On 29.07.2020, The Hindu reported that Mr Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the Finance Secretary of India has informed the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance that the government is not in a position to pay the GST share of States as per … Continue reading Challenges to Cooperative Federalism: From Cooperative to Coercive Federalism
Introduction The concept of ‘bailment’ is dealt with in chapter IX of the Indian Contract Act, 1872. ‘Bailment’ is a technical common-law term that encompasses change or transfer of possession of goods, upon a contract to return or dispose of … Continue reading The Contract of Bailment – Case Analysis
Introduction: COVID-19 was categorized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) on March 11, 2020. There is a significant impact on the business sector around the globe. In this era of open borders and extra-territorial business activity, this … Continue reading Does COVID-19 qualify as a Force Majeure Event with respect to all contracts?
Ever since COVID-19 has sunk its claws into our world, it has wrapped us around its little finger. Not quite unlike other catastrophic events, it has forced us to adapt our lives based on its whims and fancies. It has … Continue reading Academics On-(The)-Line
The announcement of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg[i] stating that he would be taking a two-month paternity leave took the world by shock, looking at how novel the concept of paternity leave was back then. Since then, we as a society … Continue reading Is raising a child a mother’s job alone? – The need for paternity leave laws in India
“Facts are irrelevant. What matters is what the consumer believes.” – Seth Godin While the entire world is in the clutches of a pandemic crisis, many are using it to construct a business model. The Divya Pharmacy of Patanjali Ayurveda … Continue reading A Classic Case of Inflated Claims: ‘Coronil’