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National Highway FELPR

Challenges of Statute Mandated Arbitration under The National Highways Act, 1956

Background “Interminable, time-consuming, complex, and expensive court procedures impelled jurists to search for an alternative forum, less formal, more effective, and speedy for resolution of disputes, avoiding procedural claptrap and this led them to Arbitration Act, 1940. However, the way in which the proceedings under… Read More »Challenges of Statute Mandated Arbitration under The National Highways Act, 1956

Himalayan States

PIL seeking directions for carrying capacity: An opportunity to save the ecology of Himalayan states

Determining capacity and resources is critical for sustainable development. A public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court of India, Ashok Kumar Raghav Vs. Union of India and Ors, seeks direction to the Union for determining:  carrying capacity of all ecologically fragile areas, hill stations, high-altitude areas,… Read More »PIL seeking directions for carrying capacity: An opportunity to save the ecology of Himalayan states