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…

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…

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…

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…