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Rights group: India's Maoist fight hurts activists
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

NEW DELHI (AP) - For more than 15 years, activist Himanshu Kumar worked to bring food and health programs to the largely tribal areas of the Indian state of Chattisgarh, the epicenter of a Maoist rebellion against the government. But in 2009, when... Read More

Human Rights Violations Served With Tea
Posted on 14 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

Imagine you were born the child of a tea plucker on a plantation in India. Your parents are functional illiterates who work long hours for less than USD $2 per day to feed the family. If your family is lucky, you will be able to eat just enough to... Read More

Indian Patronage Subverts the Rule of Law
Posted on 2 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

No country is immune from patronage systems and the related endemic corruption. In the United States, the term "Tammany Hall" brings to mind governmental benevolence dispensed on an uneven playing field in exchange for money or favors. Even... Read More

August 31 Amnesty Deadline for Indian Bank Accounts
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Foley & Lardner LLP

DOJ and IRS Pair Up to Target Indian Off-Shore Bank Accounts at HSBC View Media Anyone with an off-shore bank or brokerage account in India who has not yet reported the account on his or her tax return has until August 31, 2011 to take advantage... Read More

India Adopts New Privacy and Security Rules for Personal Information
Posted on 15 Aug 2011 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

By Scott M. Hobby, Charles F. Hollis III, Derek C. Johnston, John B. Miller Jr. and Peter C. Quittmeyer and Timothy R. Dodson Excerpt : 2011 Emerging Issues 5837 SUMMARY: The Indian government recently adopted new information technology rules... Read More

EB-2 Visas for China and India Move Five Months and Other Immigration Law Updates
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

Jump to section on: July Visa Bulletin; EB-2 for China and India Move Five Months Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's E-Verify Requirement Supreme Court Remands Hazelton Immigration Law Challenge to Third Circuit Alabama Enacts... Read More

Tags: EB-2 , India , visa , China , Green Card

The Future of Privacy Standards in India
Posted on 12 May 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

The International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski - Privacy, Competition and Data Protection By: Pamela Jones Harbour , Kamlesh Bajaj, Vinayak Godse and Robin Layton View as a PDF The Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Fulbright... Read More

We Still Don't Punish Contractors for Slavery on U.S. Bases
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Samir Goswami

By Samir Goswami U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though... Read More

Sumeet Kachwaha on the New Challenges and Opportunities for India in Bilateral Investment Treaties
Posted on 16 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

by Sumeet Kachwaha Excerpt: In the early 1990's India was confronted with a very bleak fiscal scenario. It took a bold decision to move away from its socialist path and embrace economic reform, liberalise the economy and attract foreign investment... Read More

Experts: India becoming dumping ground for e-waste
Posted on 18 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

NEW DELHI - (APINTL) An environmental group warned Tuesday that India was fast becoming a dumping ground for electronic waste and asked the government to frame stringent laws to control illegal trade and its recycling. India generates up to 385,800... Read More

Europe trade deal could hit Indian generic drugs
Posted on 27 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MUMBAI, India - (AP) It took two years of secret suffering and gut-wrenching diarrhea to make Lumkile Sizila face the fact that he had HIV. Fortunately, there was something Sizila, who lives in Cape Town, could do about it. South Africa, home to... Read More

India rejects Vedanta's bauxite mining project
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

NEW DELHI, India - (AP) India on Tuesday refused permission to a London-based company to mine bauxite for its alumina refinery in the country's east, citing violations of environmental and human rights laws. The company, Vedanta Resources, set... Read More

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (BRIC)

B razil R ussia I ndia C hina Laws Toolbox Welcome to LexisNexis B.R.I.C.Laws toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the new emerging economic bloc composed of the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the... Read More