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ACHR files fresh mercy plea on Bhullar to President

The Asian Centre for Human Rights on Thursday submitted a fresh mercy plea to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking commutation of death sentence of condemned prisoner Devender Singh Bhullar to life......

Rights group in a spat with minority commission on Assam

A war of words appears to have broken out between the Asian Centre for Human Rights and the National Commission for Minorities over the Assam riots issue, reports Vicky Nanjappa. The Asian Centre......

How minorities commission goofed up in Assam

The Asian Centre for Human Rights has in its report stated that the National Commission for Minorities is communalising the riots in Assam.The ACHR stated that the mandate of the NCM as per the......

How Bihar changed under Nitish Kumar

What is Change really like in Bihar? Once denounced as a failed state, what turnaround has Bihar made in recent years? As Nitish Kumar wins a third term in office, we republish Archana......

'Intolerance is part of democracy'

'The darkest days of Indian democracy were (during) the Emergency when basic democratic rights were suspended. For a time it seemed as though India would move along the East Asian model --......

This CEO used to wash dishes as a young boy!

In Asian societies, young employees don't talk back to senior managers. In Silicon Valley, it is the young people who are driving the show since they have strong views. This is my second meeting......

India's coolie economy

The government must undo the damage inflicted by the flawed policies of globalisation, and India should be converted into a country where entrepreneurs can thrive and the entire population can......

Make in India is fine; Modi must first resolve domestic issues

The government must strengthen the sinews of the domestic economy through sustained focus on physical, fiscal, human and financial infrastructure, notes Suman Bery. Image: A devotee lights up......

'New breed' Indian Diaspora has its heart in the right place

Indians all over the US are going beyond being human and are learning to be humanitarian and expand their philanthropy activities finds Ajailiu Niumai. 'The raising of extraordinarily large sums of......

Alarming levels of lead found in all paint brands

A recent analysis of popular branded paints by Quality Council of India, the officially-santioned accreditation authority, in association with Consumer Association of India, reveals unacceptable......

Review: I Am Singh is laughably amateur

Ankur Pathak doesn't even know how a film like this makes it to the theatres The film opens with its title imprinted on the bottom stripes of the American flag. And then an old lady, who eventually......

Is Slumdog Millionaire worth the praise?

Sitting inside a crowded movie theatre in Nariman Point, South Mumbai, surrounded by other pasty-skinned foreigners and a few overtly wealthy Indians, I was forced to stifle an audible groan."What......

IOC in no mood for risks, opts for Beijing's sure bet

People celebrate after Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics at the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters The choice of Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter......

Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, announces Beijing as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics during the 128th International Olympic Committee Session, in Kuala......

Cricket is strangling other sports

Rajeev Srinivasan wonders about India's quest for Olympic glory. The most vivid moment for me at the Asian Games was on the first day of the track-and-field events, when unheralded Preeja......

Pillay, Pargat, Ashok Kumar 'Walk for Hockey'

Several former Olympians were among around 6,000 sports buffs who took part in a colourful 'Walk for Hockey' to kick start the centenary celebrations of the Bengal Hockey Association in Kolkata on......
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