Pendency in Indian Judiciary: An update

Author: Satrajit Somavanshi from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Punjab.

Indian Judiciary is one of the three major pillars which upholds the democratic values of the state. All the citizens of our country put their faith in the justice of the system and believe in the efficiency of the judiciary. But still, a grim shadow follows a major drawback…

Analysis: Food Security Act

Author: Samikshya Mishra from National Law University Odisha.

On 14th July 2020, the Supreme Court bench consisting of Chief Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice R. Subhash Reddy and Justice A.S. Bopanna, after hearing a petition filed by the Non-Government Organization PUCL (People’s Union for Civil Liberties), issued a notice…

Analysis: SC on Accident-Related Compensation by NHAI

Author: Siddhant Singh from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur.

Motor accidents are an extremely common occurrence in India. They often happen on account of undulations or problems with road work and unsatisfactory construction. The question which comes up over and over, is “who is to be held responsible for these accidents?”. If there was no second party involved, and the cause of the accident was potholes…

Analysis: J&K Internet Restriction

Author: Avani Jain from National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

The Jammu and Kashmir (hereinafter J&K) administration has yet again announced an extension of internet restrictions in the region. The restrictions will be in force till 29th July, 2020. The instant order was passed by the J&K Home Secretary on 8th July, 2020…

Explained: What is a Contempt Notice?

Author: Madhuresh Chaudhary from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies , Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

This is the remedy granted to Courts as they can sou motu take cognizance of offences of contempt that takes place. The Court can issue a contempt notice by mentioning the grounds of contempt on the basis of which the accused is being held liable. Anything that…