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Delhi High Court grants relief to 297 Press Trust of India employees fired overnight

27/11/2018

Hon’ble Delhi High Court on 27.11.2018 granted interim relief to 297 employees who had been retrenched overnight by the Press Trust of India vide Notice dated 29.9.2018. These employees span across… Read More

Case of abandoned NRI brides: Supreme Court issues notice to the state

21/11/2018

Desertion of NRI brides

The issue arises when these NRI men marry Indian women and then abandon them after dowry extraction and sexual exploitation. The wives are often deserted at crucial stages… Read More

Another minor rescued as bonded labour from Shalimar Bagh, second in two months

26/10/2018

As part of the continuous national campaign to eradicate the bonded labour and to rescue bonded labours across India, a team comprising of social activist Mr. Nirmal Gorana, Convener of National… Read More

Locked in room by her employers: Minor girl working as bonded labour rescued, FIR registered

17/10/2018

For a 17-year-old girl, who was locked in a room as a bonded labour, freedom came knocking on the doors of her employers after a team of Delhi Police, National Campaign Committee for Eradication of… Read More

Forced to marry her maternal uncle: SC directs J&K Police to ensure girl’s safety

12/10/2018

The Supreme Court on 12th October issued an order to Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police in a Habeas Corpus Petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution by Ms. Seema Bhoria for… Read More

Delhi HC directs media houses to remove all inflammatory content defaming missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed

10/10/2018

In Fatima Nafees versus TOI and others, the Delhi High Court has directed all the Defendants to retract all the articles and video clips from their websites and also remove YouTube… Read More

Delhi High Court allows CBI to file closure report on Najeeb’s disappearance

08/10/2018

In a great blow to the family of the missing Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Najeeb Ahmed along with friends, students, teachers, and citizens who have been fighting to #BringNajeebBack the Delhi… Read More

Manual scavenging: Delhi HC pulls state, local agencies; seeks action taken report

08/10/2018

In an interim order, the Delhi High Court on 4th October gave directions to state and local agencies to comply with guidelines set by Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their… Read More

Letter to Colin Gonsalves from Badol farazi; a Bangladeshi citizen, who was trapped in an Indian jail for 10 years

04/10/2018

Badol Farazi, a Bangladeshi migrant, was arrested from the Benapole Immigration checkpost in 2008 on charges of a murder, he could not tell the relevant authorities that he was not the person they… Read More

Court directs compensation to couple defrauded by medical centre, doctors who pretended to “cure” HIV

28/09/2018

Dharampal Singh & Chandro Devi vs Ayuna Herbal Healthcare & Ors

Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum-X, Case no 612/2009
Order dated May 9, 2018

The complainants, a married… Read More

Manual scavenging case: Delhi high court reprimands state govt for failing to provide relief to rescued bonded labourer

26/09/2018

Nirmal Gorana & Anr vs State NCT of Delhi & Ors
Writ petition (Crl) 3177/2017

In 2007, HRLN’s initiave against bonded labour and trafficking, the National Campaign Committee… Read More

Trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh

22/09/2018

A women and minor girl, who were working as bonded labourers in a house in New Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh, were rescued in a daring effort by National Campaign Committee for the Eradication of Bonded… Read More

High Court issues notice to media houses in the defamation case filed by Fatima Nafees, Najeeb’s mother #BringBackNajeeb

19/09/2018

Fatima Nafees versus Bennette Coleman and Co, & Ors.

The Delhi High Court on September 20th admitted the Civil Defamation suit filed against prominent media houses (Times of… Read More

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

Two years after rescue from bonded labour, children yet to receive justice, rehabilitation: Delhi HC issues notice

13/08/2018

April 9, 2018

Nirmal Gorana v Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors, WP (Crl) 1011/2018

The petition informed the court that in… Read More

Begging in the national capital no longer to be a crime: Delhi HC declares anti-begging provisions unconstitutional

08/08/2018

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

State govt cannot demand Aadhaar card, bank passbook from mothers wishing to avail cashless maternity benefits, rules Delhi HC

01/08/2018

Nisha vs Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors
WP(C) 9008/2016

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

Woman abducted, trafficked as minor rescued from bonded slavery; reunited with parents after HRLN intervention

24/07/2018

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

Delhi HC offers interim relief to dyslexic student who was denied opportunity to apply for bank position

16/07/2018

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

Delhi fast-track court punishes rape accused with 20 years rigorous punishment; Victim compensated with Rs 5 lakh

16/05/2018

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

Rohingya refugee case: SC directs appointment of nodal officers to address camp-dwellers’ grievances

15/05/2018

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

Cervical cancer vaccine case: Can rely on Parliamentary Committee Reports as evidence in court, says Supreme Court

09/05/2018

Kalpana Mehta vs. Union of India & Ors. WP (C) 558/2012

A US-based NGO, PATH, had in 2012, in collaboration with ICMR and the governments of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, conducted Human Papilloma… 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

Lack of action on child bonded labour: Delhi HC issues notice to state, asks for status reports on child labour schemes

09/04/2018

Nirmal Gorana v Government of NCT of Delhi & Ors
WP (Crl) 1011/2018

This petition made the grievance that despite the rescue of children working as bonded labourers, the state… Read More

Petition in Delhi High Court seeks UPSC exam seats for persons with learning and mental disabilities

03/04/2018

NPRS v UoI & Ors
W.P.(C) 2599/2018

This petition sought the court’s direction against a Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) notification of February 7, 2018 (Examination… Read More

Fatima Nafees files defamation suit against Times of India, Times Now, Dilli Aaj Tak for spreading defamatory fake news against son, Najeeb Ahmed

21/03/2018

Fatima Nafees, the mother of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, last week filed a suit in the Delhi high court through Human Rights Law Network against some prominent media outlets for civil… Read More

Delhi HC asks Dept of Science & Technology to relax age limit for candidate with disabilities for research award application

26/02/2018

(Dr Akshansh Vs Ministry of Science & Technology & Ors)

The Petitioner is a disabled person with cerebral palsy (orthopaedic-quadriplegic) who filed this urgent petition… Read More

Delhi HC issues notice in case of school discriminating against child with ADHD

06/02/2018

The Delhi High Court on February 6, 2018, issued notices to respondent parties in a case of discrimination against and the denial of the right to education to a 6-year-old child suffering from… Read More

Railways employee cannot ‘disown’ wife, daughter, says Delhi HC, directs Northern Railways to include their names in medical card

17/01/2018

The Delhi high court had directed Northern Railways to provide separate medical cards and privilege passes to the wife and daughter of a former railway employee who claims to have disowned… Read More

Delhi HC orders enquiry into medical negligence of pregnant woman who gave birth in a rickshaw

03/01/2018

The Delhi high court has ordered an enquiry into case of medical negligence of a woman who was denied medical help when she went into labour. The order came after HRLN filed a writ petition against… Read More

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