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Amnesty calls for independent probe in Kerala Dalit rape case

Amnesty International on Friday asked the Kerala authorities to ensure an independent investigation into allegations of police inaction in a case involving the rape and brutal murder of a......

Amnesty asks Cameron to 'raise red flags', not just red carpet for Modi

Amnesty International has called on British Prime Minister David Cameron to not just 'unfurl the red carpet' for his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi but 'raise some red flags on human rights......

The other Indian who addressed the UN

Salil Shetty, secretary-general of the Amnesty International, created quite a buzz at the United Nations on Friday with his hard-hitting speech during the Sustainable Development Summit 2015.......

Amnesty slams Modi sarkar's rights record

Human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi-led government, saying under the new regime India has witnessed a rise in communal violence and its Land......

Pak plan to execute 500 militants disturbing, says Amnesty International

Pakistan's plan to execute 500 militants who have been given death sentences is deeply disturbing and would do nothing to protect civilians from the conflict with Taliban, a leading rights group......

3 US Net majors slammed for aiding China

An Amnesty International report has accused three major US companies-Google, Microsoft and Yahoo-of helping the Chinese government crush political dissent and freedom of expression.Releasing its......

Hind Lever accused of using child labour

Leading international non-governmental organisations such as Amnesty International, India Committee of the Netherlands, the FNV trade union and Novib have brought to Unilever's attention that the......

Why don't we want to pay taxes?

'The tax avoidance in India is done as much by the wealthy as the lower class.''There is no difference in ethics and culture and morality, and no difference in tax-paying behaviour between various......

I would rather be conservative in my targets and improve: Arun Jaitley

In an interview with Lok Sabha TV, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the inflation index would determine the nominal growth figure, and it is better to set modest targets and outperform......

Is India in for hard times this year?

'The most important issue for Indians, the only way in which to get them quickly out of poverty, is sustained high growth.' 'If we are not doing that despite a strong government and a leader with......

Which Tamil film will YOU watch this weekend?

A look at the week's releases. The year so far has been good for the Tamil cinema. And it might just get better this weekend. There are exciting promising movies coming up, and viewers will be......

Rajini Murugan, Visaranai, Eeti, Urumeen: Which film will YOU watch?

Four Tamil movies will release this week, and they all look pretty exciting.  With the Diwali releases -- Vedalam and Thoongavanam -- still doing good business, the battle for......

Sharapova could return sooner as WADA announces meldonium amnesty

'The situation with Sharapova could be resolved after April 21 when we meet with the head of the international federation. After that all should be become clear. It is too early to talk about......

FIFA candidate and AFC head Salman signs amended human rights pledge

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has signed an amended version of an Amnesty International pledge to end human rights abuses and corruption in the sport should he......

Rohan Gavaskar seeks BCCI amnesty

An application of former India one-day international player Rohan Gavaskar, who had joined the Indian Cricket League, seeking permission to play in domestic tournaments of the country has reached......

Petrova suspension lifted after U-turn on meldonium

Bulgarian triple jumper Gabriela Petrova had her doping suspension lifted by the IAAF on Monday, less than a week after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced an amnesty for athletes who had......

Defiant Blatter regrets not reforming FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter acknowledged on Friday that he failed to reform the scandal-ridden world soccer organisation but asserted he was not responsible for corruption in its regional......
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Teacher could play a vital role in shaping a student as a good citizen

Puducherry, May 27(UNI):Asserting that human rights education should be taught from schools, Amnesty International award winner Henri Tiphagne... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/teacher-could-play-a-vital-role-in-shaping-a-student-as-a-good-citizen/other/news/498165.html
Separate education board for Puducherry sought

PUDUCHERRY: Former Member of Parliament, Dr Ramadass, urged the government to set up a separate board for education for the Union Territory as... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Separate-education-board-for-Puducherry-sought/2016/05/27/article3453845.ece
Narendra Modis mission impossible?

The whole idea of bringing back black money stashed abroad has caught the popular imagination, following the election campaign of 2014. Narendra... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/bringing-back-black-money-narendra-modi-s-mission-impossible-1464343352.html
Duterte death squad fears rise as Philippine police kill eight

Manila: Philippine police shot dead eight drug suspects this week, authorities said Friday, following repeated calls by president-elect Rodrigo... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/duterte-death-squad-fears-rise-as-philippine-police-kill-eight_1889365.html
Nigeria minister wants Delta grievances addressed as Chevron attacked

By Ulf Laessing and Tife Owolabi LAGOS/YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's government needs to address grievances in the oil-producing Niger... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/niger-delta-youth-group-leader-confirms-attack-chevron-072919814--finance.html

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