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Delhi High Court convicts 33 accused persons in Mirchpur caste atrocity case


The Delhi High Court on 24.08.2018 passed Final Order & Judgment in an Criminal Appeal filed by Advocate Shreeji Bhavsar and Anubha Rastogi of Human Rights Law Network on behalf of the Victims of… Read More

Bhim army founder Chandrashekhar challenges his detention by the UP govt: SC issues notices to state, Saharanpur DM


Chandrashekhar @ Ravan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh Special Leave Petition (Crl) 26284/2018 in the Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the state of Uttar… Read More

Letter to the Governor and summary of the Indian people’s tribunal on the issues of tribal land and alienation under LTR in Telangana


His Excellency Governor
The State of Telangana
Dear Hon’ble Your Excellency,

Sub: Report of Indian Peoples’ Tribunal on LTR Cases in Scheduled Areas of
Telangana-… Read More

17 year old tortured in custody by officers from Mumbai Railway Protection Force dies


Mumbai: A 17 year old boy being reprimanded at a children’s observation home in Dongri died on April 14th at JJ Hospital, where he was brought after he complained about having difficulty in… Read More

88 bonded labourers rescued: After inaction from Meerut, Muzaffarnagar district magistrates, Allahabad HC seeks reply


Nirmal Gorana  vs State Of UP & Ors (PIL 2936/2018)

The case pertains to the rescue of nearly 88 bonded labourers from 22 Dalit families hailing from… Read More

Evicted, homes demolished, some sent far away, others left to perish: Development vs Lives


WP (L) No.3301 of 2017 – Sandeep Shivaji Shirke & Ors. v. Assistant Municipal Commissioner & Ors. And some other petitions filed for similarly displaced persons.

Tribals manhandled for opposing land takeover by the govt. in Itanagar


Miss Jape Apora & 2 ors versus the State of Arunachal Pradesh,Writ Petition (C) no. 97 of 2017, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

Miss Jape Apora & Ors are from… Read More

Acquisition of land: Petition filed for compensation due to tribals in Kerala


Residents of Njamalamkunnu Colony Vs District Collector

The residents of Njamalamkunnu colony are Paniyas, an ethnic group, which are included in the list of… Read More

Enquiry ordered into misappropriation of tribal funds


Kallamvetty Colony Kottathara Vs District Collector

Kallanvetty colony in Kottathara Panchayat, in Wayanad is a tribal colony where eight families of Paniya community… Read More

After violence against Balmikis, petition filed asking the Court to frame and implement a scheme to provide adequate protection to Scheduled caste families so that they are not under threat in the future


Jaswant & Ors v. State of Haryana & Ors.

Jaswant & Ors v. State of Haryana & Ors. demands that the Balmiki families who are currently residing in Balmiki Temple,… Read More

Compensation for illegal detention and assault in custody


Padmanabahan Vs State of Kerala

Padmanabahan is a member of Kuruma tribe residing at Pulpally in Wayanad. He was taken into custody by the forest officials alleging he… Read More

Tribal villagers from Changlang district escape floods, but left homeless and without basic amenities


Shri B.R Chakma & ors Vs State of A.P and 4 ors [WP(c) 219 (AP) 2017]In Gauhati High Court, Itanagar Permanent Bench]

The Petitioners were the unfortunate victims of flood that… Read More

Ex-communication and ill-treatment of Petitioner and his family by the ex-Sarpanch


Jagannath Malhare Waghmare & Ors, vs. The Collector, Raigad & Ors. ( Criminal PIL no. 37 of 2013)




This Petition was filed on behalf… Read More

Petition against the decision to shift the Fundurdihari Primary Health Centre from Patel Para to Rampur, Sundarpur, in Chhattisgarh


Nandkishore & Ors. v. State of Chhattisgarh & Ors.[WP(PIL) No. 180/2016], Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh at Bilaspur

Nandkishore & Ors. v. State of Chhattisgarh &… Read More

Sexual violence, physical assault, looting of property and destruction of property by the security forces consisting of CoBRA, CRPF, District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the local police in the villages of Pedagallur, Chhattisgarh


Kadati Sushila and Ors. V State of Chhattisgarh WPCR/54/17, Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

The petitioners herein are victims of sexual violence, physical assault,… Read More

Stay issued on the Demolishment of Tribal Juggies


Rajpur colony Vs. State of Punjab

The said petition has been filed by a group who belongs to de-notified tribe from Rajasthan who around 35 years back had migrated to Punjab in… Read More

Petition seeking the recognition and implementation of the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 in Chhattisgarh


National Alliance for Maternal Health and Human Rights (NAMHHR) v. State of Chhattisgarh & Ors. [W.P. (PIL) No. of 2014], Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

National… Read More

Tragic case of Madkam Hidme’s fake encounter, her mother Lakshmi’s fight for justice continues


Madkam Hidme versus State of Chhattisgarh & Ors, Writ Petition (Cr) No. 144 of 2016, High Court of Chhattisgarh

The Petitioner is the state convener of the political party Aam… Read More

Dalit woman fights for a fair investigation into her husband’s murder at the hands of upper caste men


SB criminal Misc. petition No. 1687/2016 filed by a widow lady belonging to Schedule Caste Bairwa investigate the death of her husband.
It is contended that death of husband of petitioner Banwari… Read More

Tribal land occupied by Assam Rifles and ITBP


Shri Kanam Mipi & Anr versus State of Arunachal Pradesh & 8 ors, Writ Petition (C) no. 74 of 2017, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

The community land Mipi (Ediya) Village is presently… Read More

Ancestral tribal land marked sanctuary area without consultation with tribals who live and work there


Smti Ngasi Mena versus State of Arunachal Pradesh and 8 ors, PIL no. 2 of 2014, Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

Through a notification of 1998, a chunk of ancestral land… Read More

Petition filed for compensation for land


Kattimada Adivasi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samithi Vs Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Min. for Revenue, District Collector and ITDP Officer

50 landless Tribal… Read More

Writ Petition admitted in the Kerala HC to provide educational facilities to tribals


Rajendra Prasad vs. Ministry of welfare of scheduled caste and scheduled tribes & others

The petitioner is approaching the High court aggrieved by the inaction of state… Read More

Villagers displaced to build hydropower plant in Dibhang valley denied compensation


Shri Ajanto Meto & others Vs the state of arunachal Pradesh & ors [WP(C) no.65/2016] In Gauhati High Court, permanent of Itanagar

In this writ petition the petitioners… Read More

Petition to challenge the validity of Act that prohibits slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks in the Maharashtra


Indian Union Muslim League v. The State of Maharashtra Ors. (WRIT PETITION NO. 9209 OF 2015)





The Petition sought to challenge the… Read More

PIL on dismal implementation of public health and maternity schemes in Rajasthan


Suman Devathiya Vs State of Rajasthan [D.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 2529/2016] Hon’ble High Court of Rajasthan at Jaipur bench Jaipur.

A report published in various… Read More

SC issues CBI inquiry in the murder of a Dalit woman and the rape of her daughter


The Supreme Court has ordered a CBI inquiry in the case of murder of a Dalit woman and rape of her daughter belonging to Haryana.

The daughter was raped in August, 2012 and threatened not to… Read More

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