Abhishek Venkatesh

Abhishek is a final year student at the Master's Programme in Public Policy, at National Law School, Bengaluru, and. He holds a keen interest in technology policy and governance, in addition to issues of public administration, competition law, and the larger political economy.

An Entrenchment Less Understood

Competition Law in India needs more nuance in the investigation of ‘Abuse of Dominance’ in digital markets Price based aspects of competition, have traditionally dominated the discourse on competition. With the advent of digital markets, and the consequent significance of non-price-based characteristics however, this discourse becomes ineffective for economic regulators. Data and privacy have become …

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Smarter Local Governance: Going Beyond Just SMART Cities

Smart Cities in India must go beyond namesake, and empower the third tier of India’s federalism. Local governance all across India has rarely got the kind of attention that it is being accorded currently. From the Bhilwara Model to Pathanamthitta model, mitigation measures against covid-19 have shown that despite a centralized approach to lockdowns and economic activities, local …

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