PETITION ON SEDITION BY COMMON CAUSE

There has been an increase in the number of cases of sedition against intellectuals, activists, students, with the latest being the sedition charge on Amnesty India for organizing a debate on Kashmir. In this regard, a petition has been filed by us in the Supreme Court to address the misuse and misapplication of Section 124A (sedition law) by the Centre and various State Government leading to routine persecution of students, journalists and...

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What causes judicial delay? Judgments diluting timeframes in Code of Civil Procedure worsen the problem of adjournments
A perspective worth deliberating, shared by Common Cause Team..

Deciding the Wheat from the Chaff- The Bureaucratic Review Process
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Cool Data Visualisation Reveals Extent of Global Warming
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Common Cause Case Library

Judgments

Court Orders

Case Summaries

VISITORS’ LOGS GENUINE- SC

A contention made by Common Cause that former Central Bureau of Investigation Director Mr. Ranjit Sinha’s meetings with the accused may have influenced and possibly subverted the agency’s investigation into coal scam case, has been vindicated after the visitor diaries at his official residence have been found to be genuine by a Supreme court-appointed high level committee headed by former Special Director CBI, Mr M L Sharma. Common Cause had filed an interim application in...

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MISUSE OF ELECTION SYMBOL

    The Delhi High Court, on a Common Cause petition,“requested” the Election Commission to issue guidelines within three months to prevent political parties from misusing public places & public funds to propagate their symbols/ leaders and suggested de-recognition if they violated norms. The court said it was necessary for “conducting free, fair and peaceful election” and “to safeguard the interest of the general public and the electorate in...

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GOVERNANCE


INTERVENTIONS ON governance reforms & against corruption


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ENVIRONMENT


COMMON CAUSE efforts for environment protection


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HUMAN DEVELOPMENT


PETITIONS AND other efforts on Human Development


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