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Solitary confinement unconstitutional: UTHC

The Uttarakhand High Court ruled that keeping a convict in solitary confinement before the exhaustion of his or her constitutional and other rights is unconstitutional. “This practice to keep the convict in custodial segregation/solitary confinement before the exhaustion of his … Continue reading

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Use of bulls as performing animals banned: SC

The Supreme Court banned using bulls as performing animals either for Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country and hoped Parliament would elevate the rights of animals to that of constitutional rights. “AWBI [Animal Welfare Board of India] is … Continue reading

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