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Ear-slicing Bulgarian to be deported from Britain


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A gangster known as the "Butcher of Bulgaria" for slicing off people's ears and fingers will be deported from Britain to serve 18 years in jail ... Read more...

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Haryana sits on NHRC reminder


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Despite a reminder from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Haryana government has failed to provide monetary relief to 288 students who took ill ... Read more...

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SC tells government to decide on Balakrishnan case (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to take a decision on a representation seeking a presidential reference on allegations of misconduct against NHRC chairman ... Read more...

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Apex court given report on ex-chief justice Balakrishnan (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the status report of the probe by the income tax department into allegations that relatives of former ... Read more...

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British home secretary seeks Human Rights Act scrapped


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) British Home Secretary Theresa May wants the Human Rights Act should be scrapped as it is hindering the Home Office's efforts to deport terrorist suspects, ... Read more...

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Delhi to have human rights courts soon


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court questioning the absence of human rights courts in the national capital, Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna ... Read more...

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British minister jeered for not banning circus animals acts


May 20th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) While people are showing growing concern for animal acts in circus shows, Britain's junior environment minister has drawn flak for saying these cannot be banned ... Read more...

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Soon, UK bookstore will offer divorce advice to customers


April 8th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): For generations, WHSmith has been a place to pick up book tokens, magazines and greetings cards, but soon it may sort out a divorce or personal injury claim.The ... Read more...

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Refer allegations against Balakrishnan to apex court, president urged


April 5th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) An organisation of jurists and civil rights activists Monday urged President Pratibha Patil to refer the allegations of corruption against former chief justice of ... Read more...

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Job ad for naked male handyman taken off student website


February 7th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 7 (ANI): An advertisement for a "nude male handyman" has been deleted from a student's website.The ad, which had been placed on Student Job Search's website, asked for one male ... Read more...

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Legal system discriminates against Christians: Bishop of Winchester


December 27th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Bishop of Winchester Michael Scott-Joynt has claimed that Human Rights Act may be protecting the rights of minority groups, but is also encouraging judges and politicians to ... Read more...

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New Zealand Sikhs challenge club’s turban ban


June 17th, 2010 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 17 (DPA) The Sikh Council of New Zealand announced Thursday it would take legal action against an Auckland club that will not admit turban-wearing Sikhs to its premises because it ... Read more...

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Decision on NHRC top post after Supreme Court order


March 26th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A decision to amend the law on appointment of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson will be taken after considering the Supreme Court's order on a ... Read more...

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Premier League manager caught in Thai brothel fears sex tape leak


January 4th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4(ANI): The Premier League football manager, who was caught in the company of hookers in a "Thai" vice den, is terrified that his sex sessions have been filmed and may ... Read more...

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Premier League manager caught in company of hookers


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 23 (ANI): A Premier League manager spent more than an hour in the company of hookers in a "Thai" vice den, The Sun can reveal.Confronted by our reporters as he ... Read more...

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Amend law on appointing NHRC chief, court tells government


November 25th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to amend the law in order to appoint a chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) - a ... Read more...

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Apex court asks government why NHRC chief’s post vacant


October 19th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday sought the union government's explanation on why the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chief's post has been lying vacant for the last ... Read more...

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Why not appointing NHRC chief, court asks government


August 26th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Union government, questioning the delay in appointing a chairperson for the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The post ... Read more...

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Missing girl’s father pleads for change in human rights act


June 13th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A man who approached the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for help to trace his missing 17-year-old daughter has moved the Delhi High Court seeking amendment of ... Read more...

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Ashley Coles legal advisers say photog breached privacy law


March 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Brit footballer Ashley Coles legal advisers claim that the photographer involved in the incident on March 5, which led to the arrest of the Chelsea left back, ... Read more...

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Queen’’s hubby seeks privacy law for the Royal Family


August 7th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): After being in the limelight for quite sometime, British Royal Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has now sought a privacy law to protect members of the ... Read more...

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Failure to wear revealing dresses costs 6 Muslim women their jobs in US


May 29th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 29 (ANI): A food packaging company has terminated the services of six Muslim women, after they refused to wear tight-fitting pants and revealing tops, which was against their ... Read more...

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Asylum seekers, immigrants taking advantage of Human Rights Act


January 13th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A UK Government study has revealed that most British people believe asylum seekers and immigrants are taking advantage of the Human Rights Act.The study of 1,965 people for ... Read more...

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UK Sikh girl may move court over ban on her bracelet in school


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 14 (ANI): A fourteen-year-old Sikh girl, who was suspended from her school in South Wales for wearing a 'Kara'-- a religious bracelet-- is planning to challenge the matter in the ... Read more...

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