Skip to main content

On selecting an option from the following Language drop-down list, the language of the content will change accordingly.

Text Size:  Smaller text size Medium text size Larger text size  | 

Contrast Scheme:  Standard View High Contrast View  | 

Screen Reader
SLIC, Socio-Legal Information Center.

PILs and Cases

  • Mail
  • Print
  • PDF

PILs and Cases

Listing the cases of .

SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh as interim compensation to mother of girl killed by Assam Rifles personnel

18/12/2014

Thangjam Manorama Case
Special Leave Petition (Civil) 14726 -14730 OF 2011 [UNION OF INDIA & ANR. Vs. STATE OF MANIPUR & ANR.

The Supreme Court on Thursday… Read More

Petition filed to secure the rights of the oppressed and underprivileged people of Birbhum

28/11/2014

Rampurhat Nagarik Sangha Vs. The State Of West Bengal & Ors. – The petition is filed to secure the rights of the oppressed and underprivileged people of Birbhum. There have been widespread and… Read More

Arrested in Mauritius, Indian man moves Bombay high court over ‘extra’ time behind bars

12/11/2014

An Indian national, who was arrested in 1998, convicted two years later by the Mauritius Supreme Court for possessing heroin and sentenced to 30 years imprisonment, moved the Bombay High Court… Read More

Writ filed against Police for their inaction and for directions to initiate criminal proceedings against the sexual assault perpetrators

16/10/2014

Jyotsna Bibi Vs State Of West Bengal- Despite of lodging written complaint of rape committed upon her, the Police did not take any action. Writ filed against Police for their inaction and for… Read More

Fake cncounter: Manipur HC orders compensation of Rs 15 lakh to the victim’s family

09/09/2014

Mutum Ongbi Roni Devi Versus State of Manipur & others.
WRIT PETITION (CRIL) NO. 26 OF 2009

A division bench of the High Court of Manipur comprising Chief Justice Laxmi Kanta… Read More

Petition seeks CBI inquiry into allegations of fraud, embezzlement under NRHM in Nagaland

16/06/2014

Rosemary Dzuvichu versus State of Nagaland & Others
SLP (C) No 31045-31046/2015

This Special Leave Petition was filed against the impugned final order and judgment dated… Read More

Supreme Court commutes death sentence of four people to life imprisonment

27/02/2014

The Supreme Court on February 27th 2014 commuted the Death sentence of four people to life imprisonment. In a case argued by Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves, of Human Rights Law Network, the court… Read More

SC commutes death sentences of 15 Convicts, due to delay in mercy plea decisions

21/01/2014

WRIT PETITION (CRIMINAL) NO. 55 OF 2013

Shatrughan Chauhan & Anr. Versus Union of India & Ors

The Petitioner has filed a writ petitions, under Article 32 of the Constitution of India,… Read More

PIL filed to demand establishment of State Commission for protection of child rights and appointment of one public prosecutor in every juvenile court in WB

17/10/2013

Jagatdhatri village welfare society vs State of West Bengal and others WP No 495 of 2012; PIL filed to demand establishment of State Commission for protection of child rights and appointment of one… Read More

Supreme Court Ruling against Compulsory Voting

13/10/2013

M.P Vashi, a senior lawyer from Bombay challenged the rules of the Bar Council of Maharashtra which stipulated that if a member of the Bar Council did not vote for a minimum of 10 lawyers who are… Read More

PIL filed for provision of mid day meals to children and for investigation into misappropriation of funds.

26/02/2013

Ashraf Ali and Others vs State of West Bengal and Others WP No 4796 of 2013; PIL filed for provision of mid day meals to children and for investigation into misappropriation of funds.

SC-appointed Commission gives report on its investigation of the extra-judicial killings in Manipur

04/01/2013

Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association (EEVFAM) & Anr. Versus Union of India & Anr.

These two writ petitions, each filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, raise… Read More

FIR registered against the poisoning of wife for dowry

22/08/2012

StateVs Manoj Lala

Deceased Anita’s Marriage was on 28/11/2011.She had complained many times to her parents about the dowry harassment. Being poor the family was not in a position… Read More

Tribal girl trafficked from Jharkhand to Delhi rescued

08/03/2011

Barnawas Kacchap Vs. State of Jharkhand and others – W.P.(Habeas Corpus) No. 424/ 2010

This writ was filed for the rescue and to produce before court of one tribal girl Pramila Kachhap. She was… Read More

No need of police probe in complaint against the force: Delhi Court

26/02/2011

The Court of the Metropolitan Magistrate has decided to initiate preliminary inquiry on its own against the erring policemen placing reliance on a Delhi High Court judgement that when a complaint is… Read More

The right to fair representation under legal aid: Ramchandra Nivrutti Mulak vs. The State of Maharashtra

26/06/2008

This appeal was based on the fact that the appellant was not represented before the Sessions Court in his original trial under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (Punishment for murder) and other… Read More

Overturning a wrongful conviction for murder: Krishna Kunjaram Nair @ Pillai vs. The State of Maharashtra

25/06/2007

The appellant was convicted under Section 302 r/w 34 of the Indian Penal Code (Punishment for murder) and sentenced to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs.3000/-. As part of the appellant’s right to… Read More

Ensuring the right to health for prisoners: Rajesh Raghunath Kanojia vs. State of Maharashtra & others

13/06/2007

Articles 21, 225 & 226 of the Constitution of India). Despite further orders and letters the operation had not been carried out as of 26 April 2007, at which point the petitioner was acquitted of… Read More

Compelling proper investigation of an FIR: Smt Bhama Behera vs State of Orissa and Others

07/03/2006

Invoking Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, the Petitioner sought issuance of direction to the Officer in Charge of Chandanpur Police Station, Puri to investigate the case relating… Read More

A successful appeal against a charge of murder: Irfan Nizam Qureshi vs. The State of Maharashtra

27/04/2005

The applicant was arrested for murder together with three others in June 2003. The prosecution’s case against the applicant was based on: the fact that the applicant was arrested at the same location… 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

Contact Us

HUMAN RIGHTS LAW NETWORK

Socio-Legal Information Center, 576, Masjid Road, Jungpura, New Delhi - 110014

+91-11-24374501, +91-11-24379855, +91-11-24374502(Fax)

contact@hrln.org

Follow us on

  • facebook
  • google plus
  • twitter
  • linkedin
  • instagram
  • youtube
Back To Top

We need your help!

Human rights violations are on the rise across the country. In order to respond to the crisis, we need to strengthen our network. Support us by committing to donate Rs. 200 upwards per month through our secure payment system. Indian Nationals/Organizations/Charities can use various payment methods like Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, other payment gateways to donate to us.