Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding inhuman conditions in 1382 prisons of India. Supreme Court directs the Ministry of Home Affairs to have a meeting with the Directors General and Inspectors General of Prison of all the State Governments and Union Territories to see the feasibility of establishing open prisons.

India is among the deadliest countries for defenders of rights related to land, territory, environment, rights NGO Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

NAIROBI: The year 2017 has been a tough year for women environment activists and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence,

India is among the deadliest countries for defenders of rights related to land, territory, environment, rights NGO Amnesty International said.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand government shut down its Mukhyamantri Swasthya Beema Yojna (MSBY), a health insurance scheme that provides cashless health benefits for its holders in case of hospitalisation

NTPC blast: Probe committee formed, NTPC says no explosion, ash collection led to ‘disturbance’

Establishing that major carbon producers are causally contributing to climate impacts and climate harms is only the first step in accountability. The question remains: can we hold them responsible?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underscore the need to address broad inequalities in their quest to ‘leave no-one behind.’ Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences is a groundbreaking United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) study tha

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Justice K S Puttaswamy & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2017 regarding right to privacy. Supreme Court rules that "the right to privacy is protected as an intrinsic part of the right to life and personal liberty under Article 21 and as a part of the freedoms guaranteed by Part III of the Constitution".

Excerpts from the Judgement of the nine member bench:

A day after the death of three newborns at SNR District Hospital in Kolar, the authorities admitted to 90 infant deaths since January this year.

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