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Women's Day

Stop The Criminalisation of Triple Talaq

Redraft Muslim Women’s Rights Bill, 2018

March 8,2019

Women's Day

The Indian glossary of gender justice

The Leaflet launches the Indian Glossary of Gender Justice on the occasion of International Women's Day.

March 8,2019

Case update

SC Orders Mediation to resolve Ayodhya Dispute

Mediation proceedings to be confidential

March 8,2019

Case update

Selection Committee’s meeting to appoint Lokpal

Asks AG to inform the court within ten days.

March 7,2019

Case update

Ayodhya Bench reserves order on mediation

Considers banning media coverage

March 7,2019

Analysis

Law of contempt of court in PILs

Restraint on discussion while matter is sub-judice violates freedom of speech and expression under Article 19 of the Constitution

March 6,2019

Case update

SC to examine constitutional validity of restitution of conjugal rights

Restitution provisions place a disproportionate burden on women and violate Articles 14 and 15(1) of the Constitution, say petitioner

March 5,2019

Case update

SC stays its earlier order to evict 11.8 lakh tribal, forest-dwelling families

On February 28, 2019, the Supreme Court stayed its February 13, 2019 order which could have caused possible eviction of 11.8 lakh tribal and traditional forest-dwellers. A three-judge bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra, Naveen Sinha and M R Shah has also asked the states to file affidavits stating clearly the procedure followed while rejecting the claims.

February 28,2019

Public Statement

#SayNoToWar: Citizens issue urgent appeal for peace

We appeal to the governments on both sides to refrain from further hostilities, overt or covert, and to resolve their differences within the framework of international law and human rights.

February 28,2019

Case update

Centre moves Supreme Court seeking modification of order to evict 11.8 lakh tribal and forest-dwelling families

On February 27, 2019, the Central Government moved to the Supreme Court seeking to stay possible eviction of 11.8 lakh tribal and traditional forest-dwellers whose claims for right over forest land have been rejected under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (Forest Rights Act). Solicitor General Tushar Mehta mentioned, before the bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Naveen Sinha, the applications on behalf of the Central Government and the State of Gujarat for urgent hearing. The Court agreed to hear the matter tomorrow, February 28, 2019.

February 27,2019

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