Threat to the Great Indian Bustard

Threat to the Great Indian Bustard Context: A Supreme Court ­appointed committee has recommended that to protect the endangered great Indian bustard, close to 800 km of proposed power lines in the Thar and Kutch deserts of Rajasthan and Gujarat should be re­routed or made to go underground. Background: Despite a Supreme Court decision mandating the removal of low-voltage electrical lines Power companies and State governments don’t appear to have made any significant efforts to comply […]

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code Context: Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul credited India’s rise in the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ index to the introduction of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), calling it a dynamic law that adapts to the “realities of the Indian […]