Note: The political crisis in Kashmir relegates the other human rights violations faced by civilians in the state on a daily basis. We hope the crisis is resolved so the state can start focusing on… 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
As part of the continuous national campaign to abolish the slavery and to rescue bonded labourers across India, a rescue team led by the National Campaign Committee for Eradication of Bonded Labour… 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 a victory for the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) workers’ union, the union, through Court order, secured the implementation of an interim pay-hike for about 15,000… Read More
14 workers were arrested by Rajasthan Police for participating in the All India Trade Union Strike on January 8th, 2019. Daikin unleashed violence upon its own workforce in connivance with the police… Read More
This is a new section which will cover important judgments (good and bad) mainly of the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. This section will encourage persons to read,… Read More
FACT FINDING REPORT
A team of 11 members of various organizations visited the families of workers as well as police
stations and courts in the Shahajahanpur, Neemrana and Behror areas, in the… Read More
A critique of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018
By Rachana Mudraboyina & Kranti L C
Rachana Mudraboyina a Trans Activist, one of the founding members of Telangana… 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
The Annual General Body Meeting 2018(AGM 2018) of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) was held at Rajasthan from 19th December to 23rd December 2018. It was attended by many lawyers and activists… Read More
A team led by National Campaign Committee for Eradication of Bonded Labour (NCCEBL) along with district magistrate (Mehsana district Gujarat), Tehsildar, officials from labour department and police… Read More
A team from department of woman and child development on December 13 (Thursday night) intervened and stopped a child marriage in Upli village in Rajasthan. Officials said that the department was… 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
Sarika Bai (name changed), a 25 year old, was trafficked from Orissa two years ago to Delhi on the pretext of a job and was employed by a family in Patel Nagar.
The employers didn’t allow her to… Read More
On September 13, 2012, 11 men gathered outside the house of 27-year-old Lalji Sarvaiya, a Dalit man, locked him inside, poured kerosene and set the house on fire, burning him to death.
Six years… 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
The Supreme Court on November 12, 2018, delivered a judgement in the Lourembam Deben Singh & others v. Union of India & Ors. etc. and Raj Kumar Brojen & Ors. v. Union of India.
The writ petition… Read More
The Supreme Court on 26th October had set a one week deadline for the Central Government to submit action taken and action plan report within a week.
The Bench of the Justice T.S. Thakur, Justice… Read More
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
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
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