Year: 2015

Excessive Extra Territoriality of Competition Laws: A Failed Harmonization

By Harshini Jhothiraman Editor’s Note: Regulatory mechanisms in every country work perfectly until before they overlap each other resulting in a conflict of laws. Ironically, international laws have attempted and failed in trying to harmonize the extraterritorial application of competition laws in resolving disputes. The efforts of the WTO in resolving […]

Federalism In India- A Judicial Interpretation

By Siddharth Dalabehera INTRODUCTION The debate whether India has a ‘Federal Constitution’ and ‘Federal Government’ has been grappling the Apex court in India because of the theoretical label given to the Constitution of India, namely, federal, quasi-federal, unitary. Until the West Bengal decision in 1963, our Supreme Court had made […]

Gay Rights – A Comparative Study

By Siddharth Dalabehera INTRODUCTION For the past century, gay rights have been debated and fought over in hope to give equal rights to all people. Although gay relationships and feelings were recognized as far into history as the 7th Century BC, the true activism has increased since the beginning of […]

Barcelona Traction Case (Belgium v. Spain)

Siddharth Dalabehera Introduction Proceedings in the case concerning the Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain) were instituted by an Application of 19th June 1962 in which the Belgian Government sought reparation for damage claimed to have been caused to Belgian nationals, shareholders in the Canadian Barcelona Traction Company, […]

Interplay Between Competition Law And IPR In Its Regulation Of Market

By Shubhodip Chakraborty Editor’s Note: Markets are governed by different regulatory mechanisms. One of the important objectives of the mechanism is to strike a reasonable balance between the conflicting interests among the various stakeholders. Free market operates automatically because of unregulated supply and demand of basic needs without much intervention […]

Judicial Activism

By Sushma Pandey   Editor’s Note: The issue of judicial activism has been put on a national agenda in the recent past. It has been criticized by constitutional experts and politicians while it has been warmly welcomed by lawyers and public. Meaning and Evolution Judicial activism comes in to play when […]

€The Critical Role of the Civil Society in Combating Human Trafficking

By Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor’s Note: Human Trafficking is one of the worst forms of social evil that can still be perceived all over the world. This research paper essentially concentrates on forms of human trafficking all around the world for example Trafficking in women for sexual exploitation, child sex tourism, […]

Cross Border Terrorism And Home Grown Militancy

By Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor’s Note: India and Pakistan are two countries which are endeavouring to deal with the issue of cross border terrorism since the time of independence, 1947. One of the most important issues with which almost every country is trying to overcome is of combating militancy, terrorism […]

Education, Employment And Empowerment Of The Rescued Women Of Trafficking

By Prajoy Dutta & Harshit Singh Jadoun Editor’s Note: Since the beginning of time, women in India have been objectified and discriminated as items for domestic use. Treated as slaves, sex objects and various other forms of derogatory labour, historically, women had never been allowed to stand up for their […]

Education For Fostering National Integration In India In The 21st Century

Rupali & Harshit Singh Jadoun   Editor’s Note: If the history of India is examined before the advent of Britishers then the phrase “India being a land of diversity with unity” fits in appropriately. Religion and language in ancient time acted as a main constituent of strengthening harmony along with uniformity […]