Meaning of Law under Article 13 of Indian Constitution

The expression ‘law’ which is used in Article 13 has been given a wider connotation so as to include any ordinance, order, bye-laws, rule, regulation, notification, custom or usage having in the territory of India the force of law. This means that not only a piece of legislation but any of the things mentioned here can be challenged… Read More »

Book Review: Discipline and Punish by Michel Foucault

Introduction: Discipline and Punish Discipline and Punish is a history of the modern penal system. Foucault seeks to analyze punishment in its social context and to examine how changing power relations affected punishment. He begins by analyzing the situation before the eighteenth century when public execution and corporal punishment were key punishments, and torture was part of most criminal… Read More »