COVID-19 and its Impact on Climate Change Mitigation

“This is above all an emergency and not just any emergency. This is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced. This is not something you can like on Facebook.” – Greta Thunberg, 2019 When we begin to describe the realities of today, it ends up sounding like a Black Mirror episode. The silver lining is that weContinue reading “COVID-19 and its Impact on Climate Change Mitigation”

The Concept of Force Majeure during COVID-19

COVID-19 crisis seems to have taken over our lives without any seeming end to it. This pandemic has made way for a nationwide lockdown which has brought up many problems that we didn’t have before. One of which is conducting business while keeping up with limitations of a lockdown. The World Health Organisation officially declaredContinue reading “The Concept of Force Majeure during COVID-19”

Digitalization of Courts: A Critical Appraisal

“Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.” – Joseph Wood Krutch COVID-19 has flooded people’s lives with new worries, lately, becoming a deciding factor in making decisions be it personally or professionally. The World Health Organization declared it to be a “public health emergency” on January 30, 2020. It immediately becameContinue reading “Digitalization of Courts: A Critical Appraisal”

Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19

COVID 19, short for Corona Virus Disease 2019 has taken the world by storm. Intellectual Property has also been affected. The outbreak of the pandemic saw the cancellation or postponement of various IP events namely the ‘MARQUES Spring Meeting, the IACC Annual conference, ICANN’s Mexico meeting, and the INTA annual meeting. Certain remedial measures wereContinue reading “Intellectual Property amidst COVID-19”

Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers

The world, including India, is tussling with a microscopic, deadly enemy named Coronavirus. The contagious nature of the virus has resulted in many of these countries implementing draconian measures, even going as far as imposing complete military lockdowns. India, home to billions, has asked its citizens to stay home to prevent contagion. Scientifically, the onlyContinue reading “Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers”

Adam, Eve and…

Every human being in this world is created by God and has to be recognized equally. I am what I am, so take me as I am   – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ‘Transgender’ is an umbrella term and is different from LGB- lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. There is often confusion relating to various concepts related toContinue reading “Adam, Eve and…”

Suggested Amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act in light of COVID-19

COVID-19 has taken an uncontrollable toll in the world as well as the country. To control the disastrous effect of the virus, the country has been put under a continuous series of lockdowns and measures like quarantine have been taken. We still have not been able to contain the virus wholly form spreading. In thisContinue reading “Suggested Amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act in light of COVID-19”