A Critical Analysis of The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2013

By Kiruthika D, The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai Editor's Note: On 23 January 2003, India ratified the Cartagena Protocol which protects biodiversity from potential risks of genetically modified organisms. Currently, the Genetic Engineering Approvals Committee, a body under the … [Read more...]

The Role of International Financial Institutions in Developing and Least Developed Countries

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By Modi Umangkumar Champaklal, NLIU, Bangalore Editor's Note : International financial Institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are facing varied economical, financial, political, social and environmental issues today. Their role with regards to the administration … [Read more...]

Civil Aviation in the EU Emission Trading Scheme

By Pravir Singh Srivastava & Akanksha Sisodia, Symbiosis Law School, Noida Editor’s note: In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions effectively, the European Union established an emissions trading system. A ‘cap’ is set on the total amount of greenhouse gases that can be emitted – this cap … [Read more...]

Media trial: freedom of speech v. fair trial

Shabnam Saidalavi, School of Legal Studies, Cochin Editor’s note: Freedom of expression is a fundamental right that goes to the very heart of individual identity and collective interaction. Freedom of the media has been a contentious issue, especially when it involves scrutinizing a free trial. … [Read more...]

Conflict, Refugee Situation and Human Rights: A Case Study of Tamil Refugees in the Sri Lankan Conflict

By Anonymous Editor's Note: Refugee situations and statelessness are two of the most pertinent issues today in International Law. There are millions of displaced persons who live in the most inhumane conditions all over the world including India, Iran and Pakistan and their only intention was to … [Read more...]

The Struggle of a Democracy against Terrorism: Sacrificing Civil Liberties to Reduce Terrorism Risks

By Sonakshi Verma, National Law University Jodhpur Editor's Note: Terrorist threats have existed throughout modern history, and the importance of deterring and preventing terrorist acts is of central importance. The impulse to abandon human rights norms in times of fear and crisis is … [Read more...]

Insufficiency of medical facilities

By Abhinav Yadav The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: The health situation and medical facilities in India continue to be extremely dismal. Under the domain of human rights, the right to health is defined as the right to achieve the “highest … [Read more...]