New Arbitrator replaced the outgoing Arbitrator – Ms. Deepa Gupta. There is total of 27 Arbitrator with Nixi. (List of Arbitrators here). Ms. Deepa Gupta, the outgoing Arbitrator was with Nixi from the very initial and was:
- The first to hold a “Reverse Domain Name Hijacking” (RDNH) in the matter of Computer.in (INDRP/008; decided on 31 March 2016).
- Computer.in (INDRP/008) decided on 31 March 2016 was the first ever INDRP decided under the .IN Domain Dispute Resolution Policy.
- First Arbitrator to announce award costs in five figures of Rs 10,000 in the matter of sonyericson.co.in (INDRP/015; decided on 08 September 2006).
- In the matter of INDRP/083 of Pantaloons.in, for the first time the costs of Rs 25,000 (i.e. more than Domain Registration cost) were imposed upon the Complainant.
- Lastly, said Arbitrator to have awarded Costs in favor of Nixi as well on many occasions – INDRP/083, INDRP/099, INDRP/112, INDRP/135, INDRP/148, INDRP/160, INDRP/173 and so on…
Last matter by the outgoing Arbitrator Ms. Deepa Gupta was INDRP/817 – volvobus.co.in decided on November 28, 2016 and she presided in 31 INDRP Matters !
And the second change, has been appointment another new Arbitrator Mr. Harshavardhan Sancheti, who replaced Dr. Bodhisatva Acharya.
Dr. Bodhisatva Acharya presided in 44 INDRP matters, with the first one being INDRP/020 – www.indiaparenting.in which was decided on 05 October 2006, wherein costs of Rs 2,50,000 were ordered, which was the first time ever costs in Lakhs of rupees was awarded in the history of INDRP, otherwise he rarely ever ordered any costs. While the last matter presided by him was INDRP/649 – hexaware.co.in that was decided on 05 March 2015.