Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Tehseen S. Poonawalla Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/07/2018 regarding cow vigilantism and other incidents of lynching.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Pankaj Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/07/2018 regarding a number of legislations discriminatory to leprosy affected persons.

Some of the directions issued by the Supreme Court are the following:

(i) The Union of India and the Department of Health and other concerned Departments shall carry out awareness campaigns at various levels so that people come to know about the curability of the disease and of its not being contagious.

How do international and regional tools and services support disaster response in Asia-Pacific? Asia-Pacific is the world’s most disaster-prone region, so disaster management is a regional priority.

This is a technical policy brief for the HLPF on Sustainable Development Goal 15 prepared by the Forest Peoples Programme and produced by the Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development.

Increasing global demand for natural resources is intensifying competition for land across the developing world, pushing companies onto territories that many Indigenous Peoples and rural communities have sustainably managed for generations.

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Rajasthan and Haryana governments besides the environment ministry over massive deforestation in Aravali hills, blamed for the

WHO's Mental Health Atlas 2017 reveals that although some countries have made progress in mental health policy-making and planning, there is a global shortage of health workers trained in mental health and a lack of investment in community-based mental health facilities.

Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of M/S Metro Waste Handling Vs Delhi Jal Board dated 29/05/2018.

Mumbai: Activists protesting against the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project have written to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) asking it to seriously consider the environmental ha

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dr. Ashwani Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/05/2018 on the issue of protection and welfare of senior citizens, India. Amicus Curiae has submitted before the Court that he will prepare model guidelines for the operation of old age homes, pensions and health care facilities. He will also prepare a chart giving the details of the facilities that are available and the budget available and required.

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