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Decrypting Rule 4(2)

Decrypting Rule 4(2)

Ankush RaiAug 10, 20217 min read

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…

Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

Human Rights as Jural Postulates: A Vision for CJS

Jinee LokaneetaAug 5, 202110 min read
[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”…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Research Positions at CCG

Shanthan ReddyAug 3, 202112 min read

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…

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

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

Kavya AroraAug 3, 20218 min read

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…

How Should We Historicize the Indian Constitution?

How Should We Historicize the Indian Constitution?

Dr. Arvind ElangovanJul 29, 202116 min read
[Ed Note: In the conclusion to our blog round-table book discussion, Professor Arvind Elangovan writes a response to the reviews for Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the…

No Democratic Protest If No Fair Trial

No Democratic Protest If No Fair Trial

Prof. Amita DhandaJul 23, 20218 min read
[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”…

Constitutionalism without Sovereignty?

Constitutionalism without Sovereignty?

Arudra BurraJul 20, 202112 min read
[Ed Note: As part of our blog round-table book discussion on Arvind Elangovan’s book Norms & Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of the Indian Constitution, 1935-50, this is…

Summary – Human Rights in The Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial

Summary – Human Rights in The Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial

Sahil AggarwalJul 15, 20219 min read
[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”,…

Discussion on Dr. Upendra Baxi’s article ‘Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial’

Discussion on Dr. Upendra Baxi’s article ‘Human Rights in the Administration of Criminal Justice: The Concept of Fair Trial’

Shanthan ReddyJul 15, 20213 min read

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 part of…

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Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Call for Submissions: The Indian Law Review Literature Review Prize 2017

Tarunabh KhaitanAug 19, 20172 min read

Indian Law Review hopes to publish at least one Literature Review (of around 10,000 words, including footnotes) in every volume. We envisage a Literature Review will not only comprehensively survey existing scholarship (including…

Gig-Worker as The Archetypal Citizen-Subject

By Amrita Vasudevan / June 4, 2022 / 2 Comments
Between 2019 and 2020 the Parliament passed four codes that re-organized the existing labour laws in India. The Code on Social Security, 2020, for the first time, introduced gig and platform-workers as distinct categories in labour legislation. Section 2(35), (60)...

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

By Saumya Khandelwal / June 17, 2022 / 1 Comment
Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under Article 48-A to improve and protect the environment, including forests. For this purpose, the Forest...

Call For Applications at The Centre for Communication Governance at the National Law University Delhi

By Anushri Bhuta / June 15, 2022 / 0 Comments
Call For Applications - Research Position at CCG  (i) Full Time CCG Researcher, and (ii) Part Time Consultant The National Law University Delhi (‘University’), through it’s Centre for Communication Governance (‘CCG’/’Centre’) is inviting applications for various research positions across both...

Call for Lawyer and Research Associate: CPA Project

By Suhani Paruvelly / June 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
The CPA Project are looking to hire a Research Associate with 2-3 years of experience with litigation drafting and research. Further information can be found below: