The Supreme Court has missed a chance to bring the criminal defamation law within the frameworks required of a liberal, egalitarian state.
The Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society has challenged the order for Parvez’s 10 day judicial custody in a sessions court.
Khurram Parvez was stopped by immigration officers despite possessing an invitation and visa, detained for 90 minutes and told that orders had come from the Intelligence Bureau
A comprehensive Human Rights Watch report has detailed laws used by the Indian state to stifle free speech and instances of curtailment since May 2014.
The Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the Lawyers Collective’s registration on June 1.
Giving a point-by-point rebuttal to the charges levelled against it, the Lawyers Collective said all foreign contribution received by it “were spent for the purposes received and accounted for”.
The citizen’s collective Wada Na Todo Abhiyan has painstakingly documented the systematic budgetary cuts in social welfare programmes over the last two years and has called out the government’s pro-corporate policies that have marginalised the poor further.
Jharkhand-based tribal rights activist and author Gladson Dungdung, offloaded at Delhi airport, says he may go to court seeking redress.
New Delhi: The run-in of Greenpeace India with the authorities seems to be showing no signs of abating as the Registrar of Societies of the State of Tamil Nadu has now cancelled its registration, prompting the environmental watchdog to state that the move was a “demonstration of the […]