The Write to Leak

Meenakshi Arora, Payal Chawla This Article was first published in the Indian Express on 27.09.2020 and in Bar and Bench on 03.11.2020 10:47 am titled ‘Malicious Whistleblower’ Samuel Shaw and Richard Marven, two naval officers, witnessed the torture of British prisoners of war at the hands of their commanding officer, Esek Hopkins. Outraged by his action, they… Continue reading The Write to Leak

Tragedy As Circus

Misogyny, clamour for vigilante justice, mark discussions of Sushant Singh Rajput case What the investigation holds tomorrow no one can say, but to condemn a person without conviction, seeking vigilante justice is reminiscent of “dunking” — you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. Meenakshi Arora & Payal Chawla The recent debate has… Continue reading Tragedy As Circus

Legal Justification of One Rank One Pension (OROP)

Payal Chawla This article was first published in BusinessWorld in 2015 Forty years ago, members of the armed forces were promised One Rank-One Pension (OROP). Simply put, OROP means uniform pension to all military personnel retiring at the same rank with same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement. By way of an… Continue reading Legal Justification of One Rank One Pension (OROP)