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Setting aside the order of Allahabad High Court (Lucknow bench) which upheld the shutting down of ‘Sheroes Hangout’ cafe in Lucknow (run by Acid Attack survivors) as per the decision of the Uttar… Read More
After Human Rights Law Network intervention, justice finally arrived for a minor male child — who was abducted and attacked with acid in 2016 — after the Gurgaon Court on 17 September, 2018,… 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
The Centre for Constitutional Rights in collaboration with Meer Foundation and the Jama Humdard University is organizing The National Meeting and Training on Rights of Acid Attack Victims and… Read More
Aarti Thakur vs. The State of Maharashtra & Ors. (Writ Petition No. 4267 of 2014)
Aarti Thakur is the survivor of a gruesome acid attack that occurred in January, 2011. Aarti… Read More
W.P. 26174 of 2014
The Petitioner, Piyali Dutta, is an acid attack survivor who had written to the Chief Secretary, State of West Bengal requesting for interim compensation of Rs…. Read More
The Delhi high court has directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to consider and respond to the claims of a survivor of petrol burns for enhanced compensation.
The survivor in the… Read More
Yashoda Bai vs. State of Madhya Pradesh
Writ Petition no. 742 /2017
The petition was filed by HRLN on the behalf of a poor married woman. Her husband was a farmer in Mathura. The… Read More
Durjan Singh vs Govt of NCT of Delhi and ORS
The decision of the Hon’ble Delhi High Court on 17.08.2017 in the matter of Durjan Singh v. Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi… Read More
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
Sapna vs State of Bihar
On 05.05.2017, the Karkardooma District Court sentenced two men to 11 years imprisonment and imposed a fine, of Rs 2 lakh each, on them for attacking a 20-year-old… Read More
Jaspinder Kaur Vs. State of Punjab
Jaspinder Kaur is 19 years old college going girl who lost her father many years ago. Taking advantage of her vulnerable status a boy started… Read More
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
Angura Bibi Versus State of West Bengal & Ors
W.P. 25972(w) of 2016 at the High Court at Calcutta
The Petitioner, Angura Bibi, is an acid attack survivor. After the acid attack… Read More
Angura Bibi Versus State of West Bengal and Ors., W.P. 25972(w) of 2016, High Court at Calcutta
The Petitioner, Angura Bibi, is an acid attack survivor. After the acid attack took… Read More
Aruna Tripathi Vs. State of Haryana
Aruna Tripathi is an old acid attack survivor. She was not considered eligible for any kind of medical treatment and compensation by the state… Read More
Gulnaz Begum vs state of J&K and others, OWP 324/17, J&K High Court.
The instant writ petition has been filed by the petitioner for seeking the benefit under and interms… Read More
The Petitioner, Monika, is an acid attack survivor, who had written to the Chief Secretary, State of West Bengal requesting for interim compensation of Rs. 3 lakhs, pursuant to the acid attack. She… Read More
Daulatbi Mohd. Hussain Khan & ORs (Petitioners) v. State of Maharashtra & Ors. (Writ Petition No.962 of 2016)
Monika Mondal v.State of West Bengal and Ors.W.P. 22924(w) of 2016, High Court at Calcutta
The Petitioner, Monika, is an acid attack survivor, who had written to the Chief… Read More
Writ Petition (Civil) 749 0f 2014, The Gauhati High Court at Guwahati
Medical treatment for an acid attack survivor is critical for living a life of dignity; it is also the… Read More
Anju v. State of Haryana and others
Anju, a married young woman in the late twenties and a mother of a two year old female child was attacked with acid by her estranged husband… Read More
Asharaful Sekh @ Montu and another v. State of Haryana and others
Ashrafula and his brother, both minors lost their mother who was attacked with acid by their own father. The… Read More
Parivartan Kendra vs. UOI & Ors. (WP (CIVIL) No. 867/2013), the PIL on Acid Attack Cases.
The Supreme Court in its Judgment has directed the Bihar Government to compensate the… Read More
Sabana Khatun was in a relationship with one Icha Mondal. On the night of 23 June 2012, Icha Mondal took Sabana to his residence to convince his parents to grant them permission to get married but… Read More
PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION (PIL) No. – 28874 of 2014
Anshika Singh & 5 Others versus Union of India & Ors.
The petition was filed by seven law students and waas based on… Read More
Broadly, This case establishes that compensation must be paid of Rs. 3 Lakhs to acid attack victims after a victim reports to the Chief Secretary. The Court held the compensation of acid attack… Read More
PIL NO. 68901 OF 2013.
Ayushi Dubey & Ors versus Union of India & Ors.
The PIL was filed by law interns associated with the Human Rights Law Network. Hearing public interest litigation… Read More
PARIVARTAN KENDRA V/S UNION OF INDIA & Ors.
WRIT PETITION (CIVIL.) NO (s). 867 OF 2013
Chanchal, a talented 18-year-old Dalit girl, wanted to be a computer engineer. She used to go to… Read More