The Indian government has repeatedly blocked all attempts by the UNHRC to intervene and enquire into allegations of human rights abuses by Indian forces in Kashmir, the PUCL
has said in the statement.
, Vadodara and Vadodara Shanti Abhiyan, May 2002.
WE HAVE NO ORDERS TO SAVE YOU, supra note 21 ; see generally PUCL
INTERIM REPORT, supra note 4.
1982) '"Insane" prisoners freed,' PUCL
According to reporter, in a press statement issued in Jammu PUCL
President N D Pancholi said, "The Supreme Court of India in recent judgment titled as Shatrughan Chauhan Vs Union of India has commuted the death sentences of about 16 convicts to life imprisonment whose mercy petitions were recently rejected.
delegation led by general secretary Kavita Shrivasatav met Rajasthan's Chief minister Ashok Gehlot and submitted a memorandum pleading for his release on humanitarian grounds because of his age and the ailment.
The Supreme Court had passed the direction while dealing with a PIL filed by the civil rights group PUCL
on rampant corruption in Public Distribution System (PDS) besides rotting of foodgrains in FCI godowns.
The orders stemming from the PUCL
Right to Food Case are also available in SOCIO LEGAL INFO.
Nayantara Sahgal for instance had returned the award at the time of emergency and had been part of the PUCL
which had brought out report on Anti Sikh massacre also.
He is Adjunct Associate Professor of the University of Iowa, USA, and is a member of NAPM and PUCL
On the 2003 Supreme Court judgment in the PUCL
case holding that rejection of nomination by the RO for furnishing false information could not be justified, the bench said the case of leaving blank spaces in the affidavit was different.
We have received information from reliable sources that the message has been sent to Belgaum jail authorities and apparently it has also been conveyed to the prisoners," Balalmurugan, who is also the Tamil Nadu PUCL
state secretary, said.