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…