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South Asian human rights forum condemns Hazare arrest

August 19th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) Friday condemned the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare and others before they launched their agitation for an effective Lokpal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Move into Iran, Sudan would be an accomplishment: Google

March 9th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 9 (DPA) An executive at internet giant Google said Tuesday that Washington's latest move to encourage service providers to expand their work into Iran, Cuba and Sudan was a "great ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BJP demands ‘effective measures’ to stop attacks on Indians

February 1st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday submitted a memorandum to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna demanding effective measures to stop the attacks against Indians in Australia. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rights group claim Maoist leaders killed in ‘fake’ gun battle

May 24th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Human rights groups and Maoist sympathisers Sunday said that police had killed two most wanted rebel leaders in a "fake" and "stage managed" gun battle. The police Sunday ... Read more...

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Probe, try policemen involved in shootouts, says Andhra High Court

February 6th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court, in a landmark verdict, Friday ruled that cases should be filed against policemen involved in shootouts and their names should be made public.The ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Islamists float political party with government nod

September 29th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) Leaders of the banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad al Islami (HuJI) in Bangladesh have floated the Islamic Democratic Party (IDP) ahead of the December elections with permission from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Change Cold War mindset to see China’s human rights progress’(Lead)

April 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, April 21 (Xinhua) A Chinese human rights expert Monday urged critics to change their Cold War mindset to appreciate the country's rights record. "Only after long term struggles against imperialism and ... Read more...

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Tribals blame police for Guwahati violence

November 25th, 2007 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati/Ranchi, Nov 25 (ANI): The tribals who were injured in a violent clash with locals here on Saturday, which left at least 12 people dead, today blamed the police for the incident.Fierce ... Read more...

Posted in National |