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US Army sued for not enlisting Sikh

Two US-based rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the US Army for allegedly not enlisting a Sikh student in the Reserve Officer Training Corps programme, unless he shaved his beard and cut......

In Vanita, US trusts: Desi picked as acting attorney general

'Vanita Gupta is the greatest civil rights lawyer of her generation.' Praise came flying in from all corners after Vanita Gupta is appointed as the acting US Assistant Attorney General for Civil......

Cyberbullying case: Indian diplomat's daughter gets $225,000

'We have vindicated Krittika's honour, Indian diplomats' honour, and India's honour in the United States,' her attorney Ravi Batra said. George Joseph/Rediff.com reports on the case. The case filed......

What Gandhiji said about Nehru should suffice for history

'How come with Nehru at the helm, India missed so many buses? He had such unchallenged power that he could have taken the country in any direction he wanted. The sad conclusion is inescapable that......

US Sikhs launch app to report racial profiling at airports

The Sikh Coalition released an updated version of FlyRights, an app intended to report racial profiling at airports to the relevant authorities, November 26. While the first version, released April......

COLUMN: Pirates of the modern world

Filtering of websites has now been introduced as a discussable topic. The current battle is about who will control the most visible and glamorous layer, the content layer, writes Ajit Balakrishnan.......

Signal Intl 'abused' Indian staff: US files suit

US federal authorities have filed a lawsuit against a marine services company based in Alabama for alleged demeaning treatment of 500 Indian employees, who were forced to live in 'substandard'......

Who's afraid of Synthia?

Venter's patent application for his synthetic cell creation has set off a frenzied debate on monopolies in genetic research, writes Latha Jishnu.Every time Craig Venter erupts on the scene, there......

Privacy issues: Facebook readies for legal battles

Social networking site Facebook has appointed a former senior Bush administration regulator, Tim Muris, with a view to defend its privacy practices, says a media report."Facebook has hired a former......

Indian hoteliers make it big in America

Sant Singh Chatwal did not exactly bootstrap his way up America's lodging industry by starting at a modest roadside motel, as have so many immigrants. His first fixer-upper hotel was in Manhattan,......

Tulia, where art thou?

A few years ago, reports from Hollywood indicated that Oscar-winning actor Halle Berry was to play the Indian-American activist-lawyer Vanita Gupta, who won the 2004 India Abroad Publisher's......

'Mother of Judo' receives her gold 50 years on

The "Mother of Judo" waited 50 years to get the gold medal that was snatched from her in her first serious competition, a gender injustice that fuelled Rusty Kanokogi's winning crusade for women's......

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Q. which impotant human right is protected in article 21 of the constitution of india?
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Q. what is Chemical Castration?
Flying Saucer:  A. Right to Life and Liberty. Article 21 states that no one maybe deprived of their life or liberty unless it is by due procedure of law. In the first...... more

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Q. What is the specialty of 08-09?
Sigma:  A. Chemical castration is the process of administering anti-androgen drugs to a male in an effort to reduce his testosterone levels and suppress his...... more

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sigma
Q. What is special about today ?
Sigma:  A. 642 Battle of Maserfield Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.910 The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at...... more

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jaya
Q. The govt has not been able get justice for Bhopal Gas victims.The CBI too fooled the nation by not properly registering the case. Is Indian govt weak enough as not to ask extredition of Americans? Why can not the Indian govt amend laws and bring justice and compensation for victims? Should Indian govt officials should be booked for man slaughter as they did everything possible to let go criminals scot free? Does Indian govt fears Americans? Will Americans allow such an affair on their soil and let the culprits go free?
Jaya:  A. Ofcourse Indian govt. fears Americans. Indian govt. is the most pathetic & useless govt. in the whole world who knows only to give speech in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-govt-has-not-been-able-get-justice-for-bhopal-gas-victim/20419607/answers/17252442

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Court-appointed panel to monitor Los Angeles county jails

(Reuters) - A court-appointed panel will begin to oversee the Los Angeles County jail system, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Tuesday,... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/court-appointed-panel-monitor-los-angeles-county-jails-071532404.html
LA sheriff agrees to oversight of jails to settle abuse suit

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United can challenge for the league title after recovering from their worst start to a Premier League season and... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/la-sheriff-agrees-oversight-jails-settle-abuse-suit-202929955.html
Microsoft garners support from AT&T, Apple and others in legal battle against US govt. regarding data handover

Corporate lobbyists, news organizations and academics joined forces with Microsoft Corp on Monday in the software company's legal battle with the... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/microsoft-garners-support-att-apple-others-legal-battle-us-govt-regarding-data-handover-245795.html
DOES HIJAB PREVENT SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT?

People who are impressed with modern civilization believe that the Hijab (Islamic covering) is a sign of backwardness that prevents women from... ...

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CIA report revives legal debate on interrogation

When the CIA sought permission to use harsh interrogation methods on a captured al-Qaida operative, the response from Bush administration lawyers... ...

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