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Civil Liberties
News  /  Published 26.07.22

Professor says political parties must be made accountable to public

Political parties should be held accountable like a government and they must be answerable to people for all their actions, decisions and policies, a professor of social development said last week whi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.07.22

Lawyers protest court fee hike

Judicial work in different courts of Jharkhand was paralysed on Monday as nearly 35,000 lawyers and advocates went on pen-down strike sporting black badges to protest hike in court fee of state govern...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.22

Broken dream

In 1948, B.R. Ambedkar, while quoting George Grote, an English historian, invoked the phrase, ‘constitutional morality’, in the Constituent Assembly. Constitutional morality, Ambedkar said...
By Anurag Tiwary

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.22

Support for sacked teacher

The Jharkhand unit of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) on Saturday wrote to governor Ramesh Bais to consider the plight of an orthopaedically disabled UGC NET-qualified candidate agitat...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.22

Aid ‘denied’ for Maoists’ victims

A human rights outfit has written to the secretary of Jharkhand home department over denial of state and Centre compensation to two victims of Maoist violence in different parts of the state last mont...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.22

Rape: NHRC seeks report

Chaibasa: A three-week-old infant was on Monday allegedly drowned by his father in a water-filled utensil in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, a police officer said. In a fit of rage after a...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.12.21

Sudha granted default bail

Lawyer and civil rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj was granted default bail by Bombay High Court on Wednesday in the Elgaar Parishad case because of the police delay in completing the probe. However, t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.11.21

Custody death judicial probe call

The Jharkhand unit of human rights body People’s Union for Civil Liberties has demanded a judicial probe into the death of Dhaneshwar Mehta, a resident of Ranchi who allegedly died because of la...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.21

Plea on ‘custodial torture’ in Jharkhand

A human rights outfit has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to intervene into the increasing cases of alleged custodial torture in Jharkhand. Arvind Avinash, secretary of the Jharkhan...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.08.21

CMs get reminder on migrants’ aid

Three civil liberties defenders have issued legal notices to all chief ministers, telling them contempt proceedings would be sought against them if they failed to comply in two weeks with a Supreme Co...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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