The Backward Class Commission commission has been asked to prepare a report with the percentage of quota for reservation.
RTI activists say the move will enhance transparency, but the legal fraternity is divided on the issue despite agreeing that the move is good for constitutional matters.
The report saying that there was “no compelling reason to align MGNREGA and states’ minimum wages again”. Wages paid under the Act were last adjusted to meet minimum pay in 2009.
On August 31, celebrated as an ‘independence day’ by many nomadic and denotified tribes, an organisation brought people together to raise demands for a better life.
Delhi’s Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University has come under fire for denying admission to a student suffering from thalassemia.
Trump has often criticised the media, which Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said amounts to an attack on the freedom of the press and could provoke violence against reporters.
In the past, English language newspapers have been left alone by the government, but a sudden demand for tax payments directed at the Cambodian Daily indicates that the situation has changed.
The principal, giving a break up of the numbers, said 213 of the 290 children had died in the neo-natal ward of the ICU and 77 in the encephalitis ward.
The protests are against the lack of school facilities, the shortage of textbooks and teachers, the quality of teaching, casteism, the lack of toilets in schools and police violence.
The team of eight policemen who have been arrested were part of a special investigation team set up on July 9 to probe the case.
The decision is made in the light of the Supreme Court rendering ‘triple talaq’ as unconstitutional in a historic ruling last week
“The ban on The Adivasi Will Not Dance is not only deplorable in itself but also adds to a series of dangerous precedents of books being banned on flimsy grounds in India.”
Duterte unleashed the anti-drugs war after taking office in June last year following an election campaign in which he vowed to use deadly force to wipe out crime and drugs.
The two were dragged out of a van carrying seven cows and killed by a mob in the middle of the night. The driver of the van managed to escape.
Under the premiership of Narendra Modi, India’s culture of one-party dominance is violating both standard operating procedures and dharma to get the better of its political rivals.
An event scheduled in Delhi University to try and initiate conversations of various kinds was cancelled due to ‘security concerns’, only highlighting how free academic spaces have shrunk.
“After the attack, many frightened families have locked their houses and left for safer places fearing further attacks.”
We must address the diversity within the Muslim community and achieve representation, democratisation and accountability to truly fight for women’s equality.
The judgment – in the way it defines privacy and dignity of an individual – has far reaching implications on the rights of LGBTQI individuals.
In conversation with Prasanna S., one of the lawyers who assisted senior counsel Shyam Divan in representing a group of petitioners challenging the Aadhaar project.
Digital privacy is a subset of the right to privacy, which can be fully exercised only if a good data protection system is in place.
The nine-judge bench has now asked the government to come up with a data protection mechanism that balances the rights of individuals and the interests of state.
The arguments advanced by the Modi government’s attorneys general over the last three years have consistently maintained that privacy cannot be viewed as a fundamental right.
Vinod Dua discusses the Supreme Court verdict on the right to privacy and the rape case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the head of Dera Sacha Sauda.
The judgment will, however, allow citizens to legally challenge any government action deemed as a violation of privacy.
Does the right to privacy becoming a fundamental right mean the Aadhaar programme is unconstitutional or will be shut down? The Wire explains.
The judgment will need to reinvigorate a conversation on how today’s data protection models need to be reconsidered in light of the changing dynamics of information privacy.
Even as the new anti-conversion Bill threatens to rip apart the state’s tribal society, it is the amendments to the land laws that continue to rock the boat.
Full text of the judgment by Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Full text of the judgment by Justice A.M. Sapre declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Full text of the judgment by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Full text of the judgment by Justice J. Chelameswar declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Full text of the judgment by Justice S.A. Bobde declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Full text of the judgment by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justices R.K. Agrawal, D.Y. Chandrachud and S. Abdul Nazeer declaring privacy to be a fundamental right.
Lakhs of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s followers, now camping in Panchkula and Chandigarh in support of their ‘Living God’, are most impressed with his welfare work.
Our long-held belief in pluralism is being neutered and rendered impotent through an institutionally sanctioned process.
Besides Gender Justice, Triple Talaq Case Was Also About Separating Religion and State in Family Law
Marriage must now conclusively be held to be a secular institution, governed by civil law that confers equal rights on men and women within a marriage.
Mining in Baphlimali has caused destruction to the climate and environment, and has wrecked the lifestyle of thousands of adivasis.
The CBI has charged Shahabuddin under sections of the Indian Penal Code related to criminal conspiracy and murder and provisions of Arms Act,
Activists of the NREGA Sangharsh Morcha have said that Sanjay Sahni and others who work with the Samaj Parivartan Shakti Sanghatan are being targeted for their anti-corruption campaigns in Muzaffarpur.