United Nations
India  /  Published 29.04.20

UN officials see reprisal in Kashmir lawyer jail

Five special rapporteurs of the United Nations have dubbed the continued incarceration of veteran Kashmir lawyer Mian Qayoom a reprisal for his opinions and claimed that he is being denied a free tria...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.08.19

Kashmir: Curbs, forces foil march to UN

Tightened curbs and tens of thousands of security force personnel on Friday foiled a protest march to the United Nations office in Srinagar that had been called by unknown people and apparently advert...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.08.19

UN experts: End shutdown in Kashmir

Five UN human rights experts on Thursday urged India to end the clampdown in Kashmir, describing the restrictions on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests as a form of “...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

Here’s a look back at some events that made news around the world and in our own backyard in June

Local 2017: President Pranab Mukherjee comes to inaugurate the unified academic campus of Bose Institute on June 29. The research institute, now at Sector V’s EN Block, was first started by scientis...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 24.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Food supply shadow on the poorest

Thirty per cent of India’s lowest income class, already undernourished, could be hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, going by the analysis of an official report and a warning from the Unite...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.03.20

Halt use of capital punishment: UN

The UN has called on all nations to stop the use of capital punishment or put a moratorium on it, a day after four men convicted of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman were hanged in India.S...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 12.06.19

India votes with Israel against Palestinian organisation

India last week voted with Israel in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) to prevent a Palestinian “human rights” organisation called Shahed, which Jerusalem insists is linked t...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Indian peacekeeping officer posthumously awarded by UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has honoured an Indian police officer with a medal for sacrificing his life during the world body's peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Democratic Republic of th...
By PTI in New York

World  /  Published 09.01.19

Australia considering resettlement for Saudi woman

Australia will assess runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun for settlement after the United Nations on Wednesday deemed her a refugee.The department of home affairs confirmed in a statement that ...
By AP in Bangkok

World  /  Published 10.12.19

Top UN court hears Rohingya genocide allegations

The UN's highest court on Tuesday began a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign against the Rohingya minority, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi set to defend those who...
By AP in The Hague


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