Monthly Archives: June, 2020
Reconciling Reproductive Autonomy with the Public Interest Obligation of the State: A Look at the Prospect of a Two-Child Policy in India
On March 14th, 2020, Dr. A.M Singhvi sought to introduce the Population Control Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha. However, this is not the first time when a National Population Policy has been proposed for the Indian demographic setup[..]
Last year, in his address to the nation on Independence Day, the Prime Minister expressed concern over the prospect of a ‘population explosion’ in India, and went as far as to say that keeping small families was patriotic. There has since been a renewed[..]
Hundreds of millions of Indians continue to have poor nutritional health despite the country being self-sufficient in a number of food crops. I argue that the shortcomings of the Indian food sector stem from limited ‘accessibility’ to food[..]
A decision of the Delhi High Court in Laxmi College of Education v. National Council for Teacher Education, has once again opened a pandora’s box with respect to the litigation surrounding regulation of teacher education institutions in the country.
The fiasco of financial service providers [“FSPs”], in particular, Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services and Dewan Housing Finance Ltd., acted as a trigger for the government to bring these companies under the insolvency regime.
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’]