Human Rights
India  /  Published 22.01.22

Call for law on refugee rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for a comprehensive law to end the ambiguous and ad hoc measures being deployed to deal with refugees and asylum seekers, at a time thousands of ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

Soft target: civil society

The security of the State is of utmost importance. But the rhetoric of securitization can have collateral damage — from Kashmir to Kerala. In a seminar organized by the Army Management Studies B...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Bengal: CBI submits report on post-poll violence

  The CBI has registered 51 cases so far in connection with post-poll violence in West Bengal and has charge-sheeted 100 people in 20 cases within four months of the probe, the agency said in a ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

SIT and CID reports on post-poll violence

The special investigation team (SIT) constituted by Calcutta High Court, and the CID, which were assigned the task to monitor and investigate cases of post-poll violence and other incidents, filed sep...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.12.21

Russia rights centre told to shut down

Russia’s Memorial Human Rights Centre was ordered to shut by a Moscow court on Wednesday, a day after its sister organisation — Russia’s oldest human rights group — was forced ...
By Reuters in Moscow


World  /  Published 26.12.21

Over 30 killed in Myanmar

More than 30 people, including women and children, were killed and their bodies burnt in Myanmar's conflict-torn Kayah state on Friday, according to a local resident, media reports and a local hum...
By Reuters

News  /  Published 16.12.21

Animated film on child trafficking for Kolkata schools

An animated short film on child trafficking will be shown to school students in and around Kolkata, said its makers.  The Hindi film, based on the real-life story of a Bangladeshi girl rescued f...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 12.12.21

New US curbs on China

The US on Friday imposed extensive human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities tied to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and added Chinese artificial intelligence company...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 11.12.21

‘Inclusion’ on Kovind lips

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said “non-discrimination” was the first condition for absolute respect for human dignity and it should be our collective responsibility to overcome such...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Human rights: Guv jibe at Didi

The governor urged the officials to work within the provisions of the Constitution.  Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in a message on Human Rights Day posted on Twitter around the same ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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