Policy and Litigation

The questionnaire released by the Law Commission of India to initiate a debate on the uniform civil code (UCC) is problematic on various fronts. The aim of the questionnaire, as stated by the law commission, is to seek [...]
There have been a number of proposed legislative and policy changes initiated by the Central and State governments in the last few weeks. The Central government recently issued the Draft Model Rules for the Juvenile [...]
An individual is considered a minor till he or she attains the age of eighteen. Till a minor attains majority, he has a guardian, who is empowered to take decisions on behalf of the minor. The minor may also be in the [...]
ALF Net Neutrality Consultation Report (18 April 2015) (2) Published on: 24 August [...]
The Justice J.S. Verma Committee report that came out in light of the Delhi rape case in late 2012 took us a few steps ahead in the conversation on rape. It gave us the tools to locate the crime of rape in the context [...]
On 27 March 2015, TRAI released a consultation paper seeking public comments on the Regulation of OTT Services. ALF submitted both comments and countercomments in the same regard. These are below. ALF [...]
The Rajya Sabha passed the Transgender Rights Bill in April 2015. The following primer prepared by Danish Sheikh of ALF for Orinam offers a guide to it. A Primer on the Transgender Bill Published on : 5 May [...]
Rajya Sabha passes Transgenders bill aimed to uplift community Rajya Sabha on Friday passed The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill 2014 with members from across the political spectrum joining hands to demand that the [...]
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