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Delhi High Court convicts 33 accused persons in Mirchpur caste atrocity case

24/08/2018

The Delhi High Court on 24.08.2018 passed Final Order & Judgment in an Criminal Appeal filed by Advocate Shreeji Bhavsar and Anubha Rastogi of Human Rights Law Network on behalf of the Victims of… Read More

Bhim army founder Chandrashekhar challenges his detention by the UP govt: SC issues notices to state, Saharanpur DM

11/08/2018

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

Letter to the Governor and summary of the Indian people’s tribunal on the issues of tribal land and alienation under LTR in Telangana

22/05/2018

To
His Excellency Governor
The State of Telangana
Hyderabad
Dear Hon’ble Your Excellency,

Sub: Report of Indian Peoples’ Tribunal on LTR Cases in Scheduled Areas of
Telangana-… Read More

17 year old tortured in custody by officers from Mumbai Railway Protection Force dies

16/04/2018

Mumbai: A 17 year old boy being reprimanded at a children’s observation home in Dongri died on April 14th at JJ Hospital, where he was brought after he complained about having difficulty in… Read More

88 bonded labourers rescued: After inaction from Meerut, Muzaffarnagar district magistrates, Allahabad HC seeks reply

20/02/2018

Nirmal Gorana  vs State Of UP & Ors (PIL 2936/2018)

The case pertains to the rescue of nearly 88 bonded labourers from 22 Dalit families hailing from… Read More

Evicted, homes demolished, some sent far away, others left to perish: Development vs Lives

16/02/2018

WP (L) No.3301 of 2017 – Sandeep Shivaji Shirke & Ors. v. Assistant Municipal Commissioner & Ors. And some other petitions filed for similarly displaced persons.

Tribals manhandled for opposing land takeover by the govt. in Itanagar

16/07/2017

Miss Jape Apora & 2 ors versus the State of Arunachal Pradesh,Writ Petition (C) no. 97 of 2017, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

SYNOPSIS
Miss Jape Apora & Ors are from… Read More

Acquisition of land: Petition filed for compensation due to tribals in Kerala

16/07/2017

Residents of Njamalamkunnu Colony Vs District Collector

Background
The residents of Njamalamkunnu colony are Paniyas, an ethnic group, which are included in the list of… Read More

Enquiry ordered into misappropriation of tribal funds

16/07/2017

Kallamvetty Colony Kottathara Vs District Collector

Background
Kallanvetty colony in Kottathara Panchayat, in Wayanad is a tribal colony where eight families of Paniya community… Read More

After violence against Balmikis, petition filed asking the Court to frame and implement a scheme to provide adequate protection to Scheduled caste families so that they are not under threat in the future

16/07/2017

Jaswant & Ors v. State of Haryana & Ors.

Synopsis
Jaswant & Ors v. State of Haryana & Ors. demands that the Balmiki families who are currently residing in Balmiki Temple,… Read More

Compensation for illegal detention and assault in custody

13/05/2017

Padmanabahan Vs State of Kerala

Background
Padmanabahan is a member of Kuruma tribe residing at Pulpally in Wayanad. He was taken into custody by the forest officials alleging he… Read More

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

16/04/2017

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

Ex-communication and ill-treatment of Petitioner and his family by the ex-Sarpanch

11/04/2017

Jagannath Malhare Waghmare & Ors, vs. The Collector, Raigad & Ors. ( Criminal PIL no. 37 of 2013)

 

Synopsis:

 

This Petition was filed on behalf… Read More

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

27/03/2017

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

Synopsis
Nandkishore & Ors. v. State of Chhattisgarh &… 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

08/02/2017

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

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

Stay issued on the Demolishment of Tribal Juggies

18/01/2017

Rajpur colony Vs. State of Punjab

The said petition has been filed by a group who belongs to de-notified tribe from Rajasthan who around 35 years back had migrated to Punjab in… Read More

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

04/01/2017

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

Synopsis
National… Read More

Tragic case of Madkam Hidme’s fake encounter, her mother Lakshmi’s fight for justice continues

04/11/2016

Madkam Hidme versus State of Chhattisgarh & Ors, Writ Petition (Cr) No. 144 of 2016, High Court of Chhattisgarh

The Petitioner is the state convener of the political party Aam… Read More

Dalit woman fights for a fair investigation into her husband’s murder at the hands of upper caste men

23/09/2016

SB criminal Misc. petition No. 1687/2016 filed by a widow lady belonging to Schedule Caste Bairwa investigate the death of her husband.
It is contended that death of husband of petitioner Banwari… Read More

Tribal land occupied by Assam Rifles and ITBP

12/09/2016

Shri Kanam Mipi & Anr versus State of Arunachal Pradesh & 8 ors, Writ Petition (C) no. 74 of 2017, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

The community land Mipi (Ediya) Village is presently… Read More

Ancestral tribal land marked sanctuary area without consultation with tribals who live and work there

16/07/2016

Smti Ngasi Mena versus State of Arunachal Pradesh and 8 ors, PIL no. 2 of 2014, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

Through a notification of 1998, a chunk of ancestral land… Read More

Petition filed for compensation for land

16/07/2016

Kattimada Adivasi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samithi Vs Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Min. for Revenue, District Collector and ITDP Officer

Background
50 landless Tribal… Read More

Writ Petition admitted in the Kerala HC to provide educational facilities to tribals

16/07/2016

Rajendra Prasad vs. Ministry of welfare of scheduled caste and scheduled tribes & others

The petitioner is approaching the High court aggrieved by the inaction of state… Read More

Villagers displaced to build hydropower plant in Dibhang valley denied compensation

13/06/2016

Shri Ajanto Meto & others Vs the state of arunachal Pradesh & ors [WP(C) no.65/2016] In Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

SYNOPSIS
In this writ petition the petitioners… Read More

Petition to challenge the validity of Act that prohibits slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks in the Maharashtra

06/05/2016

Indian Union Muslim League v. The State of Maharashtra Ors. (WRIT PETITION NO. 9209 OF 2015)

 

Synopsis:

 

ISSUE

The Petition sought to challenge the… Read More

PIL on dismal implementation of public health and maternity schemes in Rajasthan

26/02/2016

Suman Devathiya Vs State of Rajasthan [D.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 2529/2016] Hon’ble High Court of Rajasthan at Jaipur bench Jaipur.

Synopsis
A report published in various… Read More

SC issues CBI inquiry in the murder of a Dalit woman and the rape of her daughter

29/01/2016

The Supreme Court has ordered a CBI inquiry in the case of murder of a Dalit woman and rape of her daughter belonging to Haryana.

The daughter was raped in August, 2012 and threatened not to… Read More

Petition seeks implementation of the Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

15/12/2015

National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights vs. Union of India

This petition brings to fore the non-implementation of the Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Of… Read More

Petition challenging the decision of Public Health & Family Welfare Department to restrict certain tribes from availing sterilization facilities

21/10/2015

Ranichand Baiga & Ors. V. State of Chhattisgarh & Ors. [WP PIL 27/2017], Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh.

Synopsis
The petitioner by way of this Writ Petition (PIL) has… Read More

8 lac compensation to the family of the sewage worker who died from suffocation inside a sewer chamber and contractor banned for 7 years

28/04/2015

Public Interest Litigation No. 21728 of 2015 “Abhijit Chaterji Vs. Sate of U.P. & Others.

Background

A news report was published in a daily Hindi & English News Paper on… Read More

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