Important Links

Government of India

National Portal of India
Prime Minister’s Office
Parliament of India
Ministry of Women and Child Development, India
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Ministry of Law and Justice
Ministry of Tribal Welfare, India
Ministry of Rural Development
Forest Rights Act Monitoring System

Indian Courts

Supreme Court of India
High Courts of India
Case Status of other Courts
Causelist of other Courts
Judgements of other Courts

Indian NGO

Centre for Policy Research
PRS India Legal Research
National Campaign for People’s Right to Information
People’s Union for Civil Liberties
Bachpan Bachao Andolan
Child Rights and You
Care India
Shakti Vahini

Tribunals and Commissions

National Human Rights Commission
National Green Tribunal
Competition Commission of India
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
National Commission For Scheduled Castes

Indian Police and other Agencies

Police Research

Indian Bureau of Police Research and Development
Ministry of Home Affairs – Government of India
National Crime Records Bureau
Police Accountability
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) National Police Academy, Hyderabad

Central Police, Security and Vigilance Organisations

Assam Rifles
Border Security Force
Central Bureau of Investigation
Central Industrial Security Force
Central Reserve Police Force
Central Vigilance Commission
Indo Tibetan Border Police Force
National Security Guard
Special Service Bureau

State and Union Territories’ Police Forces:

Andaman & Nicobar (UT) Police
Andhra Pradesh Police
Assam Police
Chandigarh (UT) Police
Delhi Police
Goa Police
Haryana Police
Himachal Pradesh Police
Karnataka Police
Kerala Police
Pondicherry (UT) Police
Punjab Police
Rajasthan Police
Tamil Nadu Police
Tripura Police
Uttar Pradesh Police
Uttaranchal Police

City Police

Mumbai Police
Pune Police

Right to Information

Access Initiative
Article 19 – The Global campaign for Free Expression
Campaign for Freedom of Information – UK
Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Commonwealth Centre for Electronic Governance
Evidence-Based Governance in the Electronic Age
FreedomInfo: Online Network of Freedom of Information Advocates
Freedom of Information – Asia
Freedom of Information Center
Freedom of Information Laws
International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX)
International Records Management Trust
International Right to Know Campaign
Media Institute for Southern Africa
National Security Archive
PROBE International
“Publish What You Pay” Campaign
Resources on FOI Law (website managed by Alasdair Roberts, RTI Experrt)
The Global Transparency Initiative
Transparency International
The Democracy Collaborative
The Freedom of Information Advocates Network
The FOI Advocate Newsletter
The Justice Initiative
XPDNC: Whistleblower Support Links

International Links


United Nations
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


Commonwealth Foundation
Commonwealth Foundation brief on the Rwanda Meeting
Commonwealth of Learning
Commonwealth People’s Forum 2005
Commonwealth Secretariat


Council of Europe
World Wide Fund
Organization of American States

International NGO

Amnesty International
Global Rights
Human Rights Foundation
Human Rights Watch
International Committee of the Red Cross
International Federation for Human Rights
Legal Resources Centre
Norwegian Refugee Council
Refugees International
The Protection International
The Swedish Foundation for Human Rights
UN Watch

International Human Rights Institutions

Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions
Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission
British Council’s National Human Rights Commissions Project
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Fiji Human Rights Commission
Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM)
Malawi Human Rights Commission
Mauritius: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
New Zealand Human Rights Commission
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
South African Human Rights Commission
Uganda Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Resources

Australian Human Rights Centre
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law
Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
Human Rights Education Associates
Human Rights Research and Education Centre
International Council on Human Rights Policy
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Project DIANA
University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Universal Voices: Online Human Rights Internet Guide
UN Practitioner’s Portal on HRBA Programming

International Courts

International Court of Justice
International Criminal Court
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
African Commission on Human and People’s Rights
European Court of Human Rights
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Useful Research Sites

Amsterdam Center for International Law
Asian Law Institute
Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law
British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Center for International Environmental law
Centre for Asian Legal Studies
Centre for International Law
Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
Institute for European and Comparative Law
Institute for International Law
Institute for International Law and Politics
Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict
Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), Georgetown Law Center
Institute of International Law and Justice, NYU School of Law
Institute of Maritime Law (University of Southampton)
International Institute of Humanitarian Law
International Law Institute
International Trade Law Center
Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
McCoubrey Centre for International Law
Research Center for International Criminal Law and International Humanitarian Law
Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House)
T.M.C. Asser Instituut
University of Cape Town Marine and Shipping Law
World Trade Institute


American Refugee Committee

Crimes of War
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Institute for Global Communications
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

International Crisis Group (ICG)
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Humanitarian Practice Network

International Police

Compendium of Good Practices on Security Sector Reform
Home Office, UK
International Victimology Website
Police Assessment Resource Centre
South Asia Partnership Canada
South Asia Forum for Human Rights
Vera Institute of Justice

International Law Societies

American Society of International Law
Asian Society of International Law
Chinese Society of International Law
European Society of International Law
European Society of International Law
French Society of International Law
Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA)
German Society of International Law
Indian Society of International Law
Japan Association of International Economic Law
Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law
Japanese Society of International Law
Korean Society of International Law
Society of International Economic Law

Regional Organizations

African Union (AU)
Andean Community
Arab League
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
Council of Europe (COE)
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
European Union (EU)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Organization of American States (OAS)
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Pacific Islands Forum
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)