The Indian Penal Code states the law relating to the right of Self Defence/Private Defence under the section 96-106, here a man can partially take the law in his own hands. These provisions provide a man to use certain force legitimately against the wrong-doer in order to protect his body or his own property or also another person's body or another person's property.
criminal contempt in this contemporary era is seen against the constitutional principles and thus restricting the freedom of speech and expression. it is being used by the judges frequently for prohibiting any type of comment against it. this article deals with the need of the law in this era, how other jurisdictions have tackled the law and what can be the amendments that can be made.
The current emergent pandemic is extraordinary and certainly call for diverse actions but the practicability of putting an absolute embargo on the legal standards of medical practice don't seem to be justified. The solution may lie in a separate set of directives being issued in light of the prevalent situation so as to balance the interests of the patients, doctors and other stakeholders.