Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rajive Raturi Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2019. The SC had had passed the judgment and order dated 15.12.2017 whereby the States as well as the Union Territories were directed to file plans for accessibility in the built environment, transportation systems, and information and communication services for persons suffering from different disabilities.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding condition of patients suffering from mental illness in mental asylums. The petitioner has drawn the attention of the Court to the fact that some of the patients suffering from Mental illness and are lodged in Faith Based Mental Asylum situated near Mohalla Kabulpur, District Badayun, Uttar Pradesh, are kept under chains.

This report explores the relationship between inclusive industrialization and sustainable human development in fostering decent jobs for women and youth, addressing informality and promoting sustainable urbanization. The slow pace of structural transformation could be counteracted by investing in industrial growth.

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.

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