Flickering Mental Health During Lockdown

Authors: Soumya Sharma and Kanishka Pamecha from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow.

Novel coronavirus disease or COVID-19 pandemic (officially designated by World Health Organization WHO) is a major health crisis that has affected several nations in the world. As of now more than 7.5 million cases have been reported and…

Which items come under MSP?

Author: Rinsha Narayanan from Christ (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR.

In a proposal to monetarily engage tribal during the COVID-19 emergency, the Centre is intending to build the base help value (MSP) of minor forest produce (MFP) by 16-30%. The order issued by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs in New Delhi today pronounces…

Doctrine of force majeure: COVID-19 angle

Author: Ajeeth Srinivas. K from School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University).

The COVID-19 virus, that broke out late in 2019, originating from China has, since then only continued to worsen. Early in 2020, the COVID-19 was labelled a pandemic, i.e. the spread of the virus was no more contained within certain regions- all the countries faced a threat…

Jumping quarantine: Legal angle

Author: Sahanaa Sudhakar from VIT Law School (Chennai).

In the present scenario where the country is in set to enter the 4th phase of lockdown due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, several individuals are found to be jumping quarantine and lockdown measures in the country. An act by a person or a group of people of escaping from the place of their isolation or quarantine due to them being suspected Covid-19 patients by the…

Pre-litigation mediation: Legal angle

Authors: Priyanshi Rastogi from Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA and Aishwarya Singh from SRM School of Law, SRM Institute of Science and Technology.

Litigation is a lawsuit that is still pending or going through the court proceedings. Pre-litigation is a process for resolving the cases before the lawsuit being officially filed and court proceeding begin. The pre-litigation process also includes mediation, which saves time…

Open court system in India

Authors: Vidhi S Shrivastav from University of Mumbai and Maitreyi Shishir from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad.

The Supreme Court delivered its new-age judgment on the 3rd of May welcoming change in it’s a far stagnant and rigid system of procuring justice. The SC has stated that the new-age virtual courts are not against the principle of the open court system of India. This statement…

Law regarding inter-state borders

Author: Tanmay Sinha from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad.

n the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister ordered a nation-wide lockdown to protect the people and to facilitate ‘social distancing’. COVID-19 is a special strain of the corona virus that can only be prevented by maintaining ‘no-contact’ amidst humans. With…