J&K press freedom

J&K MEDIA POLICY 2020: A Tool to Muzzle Independent Journalism?

-by Ninad Ajane & Ramsha Reyaz Introduction The foundations of a successful democracy are based upon the transparency in the working of the elected government and the citizens being aware of the happenings in the country. Media plays an important role in making sure that people are constantly updated about happenings around the world. Thus, it becomes imperative that the media be free from the … Continue reading J&K MEDIA POLICY 2020: A Tool to Muzzle Independent Journalism?

E Commerce in India: Anti-Competitive Practices

ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN INDIAN E-COMMERCE SECTOR: A Critical Analysis of the Regulatory Framework: PART II

by Tavashya Kumar This the second part of a two part series. The first part can be accessed here. The first part of this series had dealt with ‘Exclusive Distribution Agreements’ between manufacturers and e-commerce marketplaces. This part shall focus on ‘Arrangements for Preferential Treatment’, which are understandings, written or otherwise, between E-commerce marketplaces and large vendors selling on these platforms for certain preferential treatment … Continue reading ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN INDIAN E-COMMERCE SECTOR: A Critical Analysis of the Regulatory Framework: PART II

E Commerce in India: Anti-Competitive Practices

ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN INDIAN E-COMMERCE SECTOR: A Critical Analysis of the Regulatory Framework: PART I

by Tavashya Kumar E-commerce may be defined as a mode of conducting business transactions such as purchase and sale of products through electronic means as against the traditional physical means.[1] Recently, this industry has witnessed a phenomenal amount of growth, as evidenced by the rise of industrial conglomerates such as Amazon, Flipkart, etc. These corporations have revolutionized the retail market in India by selling a … Continue reading ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN INDIAN E-COMMERCE SECTOR: A Critical Analysis of the Regulatory Framework: PART I

Corruption in India

ANALYZING THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018: INDIA’S UNTAPPED AND BRIDDLED RIDER

by Sri Hari Mangalam Introduction India, acknowledging the need to assimilate and prevent corrupt activities in the country, introduced a corruption prevention act back in 1988. However, despite the foresight of our legislators and the timely construction of the act, the code did not create much of a difference. The legislative piece meant to control and restrict all illegal and unethical activities in the public … Continue reading ANALYZING THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018: INDIA’S UNTAPPED AND BRIDDLED RIDER

Saving Financially Distressed Companies: Pre Packaged Insolvency

SAVING THE FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED COMPANIES IN INDIA: A NEED FOR PRE-PACKAGED INSOLVENCY?

by Pallavi Mishra Introduction During the COVID-19 crisis, there have been contemplations by the Union Government over the suspension of the application of provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”), which allow for the triggering of the insolvency proceedings, for a period of next six months to one year. While this announcement has come as a rescue call for the corporate borrowers, the … Continue reading SAVING THE FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED COMPANIES IN INDIA: A NEED FOR PRE-PACKAGED INSOLVENCY?