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Press Coverage of HRLN in Year 2016

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A Simple Intervention is Making a World of Difference to Domestic Violence Victims
Bill changes child protection course
Coconut classification row: Rodricks, green activists meet governor
Housing, living in India fraught with accessibility, other challenges: Report
J-K HC restores suo motu powers of Accountability Commission
Kejriwal’s ad Splits Legal Fraternity
Number of Juveniles Down in Kerala: Data
SC asks govt to revisit new drug pricing policy
Supreme Court refers plea against Section 377 to five-judge bench
Supreme Court agrees to revisit law criminalising homosexuality
Women have strength to be voices of peace: Naga activist
Activists share experiences on caste discrimination in institutes
After Uma Bharti's letter on Uttarakhand hydro projects, SC urges Centre to take unified stand
Aranmula stir’s French connection
Ban on FDCs: HC asks if legitimacy of approval be considered
Bar council slams attack, sets up panel to probe it
Bihar prisons with structures that have outlived it time: Report
CJI scraps predecessor’s pet social justice bench a year after its creation
Consultation programme
Doval invite to address judges queried
Education row now hits Rio
Find us a house, we are also victims of war: Hounded Bastar lawyers
FIR lodged against Neiphiu Rio for alleged fake certificate
Following admission of Th Herojit...Sanjit's mother petitions HC
Government mulling criminalising marital rape
Hearing completed, verdict awaited
HLRN reacts to KCTA’s statement
HRLN finds Kohima College public apology ‘questionable’
Human rights activists want to 'gatecrash' Ajit Doval's judges' retreat to offer another perspective on security threats
Human rights lawyers, activists unhappy with Doval's exclusive class for SC judges
In Conversation with senior counsel Mihir Desai
Indian priest gets 40-year jail term for raping minor
Irish courts are ‘timid and slow’ on human rights, lawyer says
Karnataka rights panel asks police to probe 14 NGOs
KSHRC gets police to probe ‘credentials’ of 14 NGOs
Legal awareness programme
Manipur cop says he shot ‘unarmed’ youth on superior’s order
Medical students from backward classes move Bombay HC over withdrawal of ‘freeship’
MGNREGA starved of funds for second year in a row
Naga women leaders urge to implement reservation
NGO that files PILs comes under strict Supreme Court scrutiny
NGO urges Supreme Court not to reject PILs with commercial angle
NSA Ajit Doval Holds Briefing on National Security for SC Judges; Activists Cry Foul
Rape Is A Crime In India — But There Are Exceptions
Refugee ID for 2 Myanmarese girls likely
SC asks Centre to respond to allegation that it is delaying SHRC in Delhi
SC directs Nagaland, other states to form SHRCs
SC favours JACWR on implementation of reservation
SC quizzes Centre over setting up of SHRC in national capital
SC raps states for outsourcing sterilisation camps to NGOs
SC slams states for outsourcing sterilization camps to NGOs
SC’s Social Justice Bench scrapped
System labeled me terrorist: Story of an undertrial
Was the social justice bench of the Supreme Court a failed idea?
Why no human rights panel in Delhi, SC asks Centre
HIV+ patients denied free treatment and drugs, alleges PIL
SC Raps centre for delaying human rights panel in Delhi
SC to spicejet :pay Rs 10 lakh to flyer with cerebral palsy
Exhume body of Sukma woman killed in encounter for autopsy, orders HC
Indefinite AFSPA
SC blows apart military’s AFSPA immunity shield
Law is same for common man and security
AFSPA doesn’t give immunity for killing
Manipur sees ray of hope
IIT Man who believes in engineering that’s social
Centre warns against easing 20-wk rule on abortion
SC Notice to centre on rape victim’s plea against abortion law
Raising the choice ceiling
SC allows rape victim to abort 24-week-old foetus
What 45-years-old abortion law says,why it must change
SC wants additional compensation
Give Kandhamal victims more compensation
More compensation for Kandhamal victims
SC frowns upon acquittals in Kandhamal riots
Re-probe 315 cases in which closure reports were filed :SC
Private airleines equally accountable to disabled : SC
SC acquits man condemned to death for killing wife, daughters
24-hour strike by NRFM affects normal life in Imphal
Acid attack survivors: Scarred, hurt, and looking for jobs
Delhi’s LG Najeeb Jung and team inspect garbage dumps in Delhi
HC issues notice to Assam Rifles
HC notice to Assam Rifles for occupying hospital
Kerala’s Kozhikode Gets India’s First Grievance Cell For The Queer Community
'Legal literacy can stop child abuse'
Mumbai's acid attack survivors say it's tough to find jobs
AR occupying health centre for 22 yrs
Savita Ali: Raising her voice to highlight atrocities against Dalit and Muslim women
SC To Hear PIL For Effective Steps To Tackle Chikungunya, Dengue
SC to hear PIL on chikungunya, dengue menace besides unattended garbage in Delhi
SC/ST Act curbs free speech: HRW
SC-Violence 2 Last
Supreme Court seeks status report from CBI on custodial death in Delhi
'Verdict in Soumya case unfortunate, Kerala to file review petition'
What BJP and Congress are failing to read about Uttar Pradesh
Year when judges' appointments, BCCI dominated Supreme Court (2016 In Retrospect)
8 more PILs against H&FW: HRLN
A Dark Trade: Rape Videos For Sale In India
AAPSU to file PIL on Tawang shooting
Abortion law in India pays more attention to childbirth than it does childhood or motherhood
Activists launch drive against 'medical terrorism'
Activists Say Child Labour Act Locks in Caste-Based Occupations
After Delivering, She Says She Had To Wipe Her Blood Off Hospital Floor
Beaten, burnt and left to die, this dowry survivor has a message for the world
Bihar government slashes compensation for 702 women who have lost their wombs
Call to create women-friendly society in State
Call to end bias in laws on diffability rights
Case of moral policing: Kerala HC upholds college's decision to expel student in live-in relationship
Chaturvedi’s plea rejected
Chikungunya crisis: SC asks Arvind Kejriwal, Najeeb Jung to hold meeting
Concern for dogs can’t override human life: SC
Corruption is against human rights: HK Sema
Court allows lie test on roommate, suspects
Cry for dignity goes unheard at airports
Custodial death in Delhi: CBI tells SC two months time needed
Day care centers spring safety dilemma
Decreasing sex ratio a sign of “colossal calamity”, rules Supreme Court
Delhi High Court reserves verdict in challenge to FDC drug ban
"Disability rights must be strengthened legally"
Divided opinions in Nagaland greet Supreme Court’s ruling
DMC waste dump a ‘paragon of environmental law violation’
Don’t blame Lieutenant-Governor for your failures, Supreme Court tells AAP government
Empowering women for peace and development
Ex-juveniles finally end up in jails
Female health workers raise various demands
Fishing in troubled waters
From colonials to corporates: maternal mortality in Assam’s tea gardens
From Supreme Court, Warrant Against Pollution Chief Over Gujarat Deaths
Gang Rape In India Videos Sold In Stores: Used To Blackmail Victims
Ghaziabad: Two families of bonded labourers rescued
Govt. not serious about implementing Forest Rights Act, say adivasi groups
HC to MP govt: Why no action against docs for toddlers’ death?
Her life at risk, Supreme Court lets rape survivor terminate pregnancy post mandated 20 weeks
HRW: Police responsible for hundreds of prisoner deaths
‘I Feel Like an Untouchable’: Travails of an Acid Attack Survivor
‘If marriage is indeed so sacred, can rape and violence be a part of it?’
India’s Care and Protection of Children Act Tries Teenagers as Adults
Indore: Doctor seeks more time from HC to reply in infant’s death case
Infant's death: Govt initiates action against doctor, 3 others
Internship in the valley of danger
Investigators zero in on infected skin grafts
Iron out your differences first: Tribunal to ministries
'Irrational, outdated, unconstitutional and a violation of women's rights': Raped woman appeals to Supreme Court over abortion law forcing her to carry a deformed child
Jharkhand violence: Following 7 deaths, 80 injuries, agitating people being picked up "randomly": NGO network
JNUSU demands fair use of test on suspects
Judicial panel to probe child deaths at Indore’s MY Hospital
Keep politics aside and find Najeeb Ahmad, Delhi HC tells police and JNU
Why women continue in abusive relationships
With no proper rehabilitation, ex-juveniles end up in jails
Why should a judge retire: Hosbet
When will the violations stop?
What's wrong with our abortion laws: The case of a rape victim missing the 20-week deadline
‘We are celebrating inequality’: P Sainath on his vision for India at the DS Borker Memorial Lecture
Victims’ families in north-east hail AFSPA directive
Law, Precedents Favour Abortion Beyond 20 Weeks in Life-Threatening Cases
Lest we forget: in memory of Jisha
Lie test of Najeeb Ahmed's roommate okayed
Life and death: defending land rights in India is a dangerous job
MAD clarification misleading: JACWR
Make Tawang inquiry reports public, says Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union
Manipur encounters: Members of armed forces can be tried by criminal courts
MassEquality endorses Higgins for state representative
Mega projects affecting traditional occupations’
Mentally ill chained, tortured for ‘treatment’ at Allahabad dargah
Missing JNU student: Sniffer dogs to search campus
Najeeb case: Conduct lie detector tests on 9 JNU students, HC tells cops
Najeeb's mom pins hope on Akhilesh
Newborn falls into dustbin: Human rights team alleges gross negligence, want FIR
NGOs not happy over move to probe them
Nomadic tribes rally together for reservations
Onus on AAP govt to check diseases: Centre
Orgs demands repeal of AFSPA
PIL as tool to force govt to offer health services to women
Who Took Airport Authorities Head-On At Sc Door For Justice
Pregnant rape victim wins landmark legal battle as Supreme Court rules she can terminate her 'abnormal' pregnancy after 20 weeks because her life is at risk
RH to begin NH-2 indefinite blockade
SC asks Kejriwal and Jung to hold meeting on dengue, chikungunya
SC directs to constitute medical board for termination of pregnancy after 24 weeks
SC ends impunity for armed forces
SC expresses concern over garbage dumped at landfill sites in Delhi
SC fines Satyendar Jain Rs 25,000 for not naming ‘hostile’ officers
SC notice on plea for SIT probe into suicide by Bansal family
SC notice to Centre on rape victim’s plea against abortion law
SC ruling will make airlines reconsider harassing persons with disabilities: Jeeja Ghosh
SC says garbage pile-up at Delhi landfills alarming
SC tells Jung, Kejriwal to meet over chikungunya, dengue
Seminar on sexual health and reproductive rights held
SJ reserves judgment on Neiphiu Rio’s petition
South Asian Countries Plan Free Helpline to Fight Human Trafficking
Supreme Court flags Centre on criteria for birth control camps
Supreme Court issues rare warrant against CPCB boss in Gujarat silicosis deaths case
Supreme Court seeks report on woman's 'abnormal' fetus by Monday
Supreme Court steps in, puts government, MCDs on notice
Tawang firing: AAPSU to knock Apex Court’s door
Tawang police files FIR against May 2 police killing
“The Conflict In Bastar Has Brought Women To The Forefront” – In Conversation With Isha Khandelwal Of Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group
Top Court Notice To Centre, CBI On Plea In Bureaucrat Suicide Case
Triple talaq issue: Clerics oppose, activists hail HC’s remarks
Use sniffer dogs to trace missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmad: Delhi High Court
‘Using the law to ensure sexual reproductive health and rights’
Manipur : 1528 fake encounter’s letter a court rules
Rights activist asked to study report on Bihar Jails
Why hundred of women have died in the government’s horrified sterilization camps
Sterilisation deaths are the natural consequence of India’s obesion with population control
Najeeb’s mother moves HC to trace her son
HC wants Najeeb report in 3 days
Court raps police for shoddy Najeeb Probe
Why did you omit details of Najeeb being beaten
There’s more to Najeeb’s disappearance
Missing JNU student’s mother moves HC
Najeeb’s mother marches to Parliament
716 farmers committed suicide in 12 years: state informs SC
SC raps govt again, now for being disabled-unfriendly
Is it govt of India or Panchayat, ask SC
Why aren’t buildings disabled-friendly : SC
Apex court notice to CBI, Centre on independent probe in
SC to hear plea for SIT probe into Bansal Suicide
Crusade against stray dogs in Kerala shocks Sc
SC gives more teeth to law banning sex determination
The supreme court takes a healthy step
Why import a Roman-type gladiator sport, ask SC
Can’t allow gladiator-type sport, says SC
If Constitution protests cows, why not bulls, SC asks Centre

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