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HC order empowers Van Gujjars during Covid-19 The community was finally allowed to enter the meadows of Uttarkashi

The course the Covid-19 pandemic will now take, remains as unpredictable as ever. One the one hand, there is talk of a slowdown of the spread of the disease, one the other, there are also reports of an imminent arrival of the third wave if protocol is not adhered to. However, one cannot ignore the…

Shocking provisions of the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill Here's how the draconian legislation can be misused

The Bihar Special Armed Police Bill caused a rather unprecedented uproar amongst the opposition parties in the Bihar Assembly during and after the passage of the Bill. While the opposing legislators demonstrated their resistance towards the Bill for giving unbridled powers to a police force, the police responded in a rather brutal manner, dragging opposing…

The worst from Indian courts in 2020 A month by month look at various court orders adversely shaping rights’ jurisprudence

As 2020 draws to a close, here is an annual round up of orders and judgements from India’s constitutional courts — High Courts and the Supreme Court of India. In a month by month look, CJP brings you a calendar of the year gone by, an overview of verdicts that raised some eyebrows, resulting in…

Where do we stand on free legal aid? On National Legal Services Day we examine what legal aid entails and who benefits from it

Providing access to justice for all and building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels is one of India’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 as adopted during the United Nations General Assembly of 2015. A robust legal aid system is something that will contribute towards achieving this goal and will at the same time fulfil…

Zamser Ali gets bail in Assam The human rights defender was arrested in a case of defamation

Zamser Ali, a well-known social activist and journalist, who also heads CJP’s Assam state team was granted bail on Monday by the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court in Mangaldai in Darrang district. He had been arrested on May 7, for making derogatory and defamatory social media posts against a woman professor of Mangaldai College who had herself allegedly…

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Census vs NPR

Census v/s NPR What to do when govt officials come to your house

The Government of India has suddenly declared that it will conduct a door to door survey to determine the ordinary residents of India from April 2020 to September 2020 (National Population Register-NPR). India is also due for the decennial population survey, the Census in 2021. By clubbing these two processes, one a much needed and…

जनगणना विरुद्ध एनपीआर सरकारी अधिकारी तुमच्या घरी येतील तेव्हा काय कराल

भारत सरकारने, एप्रिल २०२० ते सप्टेंबर २०२० यादरम्यान पर्यंत भारतातील सामान्य रहिवासी निश्चित करण्यासाठी घरोघरी जाऊन सर्वेक्षण केले जाणार असल्याचे अचानक जाहीर केले (राष्ट्रीय लोकसंख्या नोंदणी-एनपीआर). २०२१ मध्ये भारतात दर दहा वर्षांनी केली जाणारी जनगणना देखील होणे अपेक्षित आहे. एक अत्यंत आवश्यक आणि नियमित प्रक्रिया म्हणजे जनगणना, आणि दुसरी एनपीआर-एनआरसीची विवादास्पद प्रक्रिया, अशा या दोन…

Census Against NPR

जनगणना विरुद्ध एनपीआर सरकारी अधिकारी तुमच्या घरी येतील तेव्हा काय कराल

भारत सरकारने, एप्रिल २०२० ते सप्टेंबर २०२० पर्यंत भारतातील सामान्य रहिवासी निश्चित करण्यासाठी घरोघरी जाऊन सर्वेक्षण केले जाणार असल्याचे अचानक जाहीर केले (राष्ट्रीय लोकसंख्या नोंदणी-एनपीआर). २०२१ मध्ये भारतात दर दहा वर्षांनी केली जाणारी जनगणना देखील होणे अपेक्षित आहे. एक अत्यंत आवश्यक आणि नियमित प्रक्रिया म्हणजे जनगणना, आणि दुसरी एनपीआर-एनआरसीची विवादास्पद प्रक्रिया, अशा या दोन प्रक्रियांना…

Census vs NPR

जनगणना बनाम एनपीआर सरकारी कर्मचारी आपके घर आएं तो क्या करें?

भारत सरकार ने अचानक घोषणा की है कि अप्रैल 2020 से सितंबर 2020 तक वह भारतीय निवासियों का निर्धारण (राष्ट्रीय जनसंख्या रजिस्टर-एनपीआर) करने के लिए घर घर जाकर सर्वेक्षण करेगी। भारत में दशक में एक बार होने वाला जनसंख्या सर्वेक्षण, सेंसस भी 2021 में होने वाला है। इन दो प्रक्रियाओं, एक जो आवश्यक और नियमित…

SC Extends Power To Grant Anticipatory Bail

SC extends power to grant anticipatory bail till completion of trial Appellate or superior court also granted power to consider the correctness of the order granting anticipatory bail at the behest of the State or investigating agency

Judgement Primer: Anticipatory bail protection till end of trial Sushila Aggarwal and others Vs. State (NCT of Delhi) and another Supreme Court of India: Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Indira Banerjee, Justice Vineet Sharma, Justice MR Shah and Justice SR Bhat Date of Judgement: January 29, 2020 Delivered by: Justice Justice Shah and Justice Bhat Introduction:…

Census vs NPR

Census v/s NPR What to do when government officials come to your home

The Government of India has suddenly declared that it will conduct a door to door survey to determine the ordinary residents of India from April 2020 to September 2020 (National Population Register-NPR). India is also due for the decennial population survey, the Census in 2021. By clubbing these two processes, one a much needed and…

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Citizenship Laws in India – FAQs Frequently asked questions on Citizenship laws in India before the recent Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019

Which articles in the Constitution deal with citizenship rights? Articles 5 to 11 deal with provisions relating to citizenship. Articles 5 to 10 deal with citizenship at the time of coming into force of the Constitution (ie until January 1950). Article 11 empowers the Indian Parliament to make Regulate on Citizenship by law. It was…

Assam: Police obstruction fails to hinder CJP paralegal training The camp was organized for training paralegal volunteers from 3 district in Assam

CJP’s campaign in Assam includes helping the excluded persons with understanding Foreigners Tribunals and in the legal process that will prove their citizenship. Another aspect of CJP’s campaign is training para-legals so that they can help the excluded persons in determining valid documents and also provide any kind of legal help that may be needed…

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