ISSN 0975-0606


Competition Commission nips litigation at the bud - Dismisses cases against Ola and Uber

Payel Chatterjee, M.S. Ananth and Pratibha Jain comment on the Competition Commission of India upholding that access to funding and innovative technology or models enabling an entity to provide discounts and incentives does not create entry barriers and is not anti-competitive.

The Judicial Interpretation of Temple Archaka Appointments and State Intervention: An unresolved Dichotomy

On the 16th of December 2015, the Indian Supreme Court ruled on a matter that embodied a longstanding tension between the freedom to practice traditional religious customs and concerns of caste discrimination comments Arpan Banerjee.

The Beef Ban in Maharshtra

Raghavi Viswanath and Surbhi Sharma comment on theMaharashtra legislature recently passed the new Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 1995 which has enforced a blanket ban on the slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks (which was previously allowed based on a fit-for-slaughter certificate).

Interview of the Month

Deepak Kapoor

ILJ’s Shreyas Gupta speaks with Deepak Kapoor, Founder & CEO, Manupatra on how he came up with the idea of building an IT platform and linking it to the legal world.

Ques: How did the idea of 'Manupatra" come into existence?
Ans: Manupatra is a typical garage story conceived during the dot com boom and born during the bust... when Internet companies were crashing like nine pins.

Book Review

India the business opportunity by Dr. Linda Spedding, Eastern Book Company (2016)

Reviewed by:
Chritarth Palli, Law Clerk cum Research Assistant, Supreme Court of India & Assistant Editor, India Law Journal

The business world today is facing a global slump with developed nations growing at an ordinary rate of 2-4 percent annually. Amid the sluggish milieu, one country that manages to defy that trend is India.