Debating freedom of press and expression

The recent decision of the central government to ban NDTV India has raised concerns regarding the rights of free press in India. Mostly, people are using the ‘freedom of speech & expression’ interchangeably with the rights of a free press. But are both one and the same? The constitution of…

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Liberalisation of legal services in India

The story of India’s reversed economic fortunes since it instituted liberalization of its regulatory systems in 1991 is famous, and one that can be used to illustrate the extent to which a growth oriented policy approach can turn around the circumstances of developing countries. Amongst the industries that have grown…

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Odd-even: Delhi govt gets court notice

The Delhi high court has issued a notice to the Delhi government on the controversial road rationalisation scheme, seeking reply in three days. The move comes on a PIL filed by Gunjan Khanna and lawyer Manoj Kumar, managing partner of the law firm Mammurabi & Solomon. The petition has raised…

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