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October 4, 2018

Adani’s Mundra Project Reprieve From Expert Panel Hinges On One Word

The Supreme Court will decide if Adani’s Gujarat project violated the terms of its environment clearance. A panel headed by Sunita Narain has submitted a report on the matter. By Akshay Deshmane AFP/GETTY IMAGES A view of the Adani Port… Continue Reading →

UN Human Rights Council adopts landmark declaration of peasants’ rights

If approved by UN member states next month, the declaration will help farmers legally challenge agricultural policies, as well as the broader policy directions such as austerity and ‘free-trade’ Peasants will be able to approach courts using the provisions of… Continue Reading →

Rajasthan- Muslim Youth lynched for fishing near temple #WTFnews

  Azhar Khan, 22, was lynched for fishing near a temple in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan on 17th September 2018. (Photo – The Indian Express)   JAIPUR — Despite the Supreme Court expressing serious concern over and issuing strong directives to… Continue Reading →

As Justice Chandrachud Calls Aadhaar Law ‘Unconstitutional’, Government Increases Use Of Controversial Short Cut

Devyani Chhetri Mumbai: “The passing of Aadhaar Act as a money bill is a fraud on the Constitution,” said Justice DY Chandrachud in his dissenting judgement on the 2016 Aadhaar Act on September 26, 2018. “If a Constitution has to survive political aggrandisement,… Continue Reading →

Open Petition To President of India , In Solidarity with Dr Prasad Pannian of Kerala

OPEN PETITION TO SHRI RAM NATH KOVIND, Hon’ble President of India & Visitor, Central University of Kerala Honourable President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Instances of assault on academic and intellectual freedom have become the order of the day in present… Continue Reading →

Why Has Modi Govt Made Reliance Health Insurance Mandatory For J&K Employees?

After scrapping monthly medical allowance, staff across categories are being charged the same amount of premium for buying insurance from Anil Ambani’s Reliance. Praneta Jha Image Courtesy: Catchnews The Modi government seems to be going out of its way to… Continue Reading →

India – 7 Haryana cops booked for rape of minor, mother #Vaw

HIGHLIGHTS Police have registered a case against the 18 accused under relevant sections of IPC and Pocso Act The girl and her mother were raped for almost two months in a village near Kaithal’s Kalayat town The accused are yet to… Continue Reading →

HC fines 3 UP docs ₹5,000 each for poor handwriting

Ravi Singh Sisodiya TNN Lucknow: Tales of poor handwriting of doctors are not at all uncommon, but a court in Uttar Pradesh has put that on record now. A Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has imposed Rs 5,000 penalty… Continue Reading →

RSS calls for review of SC ruling on Sabarimala

  New Delhi: The RSS has called for a review of the Supreme Court’s recent verdict allowing entry of women of 10 to 50 years of age into the Sabarimala Temple in “defiance of the traditions” followed by the legendary… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – SC/ST cases in state rose after ’16, shows data given to House panel

  Mumbai: Crime against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in Maharashtra has shown an uptick in the period between 2015 and 2018, according to data compiled on the eve of a House committee’s visit to the state capital. On an… Continue Reading →

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