By: Saranya Mishra INTRODUCTION Fédération Internationale de Football Association (hereinafter ‘FIFA’) was established in 1904, under Swiss law, as a body to oversee the competitions of “the beautiful game”, football, among the national associations (member countries) of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. Today it has 211 associations, which almost makes it the “United Nations of Football”. FIFA World Cup like other … Continue reading FIFA, Russia and Human Rights
By: Anamika Kundu In 2014, The Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) decided a landmark judgement which sparked heated discussion on the future of search engines and personal data. Prior to this, the internet was seen as a place of permanent memories. The European Union (‘the EU’) has vociferously put forth and implemented data protection laws in the past decade because of their … Continue reading Right To Be Forgotten: Its Applicability In India
By: Rhea Ghanshani One would assume that the tabled amendment on child labour (hereinafter, ‘the Amendment’) during the monsoon session of Parliament the past year would be a ray of hope for those children who have been trying to escape the shambles of exploitation ever since they stepped foot into the world, but it turned out to be anything but. The Amendment does not embody … Continue reading The Child Labour (Prohibition And Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016. Embracing The Reality? Or Paving The Way For Further Exploitation? A Critique
By: Kriti Parashar The recent Suo motu action taken by the Supreme Court of India against Calcutta High court Judge, Justice C.S. Karnan, alleging contempt of court action against him is the first time such an action has been taken against a High Court Judge that too by the highest court in the country. The verdict on the contempt proceeding remains pending, while C.S.Karnan has … Continue reading A Judge’s Freedom of Speech & Expression
By: Aastha Mehta Vijay Mallya’s rise and fall can be a classic Indian movie potboiler. His running away secretly to London; fighting the charges against him legally in British courts have been the subject of various news reports and journalistic commentary. However, in this piece, I am going to dedicate my attention solely to why India may see itself in choppy waters, legally speaking, in … Continue reading Why India Needs to Buckle Up for a Long Journey Ahead?