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United Nations Human Rights Council
World  /  Published 26.11.22

UNHRC: India ducks vote on Iran

External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi sticks to ‘no comment’ response given a couple of weeks earlier on anti-hijab protests in the country...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.22

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

Readers write in from Calcutta, Chennai, Nadia, Nainital...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 09.10.21

Myanmar army plans worry UN

Ravina Shamdasani, UN human rights spokeswoman, said that it had documented intensifying attacks by the army in the past month in Chin state and other areas...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 25.08.21

UN: Serious violations by Taliban

Michelle Bachelet gave no details of the killings in her speech, but urged it to set up a mechanism to closely monitor their actions...
By Reuters in Geneva

India  /  Published 24.08.21

Afghan: India flags terror concern

Ambassador highlights humanitarian crisis in country after Taliban takeover at UN Human Rights Council seesion...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

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India  /  Published 07.07.21

India cites law as world frowns

The comments, the government’s first reaction to the death of the human rights activist, came in the aftermath of growing criticism from global organisations...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.21

'Stan detained under due process of law'

The death of the Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist has drawn sharp criticism from national and international organisations, including the UNHR ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.06.21

Palestine notes India’s abstention

Prior to the vote, the Indian representative at the UN in Geneva iterated its position on the latest escalation and called for restraint from both sides...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.21

Death notes from the field

The failure in containing the crisis largely stems from a failure on the part of the government and the human rights institutions in understanding the cause of this crisis...
By Kashish Makkar

India  /  Published 24.03.21

UNHCR: India skips Lanka vote

The resolution, initiated by the UK, was adopted by 22 members voting for it with 13 other countries abstaining and 11, including Pakistan and China, polling against it...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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