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PILs and Cases

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Yet another starvation death in Jharkhand due to lack of Aadhaar card: HRLN, civil society groups conduct probe

03/08/2018

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

SC asks Centre to frame a comprehensive policy for the Supplementary Nutrition Programme

02/05/2018

Brief:
The Supreme Court on 2nd May, 2018 has directed the Union of India to prepare a detailed policy for the operation of both schemes i.e. Take Home Ration and Hot Cooked Meals under Integrated… Read More

Starvation deaths: Supreme Court to hear HRLN’s petition on linking of ration, Aadhaar cards

26/03/2018

Koili Devi & Ors vs Union of India & Ors, WRIT PETITION (C) No: 61 OF 2018

HRLN filed this writ petition on starvation deaths occurring in the country. This petition will… Read More

Pregnant woman’s death: Petition filed to highlight failed implementation of NFA Act, 2013

07/11/2017

Trinath Swain Vrs. Union of India & Others W.P. (C) No. 15159 of 2016, In the High Court of Orissa, Cuttack

Synopsis: – That the petitioner in the present… Read More

Children not receiving regular mid-day meals in Jharkhand

05/01/2017

Gulab Chandra Prajapati v.  Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(PIL) No. 2214 of 2014], Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand

The petitioner who is also a social activist and the… Read More

HRLN activists, community leaders work to ensure access to food, primary healthcare, and education in Delhi village

07/06/2015

Chhilla Khadar is a community of 1,600 homeless families fromDalit and Other Backward Caste communities wholive on a fertile piece of land along Yamuna River near Mayur Vihar Metro Station. Most of… Read More

Mumbai high court pulls up state govt over delay in setting up food commission

03/12/2014

The High Court of Mumbai heard a PIL by NGO Human Rights Law Network & Movement for Peace and Justice, challenging the non-implementation of the Act. The HC on 2 Dec 2014 flayed the state for delay… Read More

2012: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

27/02/2012

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

2001: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

17/09/2011

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

HRLN files PIL over 40,000 quintal food grain rotting in open in Allahabad (Doaba Utthan Evam Vikas Samiti Vs. Union of India & others)

25/07/2011

Public Interest Litigation No. 39849 of 2011
Doaba Utthan Evam Vikas Samiti Vs. Union of India & others

On July 16, 2011, it was found that around 40,000 quintal of wheat rotting in rain under… Read More

Denial of rations to BPL people denial of Right to Food, Right to Life: Delhi HC

17/05/2011

In another landmark interim order, Justice S Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court reinforced the need for increased delivery and oversight of life-saving food and maternal health entitlements to the… Read More

Bhalaswa Lok Shakti Manch Vs GNCT Of Delhi

06/04/2011

High Court of Delhi at New Delhi

06.04.2011

Court orders the respondents to fulfill the following directives:

a) The respondent department shall conduct a study in the locality in question… Read More

2011: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

03/01/2011

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

High Court of Gauhati orders Air Lifting of Food and essential commodities to remote areas of Dibang valley in Arunachal Pradesh

16/07/2010

Almost 12000 people living in the Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh were facing a severe insecurity of food and essential commodities being forced to pay a heavy price for scarcity or… Read More

Self Help Group Jai Mata Di and Others vs The State of Rajasthan and Others

24/07/2008

This civil writ petition concerned the provision of clean drinking water to Village Raghunathpura, Tehsil Devli, District Tonk. An interim order had been passed on 24 January 2008 directing the… Read More

2008: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

10/01/2008

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

2007: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

15/02/2007

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

Pradeep Pradhan vs State of Orissa and Others

13/12/2006

Supported by HRLN lawyers, the Petitioner (the Convenor for the Right to Food Campaign in Orissa) sought the issue of a writ of Mandamus or similar to the Respondents to ensure compliance with… Read More

2006: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

03/12/2006

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

Ekta Shakti Foundation vs. Government Of NCT Of Delhi

17/07/2006

Due to mal practices adopted by contractors, the benefit of ICDS was not reaching the targeted beneficiaries to the children. The Supreme Court accepted our prayer and ordered that no contractor… Read More

2006: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

14/03/2006

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

Raghuveer Singh Gond vs. Union Of India & others

06/09/2005

Mr. Raghuveer Singh Gond and others have filed special leave petition before the Supreme Court after the dismissal of writ petition under article 226 of the constitution of India. They have invoked… Read More

Amit Kumar Jain vs. State of Rajasthan

14/07/2005

The petition charged that the State authorities have given undue power to the tender committee, causing a breakdown in the distribution system. Lactating mothers and children are meant to receive… Read More

Petition to urge proper implementation of the Right to Food Act

27/05/2005

Sh. Ved Prakash Gupta vs. State of Punjab & others

Ved Prakash Gupta filed a petition under article 226/227 of the Constitution over the inability of the government to implement… Read More

2005: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

09/05/2005

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

2004: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

20/04/2004

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

2003: PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001

02/05/2003

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though the judgement is still… Read More

Right to Food case: PUCL vs Union of India & Ors

08/05/2002

Supreme Court hearings on the right to food (PUCL vs Union of India and others, Civil Writ Petition 196 of 2001) have been held at regular intervals since April 2001. Though… Read More

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