Important Judgments

05 Jul 2011
Judgment delivered by the Supreme Court in which it has struck down as ‘unconstitutional’ the practice of arming local tribal youth as special police officers (SPOs) in order to fight the Maoists. The Judgment asked the state government to immediate stop using SPOS, recall all firearms distributed to them, desist from funding the recruitment of any other vigilante groups,...
04 Feb 2010
Report of the Committee, (Constituted by the Hon'ble High Court, of Delhi in WP (Civil) No. 524/2010 in People's Union for Democratic Rights and Others Vs. Union of India and two others on 3.2.2010 On Matters pertaining to working and living conditions of workers in Commonwealth Games Construction Sites, October, 2010 Summary of the findings:...
18 Dec 1996
The jusdgment on PIL on the issue of death in police custody and "custody jurisprudence" and modalities for awarding compensation to the victim and/or family members of the victim for attrocities and death caused in police custody and also the question of accountability .
18 Sep 1982
Public Interest Litigation, scope and need for- Violation of various labour laws in relation to workmen employed in the construction work connected with the Asian Games like Constitution of India, 1950 Arts. 24, Minimum wages Act, 1948, Equal Remuneration Act. The employment of Children Act, 1938 and 1970, Interstate Migrant workman (Regulation of...