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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......

Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty demands Dow appear in court

Amnesty International has called on the Dow Chemical Company to appear before a Bhopal court this week to explain why its subsidiary Union Carbide Company repeatedly ignored summons in the 1984 gas......

Bhopal tragedy: 'Decision to summon Dow a big step'

Terming court's decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step", Amnesty International today demanded that the company must acknowledge its responsibility......

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......

Will Indian workers in UAE get a better deal after Modi's visit?

Prime Minister Modi chatted with the workers, enquiring about the place and their welfare and jobs. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Indian workers at the ICAD residential city, in Abu......

Bill approved to nab those hoarding black money abroad

The bill is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Friday The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a Bill that seeks harsh penalties and rigorous imprisonment for those having unaccounted money abroad.......

Budget: A milestone towards ushering in reforms

The Budget sets out a comprehensive vision for all-round economic overhaul, notes Mukesh Butani. Image: Vital reforms to catapult the Indian economy into a double-digit growth. Photograph:......

The auto driver who won at Venice Film Festival

'My status in society as an auto driver could never have brought me this glory; it is my writing that has taken me across the seas and brought me fame.' M Chandrakumar shares his success story.......

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......

'Having my father as selector put more pressure on me'

Stuart Binny on how he stays motivated despite not getting enough playing time with Team India, and his father’s role in shaping his career. Harish Kotian/ reports. He has the best......

Qatar still failing migrant workers: Amnesty

Labourers, who are working on the Qatar 2022 World Cup project, arrive at their accommodation in Doha March 3, 2014. Photograph: Reuters Qatar, host nation of the 2022 World Cup, is still doing......

Blatter says Qatar needs to do more to protect workers

FIFA president Sepp Blatter visited Qatar's emir on Sunday and said that while progress has been made in improving workers' rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation, more still needed to be done.......
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