Delhi HC orders urgent relief of food, shelter, healthcare at DDA demolition site

The High Court of Delhi on March 25, 2011, ordered emergency relief of food, water, shelter, and health care services to more

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

In another landmark interim order, Justice S Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court reinforced the need for increased delive more

Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) demolished the houses of 15 Dalit families in Karol Bagh

On Thursday, 28 July 2011, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) demolished the houses of 15 Dalit families who had b more

HRLN Advocate, Doma Bhutia's work on maternal health in Sikkim was recently recognized

The HRLN Reproductive Rights Unit is proud to announce that HRLN Advocate, Doma Bhutia's work on maternal health in Sikk more

PIL filed in Allahabad High Court seeking accountability for Police brutality against disabled man

Jhansi: To hold the government responsible for the violent and brutal police beating of a disabled man and his subsequen more

Delhi HC chief justice takes notice of police assault on advocate, directs crime branch to investigate

Advocate Shreeji Bhavsar of Human Rights Law Network was abused and assaulted by Sub Inspector of Delhi Police at Police more

HRLN welcomes the Supreme Court decision to grant permanent bail to Soni Sori and Linga Kododopi

HRLN along-with other Human Rights activists has been fighting long and hard to get justice for adivasi school teacher a more

HRLN's new publication featured in UKAID's latest evidence digest

HRLN's new publication, Burning Injustice: A rights advocacy manual for lawyers, activists and survivors on acid violenc more

Delhi HC rebukes DDA counsel, appoints court commissioners to oversee Kathputli colony demolition, rehabilitaton

In the demolition drive of Delhi’s Kathputli Colony by the DDA, the Delhi high court rebuked the DDA’s counsel and a more

ESIC cannot sell/lease its medical colleges, says Delhi high court

In a significant move, the Delhi high court on Thursday (October 12, 2017) declared as “legally impermissible” the E more

25 bonded labourers from Sahira Adivasi community of Madhya Pradhesh rescued from Rajasthan

25 people from eight families were rescued on Saturday night after the National Campaign Committee For Eradication Of Bo more

Supreme Court directs Maharashtra chief secretary to pay Rs 100 crore for river pollution

In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra chief secretary to pay Rs 100 crore -- possibly the hig more

Supreme Court directs reservation in promotion for disabled persons in Government jobs

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court set aside Government of India instructions disallowing reservation in promotio more

India’s Human Rights Lawyer Colin Gonsalves Named 2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureate

Colin Gonsalves, one of the most notable human rights lawyers of his generation, has been announced a Laureate of the 20 more

Naga People's Movement of Human Rights vs Union of India

(Note: Colin Gonsalves ceased to be a Director of the Human Rights Law Network (SLIC) a long time ago. However, our foun more

Family planning deaths must not go unpunished

Last week, the criminal trial of the surgeon who conducted laparoscopic tubectomies which resulted in the deaths of 13 w more

Souls that roar for justice: The inimitable Amma Jaitun

On Saturday 17 March 2017 a warrior for justice – Jaitun - commonly referred to as ‘Amma’, took her last breath an more

HRLN salutes the memory and legacy of Asghar Ali Engineer

Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer, legendary human rights, peace and anti-communal activist of India died in Mumbai on 14th May 13 more

Dr.Venkatesh versus State of Goa and Ors

A tender was floated by the State Government through Directorate of Health Services, inviting service providers to parti more