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Constitutional Law Rights Adjudication

Citizenship (Amendment) Act and Right to Equality: In Consonance or in Dissonance?

By Ananya Singh The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 [“Amendment Act“], since its inception, has been embroiled in controversy for not only its content, but majorly for the political intention with which it was passed by the India Parliament. Nevertheless, a major debate is arousing, regarding its constitutional validity wherein the debate abides on the issue […]

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Insolvency

Simultaneous proceedings for the same debt under IBC

By Dhiraj Yadav and Barkha Dwivedi It is a well settled principle that the liability of a Principal Debtor and a Guarantor is coextensive. The same is enshrined under section 128 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Despite this, the act of initiating simultaneous proceedings against Principal Debtor and Guarantor for the same amount of […]

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Antitrust Constitutional Law Rights Adjudication

An Introduction to Amazon’s Exploitative Behaviour

By Gautami Govindarajan Jeff Bezos may be the richest man in modern history, but at whose cost? Amazon has risen to a position of market dominance, but behind the glittering deals and soaring profits is a history of abuse and exploitation of labour. Violations of Labour and Human Rights Amazon has been repeatedly found to […]

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Policy

Code-Share Partnership: A Saviour for the Ailing Aviation Sector?

By Amogh Pareek Introduction There has been a constant and steep rise in the number of air-travellers over the years. In 2017, a staggering 4.1 billion passengers flew across the world (passengers meaning that if a person flew thrice, it was counted as 3 passengers).[1] In order to accommodate this overwhelmingly large number of travellers, […]

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Insolvency

Comments on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Bankers’ Perspective

By Shantanu Saharan & Shreyas Santra Introduction The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019[1] was passed by the House of People without much contention unlike the previous Bills approved by the parliament on Insolvency Law. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 [“IBC”], over the years, has precipitated from the efforts of Late Mr. Arun […]

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Constitutional Law Rights Adjudication

Analyzing the Concept of BYOD: An Insight into the Employee’s Perspective on Right to Privacy

By Deepti Pandey & Sushant Shekhar Singh After the dust settled on K S Puttaswamy v. Union of India by recognizing the fundamental right to privacy in India, various facets of privacy have gained prominence.[1] One such aspect is the privacy right in corporations under the relationship of employment. Increased surveillance in employment is a […]

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Intellectual Property Technology

From ‘who’ to ‘what’: Proposed Paradigm shift in Patent Law

By Aditya Gupta   “The short-term impact of AI depends on who controls it, the long-term impact depends on whether it can be controlled at all” – Stephen Hawking[1] Introduction As abstract and far-fetched as it may sound, two patents have been filed before the US Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, and […]

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International Law

The Denuclearization of South Asia: Contrasting the Viability of a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Against Extant Deterrence Postures, by Vishaka Choudhary

The global interest in nuclear disarmament peaked with the international community’s attempt to negotiate a complete ban against the possession, manufacture, acquisition, and use of nuclear weapons in 2016. Thwarting this attempt systemically were both parties and non-parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, clamouring for cognizance of their security interests and proclaiming the effectiveness of […]