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Rishav Kakati

Arbitration vs. Litigation

People no longer recognize themselves as belonging to one particular country nowadays as the notions of traditional nationalism is dwindling day by day. ‘Global Citizens’, ‘Global Communities’…these are some of the terms people like to attribute themselves to. With the… Continue Reading →

Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015: Why is there a need for such an amendment?

India has long been seen as the dark sheep in the field of Arbitration, both international and domestic. Even with the coming of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, no significant improvement was seen at the dismal rate at which… Continue Reading →

Euthanasia And The Concept Of Living Wills

Euthanasia is the painless killing of oneself, voluntarily, due to suffering of terminal illness or like diseases. It is of two kinds: active and passive euthanasia. While active euthanasia allows a person to voluntarily kill himself through the directed use… Continue Reading →

Why did Indian Government cancel 58 Bilateral Investment Treaties?

Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) provide for the promotion and protection of investments by one country’s investors in the other. Such a promotion of investment is obviously reciprocal in nature. Although these agreements take place between different governments, the ultimate beneficiaries… Continue Reading →

E-Contracts in India

A contract, in layman’s language, is a lawful agreement between two or more people, to do or to refrain from doing something and in return avail a benefit, called the ‘consideration’, which is normally in the form of money. Due… Continue Reading →

Lack of Awareness in Arbitration: The Indian Scenario

Arbitration is a form of ‘alternative dispute resolution’ that has been widely promoted by all the three organs of the State for speedy and efficient delivery of justice and yet, only a few know of its advantage over the traditional… Continue Reading →

Prenuptial Agreements and the Indian Scenario

A marriage is a match made in heaven, it is said. This can’t be more apparent when seen through the lens of an ‘Indian Wedding’ photographer who captures the years old tradition that goes into the making of such a… Continue Reading →

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