Thursday, April 19, 2018

Reforms Fall Wide of the Mark: Time for a Retrospect of...

Governmental regulations are inevitable policy tools purported to prevent or deal with problems that markets do not manage well. However, the limits of regulation...

The state of Uniform Civil Code in India

Part IV of the Indian Constitution guarantees to every citizen certain fundamental rights enforceable in a court of law. In addition, certain broader concepts...

Stress in the Banking Sector: Need for New Approaches

The lull in the Indian banking sector in the wake of the government’s demonetization move appears to be on its way out. And with...

From the “political theatre of absurd” in Chennai

It is understood that Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao was supposed to come to Chennai on Tuesday, then on Wednesday and finally yesterday. He holds...

The Dialogue Parliament Winter Session Monitor

Day 9, 28/11/2016 The Income Tax Laws (Second Amendment) Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha today. The Bill provides for ‘Taxation and Investment Regime for...

Whither rights of Muslim women?

Having recorded here a viewpoint on ‘triple talaq’ when the Supreme Court took cognisance of a divorced Muslim woman’s plea in March and issued...

Major Victory for Students and Educational Access in DU Photocopy Case

As many of you may have heard, the Delhi High Court just handed down a major IP verdict in the DU photocopy case. In...

Ending Monsanto’s Monopoly in the Development of Pest-Resistant Cotton: Is Desi...

As our readers would recall, the Government has been taking a number of robust (and some would say heavy-handed) measures to control the price...

Monsoon Session Tracker

Monsoon Session Wrap The Monsoon Session of Parliament adjourned sine die. Lok Sabha worked for 101% of the scheduled hours and Rajya Sabha for 96%. 14...

Banning Smoke without Fire – An innovation killer

Kerala Government's recent decision to ban e-cigarettes is an innovation killer. The concerns raised about e-cigarettes are not grounded in sound evidence. There is...