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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.
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CBI awards 4-year jail to former Chandigarh ASI for graft

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Had accepted 3,500 in bribe from complainant who was being harassed after a 500 currency note he had offered to a shopkeeper turned out to be fake
Additional inspector general (AIG-crime) Kamaljit Singh Dhillon.(HT File)
Additional inspector general (AIG-crime) Kamaljit Singh Dhillon.(HT File)

2013 Moga drug case: AIG Kamaljit Dhillon, other cops come under court scanner

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 08:58 PM IST
Terming it ‘clear case of abuse of police powers’, court orders inquiry against police officials in Nathuwala police post drug seizure case.
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