Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order that provisions of Street Vendors Act must not be violated by the Government while implementing earlier orders of the Court in the PIL to make streets safer and [...]
The Union Government has asked the Supreme Court for clarification on its judgment pronounced earlier this year in NLSA v. UOI, which has been reported here. Following is the text of the Government application: [...]
Dear All, You are invited to a public talk by Nikhil Dey on the Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2014 When: Friday, 14th March, 2014 Time: 6 p.m. Where: Alternative Law Forum, 122/4 Infantry Road, (next to [...]
Following is the report of the public hearing at DJ Halli Bangalore regarding public health centres, anganwadi centres, pensions for the old-aged, widows, disabled. Report of the Public Hearing at DJ Halli [...]
Namita Aavriti of the Alternative Law Forum speaking on the petition filed in the Supreme Court seeking a ban on online pornography from the prism of freedom of speech and privacy laws. She was speaking at the "Tangled, [...]
Subsequent to the private settlement agreement made by Penguin India in February 2014 to withdraw from circulation and to pulp all copies of Wendy Doniger's book, "The Hindus: An Alternative History," Lawrence Liang of [...]
Dear All, Despite our repeated demands, and assurances made by BMTC, no steps have been taken to extend Black Board bus services to the whole of BBMP limits. which means that lakhs of commuters continue to pay an [...]
ALF's comments on the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's draft Cinematograph Act 2010. These comments have been endorsed by a number of groups and organisations including Vikalp (Films for Freedom) and the [...]
The following are comments that we have drafted on the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's proposed Broadcasting Bill and Content Code. The Ministry has invited responses to the proposed Broadcasting Bill [...]
Final Slum Fire Fact Finding [...]