The Testing Challenge of Bio-Medical Waste Management During Covid-19

This essay was awarded the 2nd Position at the IDIA-TCLF National Essay Writing Competition, 2021, on the theme, “Intersection of Environment and the Law: Analyzing the Evolving Legal Regime”. This focuses upon the issue of bio medical waste management in India in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, alongside the laws governing the treatment and disposal of such waste.

Covid 19 Aid FCRA Amendment

FCRA Amendments And COVID-19 Aid Drive: An Impact Based Analysis

In this article, the authors provide an impact based analysis of the recent Amendements of the FCRA, examining their effects on NGOs attempting to facilitate vaccination and ensure supply of medicines and essential commodities. In doing so, the authors also attempt to to bring out how the amended FCRA could be used as a legislative tool to keep a check on the PM CARES Fund.

Taxation and Other Laws Amendment

Breaking down the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Act, 2020

Considering the current economic and socio conditions prevailing not only in India, but across the world, the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 (“the Ordinance”) was promulgated in March, 2020 to provide certain relaxations in the provisions of the specified acts with respect to the time limits, compliances, waiving of penalties etc. In this post, the author highlights the main features of the Act.