Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Law

Why Kashmiris protest New Delhi imposed new laws, policy changes in post-370 Valley?

This is an excerpt from Six Monthly Review of Human Rights Situation in Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir (January to June 2020), a bi-annual review of Human Rights in Jammu & Kashmir published by Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society & Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons.

Order denying bail to Safoora is a deeply disturbing one: lawyer, writer Gautam Bhatia

The Order passed on Thursday by a District and Sessions Judge at Patiala House, New Delhi, denying bail to Safoora Zargar, an accused in what has colloquially come to be known as the “Delhi riots case”, is a deeply disturbing one.

UAPA, Muslims and construction of Hindu Rashtra

Police witch-hunting and imprisonment without trials, by charging UAPA, became the means for the government to arrest the movement.

Suspension of labour laws in different states: Immoral and inappropriate

This all came at a time when labourers are worst hit and their employment opportunities are shrinking, the changes in labour laws which were meant to protect their interests and provide them options against exploitation will add more pain to their suffering.

India approves ordinance to protect healthcare workers, up to 7 years of jail for violators

The Cabinet has approved an ordinance to protect healthcare workers from violence on Wednesday.

Babri: Supreme Court enforces, validates majoritarian politics

When I walked into Supreme Court on 9thNovember 2019, as a young Muslim lawyer to witness the judgment of Ramjanmbhoomi-Babri Masjid Case, I very well knew that the judgement would be in favour of Hindu parties, but the factor that shocked me was the absence of a dissenting opinion in the judgment.