Comment on the Stance of RBI: Larger Public Interest of the Economy Takes Precedence Over the Individual Cases of Hardship
A writ petition was filed in the Supreme Court under Article 32 of the Constitution. It urged the Court to declare a part of the RBI circular issued on 27th March 2020, as unconstitutional. The circular stated that the...
How the Energy Demands are Diminishing During the COVID-19 Crisis
India is the third-largest energy consumer in the world. However, the rigorous lockdown has changed the situation. Today, India is facing a huge decrease in energy demands. Before the pandemic, the nation was at the forefront of the worldwide...
All Is ‘Not’ Well: Feud Among the Hinduja Brothers Over Multi-Billion Fortune
India Based Conglomerate Hinduja Group’s net-worth is 50 billion dollars as of 2020. The group is active in traditional sectors. Some of these are banking (Induslnd Bank), finance, energy and transport. It is now an international conglomerate with its presence in 38...
Applying the Principle Of Harmonious Construction In Resolving Conflicts Between 2 Parties In the Case of Labour Law
A writ petition was filed by a Karnataka based company Ficus Pax Pvt. Ltd. challenging the constitutional validity of a March 20th notification by the Labour Secretary. This Article examines the Doctrine of Harmonious Construction looking at this case...
The PM ‘CARES’ But For Who?
The Prime Minister created a dedicated emergency fund in the wake of COVID- 19 pandemic. This fund recently came under backlash. The PMO appealed to the country for donations in light of the severe health and economic consequences posed...
Allahabad High Court Grants Guardianship of Husband in Comatose Condition to His Wife
On 15th June 2020, the Allahabad HC invoked the doctrine of Parens Patriae. The Court was acting under Article 226 of the Constitution of India and granted the guardianship of a husband in a vegetative state to his wife....
Time For Justice System To Take Hard Look At Itself: Safoora Zargar Denied Bail, Again
“Bail is the rule and jail is the exception.”~ Justice Krishna Iyer. Introduction Under-trial detention is justifiable if there is an assessed risk that an arrested person may tamper with evidence. The judicial authority should explore all possible non-custodial measures, such...