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Compliance Framework for Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

Introduction With the advent of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (CPA) coming into force, the horizon of protection has been enlarged as the new Act also includes the term ‘e-commerce’. The CPA defines electronic commerce as “buying or selling of goods or services including digital products over digital or electronic network”[1]. The e-commerce market has..

Key Takeaways From CIGA, 2020

Introduction Recently, the United Kingdom has enforced a legislative Act that shall reform the current insolvency legislative framework in their nation. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act, 2020 (CIGA) tries to bring relief to those companies that are affected by the extensive slowdown within their supply chain leading to the condition of insolvency. An introductory..

Dispute Resolution in Healthcare Sector: The Need for a Suitable Indian ‘ADR’ Model

Rise of Medical Litigation in India- Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a mechanism to settle a dispute outside the periphery of the arduous litigation process. It is practiced in forms like Arbitration, Mediation, Conciliation, Negotiation and Collaborative Law and this has seen the light of the day in this century where the aggrieved party has..

The Need of Including Mental Illness Under Medical Insurance: An Analysis of the Recent Supreme Court PIL

Introduction According to the interpretation of World Health Organization (WHO), mental health is a “state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community” [1] Certainly, mental health..

Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 – Key Takeaways and Analysis of the Draft Bill

Electricity can transform people’s lives, not just economically but also socially, therefore, legislative governance in this sector is indispensable. In India, electricity related matters are governed through a single codified law which is Electricity Act, 2003. The jurisdictive object of the Act aims for a unified and uniform law to take care of the current..

Covid-19 Notifications/Circulars/Advisories-2

 Central Government Notice period for draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification(EIA), 2020 extended till June 30 due to the lockdown dated 07-05-2020 Requirement for submission of physical copy of Pre-shipment inspection certificate relaxed dated 06-05-2020 MHRD announces new dates for NEET, JEE examinations. JEE mains will be held between July18-23 and JEE advanced will be held..

Covid-19 Notifications/Circulars/Advisories-2

 Central Government Notice period for draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification(EIA), 2020 extended till June 30 due to the lockdown dated 07-05-2020 Requirement for submission of physical copy of Pre-shipment inspection certificate relaxed dated 06-05-2020 MHRD announces new dates for NEET, JEE examinations. JEE mains will be held between July18-23 and JEE advanced will be held..

Covid-19 Notifications/Circulars/Advisories

 Central Government NGOs permitted to buy food grains directly from FCI for Relief operations dated 08-04-2020 Updates on COVID-19 dated 08-04-2020 O Release of funds to States/UT’s under NHM for Emergency Response and Health Systen Preparedness Package for Covid-19 dated 08-04-2020 DO Letter Dt. 7.4.2020 to Chief Secretaries and Administrtators reg. essential commodities by invoking..

Maternity Benefit for Second Child or Second Delivery?

The recent moot question in the minds of employers and employees is whether women are entitled for maternity leave for their second child. In a recent Judgment, Union of India and Ors. vs. M. Asiya Begum, the Hon’ble Madras High Courtheld that the women are not entitled to maternity benefits for their second delivery. Several..

Indian Pharma: Shock after Shock

India is known for its Pharmaceutical exports all over the world and earned good reputation for its low-cost and quality generic medicines. But with passing years, the name and fame of India wasblemishedin the book, Bottle of Lies, written by an Investigative Journalist, Katherine Eban. While the matters are so, the latest report by the..

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