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Subversion of SC/ST Act

The apex court has refused to stay its judgement that revised the provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,…

May 25,2018

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Babri case: What ahead?

December 6th, 1992, marked one of the darkest days of Indian history which witnessed the impact of the polarisation that…

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Babri case: Citizens intervene

On Friday(December 1st), Citizens for Justice and Peace, a human rights and legal resource platform, filed an intervention application in…

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Needs complete re-write

On 28 February 2018, the Union Cabinet approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018, (commonly known as…

May 25,2018

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Junaid lynching: Family demands

On Thursday (2nd November), the Government of Haryana intimated to the Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising of…

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Junaid lynching: Lawyer in dock

Additional District and Sessions Judge, Faridabad, Y S Rathore, the judge hearing the Junaid Khan murder case, in an interim…

May 25,2018

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The buck stops where?

By Ankita Ramgopal with inputs from Amritananada Chakravorty and Rohit Ghosh.   On 22nd June, 2017, a teenage boy Junaid Khan…

May 24,2018

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Ban on cattle trade

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 were notified by the Central Government, ostensibly to regulate animal markets…

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India’s dilution of progressive land rights

On the early morning of March 12, 2018, Mumbai witnessed a huge rally of 50,000 farmers. Some 10,000 farmers started the rally…

May 20,2018

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Don’t need Trafficking of Persons Bill

On 28 February 2018, the Union Cabinet approved the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018, (commonly known as…

May 7,2018