Incidents such as the recent ONGC barge disaster underline the absence of effective class action suits in India. Tougher action on neglect and liability is vital to assure safety, prevention measures and minimise incidents of negligence. How can India move in the direction of accountability to make it a better abode for employment and business?
In December, massive protests erupted in India following the brutal gang rape of the 23-year old student in New Delhi. The case fuelled hopes of a much-needed change in the country’s outlook towards violence against women. More significantly, however, will the mindset towards rape change? Nandini Deo blogs.