US House Passes Bill To Bar Transgender Athletes From Female Sports

The House Republicans has recently approved legislation that would bar transgender women from participating in athletic programs designated for women. The part of a nationwide push by conservatives to restrict transgender rights... Read more »

J&K Court Quashes Kashmiri Journalist Fahad Shah’s Detention Under PSA

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has recently quashed the detention of journalist Fahad Shah (34) under the Public Safety Act (PSA). While saying that the apprehension of an adverse impact on... Read more »

Delhi High Court Sets Deadline For Public Toilets For Transgenders

The Delhi High Court recently set a deadline of 8 weeks for the construction of public toilets for transgender people in the national capital and warned it will order the personal appearance... Read more »
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“There Is A Very Thin Line Between Human Rights Violation And Police Enquiry”: Madras HC

The Madras High Court recently has held that every instance of casual police inquiry cannot be termed as human rights violation. A division bench of Justice VM Velumani and Justice R Hemalatha observed that, “There... Read more »

NHRC: Dignified Disposal Of Human Remains necessary, Issues Notice To States & UTs

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC), India on Tuesday has taken suo motu cognizance of issues related to cremation & undignified treatment of dead bodies as raised by Dr. Jitendra Singh Shunty... Read more »

Woman Granted Divorce After She “Renounces World, Enters Religious Order

The Ahmedabad Court recently granted divorce to a woman who renounced the material world and became a Jain Nun 3 months ago. The woman took diksha (Jain ritual of renunciation) and became... Read more »

Article 44 of the Constitution should not remain a dead letter, Says NHRC Chairman AK Mishra

The Cahirman person of human right commission Mr. Arun Kumar Mishra said that to protect our right to life, we have to perform the duty to protect the environment and prevent Climate... Read more »
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Human Rights Day: We Must Learn to Treat Nature with Dignity President Smt. Murmu

The President of India, Smt. Draupadi Murmu said that human rights are not limited to human beings only, it is for the entire humanity including nature. We must learn to treat nature... Read more »
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SC issues Notice to UOI on Petition of NCW For Protection of Minor Muslim Girls Rights

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Centre government to file response on a petition filed by the National Commission for Women (NCW) to make the minimum age of marriage for Muslim girls... Read more »
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Transgender Teacher’s Expulsion: NCW Asks UP Chief Secretary for Independent Inquiry

The chairperson of NCW, Rekha Sharma wrote to the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh, seeking an independent inquiry into the alleged expulsion of a Transgender teacher from a private school in Lakhimpur... Read more »