INTRODUCTION Amid the corona outbreak, India witnessed another havoc. 7th May, 2020 was a dreadful day as a deadly styrene gas leaked from the storage of LG Polymers in Vishakhapatnam. Gruesome pictures and videos emerged, showing people having collapsed by … Continue reading The Gas Leaks and Liabilities
Developments On 7th May, the country woke up to the appalling news of major Styrene leakage from LG Polymers’ factory in the outskirts of Vishakhapatnam. The sequence of events was evocative of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which had rendered … Continue reading Vishakhapatnam gas tragedy: The “no-fault liability” conundrum
The recent outbreak of Covid-19 has made the mightiest countries of the world to kneel before its grotesque form. Unfortunately, India is not lagging behind as the number of patients getting infected by this virus is rising exponentially with each … Continue reading Communalisation of COVID-19: Pressing Need to Make Certain Fundamental Duties Legally Enforceable
Social media has always been a great source of information and the current happenings as well. It was the video of some common people throwing stones on the health care workers and in that way harassing and injuring them that … Continue reading Is the Amendment made to Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 sufficient?
The world is undoubtedly facing the biggest humanity’s crisis of recent times in the form of COVID-19 pandemic due to which the lives of millions of people are in the state of danger. Over 200 countries including India are affected … Continue reading Free COVID-19 testing by Private Laboratories: Supreme Court Favours Humanitarianism
Indian citizens have been placed in a lockdown to be prevented from the spread of COVID-19 and must stay at home except to buy basic items like groceries, medicines etc. The lockdown excludes essential services workers. Despite these special allowances, … Continue reading Authority of Police Officers on Citizens During Lockdown