Human Rights Bill cleared amid protests

The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajya Sabha amid criticism from the Opposition. The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 amends the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 The bill provides that besides a former chief justice of India, as is the current requirement, a former Supreme Court… Continue reading Human Rights Bill cleared amid protests

Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment Bill) 2019

The Lok Sabha has passed Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019. The bill seeks to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 was enacted to provide for the constitution of a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) and the Human Rights… Continue reading Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment Bill) 2019