Rajya Sabha passes Transgenders bill aimed to uplift community Rajya Sabha on Friday passed The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill 2014 with members from across the political spectrum joining hands to demand that the [...]
    Human Rights Lawyering  Principles And Practices Traditional teaching on human rights focuses on textual traditions such as Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Bill of [...]
This booklet reports incidents of cultural policing and vigilante attacks on women and minorities in Dakshina Kannada, published by People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL)- Karnataka.The document is an introduction to [...]
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: [...]
Following is the order passed by the Karnataka High Court in the BMRCL construction workers case, which raised the issue of violation of various legislations governing workmen working on the Bangalore Metro Rail [...]
The State of Karnataka has amended the Goonda Act to bring "habitual offenders" concerning cybercrimes and copyright under the legislation. The Goonda Act is an extremely regressive piece of legislation stemming from [...]
Presentation made by Smarika Kumar on 20 May 2014 at the Mapping the Digital Media in India Roundtable organised by Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi in collaboration with the Centre [...]
Presentation made by Smarika Kumar at the National Seminar on Copyright organised by National Book Trust and Sahitya Akademi on World Book and Copyright Day in Calcutta University on 23rd April 2014. The Problem [...]
Module Design This semester-long workshop is conducted in the last module of the paper "Policy Research & Evaluation" (III Semester). The workshop forms the primary stage of learning to analyse processes of policy [...]