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Fact findings related to maternal and infant deaths in Meghalaya


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Fact finding on Public Health Centres in Shillong, Meghlaya


Please find the Fact Finding Report attached.

Public Health Centres in Ri-Bhoi and East Khasi hills Districts of Meghalaya
26th April, 2016

Acid Attack Survivor awarded compensation under Haryana scheme


Anju v. State of Haryana and others

Anju, a married young woman in the late twenties and a mother of a two year old female child was attacked with acid by her estranged husband… Read More

Maternal death due to the poor implementation of maternal health schemes, absence of ante-natal care, a broken referral system and substandard medical treatment in the District Hospital of Dimapur


Shri Chemkai Konyak versus State of Nagaland & Ors.
W.P(C) No. 167 (K) of 2016,
The Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench


This writ petition is filed under Article 226… 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

PIL for better health facilities Jairampur area under the district of Changlang Arunachal Pradesh


Smti Lunem Simai Vs State of arunachal Pradesh and Others [WP(C) 387/2016] In The Gauhati High Court, Itanagar Permanent Bench.
Smti Lunem Simai filed PIL for the interest… Read More

PIL for health rights of pregnant woman in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley


Smti Emili Linggi Vs State of arunachal Pradesh and Others [WP(C) 427/2016] In The Gauhati High Court, Itanagar Permanent Bench.

Smti Emili Linggi filed PIL for the … Read More

PIL filed before the Delhi HC against the unethical actions of the pesticide lobby


K.V Biju v. Union of India and Ors.

K.V Biju v. Union of India and Ors. demands that the most hazardous Pesticides be banned with immediate effect and challenges the Union Of… Read More

PIL filed for the Maintenance of Medical Infrastructure


Umda Devi vs. Union of India

The CD-4 machine is a vital component and instrumental in ascertaining the level of HIV+ infection of a PLHA. Depending upon the report of CD-4 count… Read More

Gauhati high court orders state to ensure tea-estate workers’ right to health


The Gauhati High Court has just issued sweeping orders to the State of Assam to improve health services on tea estates. Recognizing the serious human rights violations on estates, the High Court… Read More

8 lac compensation to the family of the sewage worker who died from suffocation inside a sewer chamber and contractor banned for 7 years


Public Interest Litigation No. 21728 of 2015 “Abhijit Chaterji Vs. Sate of U.P. & Others.


A news report was published in a daily Hindi & English News Paper on… Read More

SC seeks reply from Centre, state governments on leprosy treatment and drug availability


Writ Petition(Civil) No(s). 767/2014

The Supreme Court issued notice on 1 September 2014 to the central and state governments on a… Read More

Petition seeks CBI inquiry into allegations of fraud, embezzlement under NRHM in Nagaland


Rosemary Dzuvichu versus State of Nagaland & Others
SLP (C) No 31045-31046/2015

This Special Leave Petition was filed against the impugned final order and judgment dated… Read More

Petition seeking court direction on Hepatitis-E epidemic in several Chhattisgarh districts


Mukesh Kumar Dewangan Vs. State of Chhattisgarh & Others,
PIL no.30/2014

This public interest litigation has been filed by a man who lost his 26-year-old wife after she was… Read More

SC reaffirms workers Right to Health and Medical care


On a petition filed by HRLN on behalf of Occupational Health and Safety Association, the Supreme Court delivered a judgment that the right to health and medical care, while in service or… Read More

PIL filed against mass sterlizations in Malda


Banglar Manava Adhikar Suraksha Manch (Masoom) vs Union of India and others WP No 27202 of 2013; PIL filed to protect reproductive rights of women when a fact finding revealed mass sterlizations in… Read More

Dr. Sacked for allegedly not making enough money for charitable St. Stephens’s hospital



Dr. Rani Bhatia Versus St. Stephens Hospital Society & Ors.

Petitioner is a senior doctor and a senior employee of the respondent hospital. She has been appointed and… Read More

Sikkim Government to Build More Toilets in Gynecology Wards as first phase towards providing better facilities: National Rural Health Mission in Sikkim Comes under scanner of Sikkim High Court


Implementation of National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) in the State of Sikkim has come under the scanner of Sikkim High Court after a public interest petition titled “Rinzing Chewang Kazi Versus… Read More

PIL filed to fix state accountability and for improving health services in mental health institutions


Ratnabali Ray vs State of West Bengal and others WP No. 15158 of 2013; PIL was filed to fix state accountability and for improving health services in mental health institutions due to negligence 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

Jayalakshmi Jaitly Vs. Laila Kabir Fernandes and ors. SLP (C) 21728-21729 of 2012


The application of Special Leave Petition was filed against the final order of the Delhi High Court (dated 13.4.12 in I.A. No. 2090 of 2012 and I.A. No. 2091 of 2012 in C.S. (OS) No. 469 OF 2010)…. Read More

Clinical trials of untested drugs creating havoc: SC


The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for its failure to stop illegal clinical trials of untested drugs by multinational companies, saying the drug trials are creating “havoc” in the… Read More

Sunita kerketa Versus State of Jharkhand WP(HBCr) 35/2012 (Filed on 30-01-2012 Disposed of on 8-02-2012)


While construction of a Health Center at a distant and outside area of village place instead of where it was approved by the contractors in Garhwa District of Jharkhand, the villagers informed to… Read More

Mass Hysterectomy : Dr. Narendra Gupta vs. Union of India & Others; Supreme Court of India, Writ Petition (Civil) 131/2013


Dr. Narendra Gupta, a public health expert conducted a fact-finding on hysterectomies in Dausa District, Rajasthan and collected documentation of similar practices in Bihar and Chhattisgarh. Human… Read More

Guhawati HC directs the Nagaland to formulate a comprehensive State Action Plan for eradication of malaria


Centre for Youth and Social Action (CYSA) V/S The State of Nagaland

P.I.L NO.62 OF 2008 1 (k) 2009

In Nagaland, frequent rains followed by stagnant pools of water, uncovered drinking water… Read More

Devika Biswas versus Union of India and Ors, Writ Petition (C) No. 95 of 2012, The Supreme Court of India

In a horrific incident in Kaparfora middle school, Araia district, Bihar, where 53 women were sterilized in unsanitary conditions, in complete violation of the guidelines on “Standard Operating… Read More

Dr.Venkatesh versus State of Goa and Ors

A tender was floated by the State Government through Directorate of Health Services, inviting service providers to participate in the tendering process for setting up of Dialysis units in four areas… Read More

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