Daily Archives: Jul 25, 2019
Constitutional rights have traditionally been applied vertically, acting as a citizen’s weapon against her State. However, with the increased concentration of power in private hands and privatisation of hitherto State functions, there is a growing need for these rights to be applied horizontally, such that they also govern relationships between private citizens.
Part II of the article critiques the traditional justifications for animal captivity in zoos. It further juxtaposes these justifications with an emerging anti-captivity jurisprudence. Section 38A of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 provides for the establishment of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA). [...]
This article seeks to trace the emergence and operation of a stakeholder model of corporate governance in India, that is sourced in directors’ fiduciary duties, Corporate Social Responsibility [‘CSR’], and the agency of Independent Directors [‘IDs’]