Punjab and Haryana High Court
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The Court stated that parole enables a prisoner to develop a feeling of self-confidence that there is a life beyond prison and develop a sense of hope and active interest in his life with a view to rehabilitate the prisoner.

Madras High Court
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“The persistence of manual scavenging is a stark reminder of the deep-rooted inequalities and discrimination that continue to pervade our society, perpetuating the cycle of poverty, oppression, and exclusion faced by marginalized groups.”

delhi high court
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“The duty of the municipal authorities is to take concerted, sincere and optimum steps to ensure that such animals are rehabilitated and do not possess a menace to residents of Delhi or to the traffic plying on the roads.”

himachal pradesh high court
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“Convicts too must breathe fresh air for at least some time provided they maintain good conduct consistently during incarceration and show a tendency to reform themselves and become good citizens.”

Death Sentence to 20 Years Imprisonment
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The Supreme Court held that the Court cannot be limited only to two punishments, one a sentence of imprisonment, for all intents and purposes, of not more than 14 years and the other death.

Manual Scavenging
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“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

Manual Scavengers Act
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A PIL on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 is pending before the Supreme Court.

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“Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights is directed to furnish year-wise details of operations conducted by it from 2016 to date.”

calcutta high court
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Calcutta High Court held that the proximity between the last seen circumstance and the recovery of the victim’s body established a livelink between their presence and the rape and murder.

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Calcutta High Court gave directions to veterinarians attached to the Government Institution to examine rehabilitated horses and submit compliance report on next date of hearing.

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The Court passed no further orders considering the information provided in the Status Report and the measures taken by the authorities concerned towards the implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017.

child in conflict with law
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by Maharukh Adenwalla* and Gayatri Virmani**

Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court held Bella Estate Jhuggi dwellers not entitled to rehabilitation under Delhi Slum and JJ Rehabilitation and Relocation Policy 2015.

Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court reiterated that the right to housing is a part and parcel of the right to livelihood, health, food, clean drinking water, sewerage and transport facilities, such facilities must be provided to individuals who will be relocated.

Delhi High Court
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The Delhi High Court held that rehabilitation could not be rejected to jhuggi dwellers only on the ground that their names were not in the voter list and the Court further held that the Appellate Authority would have to consider all other documents as well before arriving at a conclusion as to whether the jhuggi dwellers were entitled to rehabilitation or not.

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Meghalaya High Court: The Division Bench of Sanjib Banerjee, CJ. and W. Diengdoh, J. disposed of a PIL which was filed highlighting

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Bombay High Court: While emphasizing the aspect of encroachment of public land, the Division Bench of Dipankar Datta, CJ and G.S. Kulkarni,

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Customs, Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT): The Coram of Anil Choudhary (Judicial Member) and P. Anjani Kumar (Technical Member) allowed

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by Abhishek Goyal*

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Calcutta High Court: A Division Bench of Joymalya Bagchi and Suvra Ghosh, JJ., has recently observed in a case of rape and