In any stage of publication (before fully published with a DOI registration), an article can be withdrawn by the author after submitting a written request with justifications. In post-publication stage, if any readers or any third person complains about the content, copyright issue, fraudulent data, multiple submission, plagiarism, the article will be withdrawn from the online system by the publisher with a note on retraction.
In case of significant correction, an erratum/corrigendum/addendum will be published and linked with the original published article.
In case of complaints (from any person) with proof of plagiarism or copyright issues, the publisher will retract/remove the published article with a note on retraction mentioning the reasons and the case may be informed to the concerned author’s institution and/or funding organizations of the article. The retraction of a published article will be decided by the publisher after a discussion with the concerned editor.