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    Petition challenging detention under Public Safety Act in J&K


    Reyaz ahmad khan verus state of J&K and others, HCP 497/16, J&K High Court.

    Reyaz Ahmad through his cousin brother namely Habibullah challenges the detention order… Read More

    Court grants compensation in acid attack case, directs State to provide free treatment.


    Case title: Suo Moto vs State of Assam & Director General of Police; WP(C) Taken up No. 749 /2014; Gauhati High Court

    Synopsis: On the night of 06-11-2013, at around 10.30 pm,… Read More

    J&K: Petition seeks implementation of Right to Education Act, 25% reservation for BPL students


    Mohammad Ahsan Untoo Versus state of J&K and others PIL 21/15, J&K High Court.

    The petitioner is a social rights activist seeks the indulgence of the Hon’ble court… Read More

    J&K High Court directs FIR, investigation into report of custodial disappearance


    Aijaz Ahmad Kakroo VS Union of India & Others, OWP 335/07 (J&K High Court)


    The instant writ petition writ petition has been filed to seek the judicial Enquiry into the… Read More

    Surety amounts and those who cannot afford them: Case of Shobhanaben

    12/07/2017 |

    Shobhanaben Thakor is a victim of trafficking for the purpose of removal of organ. However a FIR was registered against her along with other accused u/s.  420, 419, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120B. 34 of… Read More

    MP court awards compensation to woman after failure of sterilisation operation


    Writ Petition No.3634/2016

    This petition showed that Komal Bai (the petitioner) had in August, 2011 underwent a sterilisation operation at the Kalapipal CHC in Shajapur in Madhya… Read More

    Seeking a comprehensive policy and plan of action for diagnosis, treatment of hemophiliacs

    17/04/2017 |

    Vinay Vijay Nair & Ors.    vs. Department of Health, Additional Secretary, State of Maharashtra & Ors. (PIL No. 58 of 2013)




    This… Read More

    Tribal villagers from Changlang district escape floods, but left homeless and without basic amenities


    Shri B.R Chakma & ors Vs State of A.P and 4 ors [WP(c) 219 (AP) 2017]In Gauhati High Court, Itanagar Permanent Bench]

    The Petitioners were the unfortunate victims of flood that… Read More

    HRLN files petition seeking action against alarming number of children dying from malnutrition in MP


    Shriprakash Singh Nimraje vs State of MP & Ors

    Several children have died of malnutrition-related ailments in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district and other regions of Shivpuri in… Read More

    Manipur HC directs payment of compensation in various fake encounters by armed forces


    Guangbi Dangmei Vs The Union of India & 4 others (WP(C) 943/2014)

    The petitioner’s son was killed in a fake encounter by the 10th Assam Rifles. After initiating a judicial… Read More

    Petition against the decision to shift the Fundurdihari Primary Health Centre from Patel Para to Rampur, Sundarpur, in Chhattisgarh


    Nandkishore & Ors. v. State of Chhattisgarh & Ors.[WP(PIL) No. 180/2016], Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh at Bilaspur

    Nandkishore & Ors. v. State of Chhattisgarh &… Read More

    Petition in Calcutta HC seeks compensation for acid attack survivors, points out defects in West Bengal Victim Compensation Scheme

    10/03/2017 |

    Jhuma Santra Vs State of West Bengal and others, W.P. 26192/2015;Sanchayita Jadav Vs State of West Bengal and others, W.P. 15181/2016; Janmenjoy Khan Vs State of West Bengal and others, W.P…. Read More

    Court orders Rs 5 lakh as compensation to kin of 18-year-old killed in fake encounter by army


    Mr. Guangbi Dangmei Versus Union of India through the Defence Secretary, Ministry of Defence and 4 others ( WP(C) No 943 of 2014) High Court of Manipur, India

    This is… Read More

    Sexual violence, physical assault, looting of property and destruction of property by the security forces consisting of CoBRA, CRPF, District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the local police in the villages of Pedagallur, Chhattisgarh


    Kadati Sushila and Ors. V State of Chhattisgarh WPCR/54/17, Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

    The petitioners herein are victims of sexual violence, physical assault,… Read More

    Dismal condition of Public Hospitals in Sukma district, Chhattisgarh


    Bichem Pondi v Union of India and 03 others. W.P. (PIL) No. 11/2016, Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh.

    Sukma was given the status of new district in 2012. More than three years have… Read More

    Petition seeking better working conditions for Police constables in Chhattisgarh


    Rakesh Yadav Vs. State of Chhattisgarh & Another, WP(PIL) No.30 of 2015, Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

    Rakesh Yadav Vs. State of Chhattisgarh & another, the… Read More

    Minor Rohingya asylum seekers arrested in West Bengal categorised ‘child in need of care and protection’

    25/01/2017 |

    State v X, Child Welfare Committee

    HRLN Kolkata filed a petition before the Child Welfare Committee for the release of X (belonging to the Rohingya community from Myanmar), who… Read More

    Petition seeking the recognition and implementation of the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 in Chhattisgarh


    National Alliance for Maternal Health and Human Rights (NAMHHR) v. State of Chhattisgarh & Ors. [W.P. (PIL) No. of 2014], Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

    National… Read More

    Woman files FIR against her husband for committing rape, fraud, cheating, assault, torture and trying to poison her


    Smti Moyi Nyori Vs State of Arunachal Pradesh & ors [WP(C) No. 01(AP) 2017] In the Gauhati High Court, Permanent Branch Itanagar

    Smti Moyi Nyori Vs State of Arunachal Pradesh, have filed… Read More

    PIL to make the Mumbai Suburban Railways accessible for persons with disabilities

    05/10/2016 |

    India Centre for Human Rights & Law & Ors. vs. The Union of India & Ors.

    (PIL 27 of 2007)




    The Petition came to be filed seeking to make the… Read More

    Defending inclusion of life saving anti-diabetic and cardiovascular drugs under non-scheduled products to ensure they are available at low cost

    26/09/2016 |

    Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance & Anr. V/S. Union of India & Ors. (Writ Petition No. 2700 of 2014)




    This… Read More

    WB State Administrative Tribunal allows transgender woman to fill civil services application in ‘other’ category

    16/07/2016 |

    AtriKar v. State of West Bengal and Ors., O.A. No. 1201 of 2016, State Administrative Tribunal, West Bengal

    The Applicant, Atri Kar, is a transgender who was unable to fill up the online… Read More

    Journalist sacked after seeking implementation of recommendations against corporate ownership of media houses


    Pankaj Srivastava v TV18 Broadcast Limited & Anr, Delhi High Court

    A senior journalist, Pankaj Srivastava approached the Court praying direction to immediately implement the… Read More

    Adilabad District Court sets law in motion against Police in alleged fake encounter case


    On February 15, 2018, the District Sessions Court of Adilabad, Telangana, ordered a lower court to set the law in motion against the 29 police personnel who had participated in the alleged encounter… Read More

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