The 2018 World Disasters Report asks challenging questions of affected states, admittedly overburdened donors, and local and international humanitarian organizations. It includes a strong call for more, for better and for more equitable, funding and action to meet the rising needs.

Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans, Human Rights Watch said in a report. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources and coated homes and trees in dust.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Romila Thapar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2018 regarding arrest of human rights activists by Maharashtra police.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Justice K. S. Puttaswamy & Others Vs Union of India & Others regarding the validity of Aadhaar Act 2016, 26/09/2018. The Judgement of the Supreme Court says that "the requirement under Aadhaar Act to give one's demographic and biometric information does not violate fundamental right of privacy." The Apex Court further said that the collection of data, its storage and use does not violate fundamental Right of Privacy. 

Three years after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reliable information on how companies are working to contribute to the SDGs remains sparse.

After targeting Russia's VTB Group-backed Numetal, ArcelorMittal has now targetted Vedanta Ltd - the third bidder in the race to acquire debt-laden Essar Steel, alleging environmental law and human

India climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). India’s HDI value for 2017 is 0.640, which put the country in the medium human development category.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Navtej Singh Johar & Others Vs Union of India for declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to be unconstitutional. Writ Petition (Criminal) No. 76 of 2016 was filed for declaring "right to sexuality", "right to sexual autonomy" and "right to choice of a sexual partner" to be part of the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of N. Radhakrishnan Varenickal Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/09/2018 regarding freedom of expression. The matter relates to banning a book on the foundation that a part of it is indecent and offends the sentiments of women of a particular faith.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Romila Thapar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/08/2018 regarding arrest of activists for their alleged Maoist links. Apex Court directs that the activists be kept under house arrest at their own homes. The next date of hearing is on 06/09/2018.

Find Below the Text of the Order: 

UPON hearing the counsel the Court made the following O R D E R

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