Alternative Law Forum

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Reports and Updates
Intellectual Property
Intellectual
Property
The State of Karnataka has amended the Goonda Act to bring "habitual offenders" concerning cybercrimes and copyright under the legislation. The Goonda Act is an extremely regressive piece of legislation stemming from [...]
Gender and Sexuality
Gender and
Sexuality
This piece by Maitreyi Krishnan and Siddharth Narrain was first published in Prajavani. ರಾಜ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಾದ ನಂತರ ಒಂದರಂತೆ ನಡೆದ ಲೈಂಗಿಕ [...]
Law, Media, and Culture
Law, media and
Culture
The following article is written by Smarika Kumar and was first published on Kafila. Big media has become bigger. The takeover of Network 18 by Reliance has consolidated news media in the country like nothing before. [...]
Labour
Labour
The Central Government recently passed an act to protect the rights of street vendors - the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihoods and Regulation)Act, 2014. The Karnataka government through a G.O dated 14/07/2014 , [...]