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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......

Mass unemployment and social unrest are looming ahead

The more one thinks about it, the more difficult it is to see how India will be able to reap the benefits of a demographic dividend, says Aakar Patel.   In four years, India will have the......

Be warned! Bad times ahead for the Indian economy

'We have a very difficult period ahead of us.''Fortunately we have a popular government and a popular leader who is ideally placed to take us into confidence,' says Aakar Patel. India has begun......

India's coal mining ambition hurting indigenous group: Amnesty

Coal accounts for more than 60 per cent of India's electricity capacity, and the government plans to nearly double annual coal output by 2020, opening a new mine nearly every month India's drive......

'The focus now has to be on promoting Visaranai'

'Police brutality and lock-up deaths have been relevant forever.' 'I believe this is why Visaranai has appealed to everybody. We can all relate to the subject. We read about it every day. It is......

All you need to know about India's Oscar pick: Visaranai

This film is creating waves. We tell you why. That Tamil film Visaranai is India’s official entry for Oscars 2017 in the Foreign Film Language category is now well known. Directed......

Tamil film Visaranai enters the Oscar race

National Award-winning Tamil film Visaranai is India's official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars 2017. "Visaranai was selected out of the 29 films that were......

Why Bollywood is not growing

'Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan now act in only about one film each year, and made money through advertisements and television.''This meant that many people, even if they had the money......

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......

'Shadow of death' hangs over Rio before Games

IMAGE: A protester stands holding a sign calling for improved public services as Military Police guard the Olympic torch route ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty......
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Report light on elephant trade

Guwahati, Sept. 25: Lapses in the enforcement of existing laws is the primary reason for illegal trade of elephants in India, according to the... ...

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Swiss Voters Back New Surveillance Law

Swiss voters approved a new surveillance law on Sunday, in a victory for the government which argued the security services needed enhanced powers... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/swiss-voters-back-new-surveillance-law-1466352
Houthi official in Yemen offers border truce, amnesty

Hailing from Yemen's Zaydi Shi'ite sect, the Houthis seized the capital Sanaa and pushed the government out of its last stronghold in Aden in March... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/houthi-official-in-yemen-offers-border-truce-amnesty-3050029/
Hong Kong refugees protest to call for Edward Snowden pardon

Protesters said the city's refugees, many of them forced to live in slum-like conditions, and Snowden both suffered rights abuses. Activists and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/hong-kong-refugees-protest-to-call-for-edward-snowden-pardon-3049299/
Allow public demonstrations as per court ruling

The government of Zimbabwe must respect a court ruling overturning the ban on protests in the country, Amnesty International said today, as the... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/zimbabwe-allow-public-demonstrations-court-ruling

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