New Delhi: The Tripura High Court on 8 August observed that there is a distinction with regard to ‘restriction’ and ‘prohibition’ which expressions cannot be said to be… Read More
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea that sought to prevent the release of the Sonakshi Sinha-starrer Khandaani Shafakhana observing that the movie was… Read More
The High Court of Judicature at Patna orders state government to provide medical facilities to HIV+ patients across the State in Bihar, and “available through the year”.
The division bench… Read More
The honourable Supreme Court ordered to constitute a Special Investigation team (SIT) of the CBI officials not belonging to Chhattisgarh cadre to investigate the Edesmetta massacre of May 2013 where… Read More
Student leader Thokchom Veewon was picked up from Delhi on February 14th and charged with Sedition. The activist has been vocal in his protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the… Read More
The petitioner was thrown acid upon allegedly by her husband on 5th November, 2012 at her village in Nagaon District of Assam. She received treatment at Guwahati and had remained admitted in the… Read More
Lawyers associated with Human Rights Law Network have filed a Writ petition at the Ranchi High Court demanding to quash acquisition of 1,363 acres of agricultural land for the purpose of setting up a… Read More
In a first of a kind decision, the Bombay High Court declared that an extramarital consensual same sex relationship is not a criminal offense (just like how it is not a criminal offense in case of… Read More
The case pertains to the ban on 344 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) which includes widely popular drugs like Saridon, and skin cream Panderm, antibiotic Lupidiclox and combination diabetes drug… Read More
In late November, 2018, the Petitioner, the Petitioner, a 14 year old girl, revealed to her mother that she had been sexually assaulted multiple times by two boys who were known to her. An FIR came… Read More
The Bombay high court permitted a surrogate mother to terminate her 24-week-old pregnancy after the foetus was found to have multiple cardiac abnormalities. The HC was hearing a petition filed by a… Read More
1.Mohammad Isaac vs state of j&k and others
This case pertains to fake a encounter that took place in the year 2008.
In this case, the court directed the state conclude the prosecution against… Read More
A 1979 government order and its subsequent amendment of 2017 which barred persons from primitive tribal groups (officially labelled as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups- PVTG – which includes… Read More
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
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
Setting aside the order of Allahabad High Court (Lucknow bench) which upheld the shutting down of ‘Sheroes Hangout’ cafe in Lucknow (run by Acid Attack survivors) as per the decision of the Uttar… Read More
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
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
Rajasthan High Court, on September 25th, 2018, issued notice to the state government and CBI in case of sexual assault and murder of 15-year-old a minor girl in Dholpur district, Rajasthan. According… Read More
Bombay HC asked BMC to consider setting up a permanent medical board in its hospitals to deal with medical termination of pregnancy cases.
A bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Mahesh Sonak was hearing… Read More
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
A day before the hearing of the case in Supreme Court, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday withdrew the National Security Act (NSA) against Bheem Army founder Chandrashekhar, who was in jail… Read More
Nisha vs Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors
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
Who is affected?
Kamal Shukla, senior journalist and Editor of Bhoomkaal magazine in the Bastar region which raises issues of tribal rights and police excesses.
And millions of… Read More
Case title: Dr.Venkatesh vs State of Goa and Ors
Synopsis: The petition came to be filed before the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay at Goa, challenging the Tender floated by the… Read More
Case title: Sauradeep Dey Vs. The Union of India & 4 Others; PIL No……..; Gauhati High Court
Synopsis: The Government of India had enacted the National Food Security Act in… Read More
Case title: Sri Ananda Chandra Paul Vs. The Union of IndiaPIL No. 5723/2013; Gauhati High Court
The learned Foreigners’ Tribunal, Barpeta, had held… Read More
The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to eight out of the 11 persons (including the four main accused) who had been sentenced to life imprisonment by Fast Track Court Additional District Judge II… Read More
Yashoda Bai vs. State of Madhya Pradesh
Acid attack can be defined as “the act of throwing acid or a similarly corrosive substance onto the body of another with the intention to disfigure, maim,… Read More
In an order dated 23rd May 2018, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court sought a report on an amendment to the SRO 117. The SRO 117 of 2018 takes away the powers of the Chief Judicial Magistrates of 14… Read More