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Coronavirus International Law

Revisiting Humanity in the Wake of the Pandemic: A Saga of the Climate Induced Displacement

Kavya Mathur & Varsha Raman Climate change, a notable driver of displacement, has the potential to displace about 140 million people by 2050. Even though climate change continues to shatter lives and livelihoods across the globe, States and the international community in general are seemingly inattentive to its effects. This crisis demands action, as the […]

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TeLawgram (Week 4)

Hello! This past week, we’ve seen a number of legal updates, ranging from the Jharkhand HC ruling that the “right to equal pay” is a cardinal principle of service jurisprudence, to the US DOJ charging Russian military officers for worldwide cyberattacks.
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TeLawgram (Week 3)

Hello! This past week, we’ve seen a number of legal updates, ranging from the Delhi High Court issuing a notice to the Centre in the same sex marriage plea, to Bangladesh passing a law increasing the maximum punishment for rape from life imprisonment to death penalty.
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The Need for Behavioural Economics in Indian Policy

Ritwik Tyagi The behavioural aspect of economics has emerged into a full-fledged field of research and sustained study only in recent times. The rise of social media and e-commerce websites like Amazon and Flipkart kicked up a virtual storm and triggered the rise of personalised shopping, where each customer’s account is tailored in a manner […]

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TeLawgram (Week 2)

Greetings! We are pleased to present ‘TeLawgram’, our new weekly segment focussing on events of legal importance – in India and elsewhere. For your ease, we will be providing a brief summary of events, as well as a reading list that explores different points of view. With TeLawgram, we hope to both inform readers and […]

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International Law

When Time Ran Out for TikTok: Is Trump’s Order Justified

Naina Bora Amidst its growing popularity, Tiktok has faced severe backlash from some governments viewing the mobile application as a national security threat. On 6th August 2020, the Trump Administration passed an executive order under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”) stating that Tiktok shall be banned within 45 days. In the aftermath of […]

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TeLawgram (Week 1)

Greetings! We are pleased to present ‘TeLawgram’, our new weekly segment focussing on events of legal importance – in India and elsewhere. For your ease, we will be providing a brief summary of events, as well as a reading list that explores different points of view. With TeLawgram, we hope to both inform readers and […]

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Policy

Eviction of Delhi Slum Dwellers – Urban Rights of the Marginalized in Limbo

Devashish Tiwari & Ayush Sharma Introduction The apex court in an order with lamentable ramifications on 31st August ordered the removal of Forty-Eight thousand slum dwellings situated along the railway tracks in Delhi. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra directed state authorities to remove the jhuggi jhopri clusters in the vicinity of the […]