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Members of LGBTQI community gather to celebrate decriminalisation of consensual gay sex, in Mumbai in 2018.(HT archive)

Sensitise public, police about rights of LGBTQI+ community: NHRC tells Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Says acts of violence, extortion and blackmail against the community had increased after the abrogation of Section 377
Reservations were a means to bring about genuine and true equality, and not a set of privileges or gifts.(HT)
Reservations were a means to bring about genuine and true equality, and not a set of privileges or gifts.(HT)

The Supreme Court’s jurisprudence on reservations has gaps | Opinion

By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 06:42 PM IST
If the constitutional right to equality is about substantive equality, target groups have a right to affirmative action.
LGBTQI members and their supporters raise slogans against the central government over the passage of transgender bill.(PTI Photo)
LGBTQI members and their supporters raise slogans against the central government over the passage of transgender bill.(PTI Photo)

Transgender bill 2019 will lead to harassment and discrimination allege community members

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The protesting groups said the provision went against the NALSA guidelines for self-determination of gender and will open the doors to humiliation and harassment of the community.
An inside view of the Tihar Jail, New Delhi. The India Justice Report 2019 gives state-wise rankings on various performance indicators of the four pillars: police, prisons, judiciary and legal aid(HT File Photo)
An inside view of the Tihar Jail, New Delhi. The India Justice Report 2019 gives state-wise rankings on various performance indicators of the four pillars: police, prisons, judiciary and legal aid(HT File Photo)

Performance of state’s justice system not just determined by its resources

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 08:59 AM IST
A budget crunch isn’t the only impediment to justice delivery. One must look at other social and historical inequities that persist and address them simultaneously.
Life in prison is tough, but families of those imprisoned face great hardships too, finding the social ridicule, stress and financial problems hard to bear(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Life in prison is tough, but families of those imprisoned face great hardships too, finding the social ridicule, stress and financial problems hard to bear(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

25% spouses, 11% children of prisoners harbour suicidal thoughts: Report

Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 01:33 AM IST
The report was part of a campaign launched by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) in May 2019
According to the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), there are 70 such families of minor rape victims in cases registered between 2015 and 2019 in Delhi who have not received compensation.((Representative photo))
According to the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), there are 70 such families of minor rape victims in cases registered between 2015 and 2019 in Delhi who have not received compensation.((Representative photo))

Government yet to compensate 70 families of raped minors

Hindustan Times,New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2019 11:18 AM IST
The investigation concluded that the victim’s father had allegedly raped and killed her. The wife and five children, meanwhile, were left penniless and still awaiting the compensation from the state government.
Representational image of a man walks in front of the Supreme Court in New Delhi(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Representational image of a man walks in front of the Supreme Court in New Delhi(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Will direct states to implement draft witness protection scheme, says Supreme Court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 06:12 PM IST
The issue of witness protection scheme had cropped up earlier when SC was hearing a PIL seeking protection for witnesses in rape cases involving self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu.
Students shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu.(Reuters File Photo)
Students shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu.(Reuters File Photo)

Supreme Court okays compensation scheme for sexual assault, acid attack victims

PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2018 07:59 PM IST
A victim of gangrape in any part of the country could now get a minimum compensation of Rs five lakh up to a maximum of Rs 10 lakh.
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