LEGALITY OF FIRs FILED UNDER SECTION 188 OF IPC DURING LOCKDOWN

-by Ayush Shukla The current global health crisis caused by COVID-19 has shaken the entire world. The ongoing global pandemic has forced the government to take some extraordinary measures in order to limit the spread of the deadly virus. Currently, the country is in lockdown and the central and state governments are trying their best to ensure strict compliance of the lockdown guidelines. Strict legal actions … Continue reading LEGALITY OF FIRs FILED UNDER SECTION 188 OF IPC DURING LOCKDOWN

THE FOOD AGGREGATORS’ QUANDARY- DATA MASKING…A Precursor to an Anti-Competitive Regime?

-by Srishti Suresh On March 2nd, 2020, around thousand irate restaurant owners launched the ‘Logout Campaign’ foisting their intention of getting their companies delisted from online food aggregator platforms, owing to data masking and rampant anti-competitive practices. The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) took cognisance of the grave issue and voiced its concern over the rampant abuse of dominant position exercised by such aggregator … Continue reading THE FOOD AGGREGATORS’ QUANDARY- DATA MASKING…A Precursor to an Anti-Competitive Regime?

ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A Step Forward

-by Anwesha Singh & Alivya Sahay The internet has brought about a radical change by revolutionizing technological inventions. In recent times, the different mechanisms of alternate dispute resolution (“ADR”) procedures have absorbed within it the system of Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”). ODR in India is in its outset stage and is fast gaining importance. Concept of Online Dispute Resolution: ODR refers to “a wide class of … Continue reading ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A Step Forward

IMPLICATIONS OF WORK FROM HOME ON DATA PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: A Legal Perspective

-by Atisha Sisodiya & Bodhisattwa Majumdar  The ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the nationwide lockdown has led to an unprecedented transition of a large proportion of the population to Work from Home (WFH). In the midst of such a crisis, accompanied by what the World Health Organization (WHO) calls an ‘infodemic’ – an over-abundance of information, some from reliable sources and some not, it is easy … Continue reading IMPLICATIONS OF WORK FROM HOME ON DATA PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: A Legal Perspective