Tag: Law

Introduction to Environment Law: Module 1

What are the sources of Environment law? How are they categorized? How do these sources impact our understanding of the law? 

To Unlock the Potential of Open Government Data, India Needs New,...

Almost a decade after the launch of India’s Open [Government] Data initiative, the program remains constrained and has not lived up to its potential. Its deficiencies stem largely from the discretionary nature of the nation’s Open Data policy.

Envisioning Goa as a Higher Education Hub: The Goa Private Universities...

The creation of an educational hub in Goa requires a critical discussion on what such a vision means for the quality and accessibility of education, land rights and the environment.

Natural Springs, A Neglected Resource in India’s Water Management System

Natural springs have been a major water source and a vital part of the hydrological cycle for millennia. The very existence of springs has...

To What Extent Does India’s Surveillance Regime Affect Citizen’s Privacy?

Attacks like 9/11 and 26/11 shock the conscience of our societies and states—it is in the background of such attacks, that governments tend to...

Building A Case Against Domicile Reservation in Private Unaided Universities

In late September last year, the Karnataka High Court quashed an amendment which introduced a domicile reservation for The National Law School of India...

#Dialogues: Mapping Cyber Security in India with Pukhraj Singh

Interviewed by Bharath Pottekkat  Edited by Malavika VN  If the recent revelation that China is collecting huge amounts of data on Indian individuals is anything to...

The Final Verdict: Our Judges Need to Be Trained Better

Written by Avani Airan Trends in the interpretation and application of the law by the judiciary have a huge impact on how society views itself,...

’tis the Season! Should Judges Work More and Holiday Less?

Off late, the Supreme Court has come under increasing scrutiny for having extended vacation period. Despite the prolific verdicts passed in the past year, India’s understaffed judicial system is drowning in an ever-increasing number of cases. Is there any feasible solution to this problem?

The Letter of the Law: For the People and Of the...

Co-authored Avantika Bunga and Swini Khara "The summum bonum of the aforesaid discussion is that all the aforesaid material which existed before the learned Executing...