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Karnataka HM makes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit to Amnesty

Under attack over the Amnesty International row, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara on Monday said he had not given a clean chit to the rights advocacy group, which has been booked for sedition......

Charging Amnesty with sedition a big mistake: Tharoor

Congress Party MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday said that charging human rights watchdog Amnesty International with sedition is a big mistake. “Amnesty has not advocated violence. If anyone......

Karnataka home minister gives clean chit to Amnesty

Amnesty International India has never involved itself in any kind of anti-national activities, Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara said on Saturday, even as it faced sedition charges over an......

No employee raised any slogan at any point: Amnesty clarifies after sedition case

Amnesty International’s India chapter on Tuesday said none of its employee had shouted any anti-India slogan at an event on Kashmir in Bengaluru, allegations based on which sedition charges......

Amnesty International India booked for sedition, rioting over 'pro-azadi' event

Bengaluru police registered a first information report against Amnesty International India on Monday under various Indian Penal Code sections, including sedition, in connection with alleged......

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 do fire extinguishers attract 28% GST?!

'In a nation where safety standards are the lowest in the world, why make compliance expensive?' asks Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Once again, indirect taxes were lowered on......

Bullet train costs 3 times more than India's health budget

The vanity project, of absolutely no use to most Indians, will suck money that could be used for health and education, says Aakar Patel. (This column is being repromoted as Prime Minister Narendra......

Why note ban failure won't affect Modi

'You can accuse him of many things, but one thing you cannot accuse him of is being bad at politics,' says Aakar Patel. Last week, I spoke to a group of students, about 1,000 in a large hall, in a......

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......

Why can't Sreesanth play for another country?

'None of us has the right to tell Sreesanth what to do with his career and it is childish to expect him to hold the torch of our bogus cricket patriotism,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: S Sreesanth......
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Human rights fete brings docu-films, bands to city

An ongoing cultural festival is focusing on human rights and the right to dissent. Titled Haq, the festival opened at St Josephs College for... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/647800/human-rights-fete-brings-docu.html
Amnesty accuses Europe of 'complicity' in abuse of Libya

Amnesty International today accused European governments of "complicity" in the detention under horrific conditions of migrants in Libya,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/amnesty-accuses-europe-of-complicity-in-abuse-of-libya-117121200107_1.html
China's Nanjing Hanrui can't be sure its cobalt did not involve child labour

By Pratima Desai and Tom Daly LONDON/BEIJING - China's Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt, which sells the metal to a firm approved by the London Metal... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/exclusive-chinas-nanjing-hanrui-cant-be-sure-its-cobalt-did-not-involve-child-labour-news-others-rmlwEXejdchhi.html
Acche Din? Not for BJP's Gujarat campaign

'This is a negative campaign, of slurs and fears.'The BJP has no desire to fight a positive campaign as it did in 2014, on the issue of governance... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/acche-din-not-for-bjps-gujarat-campaign/20171211.htm
Pak Senate panel to summon intel agencies over missing persons case

A Senate committee in Pakistan has agreed to call officials of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Military Intelligence (MI) and the... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/pak-senate-panel-to-summon-intel-agencies-over-missing-persons-case-91971.html

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