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'Human rights are being curtailed systematically'

image: A protest against the Modi government's curtailment of human rights in New Delhi 'Human rights violations are there in rural areas and in cities. In rural areas it is crude and in the open.......

Delhi gang rape: Victim's kin wants juvenile to be unmasked ahead of release

The parents of the December 16 brutal gang rape victim have moved the National Human Rights Commission saying that the juvenile offender in the rape and murder of their daughter, who will be......

Pakistan loses UN human rights council election

Pakistan on Wednesday failed to win a re-election to the United Nations' human rights body. The 193-member General Assembly voted here to elect 18 new members of the UN Human Rights Council.......

From the archives: The extraordinary doctor who makes a difference

On August 10, the Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, announced that Dr M R Rajagopal was one of the recipients......

Meet the dictators Modi will shake hands with

Brutal and ruthless, with terrible human rights records, these autocrats will welcome Narendra Modi to their realm this coming week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to five Central......

Mining in India is out of control, claims report

A report by the Human Rights Watch running into 70 pages shows that mining in India is out of control. The report released in Goa on Thursday titled Out of Control: Mining, Regulatory Failure......

How Bt brinjal can kill Indian agriculture

Dr Shiv Chopra, the 75-year-old, Canada-based microbiologist and well known human rights activist, was in India recently in connection with the release of his latest book, Corrupt To The Core -......

India in US watch-list on human trafficking

A US state department report on human trafficking has placed India on a Tier 2 'watch-list' because of what it said were existing bonded labour practices and the lack of adequate action to......

Did Bollywood get these murder cases right? VOTE!

Vote for your favourite movie at the end! Everyone likes to watch a good whodunit on screen. But the element of curiosity and chill is doubled when it’s inspired from real-life......

Review: Avoid watching You Too Brutus

The message from You Too Brutus is that human relationships are fragile but the way it is conveyed leaves us with a bad taste in the mouth, says Paresh C Palicha. Director Roopesh......

The film we secretly love to watch!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Demi Moore's Striptease has been voted the favourite guilty pleasure movie by film fans. The 1996 film, in which the......

Revealed! Kareena was supposed to be a male sardar in Udta Punjab

'Our story was really made after we saw what was happening in Punjab.'Earlier it was 'drug film, cool thriller, hipster movie.''Then we went to Punjab and we said, "Boss!"'Udta Punjab director......

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......

Saudi princess vows to break 'societal norms', get more women into sport

IMAGE: Flag bearer Sulaiman Hamad of Saudi Arabia leads his team during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Inage......

8 legends to watch in Rio

Dhruv Munjal presents the best athletes chasing history in Rio. In Rio, over 10,000 athletes will compete for the biggest prize in sport -- an Olympic gold medal. Michael Phelps, 31 Swimming......
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Is that porn your child is watching online? How do you know?

Adult sexual content and culture has woven itself seamlessly into the fabric of the internet. Some of it is subtle, and some not so subtle, but... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/life-society-news/is-that-porn-your-child-is-watching-online-how-do-you-know-1472131313.html
Angry Mehbooba offers tea to journos and storms out of press conference

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lost her cool and abruptly ended a press conference being addressed by her and Union Home... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/j-k-unrest-angry-mehbooba-offers-tea-to-journos-and-storms-out-of-press-conference-1472126866.html
Can we please acknowledge Smriti Irani for the rockstar she is?

Erstwhile Human Resource Development Minister and current Textile Minister Smriti Irani is more badass than we give her credit for. On 25 August,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/lite/can-we-please-acknowledge-smriti-irani-for-the-rockstar-she-is-1472121232.html
UN report

(Photo: AP) Most of the nine cases investigated pointed to the alleged use of chlorine gas in barrel bombs dropped from helicopters. United... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/syrian-govt-launched-chemical-attacks-isis-used-mustard-gas-un-report-458
Photos of French beach police fining headscarfed woman go viral

Images of a headscarfed woman on a French beach being surrounded and fined by police officers in the southern French city of Nice have gone viral... ...

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