Aditya is a Research Fellow working in the area of Judicial Reforms. He graduated from the Institute of Law, Nirma University, in 2018. Prior to Vidhi, he worked in Jharkhand as a Policy Consultant for a regional political party, where he tackled issues pertaining to environmental law, forest rights, election laws and local self-government. He has previously interned with Newslaundry, Childline India Foundation, the Rethink Aadhaar Campaign and with Adv. Nitya Ramakrishnan. While working in Jharkhand he has authored a critique on the implementation of District Mineral Fund in the state. He enjoys collecting stamps and expressing himself through slam poetry.
[Vidhispeaks] Prosecutorial independence compromised by politics
While separation of police and prosecutorial powers is crucial for the independence of the prosecution, the events in Delhi raise significant concern regarding political interference in prosecution of cases
A Year After Jayaraj-Bennix Custodial Deaths, Police Excesses Go Unchecked
In 2006, the Supreme Court in Prakash Singh v Union of India issued seven directions to ensure police accountability and effectuate police reforms in India. However, most states are yet to enforce these directions