Preventive Detention Laws in India: A tool for executive tyranny?

Tracing the evolution of preventive detention laws in India as well as the jurisprudence of safeguards against their misuse developed by the Supreme Court, JASIR AFTAB writes about how existing legal mechanisms are impotent to prevent their misuse by the executive branch of the State, and argues that preventive detention laws must be reformed, if not struck … Continue reading Preventive Detention Laws in India: A tool for executive tyranny?