CONSTITUTIONALITY OF DEATH PENALTY VIS-A-VIS REPEAT OFFENDERS UNDER THE NDPS ACT

The constitutionality of death penalty has been challenged on several occasions on the grounds of being violative of right to life which is a basic human right given in numerous International Conventions and guaranteed as fundamental right under article 21[1] of the Constitution of India. But the right to life comes with an exception beingContinue reading “CONSTITUTIONALITY OF DEATH PENALTY VIS-A-VIS REPEAT OFFENDERS UNDER THE NDPS ACT”

THE EPIDEMIC ACT, 1897: A LAW IN DISGUISE

It is often wondered by a layman when he hears a new legislation and questions its reason of implementation or even the enactment. It is always considered to reduce the number of legislation enacted by our parliament as it creates confusion and chaos within the system and the jurists. But it clearly feels different duringContinue reading “THE EPIDEMIC ACT, 1897: A LAW IN DISGUISE”

“Unbecoming of Indian Woman to sleep after Rape” Observed by the Hon’ble Karnataka High Court- A Misogynistic Bizarre Or Face of Women Empowerment?

The Karnataka High Court gave the eye-catching unbelievable statement in the Rakesh B V. State of Karnataka.  The High Court granted the anticipatory bail to the rape accused stating that it was ‘unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped’. This was the conclusion deduced by Justice Krishna S Dixit after the victim’sContinue reading ““Unbecoming of Indian Woman to sleep after Rape” Observed by the Hon’ble Karnataka High Court- A Misogynistic Bizarre Or Face of Women Empowerment?”

Delhi High Court: Under Trial Prisoners released on interim bail on account of covid-19 extended by another term of 45 days

The covid-19 has increased the tensions worldwide and social distancing is considered important even in jails considering the rights of prisoners, therefore the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of “Re : Contagion Of Covid 19 Virus … vs N. Raghupathy“, directed the States/Union Territories to constitute High Powered Committees which could decideContinue reading “Delhi High Court: Under Trial Prisoners released on interim bail on account of covid-19 extended by another term of 45 days”

Extension of Limitation Period on Account of Covid-19

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of “RE : COGNIZANCE FOR EXTENSION OF LIMITATION” has taken Suo Motu cognizance of the situation arising out of the challenge faced by the country on account of Covid-19 Virus and resultant difficulties that may be faced by litigants across the country in filing their petitions/applications/suits/Continue reading “Extension of Limitation Period on Account of Covid-19”

DECRIMINALIZING SECTION 138 OF NI ACT: AN ACT OF INTELLIGENCE OR AMBIGUITY

We all are living in a completely unprecedented time phase which has never been experienced by any other individual elder or wiser in the history. The spread of Pandemic Covid-19 across the globe has brought almost every single industry, government and individual dreams to a still and has force to rethink the strategies for executionContinue reading “DECRIMINALIZING SECTION 138 OF NI ACT: AN ACT OF INTELLIGENCE OR AMBIGUITY”