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Human Rights
India  /  Published 04.08.22

Reminder on J&K rights violations

The New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused “Indian authorities” of continuing to pursue repressive policies in Kashmir and denying freedom of expression and other basic rig...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

World  /  Published 27.07.22

UN to China: repeal Hong Kong law

The UN Human Rights Committee said on Wednesday that the security law imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong in 2020 should be repealed following a clampdown on free speech and dissent in the southern enclav...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 07.07.22

SC urged to drop para cited to arrest Teesta

A group of retired civil servants has issued a statement urging the Supreme Court to review its Zakia Jafri verdict and withdraw a paragraph that Gujarat police have cited to arrest social activist Te...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.22

Compensation for disabled

The Bihar Human Rights Commission has ordered a traffic cop to pay a fine of Rs 25,000 to a physically challenged Patna resident who suffered hearing loss after being mishandled by him in September la...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.22

Born Again: Tragic abortion ruling in US

It is a rare court ruling that can be called tragic. But the majority decision of the Supreme Court of the United States of America to overturn the 1973 judgment of Roe versus Wade ...
By The Editorial Board

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World  /  Published 25.06.22

US ending right to abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UN

The UN human rights chief has termed the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion as a huge blow to women's human rights and gender equality, as UN agencies war...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

India  /  Published 11.06.22

Notice to govt, SAI on cyclist sex abuse cry

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday sought reports from the Union ministry of sports and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) over allegations by an Indian woman cyclist of inappropri...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.06.22

Curator Ina Puri on Shahidul Alam’s upcoming retrospective – his biggest Asian showcase

Singed But Not Burnt is shaping up to be a travelling showcase as Puri shares the retrospective has already received calls from other art spaces across the country. “The space has been an import...
By Ujjainee Roy

North East  /  Published 02.06.22

Student body seeks judicial probe into arson

The All Assam Minorities Students’ Union (AAMSU) on Wednesday moved Gauhati High Court, seeking a judicial inquiry into the Batadraba police station burning case triggered by an alleged custodia...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.22

Tribal starvation call for officials

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Jharkhand chief secretary and the Garhwa district magistrate-cum-deputy commissioner to personally appear before it on June 29 over the fai...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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