Memon was sentenced to death in 2007 after being convicted of providing financial and logistical support for the 1993 Mumbai bombings The execution of the 1993 Mumbai bombings convict Yakub Memon last week has caused a great deal of debate in India. Questions have been raised over whether the execution was carried out in accordance…

हम आज एक ऐसे भारत में रहते हैं जो हमारे संविधान निर्माताओं के ख़्वाबों से काफ़ी अलग है. संविधान निर्माताओं की परिकल्पना थी कि नागरिकों (सिटिज़ेन) और नागरिक अधिकार नहीं रखने वालों (नॉन-सिटिज़न) समेत सभी लोगों के पास ये मौलिक अधिकार होगा कि क़ानूनी प्रक्रिया का पालन किए बिना उनके जीने का अधिकार उनसे नहीं…

For affordable medicines; to ensure only true innovations are rewarded with patent protection Before the 1970s, the Indian Patent Law was on the lines of the British law, allowing foreign companies to make huge profits. Thus, we had among the highest medicines prices. In the 1970s, after detailed reports of Bakshi Tek Chand and Justice…

5th March, 2015 To, Dr. Prannoy Roy, Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chairperson, NDTV, New Delhi. Dear Dr. Prannoy Roy, On receiving a letter from Ms. Indira Jaising and others, on 3rd march 2015, which raised legal and ethical objections with respect to the telecast by NDTV of LesleeUdwin’s film “India’s Daughter”a DVD of the said film…

To read the written submissions by Ms. Indira Jaising, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, in the Priya Pillai (Green Peace) case, please click here.

High Alert:Indian Prime Minister announces change in the IP regime!   Under the recent pressures from the United States the Indian government headed by Prime Minister Mr.   Narendra Modi has announced possible changes in India’s IP regime, which might adversely affect access to medicines. Mr. Modi has assured the US President Barack Obama and US…

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