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.
In this post, the author attempts to highlight the inclusion struggle of gig workers by analysing their position under various employment laws in India and abroad. In doing so, the author also provides certain recommendations for the creation of a new legal arrangement that caters to the needs of the gig economy.
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.
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.
In this article, the author attempts to bring clarity to the issue concerning the entitlement of tenants to seek waiver/ suspension of payment of rents, in the absence or presence of a Force Majeure clause under commercial lease/ license agreements, during the period of lockdown as well as post lockdown.