Report on Lack of AC, Drinking Water and WiFi at DU Law Faculty Sought by Delhi High Court  ||  All. HC: DCP Pulled Up for Directing Further Investigation Without Leave of the Magistrate  ||  Kerala HC: Husband Acquitted u/s 304B IPC Can be Held Guilty u/s 498A IPC if Facts Permit  ||  Karnataka Prohibition of Violence Against Advocates Act, 2023 Comes Into Effect From 10th June, 2024  ||  Karnataka HC: PIL Seeking Declaration that Temples are Not Public Authorities, Dismissed  ||  Bom. HC: Karan Johar Files Suit Against Makers of the Film “Shaadi Ke Director Karan Aur Johar”  ||  Mad. HC: Bar Associations to Pay 15000 to 20,000 to Junior Lawyers Practicing in State  ||  Kerala High Court: E-Toilets to be Build for Flood Affected Tribal Families  ||  Amalgamation of Air Asia With Air India Express Approved by NCLT  ||  SC: Accused Refusing to Undergo Medical Examination Amounts to Non-Cooperation With Investigation    

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Notifications & Circulars

Workshop On "Forest Rights Act, 2006 - its Implementation, Benefits to Tribal and other Traditional Forest Dwelling Communities(27.10.2016)

A Workshop on "Forest Rights Act, 2006 - its Implementation, benefits to tribal and other traditional forest dwelling communities and its challenges" .....

Tags : Workshop, Forest rights, Implementation



Judgments

Trust has no right to discriminate entry of women into a public place of worship under guise of `managing affairs of religion'(26.08.2016)

In instant case, issue involved is relating to entry of women in sanctum sanctorum of Dargah in light of the constitutional provisions. By this PIL, f.....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Women, Entry, Haji Ali Dargah



Power of arrest is to be used with great circumspection and not casually(01.09.2016)

Present writ Petitions filed by two entities operating on-line platforms/web portals raise important questions involving powers of Directorate General.....

Tags : Arrest, Fundamental rights, Violation



Decree for restitution of conjugal rights enforces cohabitation but it does not and cannot enforce sexual intercourse(07.10.2016)

Parties to present appeal got married on February 17, 1993 at Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) according to Hindu Rites and Ceremonies. Respondent/husband has f.....

Tags : Conjugal rights, Restitution, Divorce



Unless possession of a party is adverse to rights of real owners, plea of adverse possession should not be accepted(18.12.2017)

Appeal arises against the judgment and decree passed in Additional District Court. The Plaintiffs filed the suit for declaration, for recovery of poss.....

Tags : Title, Adverse possession, Rights



Top Story

Cabinet Gives Nod to the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018(04.04.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has given its approval to the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 for better protection and.....

Tags : Human rights, bill, Amendment



State Human Rights Commission is only a recommendatory body and has no power and jurisdiction to direct payment of compensation.(07.11.2017)

The present petition is filed by the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (Petitioner) for challenging the order passed by the Chhattisgarh Human Righ.....

Tags : Human Rights Commission, Compensation, Recommendatory Authority



Supreme Court strikes down Section 377 of IPC as unconstitutional(06.09.2018)

In a historic verdict, Supreme Court strikes down Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) as unconstitutional. Supreme Court, while decriminalizi.....

Tags : LGBT community, Equal rights, Grant



Money Laundering Law Prevails Over Bankruptcy Act, Insolvency Code Rules Delhi High Court(02.04.2019)

Delhi High Court in a recent judgment observed that, Money Laundering law prevails over Bankruptcy Act and Insolvency Code, when it comes to attachmen.....

Tags : Property, Attachment, Third party rights



Cabinet approves rightsizing the Competition Commission of India(04.04.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for rightsizing the Competition Commission of India (CCI) from O.....

Tags : Cabinet, Approval, Commission, Rightsizing



Any grievance by the employees is to be redressed within the time limit prescribed(17.07.2019)

The relief sought for in the present writ petition is for a direction to the Respondents to regularize the services of the writ petitioner from 1st Ma.....

Tags : Rights, Redressal, Time Limit



Amendment in 'Rights and Obligations of Members, Authorized Persons and Clients' of FMC Circular No. FMC/COMPL/IV/KRA-05/11/14 dated February 26, 2015(11.03.2020)

1. SEBI, vide circular no. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD2/CIR/P/2016/92 dated September 23, 2016, inter-alia, specified that provisions of FMC circular No. FMC/.....

Tags : Amendment, FMC circular, Rights



Union Ministry of Power promulgated Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020(21.12.2020)

Central Government lays down Rights to the Electricity Consumers through “Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020”. The Rules would play a signi.....

Tags : Rights, Consumer, Rules



International Cases

An agreement to agree without a deadlock-breaking mechanism was not enforceable(15.10.2020)

The Appellants launched an application in the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria for orders declaring and enforcing servitudal rights. The s.....

Tags : Servitudal rights, Agreement, Enforceability



Central Consumer Protection Authority established to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers(30.07.2020)

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 has come into force from 20th July, 2020. As provided in section 10 of the Act, the Central Consumer Protection Auth.....

Tags : Authority, Rights, Consumers



When Circulars are issued by the DGCA to ensure public safety, the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is not violated as same is subject to restrictions(16.10.2020)

Present writ petitions have been filed by the respective Petitioners challenging the Breath Analyzer examination of the personnel engaged in Aircraft .....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Circular, Legality



Solitary confinement of a person under 18 is not automatically a violation of Article 3 of the ECHR(09.07.2021)

In present case, on 10 December 2016, the Appellant, AB, pleaded guilty to offences of indecent exposure and sexual assault, and was remanded in custo.....

Tags : Solitary confinement, Rights, Violation



In order to avoid the liability, the insurer must establish that there was a willful breach on the part of the insured(17.01.2022)

Appellant impugns award to the limited extent that it grants recovery rights against the driver of the vehicle. Learned counsel for the appellant subm.....

Tags : Recovery rights, Grants, Legality



Registration of a composite mark does not necessarily grant exclusive right in respect of any part of the trademark(02.11.2022)

The Appellant has filed the present appeal impugning an order passed by the learned Commercial Court, whereby the Appellant's application under Order .....

Tags : Prior user, Registered proprietor, Exclusive rights



Transfer of rights in specified land in the mentioned Government company(19.06.2023)

WHEREAS, on the publication of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Coal, number S.O. 1705(E), dated the 12th April, 2023, p.....

Tags : Specified land, Rights, Government company



Claimant must indicate the capacity in which the claim is lodged, that is whether the claim is for an individual, or in a representative capacity for a family, community, or a trust(19.10.2023)

Present appeal arises from a mandamus application, by way of urgency in the Land Claims Court, Randburg (LCC), to compel the Land Claims Commission (C.....

Tags : Restitution, Rights, Land



A collective agreement is a statutory construct, medical scheme is not recognized as a party to the collective agreement by the Labour Relations Act (LRA)(22.12.2023)

The appeal centred around a dispute between the South African Municipal Workers’ Union National Medical Scheme (appellant), a self-administered medica.....

Tags : Collective agreement, Rights, Entitlement



News

NHRC Issues Notice on Viral News of Corpses Found Floating in River Ganga(14.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the Centre and the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar over the viral news of corpses found .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Corpses Found Floating in River Ganga



Implementation of Child Rights(27.06.2019)

India, as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), has committed itself to ensure that all children enjoy thei.....

Tags : Child Rights, Implementation, Convention



State financial corporation's rights impeded by right of workers to wages in insolvency(07.08.2015)

The right of a state financial corporation under Section 29 of the State Financial Corporations Act, 1959 is subject to rights of workers of the compa.....

Tags : state financial corporation, liquidation, rights



Payment obligation is only applicable as long as the land lease remained valid(05.08.2021)

Appeal is against impugned order of High Court, which upheld an application brought by Capital Propfund 4 (Pty) Ltd, for an order declaring a leases a.....

Tags : Leases assignment, Agreement, Ownership rights



Mixed residential, commercial use envisaged in Delhi rent control(11.07.2016)

Section 2(l)(iii) of the Delhi Rent Control Act 1958 is applicable in a case where tenancy premises are residential-cum-professional, or vice versa, a.....

Tags : rent control, inherited rights, residential, commercial use



SC Clarifies Rights and Entitlements Under Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016(24.11.2021)

Supreme Court has clarified that the rights and entitlements under the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016, including the right of persons w.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rights and Entitlements of Persons with Disabilities



NHRC Issues Show Cause Notice to Commissioner of Delhi Police Against Illegal Arrest(07.01.2022)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as to why compensation of Rs. 1,00,000/- should not be give.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Commissioner of Delhi Police, Abuse of Power



Supreme Court to Centre: Appoint NHRC Director General Within One Week(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to appoint a Director General in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week.

Tags : Supreme Court, National Human Rights Commission, Director General



NHRC Issues Notices to Chief Secretaries of Odisha, Chhattisgarh on Hirakud Displacement(02.03.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of Odisha and Chhattisgarh over the action taken to alleviate the .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Hirakud Displacement



MP High Court Says 'No' to Judicial Review U/A 226 If Fundamental Rights Not Infringed(12.05.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that if fundamental right of aggrieved party is not infringed than it is beyond the scope of judicial review under .....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Fundamental Rights



Arbitration Clause Won’t Curtail Consumer Rights: Supreme Court(05.03.2018)

Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that arbitration agreements cannot curtail the jurisdiction of the consumer forum.

Tags : Supreme Court, Consumer Rights



Supreme Court to States: Why Long Delay in Forming Rights Courts(08.07.2019)

Supreme Court has sought a response from the Central Government, the States and the Union Territories on the prolonged delay for over a quarter of a c.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rights Courts



Police constables has right to bring proceedings before Employment Tribunals in order to challenge discrimination by chief officers and responsible officers(25.10.2017)

Present appeal concerns the directly effective right of police officers under EU law to have the principle of equal treatment applied to them. The que.....

Tags : Police officer, Rights, Equal Treatment



Bombay HC Issues Notice to Government on PIL for Protection of Rights & Identity of Rape Victims(03.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Union of India and State of Maharashtra in a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions for implementati.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Protection of Rights & Victims of Rape Victims



SEBI Puts Norms for Rights of Issue of Units by Listed REITs and InvITs(20.01.2020)

Securities and Exchange Bank of India (SEBI) has put in place a framework for the rights of issue of units by listed Real Estate Investment Trusts and.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, Norms on Rights Issue



Mixed residential, commercial use envisaged in Delhi rent control(11.07.2016)

Section 2(l)(iii) of the Delhi Rent Control Act 1958 is applicable in a case where tenancy premises are residential-cum-professional, or vice versa, a.....

Tags : rent control, inherited rights, residential, commercial use



Supreme Court Explains The Principles of Adverse Possession(15.02.2024)

Supreme Court while stating that a person pleading adverse possession has no equities in his favor because seeking such possession is attempting to de.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Adverse Possession, Owner's Rights



Global power play spills into Russian court(19.04.2016)

Russia’s Constitutional Court ruled against acceding to a European Court of Human Rights denouncement against Russian law that prohibits prisoners fro.....

Tags : russia, constitution, disenfranchisement, echr, prisoner rights



NHRC Notices TN Government over Death of Three Girls in Road Mishap(17.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Tamil Nadu government over reported death of three college girls in a road accident invol.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, road accident



CIVIL - SC Agrees to Hear Centre's Application for Stay of Eviction of Forest Dwellers(27.02.2019)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear Centre’s plea seeking a stay on possible eviction of around 11.8 lakh tribals and traditional forest dwellers, whose .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Forest Dwellers, Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006



Supreme Court: Woman not Husband's Chattel, on Plea Seeking Restoration of Conjugal Rights(04.03.2021)

Supreme Court has while hearing a man’s plea seeking that his wife be ordered to start living with him again observed that woman is not a chattel that.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Restitution of Conjugal Rights



SC: Restraining Politician From Political Activities As Bail Condition Violates Fundamental Rights(26.03.2024)

Supreme Court while overturning a bail condition imposed by the Orissa HC, which prohibited a politician from participating in political activities ha.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Orissa HC, bail, Fundamental Rights



Allahabad HC: Maintenance U/S 125 CrPC Can be Granted if Restitution of Conjugal Rights is Passed(27.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that there is no bar under Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 to grant maintenance to a wife, even agai.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Section 125, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, conjugal rights



SC Allows Impleading States in PIL Seeking Protection of Migrant Children's Fundamental Rights(09.03.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed impleading the States in the Public Interest Litigation filed by Child Rights Trust seeking directions for protection of the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Protection of Migrant Children's Fundamental Rights



Where an issue in general interest is at stake, it is incumbent on public authorities to act in good time, in an appropriate manner and with utmost consistency(13.09.2016)

Instant case originated in an application against Russian Federation lodged with Court under Article 34 of Convention for Protection of Human Rights a.....

Tags : Eviction, Rights, Violation



NHRC Issues Notice to U.P. DGP Over Police Framing Dhaba Owner(26.03.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) over policemen allegedly framing an ea.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Dhaba Owner



NHRC Notices Odisha Government over Fire at SUM Hospital(20.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), while taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, has issued a notice to Odisha Government on the fire at SU.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, SUM hospital, fire



Delhi HC: Sex Worker Entitled to All Rights But Cannot Claim Special Treatment if She Violates Law(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that although a sex worker is entitled to all rights available to a citizen, but at the same time, if she violates the law, .....

Tags : Delhi High Court has held that although a sex worker is entitled to all rights available to a citizen, but at the same time, if she violates the law, she would be subjected to the same consequences under law and cannot claim any special treatment.



Madras HC: Recommendations of SHRC into Human Rights Violation Binding on Government(08.02.2021)

Madras High Court has held that recommendations made by the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), after a full-fledged inquiry into allegations of hum.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Human Rights Violation



Del. HC: Wife Entitled to Maintenance Even When Decree of Restitution of Conjugal Rights Against Her(26.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that mere presence of a decree of restitution of conjugal rights against the wife does not disentitle her from claiming main.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Conjugal Rights, Maintenance



Supreme Court Explains 7 Sub-Rights that Must be Protected by State During Land Acquisition(17.05.2024)

SC has explained 7 sub-rights State must protect during land acquisition that include Right to Notice, Right to be Heard, Right to Reasoned Decision, .....

Tags : Supreme Court, 7 Sub-Rights, Land Acquisition



NHRC Notices Maharashtra Government over Death of 740 Tribal Students(19.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) while taking suo motu cognizance of news reports that 740 students of Residential Schools (ashramshalas) in tr.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, ashramshalas, Tribal Students



Delhi HC Protects Singers’ Right(24.08.2016)

Delhi HC has directed a Delhi-based restaurant to stop playing music or performing songs in any manner without obtaining permission from the Indian Si.....

Tags : Delhi HC, Indian Singers’ Rights Association



Madras HC: Non-Provision of Certain Amenities for Disabled Inmate is Not a Serious HR Violation(02.12.2022)

Madras High Court while hearing plea for enhanced compensation for alleged human rights violation during arrest and subsequent time in jail, has held .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Human Rights, Disabled



SC: Right to Establish Educational Institution is FR, Can't be Restricted by Executive Instruction(16.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the right to establish an educational institution is a fundamental right (FR) under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Fundamental Rights, Execution Instruction



Supersession of notification numbers S.O. 12(E), dated the 5th January, 2007 and S.O. 36(E), dated the 5th January, 2009(04.03.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 7B of the Citizenship Act, 1955 (57 of 1955) and in supersession of the notification.....

Tags : Supersession, Notification, Rights, OCI



Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea by WBCPCR Seeking Compensation From Election Commission For Covid Orphans(25.05.2022)

Calcutta HC dismissed a PIL filed by West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) seeking a direction upon the Election Commission t.....

Tags : West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Election Commission, Covid-19, Compensation



SC: Order for Visitation Right/Temporary Child Custody Can’t Be Passed in Proceedings U/S 9 of HMA(13.12.2022)

Supreme Court has held that orders giving visitation rights or temporary child custody cannot be passed in a proceeding under Section 9 of the Hindu M.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Child Custody, Restitution of Conjugal Rights



Bombay High Court: State Doesn’t Seem To Value Human Rights Panel(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that State Government does not seem to care about State Human Rights Commission despite rise in instances of human rights v.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, State Human Rights Commission



NHRC Issues Notice on Complaint of Farmers’ Protest Violating Covid-19 Norms(26.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments on a complaint that farmers’ protests v.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Farmers’ Protest



Madras HC Upholds State Human Rights Commission’s Orders(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has upheld order of Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission directing a woman Sub Inspector to pay a compensation of Rs 15,000 to an empl.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission



Supreme Court: Public Authority Cannot Act Arbitrarily(31.08.2017)

Supreme Court, while cancelling the allotment of leasehold rights by Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) to a private entity, has said that a public au.....

Tags : Supreme Court, leasehold rights



Patna HC Seeks Report on Implementation of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act(31.08.2020)

Patna High Court has sought a report from the Central as well as the State Government, delineating the steps taken by them to implement the welfare pr.....

Tags : Patna High Court, Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act



Lok Sabha Passes Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014(16.12.2016)

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which aims at securing and enhancing rights and entitlements of disabled persons has been passed by Lo.....

Tags : Lok Sabha, Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014



ECHR Agrees with Austrian Court Order that Fined Woman for Defaming Prophet Muhammad(22.11.2018)

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has agreed with the order of an Austrian Court by which it has fined a woman for her statements against Prophet .....

Tags : European Court of Human Rights, Australian Court, Prophet Muhammad



Lok Sabha passes the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016(16.12.2016)

In last lap of winter session of this year, Lok Sabha  has passed Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016, replacing the Persons with Disabiliti.....

Tags : Disabled persons, Rights, Bill



Grantee cannot acquire more rights than those afforded by the grantor(04.11.2020)

Present appeal is directed against an order of the High Court, which upheld the exception raised by the Respondent, Tip Trans Resources (Pty) Ltd. (Ti.....

Tags : Contract, Rights, Entitlement



Bombay High Court Sets Aside Arbitral Award Which Favoured BCCI in IPL Telecast Rights Dispute(21.03.2022)

Bombay High Court has set aside the award in favour of the Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) in India. The court passed the order on a challenge to .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, IPL Telecast Rights Dispute



SEBI Eases Rules for Rights Offers(24.09.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has revised fund-raising rules to make it easier for listed entities to get more capital. The rules incl.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange board of India, Rights Offers



Bombay HC: Divorcee Can’t Make Children Retain his Name(10.10.2016)

Bombay HC has said a divorcee cannot insist on his children retaining his name and surname if he has given up his custodial rights to them.

Tags : Bombay HC, Divorcee, surname, custodial rights



NHRC Issues Notice to Govt. on Amnesty's Decision to Close India Operations(01.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) takes suo motu cognizance of the matter and directs issuance of the notice to the Home Secretary, Ministry of .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Amnesty International



Denial of Passport Affects Fundamental Rights: Delhi High Court(17.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has held that the denial of a passport or its non-renewal affects the fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Passport, Fundamental Rights



Supreme Court: Overcrowding Prisons a Violation of Human Rights(14.05.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed concern about overcrowding in prisons across the country, in some cases beyond 150% of the capacity, and asked all the Hig.....

Tags : Human Rights, Supreme Court



Supreme Court Allows Parents Having Visitation Rights to Maintain Contact with Children(01.05.2020)

Supreme Court has directed that parents with visitation rights may resort to electronic means keeping in view the inability of parents to meet their c.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Parents with Visitation Rights



Supreme Court Seeks Union Response on Gender Neutral Uniform Law for Succession Rights(11.03.2021)

Supreme Court has sought the Union government’s stand on the need for a gender and religion neutral uniform law conferring succession and inheritance .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Gender Neutral Uniform Law for Succession Rights



P&H HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enforcement of Prisoner’s Conjugal Rights(19.03.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice to the State of Haryana seeking response of the State regarding enforcement of rights to have matrimonia.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Enforcement of Prisoner’s Conjugal Rights



NHRC Notices UP Government over Death of Asthma Patient in Ambulance(14.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to UP Government over death of an asthma patient because of an empty oxygen cylinder in ambu.....

Tags : NHRC, National Human Rights Commission



SC: Selective Leaks to Media Infringes Rights of Victims(18.12.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that selective disclosures to the media during investigation of crime affect the rights of the accused and the rights of vi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rights of Victim



Freedom to exercise reproductive rights includes right to make choice regarding sterilization on basis of informed consent and free from any form of coercion(14.09.2016)

Instant public interest petition raised very important issues concerning entire range of conduct and management, under auspices of State Governments, .....

Tags : Sterilization, Consent, Reproductive rights



NHRC Seeks Report from Kerala Government over Custodial Death(14.10.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Kerala Government over death of a man from Tamil Nadu in police custody after he was ar.....

Tags : NHRC, National Human Rights Commission, Custodial Death



Delhi HC: Urgent Interim Relief in IPR Cases Important to Protect Interest of Parties & Consumers(01.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that urgent interim relief including at ex-parte and ad-interim stage is extremely important in intellectual property rights.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Interim Relief, Intellectual Property Rights



Supreme Court: Scrupulously Follow New Law on Rights of Persons with Disabilities(26.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed all States and Union Territories to ‘scrupulously’ follow the new law prescribed under Rights of Persons with Disabilities .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Rights of Persons with Disabilities



Kar. HC: SHRC Can Only Suggest State Government Regarding Action Against Policemen(11.03.2024)

Karnataka High Court has restated that the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) can only suggest State Government to act against policemen and lacks t.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, State Human Rights Commission, State Government



SC: Consent Decree Recognizing Pre-Existing Rights Does Not Require Registration(24.02.2021)

Supreme Court held that a consent decree based on admission recognising pre existing rights under Family settlement does not require registration unde.....

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NHRC Seeks Report From Jharkhand on Abduction, Recruitment of Children By Maoists(24.05.2017)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Government of Jharkhand, calling for a report after taking suo motu cognizance of a news artic.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Jharkhand , Maoists



SC: Hawker Can't Claim Right to Leave Goods & Wares Overnight at Hawking Place(15.04.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that any hawker can be permitted to hawk in the market only as per the hawking policy and not against the same. The Court h.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Hawker, Rights, Storage of Goods, Hawking Place



Madras HC Warns State Government of Judicial Intervention on Appointment of TNCPCR’s Chief(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has observed that "process has not been followed" on appointment of Kalyani Mathivanan as chairperson of Tamil Nadu Commission for P.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Protection of Child Rights



Rajya Sabha Passes Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014(15.12.2016)

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which aims at securing and enhancing rights and entitlements of disabled persons has been passed by Ra.....

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SC: Failure to Inform Accused About Hearing of Appl. for Ext. of Time for Investigation Violates FR(26.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the failure to produce the accused before the Court at the time of consideration of the application for extension of time .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Fundamental Rights, Extension of Time



Del. HC: Entities Restrained from Infringing Personality Rights of Actor Jackie Shroff(20.05.2024)

Delhi High Court has restrained various entities from infringing the personality and publicity rights of Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff by utilizing or.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Personality Rights, Jackie Shroff



Delhi HC Allows Visitation Rights to Father Despite Contrary Settlement Agreement(04.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has granted visitation rights to the father of a four-year-old girl, despite the fact that the settlement agreement between the girl’.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Visitation Rights to Father



NHRC Takes Cognizance of Mother Pulling Suitcase with Exhausted Kid Sleeping(18.05.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about a mother pulling a suitcase with her small child sleeping on it .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Mother Pulling Suitcase with Exhausted Kid Sleeping



SEBI Eases Norms for Rights Issues Until July 31(07.05.2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given a one-time relaxation on strict enforcement of certain compliance norms related to rights issu.....

Tags : Securities and Exchange Board of India, Rights Issues



NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal(05.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo moto cognizance taking note of several media reports published in various newspapers on May 4, 2021, re.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal



U.S. Supreme Court Shields Corporations from Human-Rights Suits(25.04.2018)

U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that victims of overseas atrocities can’t use a centuries-old law to sue foreign corporations for complicity, blunting wh.....

Tags : U.S. Supreme Court, Human Rights



Delhi HC: Road Maintenance Concerns Fundamental Rights of Citizens(31.05.2022)

Delhi High Court observed that lack of funds cannot be a valid ground for the State to escape from its duty to maintain public roads, as the same pert.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Fundamental Rights, public roads



ITAT, Mumbai Deletes Tax Claim on Vodafone Rights Issue(15.09.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has deleted the addition of Rs 795 Crores by tax authorities as income received from nine Mauritian entities tha.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Tax Claim on Vodafone Rights Issue



CIVIL - Delhi HC Pulls Up DCPCR for Not Taking Issue of Missing Children Seriously(06.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has taken to task the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) for not taking seriously the issue of children going mi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), Missing Children



J&K HC: Residents Facing Grievances in Violation of Human Rights May Approach NHRC(23.12.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, if having any grievance regarding violation of their human rights, may .....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Residents facing Violation of Human Rights



SC: Citizens Should Approach High Courts First for Enforcing Fundamental Rights(17.11.2020)

Supreme Court has said that it wished to discourage petitions under Article 32 in the Court for enforcement of fundamental rights and said that citize.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Enforcing Fundamental Rights



SC Astounded by Plea to Declare Fundamental Rights as Unconstitutional(11.10.2022)

Supreme Court while rejecting a petition seeking a declaration that the Fundamental Rights enshrined in Part III of the Constitution were ultra vires .....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Bengal Government, Police on Birbhum Incident(25.03.2022)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the West Bengal Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police over the violence in .....

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National Human Rights Commission Issues Notice to CBI Over Alleged Torture of Ex-Bureaucrat Bansal(30.09.2016)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to CBI over the alleged torture of suspended senior bureaucrat BK Bansal and his family that led to.....

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SC Asks Election Commission to be Flexible in Facilitating Voting Rights for Armed Forces(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has asked Election Commission to be flexible in facilitating right to vote for armed forces personnel, including those of central parami.....

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Madras HC Orders State to Prepare Prisoners’ Rights Handbook(06.01.2023)

Madras High Court while directing State and Prison Department for creating a better prison environment and prison culture, has ordered for preparation.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Prisoners’ Rights Handbook, Prison Culture



Madras HC Stresses Need to Codify Prisoners’ Rights(22.06.2016)

Madras HC has stressed need for legislature to codify the rights of prisoners after observing that they were also human beings and “crime does not red.....

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NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Vizag Gas Leak(08.05.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the death of eight persons and over five thousand others falling.....

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NCPCR Takes Cognizance, Seeks Action Taken Report from WB Govt.(05.05.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Home Secretary of West Bengal raising concerns over post-poll violence i.....

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Kerala HC: Substantial Rights Cannot be Deprived on Ground of Technical Lapses(23.01.2020)

Kerala High Court has held that the substantial rights available to Petitioners under the Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (GST) cannot be deprived so.....

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Delhi HC Finalizes Draft Rules Governing Patent Suits & Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules(13.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has published the final drafts of High Court of Delhi Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2021 and Delhi High Court Intellectual Property R.....

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SC: Substantive Right Should Not be Defeated Citing Procedural Defects Capable of Being Cured(07.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that substantive right accrued to the litigant should not be defeated citing a procedural defect capable of being cured.

Tags : Supreme Court, Substantive Rights, Procedural Defects



Department of Consumer Affairs launches ‘Jagriti’, a mascot to empower consumers and generate awareness towards consumer rights(15.07.2022)

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) has launched “Jagriti”, a mascot for empowering consumers and generating awareness of their rights. Jagriti .....

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Varanasi Court: Suit Filed by Hindus’ Seeking Worship Rights Inside Gyanvapi Mosque is Maintainable(12.09.2022)

Varanasi Court while dismissing the plea filed by Muslim party, Committee of Management of Anjuman Intezamia Masjid has held that a suit filed by Hind.....

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Central Government Issues Notification Granting Rights to OCI Cardholders(05.03.2021)

Central Government has issued a notification granting some new rights to Overseas Citizen of India Cardholders.OCI Cardholders can now apply for multi.....

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SC Says It Can Rule on Religious Rights Too(12.05.2020)

Supreme Court has said that it can rule on religious rights without referring to the facts of a case while deciding pure questions of law, especially .....

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Supreme Court Notices NHRC over Plea Seeking Law on Custodial Torture(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court has sent to notice National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a plea seeking framing of an effective law to prevent torture and inhuman .....

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NHRC Seeks Report from Telangana DGP on Complaint of Police Harassment of Anti-CAA Protester(29.01.2020)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Telangana Director General of Police (DGP) on January 22 on a complaint alleging .....

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Kar. HC: Taking Away Job of Employee Without Enquiry is Violation of Fundamental Rights(15.01.2024)

Karnataka High Court has held that if a criminal case has been registered against an employee, he/she cannot be dismissed from service without holding.....

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Kerala HC: Wife Can Claim Maintenance U/S 125 Crpc Until She Obtains Benefit Under Muslim Law(13.05.2022)

Kerala HC has restated that a divorced Muslim woman can seek maintenance under Section 125 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), until she obtai.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Muslim, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986, Section 125



NHRC Notices DGP, Jharkhand Over Mob Lynching of 7 on Suspicion of Being Child Kidnappers(24.05.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report on mob lynching of seven persons on suspicion of being child k.....

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Delhi HC Put Stay on Transfer of IPR Cases to Lower Courts(04.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has decided not to transfer out any pending intellectual property rights cases to lower courts irrespective of their pecuniary value .....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Lower Courts, intellectual property rights cases



SC: Non-participation in a Proceeding of Restitution of Conjugal Rights has Civil Consequences(31.07.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that nonparticipation in a proceeding of a restitution of conjugal rights, of the party who seeks for transfer of such proc.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Restitution of Conjugal Rights, Civil Consequences



Madras HC: Magistrate Can’t Act as Post Office & Direct for Registration of FIR Mechanically(22.08.2022)

Madras High Court while heavily criticizing the order of Magistrate directing registration of FIR against an accused, without due application of mind,.....

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Del HC: Can’t Exclude Govt. Servants from Protection of Fundamental Rights(26.05.2023)

Delhi High Court while setting aside 2019 Memorandum that de-recognised the Central PWD Engineers Association, has observed that government servants c.....

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Delhi High Court Verdict on Cricket Broadcasting Rights in India Upheld by Supreme Court(23.08.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi High Court's verdict barring Prasar Bharati from sharing with cable operators through Doordarshan channels the live.....

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Tripura HC: Visitation Rights Shouldn't be Limited to Few Hours(23.10.2023)

Tripura High Court while observing that a parent cannot be a guest in their child's life, has held that if visitation rights are granted only for limi.....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Notification to Dissolve & Re-Constitute TN Child Rights Commission(07.03.2022)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay on the government notification that dissolved the Tamil Nadu Commission for Protection of Child Rights i.....

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US SC Overturns Roe v. Wade, Strikes Down Right to Abortion(27.06.2022)

US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. in 1973. The Court .....

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SC: Daughters Have Coparcenery Rights Even If Their Father Was Not Alive at Time of Amendment(11.08.2020)

Supreme Court has held that, a daughter will have a share after Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, irrespective of whether her father was alive o.....

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NHRC Issues Human Rights Advisory for Protection of LGBTQI+ Rights(21.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has issued the "Human Rights Advisory for Protection of the Rights of LGBTQI+ community in context of COVID-19 pandem.....

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Supreme Court: Courts Should Transfer Investigation to CBI in Exceptional Cases(27.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that Courts should exercise their power to transfer the investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be ex.....

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SC: Female Child Entitled to Enjoy Equal Rights Like Male Child(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court, while passing a slew of directions, including maintenance of an All-India Database of new borns to curb female feticide, has observed t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, female feticide, equal rights



Supreme Court Places Rights Activists Under House Arrest(30.08.2018)

Supreme Court has ordered police to put five prominent rights campaigners suspected of links to Maoist guerrillas under house arrest.

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Doctrine of sovereign immunity not applicable to cases of fundamental rights violation, hence, cannot be used as a defence in public law(12.08.2016)

In present writ petition, Petitioners, migrants of State of Jammu & Kashmir State had planned to take out a peaceful protest March upto Delhi for vent.....

Tags : Fundamental rights, Violation, Compensation



Karnataka High Court: Good Roads and Footpaths are Fundamental Rights of Citizens(02.08.2019)

Karnataka High Court has in a landmark verdict that gives major relief to citizens suffering from bad roads in Bengaluru and other parts of the State.....

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NHRC Notice to UP Govt Over Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy(16.08.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), while taking suo motu cognizance of media reports over Gorakhpur hospital tragedy, has issued notice to Gover.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Delhi Govt Over Increasing Incidents Of Violence Among Tihar Jail Inmates(29.09.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in the.....

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OHCHR Urges Indian Government to Release Bhima Koregaon Activists(25.01.2021)

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations has urged the Indian government to release the activists who are in pri.....

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Revised directions for acquisition of shares and voting rights in private banks(19.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India issued revised guidelines requiring prior approval for acquiring share or voting rights in private sector banks. Two amendme.....

Tags : Private bank, voting rights, acquisition, fit and proper



Bombay HC Grants Maharashtra Government to Fill Up Vacancies in Human Rights Commission(24.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has granted the Maharashtra Government one last chance to fill up vacancies in the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission while h.....

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Delhi HC Notifies Rules Governing Patent Suits; Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules, 2022(28.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has notified the High Court of Delhi Rules Governing Patent Suits, 2022 and Delhi High Court Intellectual Property Rights Division Ru.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(26.07.2019)

Lok Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 to ban the practice of triple talaq among Muslims and punish the g.....

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Blast from the Past

Personal laws not disturbed by fundamental rights(24.07.1951)

What could the Bombay High Court have said that stung Finance Minister Arun Jaitley so, leading him to call it “one of the most adverse judgments”. Af.....

Tags : Personal laws, bigamy, fundamental rights, social custom



Madras HC Says 'No' to Restitution of Conjugal Rights To Husband Who Remarried During Suit Pendency(22.06.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to grant relief of restitution of conjugal rights to a man who had remarried during the pendency of the suit.

Tags : Madras High Court, Restitution of Conjugal Rights



NHRC Seeks State Govt't Report on 52 Child Deaths in Jharkhand(30.08.2017)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of a report related to death of 52 infants at Jamshedpur’s Mahatma Gandhi Memori.....

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JKL HC: Detention Orders on Irrelevant Grounds are Violative of Constitutional Rights(27.10.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that inclusion of an irrelevant, non-existent, obscure, or vague ground is an invasion of the constit.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Detention Orders, Constitutional Rights



ITAT, Mumbai: Sale of Transferable Development Rights Does Not Attract Capital Gains Tax(07.03.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that sale of transferable development rights does not attract capital gains tax since the cost of acqu.....

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Kerala High Court: Human Rights Commission Does not Have Unlimited Jurisdiction(26.07.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that the Human Rights Commission does not have unlimited jurisdiction and that it cannot exercise plenary powers in der.....

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Arthur Road Jail, Sanjay Dutt's Former Prison, May House Vijay Mallya Too(29.11.2017)

Arthur Road Jail, Sanjay Dutt's Former Prison, May House Vijay Mallya Too

Tags : The Westminster Magistrates' Court had earlier this month rejected India’s extradition request for a UK-based alleged bookie, on the grounds that his human rights would be violated in Delhi’s notoriously overcrowded Tihar Jail.



Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Amendment Rules, 2021(29.06.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (z) of sub-section (2) of section 176 of the Electricity Act, 2003 (Act 36 of .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Specifying Rights of Accused under NDPS Act Mandatory Requirement(08.11.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that a notice under Section 50 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 should specify what .....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019(27.11.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019. The Bill on protection of rights of transgenders was passed after a .....

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Andhra Pradesh HC: Government Should Locate State Human Rights Commission Within State(06.07.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has indicated to the government that it should locate the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) within the State of Andhra Pr.....

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Delhi High Court: Why Child Protection Body Posts Still Vacant?(14.11.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked Central government to explain the inordinate delay in appointment of three members in the National Commission for Protectio.....

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Bombay High Court Directs State to Fill Vacancies in Child Welfare Institutions Within Three Months(19.02.2024)

Bombay High Court while warning that neglecting to safeguard the rights and well being of children can lead up to cycles of abuse and also affect educ.....

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NHRC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of Media Reports on Killing of Civilians in Nagaland(08.12.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo-motu cognizance of media reports on the killing of at least 14 civilians in Oting village .....

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SC to States: Comply With the Provisions of Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act 2016(18.07.2023)

Supreme Court has directed States to comply with the provisions of the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 before September 30, 2023, and to a.....

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NHRC Issues Notice to Four States Citing Adverse Impact on Industries, Transportation(15.09.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to four states, calling upon them to submit their respective Action Taken Reports with regard to th.....

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Kerala HC: Right to Consume Alcohol is a Not Fundamental Right(18.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a challenge against Government’s Liquor Policy, observing that laws prohibiting alcoholic drinks will not fall foul of.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Liquor Policy, alcoholic drinks, fundamental rights



UNHCR Notes Charges of Sedition Against Journalists and Activists as Departure from Human Rights(01.03.2021)

United Nations High Commissioner of Rights has stated that the charges of sedition against journalists and activists for reporting or commenting on th.....

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NHRC Seeks Government Response on Chitrakoot Prison Firing Incident(19.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought response from the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police and local and prison authorities of Chit.....

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Mad. HC: Not Paying Junior Lawyers Minimum Stipends is Violative of their Fundamental Rights(07.06.2024)

Mad. HC has observed that extracting work from junior lawyers without payment is exploitation and directly in violation of fundamental rights enshrine.....

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Appoint Manipur Human Rights Commission’s Office-Bearers Within 3 Months: Manipur High Court(19.01.2018)

Manipur High Court has directed the state to appoint the chairperson and the members of the Manipur Human Rights Commission within a period of three m.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Voting Rights for Nurses with Delhi Nursing Council(25.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a PIL filed by Indian Professional Nurses Association, an NGO, seeking voting rights to all nurses registered wi.....

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General allocation of special drawing rights by the IMF(01.09.2021)

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made an allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 12.57 billion (equivalent to around USD 17.86 billion at the .....

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High Court cannot deliberate on constitutional validity of own accord(18.03.2016)

Meghalaya High Court’s suo moto cognizance on provisions in the Meghalaya Lokayukta Act, 2014 pertaining to appointment of the Chairperson and Members.....

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NHRC Awards Compensation of Rs 50,000 over Delay in Registration of FIR(27.07.2016)

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 to a 25-year-old woman from Ghaziabad owing to a delay of three months.....

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Bombay HC: Harness Whatsapp to receive child rights complaints(02.05.2016)

Hearing a PIL for women lawyers being given priority appointments as Special Public Prosecutors under the Protection of Child Rights Act, the Bombay H.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019(23.07.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, amid Opposition call to refer the Bill to a select committee. The Bill f.....

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Board nomination rights to unitholders of Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)(11.09.2023)

1. Regulation 4(2)(h) of SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014 ("InvIT Regulations") inter-alia provides that unitholder(s) holdin.....

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Out of the barrel and into the chamber(08.07.2016)

What started out as a petition against extra-judicial executions by the armed forces in the north-eastern states of the country roused the Supreme Cou.....

Tags : north east, fake encounter, human rights, proxy war, terrorism



ITAT, Delhi: Section 50C Applicable to Sale of Leasehold Rights(12.06.2017)

ITAT Delhi has held that income earned from transfer of leasehold rights is chargeable to Income Tax under section 50C of Income Tax Act which provide.....

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SC to Delhi HC: Finalise Amendments to Ensure Speedy Disposal of Original IPR Suits(25.10.2017)

Supreme Court has given Delhi High Court, eight weeks to finalise amendments to its Original Side Rules and Practice Directions, in order to ensure sp.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Government’s Reply on Human Rights Panel’s Request for Office Premises(19.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government after the state human rights commission approached the court with a rather odd re.....

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Karnataka HC: Child Visitation Rights of Muslim Man Diminishes on Getting Married to Another Woman(23.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that child visitation rights of a Muslim man diminishes to a great extent, on him having married to another woman during.....

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NHRC: Chhattisgarh Govt Guilty Of Abetting Ghastly Salwa Judum Crimes, Cover-Up Ops(14.11.2017)

National Human Rights Commission has come down heavily on the Chhattisgarh government for abetting the ghastly Salwa Judum crimes in the state and tur.....

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Supreme Court: Judicial Decisions Do Not Lead to Infringement of Fundamental Rights(22.02.2024)

Supreme Court has restated that a judicial decision that has been given by a court of competent jurisdiction cannot be challenged on the grounds of vi.....

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Kerala HC: Puttingal Temple Fire Tragedy Should be Inquired by CBI(12.04.2016)

Kerala HC, while hearing Justice Chidambaresh's plea seeking ban on high decibel firecrackers, has observed that Puttingal temple fire tragedy should .....

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All. HC: Habeas Corpus Writ by Husband to Regain Wife not Available When Other Remedies Present(23.01.2024)

Allahabad High Court while observing that other remedies related to restitution of conjugal rights are available, has held that the emergency of a wri.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Habeas Corpus, Conjugal Rights



Kerala HC: Priests/Nuns Too Have Rights of Intestate/ Testamentary Succession of Property(09.06.2017)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a person cannot be denied his/her property rights on the mere fact of being a priest or nun.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Rights of Intestate



Arbitration Clause Cannot Circumscribe the Jurisdiction of a Consumer Fora: Supreme Court(12.03.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) order that held that arbitration clause in the agreements cannot c.....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Voting Rights for Prisoners(13.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking voting rights for prisoners, stating that statutory rights are subject to restrict.....

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Supreme Court Fines Seven States Over Status of Human Rights Courts(14.08.2019)

Supreme Court has slapped penalty of up to Rs. 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its dire.....

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Delhi HC Permits NHRC to Intervene in Hashimpura Massacre Case(14.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has allowed National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to intervene in appeals filed by victims of Hashimpura massacre of 1987, in which.....

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Apex Court Expresses Despair Over Tussle Between Child Rights Commissions of Centre and West Bengal(04.09.2019)

Apex Court has observed that it is sad that both the Commissions i.e. the Child Rights Commissions of Centre and of West Bengal cannot come to a concl.....

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Supreme Court: NHRC Reduced to 'Toothless Tiger', Must be Endowed with More Powers(17.07.2017)

Supreme Court has expressed regret over reduction of the National Human Rights Commission to a “toothless tiger”.

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Delhi High Court: Fill Vacancies in NCPCR in 90 Days(20.02.2018)

Delhi High Court, while taking serious note of the inaction of Centre in filling up vacancies in the National Commission for Protection of Child Right.....

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Centre amends the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 for enhanced protection of consumer rights(08.11.2021)

In order to protect interest of consumers, Central Government amends the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 for safeguarding Consumer .....

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Statute

Voting rights to be given to enclave dwellers(08.02.2016)

Whereas India and Bangladesh executed an enclave exchange last year, the Indian government is preparing to grant voting rights to former enclave dwell.....

Tags : Bill, land enclave, Bangladesh, voting rights



SC Seeks Report on Action Taken Against Tribals Who Lost Claim to Forests(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has ordered states to report what action they have taken against tribals and forest-dwellers whose claims to forest lands have been reje.....

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Del HC: Can Refer to Arbitration Dispute Regarding Use of TM by Partner for His Sole Proprietorship(13.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that disputes relating to subordinate rights in personam arising from rights in rem are arbitrable has held that disp.....

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An under-raiyat is prohibited from transferring his interest as under-raiyat in any land though this interest is a heritable interest(08.12.2017)

Ramkrishna Datta, Dhirendra Chandra Ghosh and Lalit Mohan Ghosh, filed a suit in the trial court for declaration of their title on the suit land with .....

Tags : Sale deed, Execution, Raiyat, Rights



Allahabad High Court Allows Child's Father to Visitation Rights(11.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed the father is entitled to visitation rights to meet his child by allowing a Habeas Corpus plea filed by a father see.....

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NCPCR Issues Notice to Netflix to Stop Streaming of Show ‘Bombay Begums’(12.03.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued a notice to Netflix and has asked subscription-based streaming service provider .....

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Gauhati HC: Subsequent Change in Law Will Not Ipso Facto Reverse Position of Parties(22.03.2021)

Gauhati High Court has held that once a Court renders a judgment on the issues of the rights of parties, such a judgment can only be re-visited by the.....

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Tribunal could only correct clerical or arithmetical errors after adjudication(08.08.2016)

In present case, Appellant claimed occupancy rights in the land by filing an application in Form 7 under Karnataka Land Reforms Rules, 1974 and invoki.....

Tags : Land, Occupancy rights, Amendment, Permissibility



MP HC: Accused Cannot be Denied Rights to Adduce Evidence Within Parameters of Law(05.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that an accused can't be denied his right to adduce evidence within parameters of the law, and if accused wishe.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Quash Public Auction of Lease for Fishing Rights in Periyakulam(19.01.2022)

Madras High Court has refused to quash the public auction of lease for fishing rights in Pappaiyampattikulam Kanmoi in Periyakulam while stating that .....

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Madras High Court: Forced Abstinence is Violation of Human Rights(25.11.2019)

Madras High Court has suo motu enhanced the compensation awarded to N.Ananda Kumar while dismissing an appeal from the Commissioner, Corporation of C.....

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Kerala HC: Artificial Breaks in Service Cannot be Used to Deny Maternity Leave Benefits(12.05.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that short artificial breaks in service between successive contracts cannot be used as a device to reject maternity rights.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, successive contracts, maternity rights



SC Pulls Up States Over No 'Human Rights Court'(15.01.2019)

Supreme Court has pulled up states for not setting up 'Human Rights Courts' yet and observed that there is no reason why the state governments should .....

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NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Hathras Gang Rape Case(01.10.2020)

National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government, asking it file a report, taking suo moto cognizance of the "seriou.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre Over Delay in Filling Vacancies in SHRCs(02.05.2018)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre and several states on a plea against the delay in filling up the vacancies in the State Human Rights Com.....

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Parliament Passes Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019(31.07.2019)

Parliament has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 five days after it got the nod from Lok Sabha. This comes nearly .....

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Delhi HC Issues Directions Regarding Administration, Maintenance of Kalkaji Temple and Bari Rights(28.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued slew of directions regarding the administration and maintenance of Kalkaji Temple as also for resolution of disputes perta.....

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Tel. HC: SHRC Can’t Adjudicate Upon Property Disputes(07.08.2023)

Telangana High Court has observed that as per G.Manikyamma v. Roudri Cooperative Housing Society Ltd. (MANU/SC/1097/2014) it is evident that Section 1.....

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Delhi HC Extends Time for Sending Suggestions to Draft Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules(27.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has extended the time for sending comments and suggestions to the Draft Intellectual Property Rights Division Rules, 2021 from the me.....

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CIC: Impediment in Self Defence in Penal Proceedings is Violation of Human Rights(29.06.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that it is the human right of a person accused of sexual harassment in his capacity as a citizen and acc.....

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