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If a claim of indirect expropriation is brought against India, the government can argue that the measures adopted to combat the pandemic are a part of the State’s police powers. Many Investor-State Dispute Settlement tribunals have held that states do not violate their BIT obligations when they act in the exercise of their police powers(Biplov Bhuyan/HTPhoto)

Covid-19: Why India doesn’t need to worry about investor-State dispute settlement claims

By Prabhash Ranjan
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The Indian executive, however, must remain conscious of such a possibility and ensure that their emergency regulatory actions are not arbitrary, discriminatory or disproportionate, and are adopted in good faith following due process.
The central government is reportedly working on a new law to safeguard foreign investment.(PTI)
The central government is reportedly working on a new law to safeguard foreign investment.(PTI)

A domestic law may not protect foreign investments in India

By Prabhash Ranjan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 07:19 PM IST
India should not shy away from being held accountable under international law for its sovereign actions
The Team India members which came up to the Semi-Finals in Mini Worlds Chennai 2019 debating tournament in Chennai, India, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.(Gnanamani / Hindustan Times)
The Team India members which came up to the Semi-Finals in Mini Worlds Chennai 2019 debating tournament in Chennai, India, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.(Gnanamani / Hindustan Times)

Netherlands wins ‘Mini Worlds Chennai’ title

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 12:13 AM IST
The three-day tournament, held by the Indian Schools Debating Society (ISDS) with sponsorship from the Ramco Group of companies, was India’s first international debating tournament in the World Schools format.
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