the National Human Rights...

Call for Papers: NLSIU’s Socio-Legal Review Vol. 18(1): Submit by October 15, 2021

By Eeshan Sonak / August 13, 2021 / 0 Comments
The Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a student-run, peer reviewed journal published by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. SLR began with the support of the Modern Law Review, London in 2005 and has since been listed in the...