Suspension of MPs from Lok Sabha

Author: Shalu Bhati from Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.

Indiscipline amongst the Members of Parliament (MPs) and disruptions of parliamentary proceedings which leads to utter chaos—it is a sight which ideally should be uncommon in the Parliament but has become a part of its…

Circumstantial evidence

Authors: Uttara Roy from NEF Law college and Antish Rathore from Alliance University of law, Bangalore.

In a recent judgement in the case of Md. Younus Ali Tarafdar v/s The State of West Bengal, the accused was acquitted by the Apex Court after a long trial in different courts which lasted 36 years. The appellant had been held…

Transfer of judges

Author: Shalu Bhati from Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.

“When justice has to triumph, it will triumph…Be with the truth—Justice will be done.” These were the words of Justice S. Muralidhar, the third most senior judge of the Delhi High Court, as he delivered his farewell speech to a…

Explained: UAPA

Author: Archie Anant from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

The government of Jammu and Kashmir, on 14 February 2020, issued an order banning all social media sites, to curb the propagation of “false information/rumours” that would lead to a negative effect on the “social…

Analysis: Public safety act

Author: Ishan Mazumder from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata.

The 14th of August, 2019 has discernibly validated the allusion ‘May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion’ as was elucidated by the former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It is because the draconian…