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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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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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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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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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Institutional Reform at the Supreme Court

Institutional Reform at the Supreme Court

[Ed Note: As part of our series marking 15 Years of Law and Other Things, we bring to you posts from our long-time contributors and supporters! In this post our Senior Editor Nick Robinson traces the...
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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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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
Who Are Our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges

Who Are Our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges

Feminists and Rape Law Reform: Wielding Power with Expertise?

Feminists and Rape Law Reform: Wielding Power with Expertise?

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...

In Memoriam: V.S. Mallar

By Vikram Raghavan / April 25, 2021 / 0 Comments
Varadaraja Shivaraya Mallar, who taught at seven law schools across India, left us on Saturday. With his ebulliently booming voice, Professor V.S. Mallar introduced generations of students to the lofty precepts of constitutional law and administrative law. He did so...

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

By Shravani Shendye / April 26, 2021 / 0 Comments
INTRODUCTION In March 2021, both Houses of the Parliament passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (hereinafter, GNCTD Bill) amidst massive furore. The President also gave his assent to the Bill immediately after its passing...

Response to “Who are our Judges? Assessing the Information Disclosure Practice of Indian Supreme Court Judges”

By Deepika Kinhal and Shreya Tripathy / April 14, 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...

Letting Go: The End (of the Start)

By Swethaa Ballakrishnen / April 23, 2021 / 0 Comments
[Ed Note: We have been hosting a Book Roundtable on Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite. We had the introductory post by Nick Robinson and blog posts from Akshaya Kamalnath, Nida Kirmani, and Hemangini...

Analysing NEP Through Gendered Lens – Part II

By Shraddha and Harshwardhan Pushkin Sharma / April 20, 2021 / 1 Comment
[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on the analysis of the National Education Policy through gendered lines. Part I can be accessed here.]  Ignoring LGBTQIA+  The NEP also fails to address LGBTQIA+ concerns. The NEP is vaguely worded and it...