Articles by Raghav Pandey and Neelabh Bist
Dec 11, 2018
Vijay Mallya extradition: Stricter Indian rules, policies can change dynamics of economic frauds committed in broad daylightWhile India managed to rebut the claims of lack of infrastructure in the Vijay Mallya case, in the long run, the country needs to invest in the development of the criminal justice system and infrastructure so that such claims can hardly be raised in good faith.
Dec 09, 2018
SC approval of Witness Protection Scheme could be turning point in India's criminal justice system, but implementation is keyThe Witness Protection Scheme is a very comprehensive policy that is bound to change the dynamics of criminal law in India for good, but the real test is its implementation and enactment.
Dec 04, 2018
SC notice to Ramdev on plea against 'Godman to Tycoon' evokes question of interplay between right to privacy, freedom of speechIn his petition, the yoga guru had alleged that 'Godman To Tycoon: The Untold Story of Baba Ramdev' had defamatory content that could harm his economic interests and reputation.
Nov 14, 2018
Remedy to pendency problem will help expedite disposal of cases and speedy justice to peopleThe pendency of cases in Indian courts is the biggest factor accounting to the slow and languishing pace of the case.
Nov 08, 2018
Right to legal representation: Refusal of lawyers to represent accused, irrespective of crime, amounts to failure of judicial systemThe inherent logic behind providing representation to every person is to safeguard the legal system.
Nov 02, 2018
World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking: Why strong and efficient laws like IBC create a conducive environment for bizthe dual mechanism of insolvency and thereafter liquidation creates an efficient system of Insolvency Laws, which is very critical for the development of any economy.
Oct 19, 2018
In the time of #MeToo, judiciary must provide media houses adequate protection against defamation casesArray
Oct 17, 2018
Allahabad becomes Prayagraj: Before claiming saffronisation, historical and cultural imperative must be examinedAs the contentious debate that revolved around Allahabad being renamed Prayagraj has been sparked off, let's analyse the narrative which is to run after this monumental change
Oct 11, 2018
Women need faith in police, judiciary to speak up; death penalty neither ends rape, nor instils confidence among themA major problem is that with the rape of girls below 12 punishable by the death penalty under the ordinance, there are now high chances that the accused will murder the child after the rape.
Oct 10, 2018
PIL demands censorship of streaming portals: Petition is based on misogyny, vague definition of obscenityA PIL was filed in the Bombay High Court for regulation of online web streaming portals like Netflix.