Guest post by Namratha Murugeshan Friday, the 12th of January, 2018 witnessed a historic vocalization of dissent in the Indian judiciary albeit outside the courtroom. In an unprecedented press conference, four puisne judges of the Indian Supreme criticized the incumbent Chief Justice Dipak Misra for abuse of his administrative power in the matter of allocation…

I wanted to bring the readers attention to Parul Kumar’s new article on the treatment of substantive allegations of fraud in arbitration, published in Arbitration International, a journal published by the  London Court of International Arbitration.  The abstract of the article is below and the article can be found here. “The Indian Supreme Court judgment…

In Chapter 6 of my book, Due Process of Law (published in 2011) [p. 177-206], I had argued that the “arbitrariness” test under Indian constitutional law, famously articulated by Justice Bhagwati in the Royappa and Maneka Gandhi decisions, and its subsequent application by the Supreme Court, suffered from “doctrinal looseness”. I said that the arbitrariness…