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
Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to Centre, Punjab, and Haryana governments seeking a reply on why are bonded labour activities still prevalent in the two northern… 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Pankaj Sinha vs Union of India & Ors
Writ Petition (Civil) 767/2014
This writ petition, filed in 2014, had brought the Supreme Court’s attention… Read More
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
After Human Rights Law Network intervention, justice finally arrived for a minor male child — who was abducted and attacked with acid in 2016 — after the Gurgaon Court on 17 September, 2018,… Read More
This guide is created according to the state rules in Maharashtra, however, the procedure and formats provided may be used in other states.
Please find the guide attached. For any queries, write… 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
After a long drawn fight led by health activists against pharmaceutical companies, the Union Health Ministry recently banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed-dose combinations… Read More
The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday sought a response from the Union government and the governments of Punjab and Haryana on a petition seeking criminal action as per law in cases of bonded… Read More
More than a year after Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act received assent from President of India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has… Read More
The Supreme Court acting on a contempt petition filed by Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) on Friday (7th September) issued notice to Odisha Chief Secretary to grant additional relief to the victims of… Read More
A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, on 6 September, unanimously read down the British-era law which criminalised consensual homosexual sex in India. The Supreme Court overruled the Suresh… Read More
Human Rights Law Network filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL), in the Supreme Court of India on Friday (31st August) under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, seeking strict… Read More