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Madhya Pradesh: Court grants compensation to Dalit man attacked with acid


Nandlal Malviya v. State of MP & Others

This case is pertaining to a Dalit man namely Nandlal who became a victim of the gruesome crime of acid… Read More

Madhya Pradesh HC awards Rs 4 lakh as compensation, Rs 3 lakh worth medical expenses to acid attack survivor


Yashoda Bai vs. State of Madhya Pradesh

Acid attack can be defined as “the act of throwing acid or a similarly corrosive substance onto the body of another with the intention to disfigure, maim,… Read More

MP High Court awards compensation to woman who delivered a child despite undergoing sterilization


Meerabai Babbar vs. State of Madhya Pradesh &Ors.

In this particular case, the petitioner underwent a sterilization operation at a Government hospital namely CHC Petlabad, Jhabua… Read More

MP High Court awards compensation to woman who delivered a child despite undergoing sterilization


Savita Vasuniya vs State of Madhya Pradesh and Ors.
In this particular case before the High Court of Madhya Pradesh (Indore Bench), the petitioner (Savita Vasuniya) moved court for failure of… Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Maternal death due to CHC staff negligence


Gangaram vs. Public Health and Family Welfare Department

A petition was filed before the Hon’ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh (Indore Bench) on 12/03/2018 in relation to a grave violation of… Read More

Indore’s MY Hospital fire: Petition seeks action against negligent authorities, compensation


Anjali Anand V Medical Education Department

On November 23, 2017, the new-born care unit on the second floor of Indore’s M.Y. Hospital in which 47 infants were kept on ventilators… Read More

Vasectomy failure: MP High Court orders compensation for man under family planning indemnity scheme


Shyamlal Parmar v State of MP & Ors
Writ petition No. 144/2017

The petition explained that the petitioner, Shyamlal, after having two children, sought a vasectomy which was… Read More

In a first, acid attack survivor in Madhya Pradesh granted compensation of Rs 7 lakh


Yashoda Bai vs. State of Madhya Pradesh
Writ Petition no. 742 /2017

The petition was filed by HRLN on the behalf of a poor married woman. Her husband was a farmer in Mathura. The… Read More

Anjali Anand vs. State of M.P. and Others


WRIT PETITION NO (PIL) 20605 /2017

On 24-11-2017, new born child care unit of M.Y. Government Hospital caught fire. 47 infants got suffocated in the fire. 4-5 infants got critically injured, a… Read More

MP court awards compensation to woman after failure of sterilisation operation


Writ Petition No.3634/2016

This petition showed that Komal Bai (the petitioner) had in August, 2011 underwent a sterilisation operation at the Kalapipal CHC in Shajapur in Madhya… Read More

HRLN files petition seeking action against alarming number of children dying from malnutrition in MP


Shriprakash Singh Nimraje vs State of MP & Ors

Several children have died of malnutrition-related ailments in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district and other regions of Shivpuri in… Read More

Madhya Pradesh high court issues notice to Union of India over non-provision of basic facilities to Adivasi villagers



Smt. Kusum & anr. Versus Union of India & Ors.

The petition was filed in the matter of the violations of the fundamental rights of… Read More

The Hon’ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh has given last opportunity to the state government to reply in regards to implemention of the National Health Mission


Sandesh Bansal V/s Union of India & Ors.

Writ Petition No. 11860/2014

The Petitioner has filed a petition to implement the National Health Mission in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh. In this… Read More

Madhya Pradesh HC allows pregnant female prisoner to exercise her reproductive rights under MTP Act


The High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Indore issued an order allowing Hallo Bi, a pregnant female prisoner, to exercise her reproductive rights under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (Act)…. Read More

High Court of Indore orders the State Government of Madhya Pradesh to improve maternal health care in Barwani District in HRLN PIL, Duna Bai vs, State of Madhya Pradesh


New Delhi – The Honorable High Court of Indore has issued an order to the State of Madhya Pradesh on its failure to implement the country National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the Indian Public… Read More

High Court of Madhya Pradesh Recognizes Woman’s Right to Survive Pregnancy and Childbirth as a Fundamental Right


The High Court of Madhya Pradesh has passed a landmark final judgment in the case of Sandesh Bansal v. Union of India (PIL) W.P. 9061/2008, recognizing that a woman’s right to survive pregnancy and… Read More

Sandesh Bansal v Union of India W.P. No. 9061/08


Madhya Pradesh maternal mortality ratio at 379 is above the national average. This PIL was filed after a number of fact findings were conducted by the Petitioner together with the HRLN team, which… Read More

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