Saakshi.sharma

While Formulating Grounds of Detention, Detaining Authority Has to Apply Its Own Mind: J&K High Court

EXCERPT The petitioner challenged the impugned order No. 10 of 2020 dated 04.11.2020 stating his detention was illegal, as the constitutional safeguards provided under Article 22 (5) of the Indian Constitution have been observed in the breach. FACTS The petition challenged the...

Delhi High Court Directs Central Government To Ensure No Hindrance in Transportation of Oxygen Under Orders Issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs 

Case: Rakesh Malhotra vs. Government of National Capital Territory of India and Ors Excerpt Transportation of Medical Oxygen was hindered by the local authorities. Observing the grave situation of COVID-19, an order dated 22.04.2021 was issued by the Ministry of Home...

Smog Situation In Delhi: Nature’s Cry for Help

The Crisis The morning of 31st October, 2016, saw the city of Delhi, and a few neighboring areas, shrouded in a blanket of thick smog. While the initial thought of most people was that the winters had hit Delhi early...

Surgical Strikes: Public Transparency v. National Security

On 30th September, 2016, most leading Indian national dailies proudly proclaimed that the Indian Army had successfully carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan in the dead of the night and managed to attack and destroy seven terrorist base camps...

Custodial Deaths in India with special reference to Ramkumar’s case

A policeman walks into his police station in a sour mood. He has just had a big quarrel with his wife back at home, followed by an angry call from his superior about some unfinished investigation that should have...

An Objective View of The Salman Khan Hit Aand Run Case – The Dark of The Moon

The Salman Khan hit and run case has been going on and pending for a long time in the Indian courts. The incident that occurred about 12 years ago, wherein Salman Khan, the  famous Bollywood actor, was driving under...

Trying Juveniles as Adults: Welcome Change or Step in Wrong Direction

The term ‘Juvenile’ has been defined as ‘relating to or meant for young people who have committed crimes.” According to Section 2(k) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2000, a juvenile is any person who...

The Misogyny of India – A look at the recent Uber Cab Rape Case

On December 5th, 2014, a 25 year old executive, working for a global company as a financial analyst, was raped by her Uber cab driver. The driver reportedly threatened to kill her if she went to the police, but...

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