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India And The Freefall of Labour Rights In The Wake Of COVID: How far is it justified?

We celebrate May 1 as labour day as a tribute to working men and women. In contrast, in May, a few states in India curbed labor rights through an amendment in the labor laws as part of the campaign to make India self-reliant (Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan). The labor reforms are portrayed as essential to attract…
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Pandemic And Environment : A Hiatus In The Economic Activity Buys us Time To Recalibrate Our Growth Path, Where We Factor In The Environment Element To Create A Sustainable Future.

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has left the world in disarray. It has transformed the social landscape of the entire world. In the wake of this pandemic, India too has to face unfamiliar challenges. It has distressed the healthcare sector, which was caught unprepared to tackle thousands of Coronavirus cases. The lockdown has put…
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COVID-19 AND THE JUDICIARY: TECHNOLOGY TO THE RESCUE OF INDIAN COURTS?

An advocate’s day, before the pandemic, consisted of several activities ranging from traveling to courts to representing their case in the courts and other related activities. A typical day for an advocate in recent times is a far cry from this. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, courts all over the country have limited their…
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SME and Data regulation: A Paradigm Shift CCPA bolstering privacy rights at the expense of SMEs?

Imagine your credit card details or other personal information flying all over the internet. You have no idea how this happened, only to realize later, some organization that you had transacted with is the source of the leak. Data is the new oil in the 21st Century, where the digital economy is growing by leaps…
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Whether you are entitled to get a full refund or credit shell from the Airline Companies? Know your Rights

Have you recently faced any situation like your flights getting cancelled due to covid 19 lockdown and the airline company instead of a refund issued a credit shell to you? WHICH BODY REGULATES THE AVIATION SECTOR OR PRESCRIBES RULES RELATING TO DIFFERENT ELEMENTS OF THE AVIATION SECTOR? The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is…
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The Impact of Coronavirus on the Business Sectors Worldwide

The outbreak of the coronavirus in late 2019 and 2020 has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation. The entire world is facing a threat to the global fortunes through the recently emerged virus affecting the human body. Most economists assume that a worldwide recession is already underway, a synchronized downturn that is…
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The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) sets up advisory board to examine Bank Fraud above 50 crore

The banks are the life savers of the economy and assume a synergist job in initiating and supporting monetary development, particularly, in creating nations and India is no special case. Fraud is a genuine operational hazard for the financial framework. The Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”) has characterized ‘fraud’ as “a conscious demonstration of oversight…
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A sneak peak to Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace

The Preamble to the Constitution of India states that , “equality of status and opportunity” must be secured for all its citizens;  and Article 14 guarantees the equality of every person under the law. A sheltered work environment is along these lines a woman’s legitimate right. Undoubtedly, the Constitutional regulation of equality and furthermore, individual…
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Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property-The conundrum of IP

There is no uncertainty that Artificial Intelligence is significantly affecting the field of drug discovery. The IP issues in this put forth a test, of sorts, for drug discovery. The improvement of a clinically developed drug for the most part costs a huge amount of money, so the compound should be secured by an overall…
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Legal issues related to Big Data

To identify and understand the legal issues associated with Big Data, it is essential to understand the meaning of the term, “Big data.” What is Big Data? “Big data” refers to a collection of data sets whose size is beyond the ability of typical database software tools to capture, store, manage, and analyse. This definition…
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