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16 Aug 2021

The 75th Independence Day of India is practically the first for workers in the country without the
official protection of crucial labour laws, like the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, the Factories
Act, 1948 among others. Some of these laws are as old as the country’s independence itself, and

06 Aug 2021

Marking a month since  Stan Swamy passed away in judicial custody in a private hospital, a month in which no official inquiry, even the mandated magisterial inquest, has not been initiated, Framed to die: The case of Stan Swamy documents the manner in which Stan Swamy was framed, fettered, and finally forced towards a fatal illness under due process of law called Unlawful Activities (Prevention

22 Jun 2021
They could strengthen the struggle against the draconian law, but access to judiciary remains restricted for thousands incarcerated under it.


19 Apr 2021
Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits pre-trial incarceration up to 180 days


27 Jan 2021
In the absence of clear legal mechanisms ensuring access and transparency, it will be impossible to hold the police accountable.