Judicial system in India: Hierarchy of criminal courts

Author: Ekta from Indian Law Society’s (ILS) Law College, Pune.

Judiciary is one of the important pillars of democracy. Judicial system or the court system in India consist of Supreme Court, Highs Courts, District Courts or subordinate courts, and constitutional courts. The constitution is the supreme source of law in India and these laws are…

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…

Death penalty in India

Author: Deeksha from Bharati Vidyapeeth University .

Death penalty is the execution by a state to the convict for committing an offence. The execution is done by lethal injection, shooting or hanging. The capital punishment of death given by the court and execution is ironical in a state which protects the vary basis of human…

BCCI: Whether state or not?

Author: Emil Treesa Jaison from Amity University, Mumbai.

The BCCI stands for Board of Control for Cricket in India. This Board was established in the year 1928. BCCI is the provisional board that represents cricket in India. The BCCI organizes and conducts the cricket matches and tournaments in India. In other words, BCCI is the governing…