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MMDA: Personal laws at the expense of fundamental rights?

Given the division within the Muslim community with regard to reforming the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act of 1951 (MMDA), I thought I’d put down something as well to add to the discussion and also specifically after having listened to a few ladies share their experiences in the jury of a particular Quazi court (in the capacity of counselors of sorts). 1,687 more words

Contours of a challenge

An edit-page article in The Hindu on why the Supreme Court has an important role to play in reviewing India’s new demonetisation policy: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/Contours-of-a-challenge/article16737935.ece

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CETA and Fundamental Rights in the European Union: Invitation to a Dialogue between Courts

by Ioana Petculescu* 

Following an arduous negotiation process which started in 2009, Canada and the European Union eventually signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (hereinafter “CETA” or the “Agreement”) on October 30, 2016. 2,837 more words

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Blocked out

A piece for The Caravan Magazine’s November issue on the dangers of allowing corporations to invoke criminal defamation laws: http://www.caravanmagazine.in/perspectives/blocked-out-corporations-defamation

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THE OMNIPOTENT GST COUNCIL

THE OMNIPOTENT GST COUNCIL

R.S. Dinkar, IRS (Retd.)

Advocate

 

  1. The Goods and Services Tax Council established under new Article 279A of the Constitution of India, as inserted by the Constitution (One hundred and first) Amendment Act, 1016, is a very  powerful institution invested with the powers to take decisions in respect of almost all aspects of administration of the GST. 
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