Why Bodies Matter: An Analysis from Legal Perspective

Introduction  Legal Jurisprudence accords high stature to bodily integrity. This vehicle for awakening has DNA engulfed with precious information of our lineage making privacy, bodily integrity, dignity and property command veneration in the eyes of law. But floating bodies in UP and Bihar reveal that the treatment meted out to the dead is amateurish. AccordingContinue reading “Why Bodies Matter: An Analysis from Legal Perspective”

Ensuring Right to Decent Burial in Post Covid-19 India

Asthi Visarjan is a very significant ritual in the Hindu religion which basically means immersion of the left ashes collected from Antim Sanskar (last rites)of a dead person. But in the time of Covid-19 the basic meaning of “Asthi Visarjan” i.e., immersion of ashes have been misunderstood as ‘Bodies’ now. And we saw that ‘Bodies’Continue reading “Ensuring Right to Decent Burial in Post Covid-19 India”

WTO Members Agreed to Continue Discussion on IP Waiver in Response to COVID-19

The WTO members on 10 December agreed to continue discussion on the proposal initiated by India and South Africa at the meeting of the Council on TRIPS. The proposal was made for a temporary waiver of certain TRIPS obligations in response to COVID-19. The proposal was later on co-sponsored by delegations of Kenya, Eswatini, Pakistan,Continue reading “WTO Members Agreed to Continue Discussion on IP Waiver in Response to COVID-19”

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