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Amnesty asks Cameron to 'raise red flags', not just red carpet for Modi

Amnesty International has called on British Prime Minister David Cameron to not just 'unfurl the red carpet' for his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi but 'raise some red flags on human rights......

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......

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......

Is India in for hard times this year?

'The most important issue for Indians, the only way in which to get them quickly out of poverty, is sustained high growth.' 'If we are not doing that despite a strong government and a leader with......

What will it take for India to be a superpower

'There is an insistence that the government bring about reforms if India is to succeed. The fact is that many nations have done reforms, but are not Great Powers,' says Aakar Patel. What does......

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......

Which Tamil film will YOU watch this weekend?

A look at the week's releases. The year so far has been good for the Tamil cinema. And it might just get better this weekend. There are exciting promising movies coming up, and viewers will be......

Rajini Murugan, Visaranai, Eeti, Urumeen: Which film will YOU watch?

Four Tamil movies will release this week, and they all look pretty exciting.  With the Diwali releases -- Vedalam and Thoongavanam -- still doing good business, the battle for......

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......

We are the Shahid Kapoor of cricket though we think we are SRK

'One glance at the Indians on the field compared to these visiting South Africans, and you know something is very wrong or very different. One side (not our side) looks like athletes do,' says......

Lou's incorrect, I wasn't involved in any match-fixing: Dinesh Mongia

IMAGE: Former India cricketer Dinesh Mongia. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Tainted New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent has told a London courtroom that former......

'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/Rediff.com reports. He has the best......
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UN Rights Chief cites IC for rejecting release of Tamil POWs

International Cities Web Newswire Newswire India, Feb. 8 -- According to NPC Chief Minister Justice C.V. Wigneswaran, who met UN Human Rights... ...

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Mass deaths in Syrian jails amount to crime of "extermination" - UN

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Detainees held by the Syrian government are being killed on a massive scale amounting to a state policy... ...

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How the government steals tribal land

'Which one of us would give up our flats for development?''We insist that others, who are unwilling but weak, make all the sacrifices on our behalf... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/how-the-government-steals-tribal-land/20160208.htm
Saudi executes Egyptian for drug trafficking

Saudi Arabia executed on Monday an Egyptian man convicted of smuggling drugs, the interior ministry said, bringing to 59 the number of convicts put... ...

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Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful past

The exhumed skeleton of trade unionist Timoteo, who was shot in 1939 in the months after the Spanish Civil War, revives bitter memories of the... ...

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