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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......

Renee Lobo is human rights commisioner in NY

Community activist and TV journalist Renee Lobo has been appointed to the New York City Commission on Human Rights by Mayor Mike Bloomberg, ending a long void.The commission fights discrimination......

India elected to UN rights body

India has been re-elected to the 53-member United Nations Commission on Human Rights from the Asian group for a three-year term, getting the maximum number of votes [47] in a secret ballot.Others......

'Rajapaksa is unlikely to depart the political stage'

'The path to a resolution of the ethnic conflict is likely to be complicated and controversial with the majority Sinhalese community, and will become less likely if delayed.' 'It will certainly......

Citigroup elated over WEF honour for Shamina Singh

The World Economic Forum last week named former Clinton Administration official, erstwhile Congressional staffer and longtime Democratic Party activist Shamina Singh, 41, as one of its Young Global......

MEA asked to disclose details on black money case

The Central Information Commission has directed the Ministry of External Affairs to disclose details of an ongoing Swiss judicial enquiry against an Indian businessman accused of stashing black......

India is brimming with leadership: Nilekani

Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani's first book, has made waves for the informed discussion it has initiated on the future of this great nation.In......

In India, death to global business

On the night of Apr 24, a group of 300 men and women, armed with bows and arrows and sickles and led by gun-wielding commanders, emerged swiftly and silently from the dense forest in India's......

Climate change and its impact on India

Climate change will make monsoons unpredictable;as a result, rain-fed wheat cultivation in South Asia will suffer in a big way andthe total cereal production will go down.Industrial development is......

Kal Penn: I would love to shoot five Bollywood films simultaneously

'...But my strong suit will not be dancing,' Kal Penn tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel/, in the concluding part of the interview. Part I of the interview: 'I'm not related to......

'No difference between Godhra & 1984 riots'

Sashi Kumar is a Doordarshan anchor who went on to become a news producer. He has also worked as a journalist for The Hindu, covering West Asia. He set up India's first regional satellite channel,......

Human Rights panel wants probe into 'inhuman torture' on Pinki

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission has directed the home, health and police departments to inquire into the alleged 'inhuman torture' on Asiad gold medalist Pinki Pramanik in police and jail......

EXPOSED! FIFA scandal stinks up the Caribbean

‘There is a Jack Warner or two in every Caribbean parliament today’ Activists from advocacy group Avaaz demonstrate near the Hallenstadion, in Zurich. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters......

Korean women's soccer in row over gender issue

Seoul City Amazones jumped to the defence of forward Park Eun-seon on Thursday after rival managers in the South Korean women's top flight threatened to boycott the league unless she takes a gender......

Pinki alleges police atrocities on her in custody

Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, who walked out of jail on Wednesday after spending 26 days in custody on charges of rape, alleged that the police tied her hands and legs and forcibly......

'Pinki is innocent and a victim of conspiracy'

Hailing the court's decision to grant bail to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, the Bengal sports fraternity on Tuesday demanded punishment for those who are guilty of mistreating the......
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Silicon Valley will be laughing at the anti-Modi 'moral advisory' by academics

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A terror suspect cannot be a terrorist

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