Explained: The Limitation Act, 1963

Author: Mukti Mistry from Navrachana University.

The Supreme Court Monday invoked its plenary powers under Article 142 of the Constitution to extend the limitation period of appeals from high courts or tribunals on account of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, difficulties may be faced by litigants across the…

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…

Rights of prisoners: Development in India

Author: Aishwarya Moitra from School of Law, Sharda University, Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida.

A prisoner is a person who faces deprivation of liberty against his/her will. It can be by detainment, servitude, or by coercive restriction. Prisoners are equipped with rights to some degree as a person when they are in prison, and these fundamental rights cannot be taken…

Anti-defection law

Author: Sukanya Singh from NMIMS, Mumbai.

Betrayal of a political party will definitely lead to political instability and serious confusion among the citizens and at the same time will also affect the confidentiality of various political parties. Our law-makers took this issue very seriously and introduced the Anti-defection law in…

Explained: Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

Author: Ashish Kumar from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur.

The deadly COVID-19 has claimed over 19, 647 lives across the world and its affect is increasing day by day. This has led to wide-spreading panic. The extent is so great that the World Health Organisation has declared COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. This has forced the Indian…