Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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...

Antrix-Devas deal: The BIT bites India

India is again in the limelight of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS). After the huge stir created by the white industries award in 2011-12, an...

Entry of foreign lawyers in India – Need for integrated legal...

Post 1990s with the global increase in trade and commerce, there has been a surge to develop internationally oriented legal services which will provide...

RBI’S S4A: Yet Another Recovery Scheme or Game-Changer?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come out with a new scheme to ease the pressure on Indian banks to recover their dues...