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Day March 5, 2020

POSCO repeat: Resistance brewing against JSW’s steel project in Odisha

by Mayank Aggarwal on 4 March 2020 Severe protests from the villagers had led to the South Korean steel major POSCO abandoning its project in Odisha involving Rs. 500 billion worth of investment. The forest clearance to the project was transferred last… Continue Reading →

“When justice has to triumph, it will triumph”, Justice S Muralidhar at Farewell ceremony in Delhi HC

A farewell ceremony was organised this afternoon for Justice S Muralidhar at the Delhi High Court The Central Government had notified Justice Muralidhar’s transfer to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on February 26.Bar & BenchMar 5, 2020, 1:50 PM IST… Continue Reading →

Go-ahead for Vedanta’s Jharkhand steel plant despite forest encroachment

By Ishan Kukreti Last Updated: Thursday 05 March 2020 Vedanta-owned Electrosteel Steels Ltd (ESL) has received forest clearance for a proposed steel-manufacturing plant in Jharkhand despite encroachment allegations in what seemed a policy seesaw. The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and… Continue Reading →

UN Human Rights Commission’s application on CAA in the Supreme Court of India

March 3,2020 CAA unequally places other communities at risk of refoulement THE United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (the High Commissioner) has filed an application in the Supreme Court of India seeks to intervene as amicus curiae (third party) in… Continue Reading →

Indian diaspora holds simultaneous protests against Delhi violence in over 15 cities in Europe

The Indian diaspora held simultaneous protests, silent demonstrations and sit-ins in more than 15 cities – numbering nearly 1500 people – in Europe to express solidarity with the victims and survivors of the Delhi violence and to demand immediate action… Continue Reading →

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