Human Rights
World  /  Published 08.04.22

Pak dissidents hail SC verdict

A group of prominent Pakistani dissidents Friday welcomed the ruling of their country's Supreme Court ruling, restoring its elected parliament after its unlawful dissolution by Prime Minister Imra...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

World  /  Published 08.04.22

India sits out UN vote on Russia

India on Thursday abstained from a vote in the UN General Assembly to suspend Russia’s membership of the Human Rights Council, opting to again avoid picking sides in a move sponsored by western ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.04.22

Rights panel lens on custody torture

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of the complaint of a tribal man who was allegedly tortured in police custody on the suspicion of being a Maoist supporter and released...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 29.03.22

Year of broken promises

Every year, Amnesty International looks at developments around the world and compiles an analysis of the most important global trends in human and civil rights. In its latest annual report, ...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.22

Could SilverLine be Kerala’s Singur moment?

Similarities between Kerala and Bengal are legion. Politics, cinema, literature, football or even the love for fish — Malayalis and Bengalis are comrades in most.  The latest in this list i...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan


India  /  Published 18.03.22

Kerala police apology for Covid squats

Kerala police have tendered an apology to the state human rights panel for forcing three passers-by to do squats as public punishment for violating Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Kannur district tw...
By PTI in Kannur

World  /  Published 03.03.22

Is Russia guilty of war crimes?

The International Criminal Court has announced that it will open an investigation into possible war crimes committed by Russia in Ukraine. There are specific international standards for war crime...
By Deutsche Welle

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.22

Ration: NHRC glare on Garhwa

The National Human Rights Commission  has directed Garhwa deputy commissioner to submit an action-taken report on the allegations of Primitive Tribal Groups (PTG) families being denied ration for...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.02.22

Institutional lessons learnt from 2002 riot

For 17 months after the Gujarat genocidal carnage, India’s constitutional courts were silent. The atmosphere inside the courtroom of Justice P.B. Majmudar of Gujarat High Court — where an ...
By Teesta Setalvad

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Can stopping people from binge-eating prevent food waste?

Hunger pangs Sir — Mukbangs are videos of people eating massive amounts of food. Some mukbang stars have been accused of spitting out mouthfuls between takes. Such food wast...
By The Telegraph


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