Saturday, May 27, 2017

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...

India’s New Intellectual Property Policy: A Critique

Last month the Modi government introduced a new policy on intellectual property rights (IPRs). It lays out the government’s approach to strengthen IPRs with...

Reincarnation of the Censorship Debate

Censorship has long been a controversial topic as it attacks the right to freedom of speech and expression, which forms the bedrock of any...

How FCRA is being abused to shrink civic space in India

Over the past two years, the Modi government has relied on a highly problematic law to cut funding to and even permanently suspend the...