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Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

UN official criticises Swamy arrest

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has appealed to the Union government to safeguard the rights of human rights defenders and NGOs, and their ability to carry out their work on be...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Call to free CAA protesters

Experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council have demanded the immediate release of 11 people, including six students, arrested for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.20

Oh that line, it has been crossed!

You see that line? That’s the critical thing, to keep your eye on the line. There are lines. You must know that if you were properly brought up. You must have been told about lines, and what lines n...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Release CAA protesters: UN

Experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council have demanded the immediate release of 11 people, including six students, arrested for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix.&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.10.19

Hong Kong Metro closes doors

 Hong Kong’s Metro system stayed shut on Saturday, paralysing transport in the Asian financial hub, and malls and shops closed early after a night of chaos in which police shot a teenage boy an...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

India  /  Published 10.09.19

India and Pakistan cross swords at UNHRC

The revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was a sovereign decision taken by the Indian Parliament and the country cannot accept any interference in its internal affairs, India on Tuesday ...
By PTI in Geneva

India  /  Published 03.03.20

UN body moves SC on CAA

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an intervention in the Supreme Court on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and informed India's Permanent Mission in Ge...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.20

At UN, India awakens to ‘right to protest’

India on Wednesday cited “the right to protest” and the fact that the Constitution “begins by first of all safeguarding the rights of all” to counter Pakistan on Kashmir at the United Nations ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Politicians speak up for LGBT rights

An online `petition` calling for the Narendra Modi government to vote in favour of the UN mandate on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) has gone viral on Twitter. In the vote, held on ...
By The Telegraph in


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