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Regulatory Framework for the COVID-19 Vaccine

The science and the regulatory framework behind vaccination has come a long way since Edward Jenner discovered the first ever vaccine in 1796. Today, we ...
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Untimely exit of a brilliant teacher

The entire legal academia and disability fraternity is shell shocked on hearing the most unfortunate news of sudden exit of Dr. Shirish Deshpande. With his ...
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Inheritance Rights at bay: The story of Kashmiri half widows

The Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been a place of inter as well as intra territorial turmoil for a very long time. The ...
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Call for Papers | DAKSH Report

In its upcoming volume, DAKSH is looking to examine the role of the Indian Judiciary in engaging with the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution ...
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We have met the enemy and he is us: Thoughts inspired by Tarunabh Khaitan’s “Killing a constitution with thousand cuts”

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 will be discussing ...
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Is the UP Anti-Conversion Law Necessary? What Do The Numbers Say? – Part 2

Ed note : This is Part II of a two-part series on the UP Anti-Conversion Ordinance. Pat I can be found here PART-B Parental intervention: ...
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Is the UP Anti-Conversion Law Necessary? What Do The Numbers Say?

Ed Note: This is Part I of a two-part series on the UP Anti-Conversion Ordinance. PART-A Introduction Since the Governor of Uttar Pradesh has promulgated ...
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Labour Codes: The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020

[Ed Note: On 23rd September 2020, the Parliament passed the new labour codes namely, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working ...
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The Case for Systemic Constitutional Analysis

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 will be ...
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Response to Zaid Deva’s Article – Basic without Structure? : the Presidential Order of 1954 and the Indo-Jammu & Kashmir Constitutional Relationship

Ed Note: As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This Response Piece is part of ...
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Uttar Pradesh’s Kafkaesque Anti-Conversion Ordinance

Indian secularism, one of the the founding tenets of her Constitution, was envisaged as a means to secure principled distance between the State and religion ...
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Deirdre N. Dlugoleski Responds to the Discussion on her Paper on Forest Rights Act

[Ed Note: Please find below Deirdre N. Dlugoleski’s detailed response to the post(s) from C.R. Bijoy and Shalini Iyengar regarding her Article in the Indian Law Review ...
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Summary – Basic without Structure? : The presidential order of 1954 and the Indo-J&K constitutional relationship

Ed Note - As part of our New Scholarship Section, we have been inviting discussants to respond to specific articles. This is part of a ...
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Fellow Travelers in Illiberalism: India and Hungary

Ed Note - 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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Labour Codes: Code on Social Security, 2020

[Ed Note: On 23rd September 2020, the Parliament passed the new labour codes namely, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working ...
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Right to Protest Judgment: Its Impact on Democracy

Introduction The recently introduced Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) have garnered widespread public debate on whether these measures are in ...
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Putting Politics Ahead of Institutional Critique

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 ...
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Domicile Reservation in National Law Universities – A Response to Alok Prasanna Kumar

In an article published in EPW on July 11th, Alok Prasanna Kumar had argued in favour of having domicile-based reservations in National Law Universities (NLUs) ...
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Chameleon Constitutions and Sri Lanka’s 20th Amendment

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 will be discussing ...
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Farm Laws: The Ayes have it! The Ayes have it!?

Ed Note: In this post, the authors argue that the recent Farm Bills are beyond the legislative competence of the union government, and the process ...
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Subversion By Law

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 will be ...
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Patriotism, Nationalism and the Civilisational State

[Ed note - In this post Dr. Venkat Iyer reviews the books -The Battle of Belonging by Shashi Tharoor and A New Idea of India ...
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IDIA Legal Workshop 2021 | NUJS x NLSIU x NALSAR

IDIA was the brainchild of late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, an acclaimed academician, and scholar, and a beloved teacher, whose vision was to mentor and ...
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The Forgotten Alternative to Addressing Caste Discrimination

When a top Bollywood actor recently said modern Indians have rejected caste and another one opposed identification of caste in the census a few years ...
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Examining the legality of the NIA Act

A federal government is a system wherein powers are divided between the Centre and the State and both operate independently in their respective jurisdictions.[1] The ...
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Sub-Classification in reservations but what of Untouchability and discrimination flowing through SC/ST category?

‘Kapada na latta va khaya bhatta fajitee maay hoti lay mothiKakhet lekaru, haatat jhadna, doi war shenaachi paati,Mahya Bhimana maiy sonyane bharali oti.’ [No clothes ...
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Monthly Round-Up: December 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, the Law and Other Things team wishes all our readers a very Happy New Year! We look forward to ...
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Prof. Redding Responds to Reviews of A Secular Need

Ed Note: (In this conclusion to our blog round-table book discussion, Prof. Jeffrey Redding writes a response to the reviews for A Secular Need: Islamic Law and ...
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