Extra- Judicial Killing

To define “Extrajudicial/Encounter” killings, one can employ both substantial and procedural component of such killing and its prohibition. Either way, it all involves the haphazard deprivation of life. These extrajudicial killings have been a divisive procedure used by the police for many decades now. Substantive Extrajudicial killing requires state action in some form or theContinue reading “Extra- Judicial Killing”

Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants

COVID-19 virus took the world by surprise affecting nearly every country in the world. By March 23, 2020, the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, declared a nationwide lockdown that caused panic amongst the general public. As of August 23, 2020, Coronavirus cases have risen to 23,467,593 and the death toll has surpassed 810,180Continue reading “Pandemic and it’s After-Effects on Migrants”

The UP Ordinance: An Example of Executive Overreach?

In any democracy, institutions perform a multitude of functions like facilitating economic growth, adjudicating claims in a just and fair manner and maintain minimal political order[1]. However, the entire system of party politics, much like legal systems, acknowledges precedents (albeit informally) which set limits for future actions. One such precedent regarding delimiting executive and judicialContinue reading “The UP Ordinance: An Example of Executive Overreach?”

Competition Law and COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has proved to be one of the greatest health emergencies in India and across the globe. The epidemic which resulted into lockdown from mid-march, the citizens along with the companies has faced a backlash as everything has come to a halt. The concerns regarding the functioning of the big business houses andContinue reading “Competition Law and COVID-19”

Migrant Crisis in India

The emergence of the COVID-19 crisis challenged not only humans but also the sustainability of many institutions around the world. Many nations are still grappling to cope up with the deadly effect of COVID-19. Many large economies have come to a halt. The world is on the verge of a global recession. Amidst all thisContinue reading “Migrant Crisis in India”

Palghar Mob Lynching

In the village of Gadchinchle of Palghar district, Maharashtra, there had been recent rumours about certain kidnappers and organ harvesters roaming in the area and abducting children at night. On the night of April 16th 2020, three men i.e. Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70) a Mahant (Head Priest/Guru) in a temple in Nashik, Sushilgiri Maharaj (35)Continue reading “Palghar Mob Lynching”

Dilution of Labour Laws During COVID -19: A Retrograde Step

Labour Laws have a quite long history in India. India had seen the worst conditions of labourers under the British regime as they created the labour market unregulated and were just focusing on their profit-making industry. Over a century, substantial labour laws have been enacted for the protection of workers and to give them theContinue reading “Dilution of Labour Laws During COVID -19: A Retrograde Step”

The Plight of Indian Dalits: An overview of Culture and Prejudice

The word Dalit means ‘trampled upon/ oppressed’. The term was first coined by Mahatma Jatirao Phule (1827-1890), a social reformer in Maharashtra, to describe the oppressed condition of the ‘untouchables’ and ‘outcastes’ of Western.[1] Dalits reside all over the world and are recognised by the global community as well. According to the Indian Sociologists, theContinue reading “The Plight of Indian Dalits: An overview of Culture and Prejudice”

An Analysis of the nooks and crannies of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971

For the ends of justice to meet it is always essential that the fulcrum which balances the entire judicial system should be kept at a pivotal position to maintain an equilibrium. Justice should be done not only to the conscience but also to be seen to be done hence making it more than an abstractContinue reading “An Analysis of the nooks and crannies of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971”

A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country

20th March 2020, four men accused of gangrape of Nirbhaya were finally executed by hanging after more than 7 years. “Justice has finally been done”, said Asha Devi, Nirbhaya’s mother. The death sentence awarded gained support both nationally and internationally as the events of the barbaric and heinous crime committed on the night of 16Continue reading “A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country”

Understanding Bestiality Or Zoophilia

Sec 377 of IPC, 1860 deals with the provision of Unnatural Offences, which includes the offences of; Sodomy – anal intercourse or carnal or oral sex by a man with any woman or a man or any animal, which may be heterosexual or homosexual in nature.  Bestiality- any man or a woman having sexual intercourseContinue reading “Understanding Bestiality Or Zoophilia”

Analysis of Union Budget 2020- Honey or Sweet Poison

Union Budget of a year as defined in the Constitution of India under Article 112[1] is also known as annual financial statement, is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditures of the government for that particular year. It is also classified as Revenue Budget and Classical Budget. Revenue budget includes the government’s revenue receiptsContinue reading “Analysis of Union Budget 2020- Honey or Sweet Poison”

Euthanasia: Right to life v. Right to Die

Euthanasia can be defined as an intervention to an insufferable exitance such as to end it and release the person of their pain. Euthanasia across generation has been considered as both good and both. According to the Greeks, euthanasia or what they called “good death” was essential to the person at a certain stage orContinue reading “Euthanasia: Right to life v. Right to Die”

Plea Bargaining in India

The Indian judiciary is very well known for its unbiased nature, delivery of justice, and independent status in the country. Our forefathers have always given justice a dominant position. In spite of all the written provisions in the largest Constitution of the world, there has been a huge backlog of cases in the country. ThisContinue reading “Plea Bargaining in India”