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Minorities have more rights than majority; laws need 'revisit': Satyapal Singh

Union Minister Satya Pal Singh on Saturday said the minorities enjoyed many rights that the majority did not, and advocated that the way the Constitution had been interpreted in the past few......

Renowned Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir no more

Asma Jahangir, Pakistan's renowned human rights lawyer, social activist and an outspoken critic of the country's powerful military establishment, died in Lahore on Sunday of cardiac arrest, her......

Killing of jawans by Naxal does not qualify as 'human right violation': CRPF

For the Central Reserve Police Force, the killing of 25 personnel by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district does not qualify as the "human right violation" of the slain jawans, judging by the......

SC raps Centre; gives it a week to appoint NHRC DG

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to appoint Director General in the National Human Rights Commission within a week. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar also asked the central......

What kind of First Lady will Melania Trump make?

Eleanor Roosevelt, a advocate of civil and gender rights, invested the American First Lady's role with meaning. Jackie Kennedy was her husband's unofficial envoy, including to Asia. Betty Ford is......

'Gmail account of human rights activists accessed'

A top Google official on Thursday told US lawmakers that the Gmail accounts of dozens of activists who advocate human rights in China have been accessed by the third party, originating from......

RSS Union: 'Govt is bringing Syria in labour reforms'

'With this amendment, permanent employees will cease to exist.''The government should give a human touch and human face to labour reforms.''Ideas like survival of the fittest, might is right, etc,......

Aadhaar for every Indian? Or just a select few?

The stories of exclusions illustrate so tragically, the need of the hour is to bolster biometrics and ‘smart’ technologies with something more old-fashioned -- the good old fashioned,......

Nachiket Mor has his heart in the right place

After a 25-year stint at ICICI Bank, Mor suddenly quit as he wanted to add more value in the bigger areas of health care and financial inclusion. Nachiket Mor says he tried his best to be a......

Credibility chart: Indians have faith in govt and military

Religious leaders come last, with corporations featuring slightly better in the list Indians give more credence to the central government and the military, more than the media, human rights......
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US Congressman vows to curb Pak oppression on minorities

[US], May 26 (ANI): United States Congressman vowed to use every tool at his disposal to prevent Pakistan from oppressing its natives. While... ...

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Delhi HC to NHRC

[India], May 25 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to look into the petition filed by a... ...

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UNHRC asked to save, protect Pakistani Christians

[United States]/ Geneva [Switzerland], May 22 (ANI): A legal submission has been made to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to save... ...

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Hillary Clinton to be awarded at Harvard

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will receive Harvard's prestigious Radcliffe Medal for her "transformative impact on society,"... ...

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China's war against Islam

Hong Kong: There has been a sharp uptick in government-backed persecution of Christianity and other religions in China, but none are currently... ...

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