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What happens if an ‘unregistered’ labourer dies suddenly? Adivasi woman dies, authorities appear apathetic towards her family

Kakdi Kakdya Potinda’s wrapped up body lay on a small cleared patch of red earth, as shocked mourners sat around, perhaps waiting for the last rites to be held. One wonders if the death of the 50-year-old Adivasi woman would ever make the news. She was not famous. She was just another worker eking out…

Our life is linked to the forests we call home: Van Gujjars Receding forest cover and forced 'rehabilitation' is imperiling their existence

They are often hailed as eco warriors, as they take care of the forests, they live next to. For the Van Gujjar community taking the health of the forest is a top priority. But now, their very existence, as a community is in peril, as the forest cover is shrinking across the land, and the…

Bail under UAPA: Does the new SC judgment offer a ray of hope? CJP compares two SC judgements on bail under UAPA: Watali, 2019, and Najeeb, 2021

The Supreme Court recently passed a judgment upholding Kerala High Court’s order granting bail to an accused charged under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). This judgment has set a new precedent for consideration of bail of persons charged under UAPA, the number of which has been on the rise since the 2019 amendment…

Supreme Court allows HP, MP to be made parties in the matter The Sentinel Assam

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed an NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties in a pending matter challenging their controversial laws The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed an NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties in a pending matter challenging their controversial laws regulating conversions due to inter-faith…

Supreme Court allows Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh as parties to plea against laws on conversion due to interfaith marriage Free Press Journal

A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde also allowed Muslim body Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind to become a party to the petition. New Delhi/Bhopal: The Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted an NGO to make Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh as parties to a pending petition challenging the controversial state laws regulating conversions due to inter-faith marriages.…

SC allows Himachal, Madhya Pradesh to be made parties to plea against laws on conversion due to interfaith marriage The New Indian Express

The apex court on January 6 had agreed to examine controversial new laws of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand regulating religious conversions due to interfaith marriages. Supreme Court (Photo| Shekhar Yadav, EPS) NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday permitted an NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties to a pending petition challenging the…

SC allows HP, MP to be made parties to plea against laws on conversion due to interfaith marriage Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday permitted an NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties to a pending petition challenging the controversial state laws regulating conversions due to inter-faith marriages. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde also allowed Muslim body Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind to become a party to the petition…

SC to hear case against love jihad laws of 4 states, Himachal, Madhya Pradesh added as parties India Today

The Supreme Court has allowed a petitioner to club Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as parties in case challenging the controversial religious conversion laws or so-called ‘love jihad’ laws brought in by UP and Uttarakhand governments. Supreme Court has permitted the NGO to make Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh parties to the pending petition on…

धर्मान्तरण कानून के खिलाफ याचिका पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने हिमाचल और मध्य प्रदेश को पक्षकार बनाने की दी अनुमति Jagran

नई दिल्ली, पीटीआइ। सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने बुधवार को अंतर-धर्म विवाह के कारण होने वाला धर्मान्तरण के खिलाफ बनाए गए कानून को चुनौती देने वाली एक गैर-सरकारी संगठन की याचिका पर हिमाचल प्रदेश और मध्य प्रदेश पक्षकार बनाने की अनुमति दे दी। इसके अलावा मुख्य न्यायाधीश एसए बोबडे की अध्यक्षता वाली पीठ ने देशभर में इन कानूनों…

SC allows NGO to challenge MP, Himachal anti-conversion laws Hindustan Times

In addition, the court also allowed the Muslim organization Jamait Ulama-i-Hind, to intervene in the proceedings. The organization alleged the laws led to the harassment of a large number of Muslim men and hence there was a need to oppose the legislation. The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP),…

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