violation of human rights

India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

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DMK to participate in Sep 20 bandh


September 18th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The DMK, a major constituent of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, Tuesday announced that it would participate in the opposition sponsored Sep 20 bandh ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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NHRC sends notice to Delhi government


September 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and police over the incident of a girl being crushed to death ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on fake encounter in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought within two months an independent investigation report on the killing of two suspected militants in alleged fake ... Read more...

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India should build n-deterrent against China: book


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India will be able to forge durable relations with China only when it emerges as a stronger, if not an equal, military and economic power ... Read more...

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Rights panel issues notice to Tamil Nadu


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over news reports of 50 Scheduled Castes families being forced to live ... Read more...

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Antony calls for better synergy among security forces in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday called for better coordination among various security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to meet the challenges from across the borders and ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh on rampant uterus-removal surgeries


July 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on reports that doctors in the state were unnecessarily removing women's uteruses to ... Read more...

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NHRC asks Bihar for report on students’ thrashing


July 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Bihar government following a report that two school children were beaten till they fainted ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over 50 missing children


July 18th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government regarding 50 children who went missing in a span of eight days ... Read more...

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Issue orders to check khap panchayats, SC urged


July 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was urged to issue direction to police to take preventive steps to protect the life and dignity of people from the ... Read more...

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PIL in Calcutta High Court to seek Pinki’s release


July 5th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Arguing that the detention of Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik for "rape" was illegal, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed Thursday before the Calcutta ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teesta in mass grave case (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a breather for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in a 2002 Gujarat riots case involving ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teest in mass grave case


April 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots ... Read more...

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Compensate woman mistreated by police, NHRC tells Delhi


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's apex human rights panel Thursday asked the Delhi government to pay compensation to an injured woman mistreated by Delhi Police at the Karkardooma court ... Read more...

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Ensure book’s soul not lost in moviemaking: Writers


March 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) To say a book is always better than a movie made out of it is a cliche but writers love this, author Amish Tripathi contended ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka rejects latest war crimes video


March 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday rejected a new video aired on Britain's Channel 4 which levelled fresh allegations of war crimes against the country's leadership and military.In response ... Read more...

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Constable forced to roll on court ground, lawyers file complaint


February 7th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Lawyers at Patiala House court complex Tuesday were aghast when they saw a constable in uniform made to roll on the ground from one gate ... Read more...

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Protests against ‘harassment’ of Congress legislator’s mother


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Hundreds of people from the Bishnoi community took out a rally here Friday in protest against the alleged harassment of a Congress legislator's 80-year-old mother by ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch asks India not to back Syria


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 3 (IANS) Human Rights Watch has urged India not to stand by Syria as it comes under increasing attack over violation of human rights.The UN Security Council ... Read more...

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British Kashmiri group opposes MFN status to India


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri group based in Britain -- the Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK -- has opposed granting of "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status by Pakistan to India, a media ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoist slaps defamation case on government


January 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 4 (IANS) A suspected Maoist, Arun Ferreira Wednesday slapped a Rs.2.50 million defamation case against the Maharashtra government after walking free at the end of over four years ... Read more...

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Farm suicides: NHRC issues notices to states


December 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala in the wake of news reports alleging cases of farmer suicides ... Read more...

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Siberian prisoners slash wrists over caste issue


November 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chelyabinsk (Russia), Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 82 prisoners from a Chelyabinsk penal colony slashed their wrists in protest as they were forced to eat from plates earlier used ... Read more...

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Child labour a serious issue: NHRC


October 17th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission Chairperson K.G. Balakrishnan Monday said that despite having a good record in the implementation of international covenants, India has many problems ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoist conduit arrested in Delhi


October 4th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A suspected Maoist conduit, accused of receiving "protection money" from the Essar group on behalf of the rebels, was Tuesday arrested in south Delhi by ... Read more...

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Ex-CJI concerned over delay in Gujarat riots cases


October 1st, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma Saturday expressed concern that the perpetrators of human rights violations in the 2002 Gujarat riots are still unpunished."That's ... Read more...

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Might of powerful nations cannot prevail: Sri Lanka


September 24th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called upon the UN to build a more equal international order, saying that "the might of powerful nations cannot ... Read more...

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Polish shoes at temple, court orders teen for harassing girl


September 20th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The Orissa High Court has granted bail to a man accused of misbehaving with a young girl at a marriage function in Orissa, on the condition ... Read more...

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Rights panels urged to probe Bihar police assault on women


September 17th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Bihar's main opposition party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has urged the National Human Rights Commission and the National Commission for Women to visit Noor Sarai ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen plans campaign against sedition law


September 12th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen said Sunday that he will soon undertake a nationwide signature campaign to scrap the sedition law under which he was booked ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on school shutdown for BJP meet


September 6th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Bihar government for an inquiry into a complaint that a government school was shut down for ... Read more...

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