#COVID-19

Read posts regarding the COVID -19 pandemic and its effects.

HUMAN RIGHTS AMID COVID-19: SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT AN ALTERNATIVE CRISIS

-by Anushka Singh and Richa Hudilwala  The outbreak of COVID-19 has swept across the globe and has generated massive concerns over health worldwide. As marked by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres: “Coronavirus is a pandemic which is a human crisis that is fast becoming a human rights crisis”. Serious concerns over human rights violations … Continue reading HUMAN RIGHTS AMID COVID-19: SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT AN ALTERNATIVE CRISIS

INDIA’S COMPETITION SPACE PREPARES ITSELF FOR COVID-19

-by Samriddha Gooptu The Indian competition regulator – Competition Commission of India (CCI) had on April 19, 2020, released its “Advisory to Businesses in Time of COVID-19”. As per the advisory, one primary pointer by the regulator had been its emphasis upon the well-equipped position of the Competition Act, 2002 to deal with competition-related concerns … Continue reading INDIA’S COMPETITION SPACE PREPARES ITSELF FOR COVID-19

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 … Continue reading LEGALITY OF FIRs FILED UNDER SECTION 188 OF IPC DURING LOCKDOWN

MEDIATING AMIDST A CRISIS: Is Online Mediation a Solution for India?

-by Sandhya Swaminathan & Kartikeya Singh With COVID-19 being declared a pandemic by the WHO, the day-to-day affairs of a common man’s life have come to a standstill with the enforcement of multiple lockdowns to combat the outbreak.  In India, workplaces and courts, being non-essential to public health and sanitation have been ordered to shut … Continue reading MEDIATING AMIDST A CRISIS: Is Online Mediation a Solution for India?

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, … Continue reading IMPLICATIONS OF WORK FROM HOME ON DATA PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: A Legal Perspective