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Draconian law will be amended: PM in Manipur

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the government is considering amendments to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, which is in force in Manipur, to make it humane.The prime minister's......

Thanks to a divided Opposition, Parl functions smoothly

Whether it is the chopper deal, the Kurien case or the anti-rape ordinance, divisions in the Opposition ranks on these issues has eased the pressure on the UPA government, feels Sunita MogaBefore......

NHRC report to UN blasts govt on AFSPA, NREGA

The National Human Rights Commission report prepared for the second universal periodic review, a mechanism created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2006 for examining the universal......

Jaitley: Communal violence bill is anti-majority

In the aftermath of the Gujarat communal violence in 2002, there was a clamour from intellectuals, academics, social activists and many civic groups for a separate law to deal with communal......

Will Kashmir see an Egypt-like uprising?

The indifference, apathy and inaction in Kashmir by the governments both at the Centre and the state has added to a rush by the young people to become the masters of their own destiny, says Seema......

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