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’22 April Round-Up (Weeks 2-4)

Hello! Telawgram, this month takes you through Supreme Court and High Court decisions, arbitration proceedings, insurance disputes, maritime matters and more. The readings will give you a wide range of content – from private international law to general principles of criminal law and more! Happy Reading!

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’22 Week 5(01/04 – 07/04)

Hello everyone! The past week has seen several developments in various realms of law! We travel from Delhi to Oklahoma to examine John Doe orders, competition law investigations abortion laws, international criminal trials and much more! Happy reading!

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’22 March Round-up

Greetings! We are delighted to be back! The past month has seen several developments ranging from the introduction of the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill in Lok Sabha, Karnataka High Court’s hijab row verdict to the ICJ order to immediately suspend the invasion of Ukraine. Touching upon the nuances of criminal law, competition law, constitutional law, environmental law, data protection laws, identity issues and more; we hope to give you an amazing read! Happy Reading!

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’22 Week 3 (25/02 – 03/03)

Hello! This week’s Telawgram update brings you developments from the Supreme Court, High Courts, International Courts and the United Nations. Touching upon the nuances of public law, IT law, criminal law, identity issues, climate challenges and more; we hope to give you an amazing read this weekend! The TeLawgram team will be on a temporary hiatus until the end of March. Happy Reading!

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Arbitration

RECONCEPTUALIZING ETHICS IN INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION: DENATIONALISING THE CODE OF CONDUCT

Padmakshi Sharma Introduction In an increasingly globalised world, clashes between multifarious legal and ethical cultures are not uncommon, especially in the ever-expanding field of international arbitration. Today, the indisputably global nature of international arbitration has allowed an arbitration proceeding to be conducted in India, comprising an American counsel as a claimant, a French counsel as […]

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’22 Week 2 (17/02 – 24/02)

Hello! This week’s updates include developments in corporate, criminal, constitutional and human rights law among others. We look at decisions and laws to protect the LGBTQ+ community in India and New Zealand, the Tata-Mistry dispute and Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, and much more! Happy Reading!

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’22 Week 1 (01/02 – 16/02)

Hello everyone! We are delighted to be back! The first half of this month witnessed several developments in various realms of law. In our latest update, we discuss developments on the Karnataka government’s decision to ban hijabs, the Haryana Anti-Conversion Bill, the ICJ’s latest reparations judgement and much more! Happy reading!

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Rights Adjudication

Transformative Equality: The Supreme Court on Mental Disability and Anti-Discrimination

Arif Mustafa Hussain Introduction The Supreme Court of India, in its ruling in Ravinder Kumar Dhariwal v. Union of India, took the progressive approach of transformative equality in uplifting the position of individuals with a mental disability under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act/RPwD”). The court also […]

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Environment

The Poisoned Arrow of Section 11, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 and the Proposed Amendment

Abhay Raj For decades, animal welfare sabotage has been a major concern for India’s liberation and animal rights movement. Animal welfare sabotage can be seen as a politically motivated action and a well-enumerated strategy of the empowered activists. It is a collection of actions that collapsed the Indian animal welfare regime. Using the paradigm of […]

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An Imposition of its Kind: CCI’s Distaste for Amazon in its Deal with Future Group

Aayush Mishra & Aditi Dehal I. Introduction In an Order dated 28 November 2019, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) had assented to Amazon’s proposal to acquire 49 percent shares of Future Coupons Private Limited (FCPL). However, in what is now called a landmark imposition, the CCI has slapped a collective fine of INR 202 […]