November 22, 2014

State Information Commission Order on Foreign National Prisoners

Order of State Information Commission, Rajasthan to Department of Prison, Rajasthan to proactively disclose the names of foreign prisoners lodged in jails 

November 15, 2014

Recommendations to National Human Rights Commission on Prison Reform

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative is thankful to the National Human Rights Commission for inviting its representatives to attend the two-day National Seminar on Prison Reforms, held on 13-14 November, 2014.

September 08, 2014

Punjab Police Amenedment Act, 2014

The following Act of the Legislature of the State of Punjab received the assent of the Governor of Punjab on the 20th Day of August, 2014.

August 22, 2014

Reader on Probation of Offenders Act

Probation of Offenders Act

August 21, 2014

State Security Commissions: Bringing Little to the Table

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) published its fi rst nationallevel report on SSCs in India in 2011 following a Supreme Court judgement on police reform in 2006 which ordered their creation.1 To determine the extent to which the directive was implemented, CHRI fi led applications under the Right to Information Act, 2005 in 24 states.