Truth and Reconciliation
Case BriefsSupreme Court (Constitution/Larger Benches)

Calling for a collective understanding of the human rights violations perpetrated both by State and non-State actors, against the people of Kashmir, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul recommended the setting up of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

National Article Writing Competition
Law School NewsOthers

ABOUT THE EVENT The JLU Centre for Constitutional Law and Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, is hosting

Mr. Sanoj Rajan
Interviews

Interviewed by Naaz Bagga

Manual Scavenging
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“For ours is a battle not for wealth or for power. It is a battle for freedom. It is the battle of reclamation of human personality.”- Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

sodomy
Case BriefsForeign Courts

S. 250(1) of Criminal Code Act, 1838, is discriminatory in effect, and breaches Section 16 of the Constitution inasmuch as it criminalises the only natural way for homosexual men to have sexual intercourse.

national essay writing competition
Law School NewsOthers

The Centre for Competition Law and Policy (CCLP), Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad excited to announce the 1st MNLU-A National Essay Writing Competition, 2023 and invites participation from Five-Year and Three-Year LL.B. Courses and LL.M. students.

right to privacy
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Arjun Harkauli†

natural law and natural rights
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Ayush Tripathi* and Smriti Sharma**

national human rights commission
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

The Commission was hearing a petition filed an advocate/social activist who highlighted the plight of TB patients suffering due to lack of adequate nutrition

Karnataka High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

In a clinical dissection of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, the Karnataka High Court stated that the victims’ grievances such as maintenance or shelter etc., must be addressed with immediacy, which is why the legislation has mandated a specific time frame.

Supreme Court of Kenya
Case BriefsForeign Courts

With a ratio of 3:2, the Supreme Court of Kenya delivered a significant decision by holding that it would be unconstitutional to limit the right to form association purely based on sexual orientation.

Madras High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Madras High Court said that there are instances of human rights violation in police stations, but every instance of a casual police enquiry cannot be termed as human rights violation.

Approach to Abortion
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Erina Chatterjee*

Madras High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Madras High Court said that, while dealing with the issue involved in this public interest litigation, the following words of the South African anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela resonate in their mind – “No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”.

Human Rights
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Dr Puneet Pathak†

Law School NewsOthers

    About Seminar: Human rights are a collection of standards that regulate how states and non-state entities treat individuals and groups

European Court of Human Rights
Case BriefsForeign Courts

“References to traditions, general assumptions or prevailing social attitudes in a particular country are insufficient justification for a difference in treatment on grounds of sex, whether in favour of women or men”

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: In a suo motu case initiated to address the question as to whether the provision of pre-sentence hearing in capital

Madras High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“If the Government is really willing and serious about the upliftment of persons belong to LGBTQIA+community, some urgency must be shown to finalise the policy and the rules.”

ILS
Law School NewsOthers

Reported by Khushi Agarwal