Analysis: Public Safety Act, 1978 (PSA)

Author: Nishant Nagori from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, other political news has not been getting the limelight which it calls for. One such news was that Omar Abdullah, former Chief Minister of J&K was released by the administration from the stringent Public Safety Act. The draconian PSA was imposed on him…

Explained: U.P. Recovery of Damage to Public and Private Property Ordinance, 2020

Author: Himanshu Yadav from Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj.

The Division Bench of the Allahabad High Court comprising of Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Samit Goyal, on 18th March 2020, while issuing notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government, said that “the ordinance is arbitrary in its very nature”. As per the learned counsels who made…

Effect of COVID-19 on economy

Author: Adrita Biswas from ILS Law College, Pune.

History has witnessed several pandemics over the centuries, but few as widespread and as disruptive as the ongoing 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak. The virus was first identified in Wuhan in Hubei district of China in late December 2019 and has since found its way to nearly 196…

Stages of COVID-19 transmission

Author: Arya Mittal, from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. It originated in Wuhan, China but resulted in a global pandemic affecting 186 countries around the world and taking lives of more than sixteen thousand people. On January 30, the World…