articles by Joshua Abhay Patnigere


Despite new measures to revive economy, govt's steps on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code needs clarity

The impact that the changes to the IBC will result in could possibly only come to light several months from today.


Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China

With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control


Coronavirus Outbreak: Beijing can be prosecuted under international laws for 'under-reporting' virus threat

Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has showed no restraint in blaming China for the spread of COVID-19, even though critics have accused him of 'racism'


ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case is a call for introspection in power corridors of Pakistan

The dispute involves an Indian national, Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, whom Pakistan accused of espionage and being an agent of the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) of India, also tagging him as someone seeking to indulge in terrorism


SC's Aadhaar verdict reiterates supremacy of Constitution, shows State can't intrude upon citizens' privacy

The Aadhaar judgment, read together with the privacy judgment reveal that the Supreme Court of India takes data protection and privacy seriously.


Justice DY Chandrachud's dissenting opinion in Aadhaar judgment raises very valid points about parliamentary process

The Aadhaar judgment is a potential goldmine for those seeking to understand privacy and data protection laws in India and ensured that the pet project of two successive governments, has found sanctity in law.

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Increasing the usage of facial recognition on social media sites must be bound by proper laws to maintain user data and privacy

Privacy advocates have expressed concerns that the tagged images of users have provided Facebook with a voluminous database of faces and personal data.