Chandrashekhar @ Ravan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh Special Leave Petition (Crl) 26284/2018 in the Supreme Court of India
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the state of Uttar… Read More
Human Rights Law Network expresses its concern over the recent and increasingly distressing slew of child sexual abuse cases in the country.
In the most recent instance, on August 6, 24… Read More
The UP unit of HRLN filed a petition on behalf of a gender non-conforming person who suffered a breach of privacy at the hands of UP Board officials and certain media houses.
In 2011, the… Read More
The Delhi high court on August 8, 2018, decriminalised begging in the state, striking down several provisions of the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act (1959) as… Read More
On July 24, a starving 39-year-old man in Jharkhand breathed his last after months of suffering. He and his family, who belonged to a ‘Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group’ (PVTG), were too poor… Read More
Human Rights Law Network condemns the unlawful arrest of 29 persons and the use of excess and brutal force by Gujarat police against residents of Ahmedabad’s Chharanagar in July.
The violence… Read More
Nisha vs Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors
The Delhi High Court on July 31, 2018 said there was no legal basis for the government of NCT of Delhi to insist on… Read More
Who is affected?
Kamal Shukla, senior journalist and Editor of Bhoomkaal magazine in the Bastar region which raises issues of tribal rights and police excesses.
And millions of… Read More
WP (Crl) 1482/2018
In this case, the petitioner filed a writ of Habeas Corpus to trace and produce before the court her daughter, (aged 19) who had been missing since 2013…. Read More
HRLN started working on issues faced by the transgender community since 2016, where a matter on… Read More
Apex Court Condemns ‘Cases of Mobocracy’, Asks Parliament To Draft New Law
The judgment pertains to a contempt petition filed by social activist Tehseen Poonawalla.& Ors. By… Read More
Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case No.15748 of 2017
Dhauli Devi vs The State of Bihar through its Chief Secretary & Ors
In this case, the petitioner, Dhauli Devi had approached the… Read More
W.P.(C) 5030/2018 & CM No. 19388/2018
ROHAN GUPTA Vs STATE BANK OF INDIA & Ors
Rohan Gupta is a dyslexic disabled student who wanted to apply for the examination for the… Read More
CWP No.24114 of 2014 (O&M) IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH
Hemophilia Advocacy Society & Anr vs State of Punjab & Anr
Dated March 26, 2018
This petition… Read More
The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to eight out of the 11 persons (including the four main accused) who had been sentenced to life imprisonment by Fast Track Court Additional District Judge II… Read More
Advocate Surendra Gadling has been sent to judicial custody till 4 July.
Two Islamic scholars, Maulana Azharul Islam and his brother Maulana Imran, were brutally beaten with hockey sticks last night after Taraweeh prayer by an extremist mob for refusing to chant praises… Read More
Recently the National Highway department started forcefully evicting rural street vendors working beside the NH 766 in Wayanad district in Kerala. The authority… Read More
Nandlal Malviya v. State of MP & Others
WRIT PETITION NO (PIL) 19968/2017
This case is pertaining to a Dalit man namely Nandlal who became a victim of the gruesome crime of acid… Read More
Yashoda Bai vs. State of Madhya Pradesh
Acid attack can be defined as “the act of throwing acid or a similarly corrosive substance onto the body of another with the intention to disfigure, maim,… Read More
Savita Vasuniya vs State of Madhya Pradesh and Ors.
In this particular case before the High Court of Madhya Pradesh (Indore Bench), the petitioner (Savita Vasuniya) moved court for failure of… Read More
Meerabai Babbar vs. State of Madhya Pradesh &Ors.
In this particular case, the petitioner underwent a sterilization operation at a Government hospital namely CHC Petlabad, Jhabua… Read More
The High Court of Jharkhand at Ranchi released an order dated 8th January, 2018 in relation to the Read More
The applicants Abdul Ahad Waza (41 years old), Riyaz Ahmad Hurra (40 years old) and Ghulam-Ud-din War (43 years old) were granted bail by the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir from a bench composed of… Read More
In an order dated 23rd May 2018, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court sought a report on an amendment to the SRO 117. The SRO 117 of 2018 takes away the powers of the Chief Judicial Magistrates of 14… Read More
His Excellency Governor
The State of Telangana
Dear Hon’ble Your Excellency,
Sub: Report of Indian Peoples’ Tribunal on LTR Cases in Scheduled Areas of
Telangana-… Read More
The 2015 Rohingya crisis which erupted in Myanmar saw crimes and grave human rights violations ranging from rape, murder, arson and other mass atrocities covering a broad spectrum of offences… Read More
State vs Mohd Masmudeen, etc
In the court of the Additional Sessions Judge (Special Fast Track Court), North-west, Rohini, Delhi
This was a rape case in which the two accused… Read More
Writ Petition (Civil) No 859/2013
Jaffar Ullah and Anr versus Union of India & Ors
The Rohingyas are a sizeable minority of Myanmar’s population of 60 million. They are,… Read More
Bonded labour, a kind of modern slavery, is still prevalent in India today despite several legal interventions like the Bonded Labour System Act, 1976 which seeks to abolish debt bondage or bonded… Read More