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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......

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......

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/ 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......
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Court declares N.Ireland abortion law …

AFP Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion legislation is in breach of human rights law, the Belfast High Court found on Monday in a judgement... ...
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... ...
'Lay down your arms', pope says …

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