The RERA report card

Context: The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) came into effect (May 1 2017). There is still a long way to go before the real estate sector operates in an “efficient and transparent manner and protect the interest of consumers”, as set forth in the statute’s preamble. A Read More …

Do we need the office of the Governor?

Context: Decision to first invite the majority Party  to take a stab at forming the government was perhaps a legitimate exercise of his constitutional discretion. Understand the origins of the office of Governor: It is important to understand the origins of the office in the colonial British regime. Through the Read More …

Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018

Context: The Union Cabinet approved the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018, in order to protect and promote better human rights in India.  About the Bill: The Bill intends to give the NHRC teeth as well as claws to act against human rights violations. The Bill makes many proposals; Read More …