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The importance of developing regulatory law and policy in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 14, 20051 min read

In this recent convocation address delivered at the National Law School’s 13th Convocation, Montek Singh Ahluwalia notes that “Regulatory law is a relatively new development in India, and is likely…

The politics of economic liberalisation in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 12, 20051 min read

Today’s Indian Express carries an interesting column by a Mumbai based management consultant. The views expressed are a stimulating counterpoint to the conventional wisdom ( that the left parties are…

Interesting article on cause lawyering in India

Arun ThiruvengadamSep 12, 20053 min read

Vikram has asked me to be a guest blogger while he is away, and I hope to be able to contribute off and on. Jayanth Krishnan has a new piece…

Airports Authority Files A Writ?

Vikram RaghavanSep 6, 20051 min read

This is an amazing story. The Airports Authority, a central government entity, is actually going to court to enjoin the local governments from licensing hoardings near Chennai airport. It is…

Vikram RaghavanAug 28, 20056 min read

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is in Kabul today. This story has been largely ignored in the Western press, but it has received considerable attention in India as well as in…

Killing Kadirgamar

Vikram RaghavanAug 21, 20051 min read

This is a brief, but poignant piece on the slaying of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister, which only appears online in the New Yorker. Like other Sri Lankans, I’m outraged at…

Supreme Court’s “Anti-Reservation” Order

Vikram RaghavanAug 20, 20051 min read

There has been great hysteria over this anti-reservation judgment. Someone ought to do a calm, dispassionate analysis of this judgment to determine what exactly the Supreme Court ruled. The Supreme…

My First Post

Vikram RaghavanAug 20, 20051 min read

I’ve finally given up on Frontpage to do my Blog. I just can’t get why they don’t put out a blogging element to their program. Anyways. Their loss. So, Blogger,…

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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)...
Animal Law Centre Event details and names of the panelists.

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...