Posts filed in Human Rights

India ranks 97th out of 118 for Global Hunger Index: Is it a true figure: However food-wastage should be eliminated

Posted Saturday October 15, 2016 by Madhu Agrawal

India ranks quite low at 97th position out of 118 countries in terms of Global Hunger Index (GHI) with all Indian neighbors except Pakistan and Afghanistan faring much better than...

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Poverty in India

The Disappearance of Three Men is Rekindling Old Fears in Kashmir

Posted Saturday December 26, 2015 by CSLRA India

When militancy was at its peak in Kashmir, thousands of men disappeared only to get reduced to statistics in government records. Aware of this grim reality, their families want only one...

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Jana Behum Kashmir

Mumbai High Court Lays Down Stringent Conditions for Bail for Human Traffickers

Posted Monday December 07, 2015 by CSLRA India

The Bombay High Court in its judgment dated 30.10.2015, made some rigorous rules regarding the grant of bail in human trafficking cases. The issue was raised by the NGO, Freedom...

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Practice of eliminating female foetus by use of pre-natal diagnostic techniques

Posted Saturday October 17, 2015 by CSLRA India

Practice of eliminating female foetus by use of pre-natal diagnostic techniques The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 is an outcome of concern shown by...

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Prem Mardi versus Union of India, Did the Courts failed Scheduled Tribes and adivasis?

Posted Friday October 02, 2015 by CSLRA India

“It is the duty of all people who love our country to see that no harm is done to the Scheduled Tribes and that they are given all help to...

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Custodial Beating in Chandigarh: Court takes stringent view

Posted Sunday September 27, 2015 by CSLRA India

In an unprecedented step; the local Court of Dr. Sukhda Pritam, JMIC Chandigarh, the then Duty Magistrate Chandigarh on 05.09.2015 took stringent view of allegations of custodial torture by the...

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