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Deportation with Assurance: A Breathing Space for States' Human Right Obligations and Counter-terrorism Policies?
Deportation with assurance, or Diplomatic assurance is emerging as an effective tool usedby states to demonstrate their compliance with various human rights obligations while alsoobjectively eliminating persons posing threat to their national security. This tactic used by State is, however, negatively received by human rights advocates across the globe and is imputed to highlight states’ ambivert attitude towards torture. The article analyses the States’ stance on DWAs against the backdrop of human rights advocates’ contention of failure DWAs to eliminate torture.
Legal Ramifications of Damage by Space Debris and the Adequacy of the Liability Regime in the 21st Century.
The Splashdown of China’s Long March 5B in the Indian Ocean reinvigorated the international dialogue about the loopholes in the liability regime under the 1972 Liability Convention. The article discusses the legal recourse under the 1972 Liability Conventions to establish liability in the event of damage caused on Earth by space debris and the inadequacy of the existing liability regime in the backdrop of the expansion of space exploration in the 21st Century.
The Central Vista redevelopment project has been hitting the newspaper headlines over the past couple of months with the concern of it not being the right time to reconstruct a new parliament in times of the ongoing pandemic and the lack of adequate infrastructure in issues of more importance such as health. This article aims to provide a neutral standpoint to help the readers understand the Central Vista project and its history.
The Model Tenancy Act is formulated with the aim to formalise and institutionalise the rental housing market, and to maximise the rental yield. It proposes to streamline the complex tenant-landlord relationship that was conveniently overlooked by its predecessor. The article highlights the significance of implementation of Model Tenancy Act in the expansion of the rental housing market, while dealing with the key provisions of the Act.
In the age where even the living fight for their right to live a life of dignity, whether the dead have rights while it may seem inconsequential is relevant. The dead cannot speak but do they have a right to a decent burial and not be violated or have their bodies desecrated?
Do cannibals also deserve rights, do cultures and rituals get a leeway, and finally is cannibalism a sign of mental degradation?
Finally playing the devil's advocate, does cannibalism need a specific provision criminalizing it, or would it coming under murder and trespass of a burial ground suffice?
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised severe concern over the health of every individual across the world. The virus had the deadly property of transmission from one to another human just by coming in contact with the infected person and hence, the social distancing theory is to be followed by each person in India. The health workers have been in the middle of the situation since its beginning. They have been catering to the health concerns of every infected person, along with regular carrying out of tests to find out who is infected.
They are in direct contact with the infected patient while providing treatment or conducting tests. They are highly vulnerable as they cannot restrict human contact from the infected people so as to prevent themselves from getting infected. The Government while acknowledging the sacrifices of these front line workers addressed them as health warriors. This Bill was passed keeping in mind and protecting the interests of these health warriors.
The article seeks to highlight the plight of the daughter as a coparcener in a Hindu Undivided Family.
Sushruta, Niti Manthan Centre for Medical & Health Law is inviting students & professionals to contribute and get their research papers published with its upcoming report! Read for more details.