Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers

The world, including India, is tussling with a microscopic, deadly enemy named Coronavirus. The contagious nature of the virus has resulted in many of these countries implementing draconian measures, even going as far as imposing complete military lockdowns. India, home to billions, has asked its citizens to stay home to prevent contagion. Scientifically, the onlyContinue reading “Pandemic: No strings attached w.r.t Article 21 of Workers”

Rules of Interpretation

There are generally two types of tools of general principles of interpretation which are applied by courts. These are: 1. Statutory It mainly includes the General Clauses Act, 1897. For example, the definition of property defined under the General Clauses Act, 1897; Transfer of Property Act, 1882; Registration Act, 1908. 2. Non- statutory It consistsContinue reading “Rules of Interpretation”

The Relationship between Extradition and Asylum

Traditionally, extradition emerged as a political concept. But with the development of Human Rights jurisprudence and the need for inter-jurisdictional cooperation in the international arena, it has assumed a more important role especially in effective dispensation of criminal justice. The concept of extradition underwent a huge change in the late 18th and early 19th centuryContinue reading “The Relationship between Extradition and Asylum”

“It is only knowledge produced with difficulty that we truly value”

To be able to verify facts, do we have to investigate each of its possible results, or do we simply consider facts as to be accurate, even if one approach supports it completely? Knowledge is based on information or, even to an extent, depends on an individual’s perception and reasoning. Moreover, factual based learning isContinue reading ““It is only knowledge produced with difficulty that we truly value””

Data Encryption and Surveillance

Living amidst modern technologies comes with a number of threats and precautious that have to be taken by the individuals. In cryptography, encryption means encoding a message in such a way that only the authorized persons can use it. Unauthorized persons are denied access. The main objective of encryption is to protect private information byContinue reading “Data Encryption and Surveillance”