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White Industries v/s Republic Of India

Investment Arbitration in India is undergoing a sea of change as the bilateral treaties entered into have broad ambiguous provisions which enable the foreign national to bend and mould the provisions according to their whims and fancy. If the government… Continue Reading →

Sedition – A Draconian Law

In India, you can be charged with sedition for liking a Facebook post, criticising a yoga guru, cheering a rival cricket team, drawing cartoons, asking a provocative question in a university exam, or not standing up in a cinema when the national anthem is being played. Introduction… Continue Reading →

Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir

Permanence of special autonomy On August 15, 1947, when India and Pakistan became independent states, the kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir did not cede to either dominion. Instead, its maharaja proposed a “Standstill Agreement” with both countries. In 1946, when… Continue Reading →

Indian Constitution and Challenges In Law

Introduction : The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th November 1949 and formally implemented from 26 January 1950. It’s been 66 years and is still serving India better than ever now. Constitution of India comprises of 448 articles in… Continue Reading →

Ten Questions Not To Ask In Cross-Examination In #InternationalArbitration

No one can deny the increasing importance of international arbitration in today’s connected business world. Because arbitration awards are much easier to enforce abroad than domestic court judgments are, and due to the perceived neutrality of international arbitration compared to… Continue Reading →

#CaseComment – White Industries Vs. Republic Of India

Investment Arbitration in India is undergoing a sea of change as the bilateral treaties entered into have broad ambiguous provisions which enable the foreign national to bend and mould the provisions according to their whims and fancy. If the government… Continue Reading →

Confidentiality In International Arbitration

One of the main reasons why arbitration is preferred over litigation is because of the confidentiality of proceedings and the award. It maintains the autonomy of the parties and prevents them from unwanted publicity. However, many international rules and national… Continue Reading →

Third Party Funding In International Arbitration

Arbitration has always been promoted as one of the alternative mechanisms of dispute resolution providing parties with many advantages over litigation. At the same time, it is now commonly accepted that lower costs are no longer one of such advantages… Continue Reading →

Was it just a storm in a tea cup? IT’S COMPLICATED

What began as faint murmuring in court corridors has turned into a loud clamor in the national media. An institution which has long prided itself on its reputation for secrecy and delicacy, while demanding accountability and transparency from other branches… Continue Reading →

Case Comment: State of Madhya Pradesh vs Madan Lal

Dilution or outright waiver of punishment if a rapist offers to marry his victim is an extra-legal step, one that is not written into law anywhere. But it continues to be entertained because the internalization of stigmatization is wide-spread, and… Continue Reading →

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