marginalised groups

56,383 cases pending in Supreme Court


December 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Inadequate number of judges and delay in filling vacancies were among the various reasons responsible for the large number of pending cases in courts, including ... Read more...

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‘Rise of Maoists due to injustice with tribals’


November 12th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 12 (IANS) Maoist activities are growing in India's tribal areas because the traditional forest dwellers have been denied justice, a tribal leader said Saturday."Had there been justice for ... Read more...

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Mohammed Rafi was a musician with a soul: Son, biographer


July 31st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The badshah of Bollywood playback singing, Mohammed Rafi, who gave Indian cinema 40 golden years of haunting melodies, was one of the few survivors in ... Read more...

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Gorakhpur women form self-defence groups


February 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Feb 4 (ANI): Women residing in different villages of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District have formed around 160 self-defence groups to fight against exploitation and sexual harassment.Mahila Samakhya Secretary Janki Devi said ... Read more...

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Pakistani women on Taj visit talk harmony


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 3 (IANS) It is in the interest of peoples of India and Pakistan to have harmonious and friendly relations, a group of women belonging to Pakistani NGO Paiman said during ... Read more...

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Tribal, Dalit women bear brunt of climate change


November 11th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Marginalised groups, especially women, who are heavily dependent on natural resources for their livelihood are bearing the brunt of climate change that hardly affects those staying in ... Read more...

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Human rights groups blast new Ugandan anti-gay bill


October 16th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Oct 16 (DPA) Human rights groups have blasted Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which includes a section that would introduce the death penalty for the offence of "aggravated homosexuality". The bill proposes stricter penalties ... Read more...

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Clinton says education a passion with her (Lead)


July 18th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Speaking with passion and declaring that education was "very near and dear to my heart", US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton held a large audience at the ... Read more...

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Budget gives boost to women, child development schemes


July 6th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Schemes to improve female literacy, credit support and microfinance to rural women as well as children's heath and education have been given prime importance in the ... Read more...

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Australian legal experts to help strengthen rights in Nepal


August 1st, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) The Sydney Centre for International Law is leading a one-year project with the Kathmandu School of Law to improve respect for human rights among key actors ... Read more...

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5 SPA parties approve supplementary bill draft


July 4th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 4 (ANI): Five political parties of Nepal s ruling Seven-Party Alliance (SPA) have approved the draft of the supplementary bill through which the interim constitution will be amended, to ... Read more...

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Nepals big 3 settle differences over supplementary bill draft


July 4th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 4 (ANI): After days of dialogue, the major three parties of Nepal have finally settled the differences over the draft of the supplementary amendment bill, which has been brought ... Read more...

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Crimes against women on rise in Pakistan


April 18th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
By Zofeen T. Ebrahim Karachi, April 18 (IANS) Over 4,000 cases of crimes against women were reported in Pakistan last year - more than double the figure in 2006. But rights organisations say ... Read more...

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Rural women’s education programme gets Rs.2.1 bn


April 11th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) An amount of Rs.2.1 billion was Friday approved by the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) for expanding the Mahila Samkhya programme (MSP) during 2007-12 for the ... Read more...

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Weak management of peace process responsible for Nepal crisis: Martin


November 14th, 2007 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
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