CHRI In The News


2016
Apr

Killing it SoftlyCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Data Reveals Decline in Access to Information Since BJP Came to PowerCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Modi government rejected 8.4% applications in 2014-15: Central Information CommissionCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

SC's dance bar directive to cops is a step towards upholding the Right to LivelihoodCHRI in the News

2016
Mar

Activists sulk over new UP RTI rulesCHRI in the News

The Centre has circulated the newly framed Uttar Pradesh Right to Information (RTI) Act rules to all state governments and Information Commissions that has not gone down well with activists.

2016
Mar

Cloaking 'Aadhaar' with the sanctity of a law on disputable groundsCHRI in the News

The government of India has tabled the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha.

2016
Mar

Democracy Bewteen a Rock and a Hard PlaceCHRI in the News

2016
Feb

Legalize Paralegals to ease pressure on the justice systemCHRI in the News

The discussion sought to increase knowledge of stakeholders like Ministry of Interior, Judiciary, Legislature, Attorney General’s (AG) Department, Legal Aid-Scheme, Ghana Police Service and Ghana Prisons Service on the role of paralegals in the country and the need to give it a legal backing.

2016
Feb

Maldives is Sliding Towards Authoritarianism – CHRICHRI in the News

In a report launched from London on 24 February, 2016, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) brief based on a mission to the Maldives on November 22–26, 2015 emphasized grave concerns regarding the protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the Maldives.

2016
Feb

Democracy at stake in MaldivesCHRI in the News

Maldives is “steadily sliding” towards authoritarianism with “flagrant disregard” to the rule of law, human rights and good governance, according to the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), a non-governmental organisation based in New Delhi.