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Does the IBC still owe its allegiance to its stakeholders?

The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the lives and livelihoods, routines, structures and fundamental ecosystems of many across the globe. While those with resources – financial and otherwise – have been able to weather the storm of uncertainty brought on

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Does the IBC still owe its allegiance to its stakeholders?

    The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the lives and livelihoods, routines, structures and fundamental ecosystems of many across the globe. While those with resources – financial and otherwise – have been able to weather the storm of uncertainty

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Stormy amendments

There is much debate on the misuse of the sedition law these days but what is not known is that Nehru’s First Amendment wanted to curb freedom of speech The Indian Constitution has been amended 104 times and many of

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Our global standing matters

Under international law, India was not justified in denying visas to the USCIRF team which wanted to probe allegations of atrocities on minorities Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar has denied visas to a delegation of the US Commission on International Religious

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Elephantine problem

Laws make no sense if not enforced. And people will play with animals till we realise the right to co-existence All of humanity needs to hang its head in shame for an inhuman deed that took place on May 27

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Working class uprising

The new labour laws being enacted by the Centre and various State Governments might create another lockdown even as the economy limps back to normalcy after having all but collapsed In what is perceived as possibly the last phase of

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No summer break

After video-conferencing sessions, SC will curtail vacations to speed up hearing in crucial cases in a post-pandemic world The unprecedented crisis caused by the Coronavirus lockdown has compelled both a systemic and individual overhaul. Like everything else, the justice delivery mechanism has

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Online justice delivery

Lawyers and judges are learning how videoconferencing works because a pandemic must not be allowed to stop the wheels of justice from churning The nationwide lockdown on account of COVID-19 has forced the Indian judiciary to rely heavily on technology and the

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A disastrous Act

The plans that were devised by the Centre under the provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, did not foresee such a huge calamity and the humanitarian crisis emerging out of it The complete lockdown of the country within three-four hours of

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No, My Lord

India’s Supreme Court judges warn democracy is in danger Prashant Tewari In a stunning move, four of the senior-most judges of India’s Supreme Court have publicly slammed the functioning of the country’s top court and warned that democracy will not

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