United Nations
Opinion  /  Published 16.03.20

Chickens come to roost

A week is a long period in the time of pandemics. Around Holi, India was besotted with other issues, including New Delhi’s insinuated communal riots and the Madhya Pradesh political crisis.Late last...
By Jaideep Hardikar in

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.20

Wrong focus

Sir — After the president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, visited India, his signature was analysed by an Indian graphologist. What seemed like jagged, illegible writing was said to r...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

How citizenship act brought ‘disgrace’

The intervention on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) filed in Supreme Court by a United Nations official reflects the international community’s concern about the act “that violates human rig...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Coronavirus: $50 billion likely wiped off global exports in Feb

UN economists announced a likely USD 50 billion drop in the worldwide manufacturing exports in February alone as the extent of the damage to the global economy caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-1...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Delhi bristles at UN move

India on Tuesday questioned the locus standi of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to file an intervention application in the Supreme Court on the Citizenship Amendment Act, insisting it was an...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.20

UN agency moves SC on CAA

The principal human rights official of the United Nations has moved the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene as a friend of the court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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 02.03.20

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's plea to UN on atrocities

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has written to the United Nations seeking a probe by an international commission into human rights violations in India in the backdrop of the communal riots in Delh...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Style  /  Published 27.02.20

Masaba Gupta to wear out single use plastic

Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line called ‘I Will Wear Out Plastic’ featuring clothes with detachable bags that come with the garment. It is a part of a United Nations Environment Programme...
By The Telegraph in

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


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