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Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

What US draft resolution seeks from Lanka government

The United States-sponsored draft resolution before the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Commission urges the Sri Lankan government to conduct an ‘independent and......

Sambhu Banik on USAID workers' evaluation

Dr Sambhu N Banik, commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Maryland, has been appointed a public member of the United States Agency for International Development's Foreign Service Performance and......

UN human rights chief criticises Iraq executions

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour has criticised the hanging of two of Saddam Hussein's henchmen, saying the executions could hamper the search for justice in......

Jessica acquittal an eye-opener: NHRC

National Human Rights Commission Chairperson Justice A S Anand on Tuesday said the acquittal of all the accused in the Jessica Lal murder case raised many issues of great consequence on the role of......

India must ban asbestos urgently

Among the most deprived communities in India live and work under asbestos roofs.The National Institute for Health and Family Welfare estimates exposure to asbestos has resulted in higher incidence......

IT professionals: The new face of labour unions

The past few weeks have seen several hundred people let go of by IT services firms joining unions claiming to represent tech workers fighting for their rights. Romita Majumdar, Gireesh Babu and......

Trump's choice: The importance of being Ajit Pai

The new chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai......

Bollywood's Game of Phones!

The most thrilling, romantic, terrifying, musical and comical tring tring moments! Its absence makes us restless. Its presence keeps our hands full. It may be the most inanimate thing to......

Italians and racism in sport: UN hails Pescara's Muntari for walk-off

Muntari said he had complained that parts of the crowd, including a group of children, had hurled racist insults at him from the start of his Italian team's game at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.......

Blake says New York cop should be fired for abusing power

'If you have someone out there that's having this kind of rogue justice, they're tarnishing that image, and they don't deserve to be in the same sentence with the heroes of the NYPD, and they don't......
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How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/how-aadhaar-promotes-a-digital-caste-system/20171004.htm
Islamic Bangladesh's fabulous Durga pujas

‘In all the Puja mandaps I saw a large number of Hindu families in traditional attire, and Muslims too -- men and women coming in with... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/islamic-bangladeshs-fabulous-durga-pujas/20171003.htm
Meet India's 'barefoot' lawyers!

Geetanjali Krishna looks at how one organisation’s unique idea is helping marginalised communities to gain legal access. IMAGE:... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/meet-indias-barefoot-lawyers/20170930.htm
Trump slashes refugee intake to 45,000

IMAGE: A protester holds a placard during a rally supporting refugees worldwide and in reaction to Trump's travel ban. Photograph: Baz... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/trump-slashes-refugee-intake-to-45000/20170928.htm
Child couldn't cry for help due to slashed nerve

Doctor who conducted the post-mortem says the child was not sexually assaulted and died of excessive bleeding. The seven-year-old boy... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/ryan-murder-sit-suspects-involvement-of-third-person/20170912.htm

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