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International Law

Scrounging for saving grace

While long arm of American commerce holds its global sway, New Delhi must use its clout as a responsible nuclear power to push for an amicable solution to this international crisis.

May 31,2018

Environment LawLead Opinion

Of ecosystems and equality

While the Supreme Court upheld intergenerational equity with its 2014 judgment declaring all mining after November 22, 2007 as illegal, it’s time to carve a sustainable model together.

May 29,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

Letter bomb on Secularism

While the members of BJP and RSS beat their chest on ‘separation of religion and politics’,it’s their own cabal they should be really worried about.

May 29,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

Major Gogoi and the Budgam woman

The norms of military conduct frown on sexual advances being made by Army officers to local civilian women — because the relationship between them is grossly unequal.

May 29,2018

History and law

From Mohandas to Mahatma

Trials and tribulations of this barrister-advocate-attorney in colonial South Africa lay foundations of a visionary statesman steering Indian independence movement.

May 29,2018

Constitutional Law

Need of the Hour

All Bills should be referred to parliamentary committees, since these forums enable members of the public and experts to provide valuable inputs on the legislation

May 29,2018

Technology and Governance

Glitches in the matrix

Questions posed by petitioner Col Mathew Thomas — on security of the servers, access to data during de-duplication, extent of access to foreign agencies — remain unanswered.

Technology and Governance

Translating Aadhaar into constitutional claims

The judgment in the second longest hearing in the history of the Supreme Court will be an indicator of the apex court’s understanding in matters of data protection and security, while hopefully making a case for prudence in assimilating technology with governance, without altering the citizen-State relationship.

May 28,2018

International Law

Strictly by the book?

As long as legal force may only be used with the support of all the members of the UN Security Council, the application of international law to armed conflicts will always be a grey area.

May 25,2018

Law and Technology

Law must trump code

Technology used by the State for governance must be held to a higher standard, both in terms of transparency and accountability.

May 25,2018

Independence of judiciary

A very costly win

As the Supreme Court cleared the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra to the position of a judge, we contemplate the reasons for rejection of a similar appointment of Justice KM Joseph

May 25,2018

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