Read posts regarding the COVID -19 pandemic and its effects.
-by Ayushi Bhutra The world is facing the threat of an unprecedented Corona Virus which has proved to be fatal for the economy as well as human life. The world is desperately waiting for a vaccine that cures and treats the patients affected by this virus. In light of this, the countries such as China, U.S., … Continue reading PATENTS FOR VACCINES IN THE COVID-19 SITUATION: An Economic Analysis
-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
by Himanshu Tyagi While the whole world is fighting against the coronavirus outbreak, we have forgotten about a deadlier virus, which lurks around in the corridor of every household. As the governments around the globe have enforced a lockdown to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a horrifying surge in domestic violence has raised the alarm. … Continue reading THE OUTPOUR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: COVID 19
-by Vini Singh The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world. The fast-spreading infectious disease has compelled almost every government to impose severe measures. Many of these measures have had a substantial impact on fundamental freedoms. India is no exception. The government has had to impose a strict nationwide lockdown to slow down the spread of the … Continue reading TECHNOLOGY, PRIVACY AND COVID-19 PANDEMIC
-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
-by Animesh Upadhyay & Shikhar Shukla In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak that has affected millions around the world over 200 Countries are in a battle for their very survival. In a bid to fight this battle of humanity versus COVID-19, the Governments around the globe are taking all the necessary steps to contain … Continue reading ADVOCATING THE RIGHTS OF PRISONERS AMIDST COVID19
-by Gunjan Shrivastav & Jay Bhaskar Sharma Coronavirus will go, but the kind of world it will leave behind will be a very different one than what it has been. The way in which COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill is a first of its kind and a horrendous experience for humanity. Most … Continue reading COMBATING COVID-19: Need for a Rights-Based Approach
-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
-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?
-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