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The Hidayatullah National Law University team arranged a database of nearly eight thousand migrant workers and contacted them.

HNLU Extends a Helping Hand to the Migrant Workers Amid COVID Lockdown

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The Legal and Social Service Committee of the Hidyatullah National Law University (HNLU) has collaborated with the Centre for Social Justice to extend a...
Students and Alumni of NALSAR, Hyderabad, have successfully raised funds worth Rupees twenty-five lacs to support the stranded migrant workers.

NALSAR Alumni & Students Come to the Aid of Migrants and the Cyclone Hit...

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The students and alumni of the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad has successfully raised funds worth Rupees twenty-five lacs; to...
The Commission has listed both short-term and long-term measures in order to reduce the sufferings of the migrant workers.

Supreme Court Allows NHRC’s Petition Concerning Miseries of Migrants

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The National Human Rights Commission filed an application before the Supreme Court. It was concerning the plight of migrant workers; stranded in different parts...
Karnataka high Court opined that there is no fair, transparent, and rational policy adopted by the state government in selecting eligible persons for travel.

No Transparent, Rational Policy to Commute the Registered Migrants: Karnataka HC

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Karnataka High Court directs the state government to submit the report concerning the transportation of more than six lakh people. They are yet to...
The Commission has sought details regarding the steps taken for the safe departure of the migrant labourers.

NHRC Seeks Response from Yogi Government on Human Rights Violation of Migrant Laborers

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Migrant laborers yet again faced a classic example of serious violation of their human rights in broad daylight. According to a media report, Vipin...
Reportedly, at least 130 migrant labourers lost their lives while trying to get home during the lockdown.

130 Migrant Labourers Die Walking Home, Apex Court Takes Cognizance of Their Plight

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The Supreme Court has taken suo motu (on its own) action of the problems of the migrant labourers. “We take suo motu cognizance of problems and miseries...
On May 22, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh High Court drafted a model in the State for the shifting of migrant workers.

Andhra High Court Drafts Model for Shifting of Migrant Workers

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On May 22, 2020, the Andhra Pradesh High Court drafted a model in the State for the shifting of migrant workers. For the reason...
The petitioner urged the court to direct the Central Government for Compensation for all the aggrieved families.

Petition in SC Seeks Compensation for Families of Migrants Who Died Walking Home Amid...

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Advocate Deepak Kansal sought compensation for the families of persons who died or suffered injuries while walking back to their homes amid lockdown; vide...
Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the AtmaNirbhar Package for the allocation of foodgrains.

Cabinet Approves AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package For Foodgrains To Migrants

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Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the AtmaNirbhar Package for the allocation of foodgrains. It is to be from Central Pool to...
Rajasthan High Court took suo moto cognizance of the death of migratory birds around the Sambhar lake.

Migrant Birds Die Mysteriously, Rajasthan High Court Takes Cognizance

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A division bench led by Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty of Rajasthan High Court; took suo moto cognizance of the plight of death of migratory...
NHRC takes congnizance of reports of a mother pulling a suitcase with her small child hung over it.

Human Rights of Migrants at Stake: NHRC Intervenes

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The media reports concerning a mother pulling a suitcase with her small child hung over it, is hitting the headline. The media persons captured...
In the said incident, an empty goods train ran over 16 migrant workers lying on the railway tracks.

NHRC: Death of 16 Migrant Workers Could Be Averted, District Administration at Fault

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A rather ghastly incident occurred between Badnapur and Karmad stations in Nanded Division in the early hours of May 8, 2020. In the said...
Indian Embassy, Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City 13015, Kuwait.

Plea in SC Seeking Return Of Indian Migrants from Kuwait In Chartered Flights

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A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in the Supreme Court seeks return of Indian migrants from Kuwait. Done through a specific direction permitting only chartered flights...
Joint Secretary in the Ministry Of Home Affairs (MHA) said that people who are allowed to move can now be transported using the special trains.

MHA Allows Special Trains For Stranded Migrant Workers, Students

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Two days ago, MHA allowed migrant labourers, students, pilgrims or tourists with no COVID-19 symptoms to return to their home states. For this reason,...
PIL in Supreme Court in the Interest of Migrant Workers amid Extended Lockdown

PIL Filed in the Interest of Migrant Workers amid Extended Lockdown

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Public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Supreme Court to allow migrant workers across the country to go back to their homes amid the...
A PIL filed seeking immediate payment of wages to migrant workers amid COVID-19 lockdown.

SC Adjourns PIL Seeking Reliefs for Migrant Workers

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A PIL filed seeking immediate payment of wages to migrant workers amid COVID-19 lockdown. Filed by Harsh Mander and Anjali Bhardwaj, the PIL was...

Government Orders Stand Unstirred, Migrant Workers Continue to Suffer

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Social activist Harsh Mander and Anjali Bharadwaj filed a writ petition before the Supreme Court of India seeking relief for migrant workers in the...
In the chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police, the communal riot incident in February was "pre-planned' by Umar Khalid and others.

Umar Khalid -Mastermind Behind the Delhi riots, 2020?

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In New Delhi, a human rights activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, Umar Khalid, was arrested by the Police's special cell under...
Suspension of Question Hour in the Monsoon Session of 2020

Do We, The People Of India, Have The Question Hour In 2020 OR Not?

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While the Modi government struggles to contain the spread of the catastrophic virus, the monsoon session of the Parliament has been scheduled from 14th...
COVID-19 and the Indian Health Infrastructure

India’s Quest Against COVID-19 Pandemic: The Health Care Industry at a Glance

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India has been hanging on a shoestring since the COVID-19 pandemic has been infiltrating across the nation. On March 14, 2020 the Government notified...
Babri Masjid at Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

A New Twist in the 20 year old Babri Masjid verdict: Will the case...

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Mejbel Al Sharika has insisted to draw the Babri Masjid Case into the International Court. He is an eminent lawyer from Kuwait and a...
Of the coronavirus’s many unnoticed side effects, perhaps the least appreciated are those related to mental health. More surprisingly, it’s also the youngest adults who are suffering the most mental anguish, in India and presumably elsewhere too.

COVID-19: An epidemic of Uncertainties and Mental Health Crisis for India’s Youth

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In another perplexing incident, a 16-year-old girl committed suicide by shooting herself; starting another conversation about mental health. What left many eyebrows raised was...

Centre has no Money to Pay States their GST Compensation @14% of the Revenue...

Three years after launching of the GST, the centre has for the first time admitted that it has no money to pay the state...
India and Germany held a virtual Foreign Secretary level consultations on June 26, 2020.

India and Germany Hold Virtual Foreign Secretary-level Consultations

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India and Germany held a virtual Foreign Secretary level consultations on June 26, 2020. Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary of India and Miguel Berger,...
The Bombay High Court quoted lines from the iconic Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru's speech "Tryst With Destiny" delivered on Independence Day, 1947.

Bombay High Court Quotes Tryst With Destiny While Hearing PIL on Issues Surrounding COVID-19

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The Bombay High Court while hearing the Public Interest Litigations concerning the state of Public healthcare amid the pandemic in the State of Maharashtra;...
The incident in question are instances of medical apathy that two expecting women were forced to face.

NHRC Issues Notice to UP Government Over Medical Apathy Towards Two Expecting Women; Cites...

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It seems that another gory event has dotted the landscape of Uttar Pradesh; an incident highlighting yet another example of violation of human rights....

Can Violation of Human Rights be Passed of as Side Effects of Measures to...

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"Human Rights are not a privilege conferred by the government. They are every human being's entitlement by the virtue of their humanity."~Mother Teresa Human Rights,...
The plea underlines the subsequent negligence of the authorities (Respondent) to arrest the Markaz chief, Maulana Saad.

Centre Argues Against a CBI Probe in Nizamuddin Markaz Case; Negates Claims of Failure...

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The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA), in its affidavit before the Supreme Court, has clarified that no further CBI probe is required in the Nizamuddin...
The Project: Serving the Shramiks has targeted to reach 1,00,000 Shramik train passsengers to provide them with food and water.

Serving the Shramiks: A NLSIU- BITS- Akshaya Patra Foundation Initiative for Provision of Food...

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In light of the deplorable condition of migrant workers travelling via Shramik trains, highlighted by various news reports, the Akshaya Patra Foundation has taken...
Detention in the Centres even after the completion of their quarantine period results in gross violation of Article 21 i.e. Right to life.

Allahabad HC: Detention Beyond Requisite Quarantine Period Violates Right to Life

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The Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition concerning the release of members of Tablighi Jamaat issued directions to the state governments. Advocate Shaan...