Author: raghavi

Political Uncertainty And Economic Stability

By Oyshee Gupta (CNLU Patna) & Suhaas Arora (RGNUL Patiala) EDITOR’S NOTE:- The repercussions are most irreparably felt by the economy.Investors usually evaluate the prospects of investment based on the policies of the incumbent governments as well as the possibility of changes in government. For developing nations, the economy is […]

Geological Carbon Sequestration:Is The Existing Legal Framework Adequate?

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida EDITOR’S NOTE:- Carbon sequestration is the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. While it prima facie falls within the scope of geo-engineering, the need for a concrete legal framework to resolve the disputes arising out of geological carbon sequestration has been […]

Law Of False Imprisonment In India

By Oyshee Gupta, CNLU Patna EDITOR’S NOTE:- In light of the recent trends of human rights violation in cases of custodial torture, it is imperative for the law pertaining to false arrests and detentions to be made more concrete.With the onset of judicial activism, India has witnessed a large number of […]

Need For Codification Of Refugee Laws In India

By Sagarika Chandel, KIIT School of Law, Bhuvaneshwar “EDITOR’S NOTE:- While India has been home to several immigrants from neighbouring indigenous communities in turmoil, however, it needs to devise a legal framework to protect the human rights that these refugees or asylum seekers are entitled to.India’s international commitments as well […]

Law On Phone-tapping In India

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida “EDITOR’S NOTE:- The recent times have exposed the diabolic methods used by government agencies all over the world for the greater good of national security. Deployment of such techniques is invasive of the fundamental right to privacy that citizens are entitled to. In […]

The Indian Legal Service Market And GATS

By Amrit Subhadarsi, KIIT School of Law, Bhuvaneshwar “EDITOR’S NOTE:- This piece analyses the prospect of liberalization of the Indian legal service market in light of India’s international commitments under the General Agreement on Trade and Services( GATS). The Advocates Act,1961 and the Bar Council Of India Rules have placed […]

Corporate Debt Restructuring-Strategies In The Indian Legal Regime

By Amrit Subhadarsi, KIIT School of Law, Bhuvaneshwar “EDITOR’S NOTE:- In this era of corporate governance reforms, it has become imperative for the Indian financial institutions to re-examine the existing methods of restructuring the companies that incur losses and are unable to function to their optimum capacity. Corporate debt restructuring […]

Lok Adalats

By Oyshee Gupta (CNLU Patna ) & Suhaas Arora (RGNUL, Patiala)  “EDITOR’S NOTE:- This piece discusses the dispute resolution mechanism that is known as Lok Adalats. Instituted under the Legal Services Authorities Act of 1987, Lok Adalats beckon the bright future of alternate dispute resolutions in India.The institution has attracted […]

Media Trials And The Rights Of The Accused

By Isha Tyagi and Nivedita Grover, Symbiosis Law School Noida “EDITOR’S NOTE: Media is rightly called the fourth estate. In today’s time, media is certainly the most powerful instrument for transmission of information as well as opinion. Media trials, a concept that gained popularity in the twentieth century, pertains to […]

Uniform Law Of Adoption

By Eshan Jaipuriar, Symbiosis Law School Pune “EDITOR’S NOTE:- This piece throws light upon the various endeavours made by the Government towards the creation of a uniform Civil Code.Having imported such a method to facilitate better governance, India continues to operate with a multitude of personal laws.However, such a system […]

Same-Sex Marriages In India

By Ananya Khanna, Symbiosis Law School, Pune “EDITOR’S NOTE:- Same-sex relationships have had a chequered history with Indian Courts. The Delhi High Court’s landmark judgement in the Naz Foundation lead the policy-makers to question the pragmatism and rationale behind Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. While several factions vociferously […]