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.
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
Token Temporary Measures to Decongest Prisons Can’t Save Inmates from COVID-19
Immediate and permanent measures to improve medical care in prisons are necessary to prevent any colossal tragedy, as already 2,803 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country.