As earlier scheduled, Novartis’ petition and related matters were listed today before the Supreme Court of India. The matters were listed before a Division Bench comprising Justice Aftab Alam and Justice Chandramauli KR Prasad. As this Bench is presently hearing final arguments in another matter, which commenced in mid-January 2012, the hearing of Novartis’ petition…

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India: Justice On Domestic Violence: Next Steps – Pamela Philipose   February 23, 2012 Mr. Wadhwa is a senior citizen living in Delhi. He is also the father of a college lecturer who suffered grievous domestic violence. He tells his story, head bowed, voice faltering: “I married my daughter into a good family. She was a…

The Pakistan’s Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2012 –By Ms. Indira Jaising, Executive Director, LCWRI The recently passed Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2012 is a classic example of the cross pollination between countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region and of the best of our respective laws. We…

Opinion » Op-Ed February 23, 2012 Say NO to death for drugs Anand Grover and Rick Lines When Paramjit Singh was sentenced to death for drug trafficking last month, he joined two other accused narcotics offenders on India’s death row (despite reports that it was “a first” and “a landmark judgment”). The jubilatory tone in…

EU-India FTA Global Week of Action: Updates India: Sign-on Letter to European Commission handed over 10 February 2012, New Delhi: As part of the Global Week of Action on the EU-India FTA, activists in India today intervened at a public lecture by Mr Van Rompuy, the European Council President, and handed over the sign-on letter to the European…

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