Oct 14, 20052 min read

WILLING TO STRIKE BUT AFRAID TO WOUNDThis is the title of an interesting piece [http://www.hindu.com/2005/10/10/stories/2005101000561000.htm] by N. Ravi which appeared in the Hindu on October 10,2005. While the order of…

Insights into India’s approach to the WTO, Third World coalitions and foreign policy

Arun ThiruvengadamOct 14, 20055 min read

Shamnad’s recent post reminded me of an academic paper by Andrew Hurrell and Amrita Narlikar, titled “A New Politics of Confrontation: Developing Countries at Cancun and Beyond”. In this piece,…

Early reactions to the Rameshwar Prasad (Bihar dissolution) case

Arun ThiruvengadamOct 11, 20053 min read

Since the Supreme Court has only issued an order as opposed to a reasoned judgment in the Rameshwar Prasad case, analysis of the ruling is necessarily constrained. The consensus among…

Shekhar Gupta on subsidies

Oct 9, 20051 min read

Shekhar Gupta has a nice editorial in Saturday’s (8th Oct) Indian Express. He discusses the issue of large government subsidies (power, water, LPG and higher education) benefitting the middle and…

Brilliant move by Brazil at the WTO

Shamnad BasheerOct 9, 20054 min read

For those of you who follow intellectual property (IP) and international trade issues, I’m sure you’re aware of the rather schizophrenic nature of the US when it comes to enforcing…

Bihar Dissolution Order

Vikram RaghavanOct 7, 20057 min read

Earlier today, the Supreme Court has delivered its eagerly awaited verdict in the Bihar Dissolution Case. The case is called Rameshwar Prasad v. Union of India. The Court has ordered…

Recent analytical newscolumns of interest to lawyers

Arun ThiruvengadamOct 7, 20052 min read

Continuing our focus on regulation in India, here is a powerful critique of the recent governmental proposal to revamp power sector regulation in India (Thanks to Promod Nair for the…

Taking Suffering Seriously

Vikram RaghavanOct 5, 20053 min read

On many issues, I’m not what you’d call a “bleeding-heart liberal.” But I purloined the caption for this post from Professor Baxi’s famous piece on public interest litigation in India.…

The role of the Judiciary in India’s constitutional democracy – an old issue revisited

Arun ThiruvengadamOct 5, 20053 min read

Today’s Indian Express carries a thoughtful Op-ed piece by Bimal Jalan on the continuing controversy about the proper roles of the judiciary and the legislature in our constitutional democracy. Jalan…

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Confused and Confusing: Proportionality in the Supreme Court’s FCRA Judgment

By Siddharth Sunil and Shagun Bhargava / August 29, 2022 / 1 Comment
The Supreme Court, in Noel Harper and Ors. v. Union of India (‘Noel Harper’) had occasion to consider a batch of petitions assailing the constitutional validity of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 (‘Amending Act’). The Amending Act incorporated,...
Procedures for Medical abortion in India

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Procedure

By Ishika Garg / September 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
In this infographic, Ishika Garg presents a step-by-step process of the circumstances in which a pregnancy can be terminated according to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Act is complemented by the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003 which,...
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Anonymous Social Media Users: Exploring Policy Solutions to Regulate Anonymity over the Internet (Part 1)

By Anmol Jain / September 24, 2022 / 1 Comment
Anmol Jain writes an extensive two-parter where he analyses the merits and demerits of online anonymity while developing an idea for an alternative legal regime that may address the concerns posed by such anonymity without taking away the immense benefits...
Feminist Judgement re-writing project

#2.3 – Interview with Kanika Sharma and Laura Lammasneimi – Dadaji Bhikaji v Rukhmabai

By Kanika Sharma, Laura Lammasneimi and Ajitesh Arya / August 31, 2022 / 1 Comment
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6YU2Pdcxh7x6L83cHprlUg?si=ut30TLAqQXqAedqGEFpZHg The Indian Feminist Judgments project [IFJP] is a collaboration between feminist legal academics, litigators and judges, practitioners, and activists from law and other disciplines who use a feminist lens to re-write alternative opinions to existing judgments. Indian Law Review, Volume 5 (Issue...
Monthly Updates- August 2022

Monthly Round-Up: August 2022

By Dyuti Anand / September 6, 2022 / 1 Comment
Law and Other Things published a range of interesting articles and new scholarship discussions to further scholarship in public law. Below we bring you an update on the Blog’s activities during August 2022. CEDE Collaboration: Law and Other Things (LAOT)...
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Animal Law Centre: Webinar Week 2022:  Aligning Perspectives in Animal Protection and Practice.

By Avani Vijay / August 31, 2022 / 1 Comment
After the success of our webinar series conducted in July 2022 on the theme "Multilateral Perspectives in Animal Protection and Practice", the Animal Law Centre, NALSAR University of Law, presents its second webinar week, titled, "Aligning Perspectives in Animal Protection...

Anonymous Social Media Users: Exploring Policy Solutions to Regulate Anonymity over the Internet- Part II

By Anmol Jain / September 27, 2022 / 1 Comment
Part I of this two-part blog series briefly discussed the idea of the online disinhibition effect and how the existence of anonymous online users on social media platforms has given rise to increased instances of online harms. It also discussed...