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Centre rejects plea for Pres Ref against NHRC chairperson

The Centre has turned down an NGO's plea for a Presidential Reference for removal of National Human Rights Commission chairperson K G Balakrishnan over allegations of misconduct during his tenure......

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......

BJP to approach NHRC seeking rights for Hindu refugees

Bharatiya Janata Party will soon approach the National Human Rights Commission seeking constitutional protection for Hindu refugees from erstwhile East Pakistan and Bangladesh, party President......

Juveniles, accused of heinous crimes, to be tried as adults

'With increasing numbers of juveniles committing heinous crimes, we believe such juveniles must go into the adult system and be punished,' Minister Maneka Gandhi tells Rashme Sehgal. Maneka Gandhi......

AFSPA debate is clouded by emotion, distrust

'The provisions of the AFSPA must remain on the statute books given the increasingly violent and uncertain times,' says Nitin Gokhale. With the PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir now a reality,......

Visionary Budget but devil lies in the implementation

Image: India set for high growth. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters     The government has provided a long-term vision, avoiding any "big-bang" reforms but the devil will be in the......

Of murky alleys, credit cards and faceless staff

How the credit cards of two leading private banks are marketed out of a squalid Delhi neighbourhood. Laxmi Nagar in the east of this city is only a half-an-hour drive from Lutyens' Delhi but a......

Govt eases green laws to please industry

The Narendra Modi-led government has issued around 50 fresh guidelines easing conditions for industry in about six months, beside launching an online system for applying environment clearances. The......

Cabinet clears Rs 12,000-cr package for Bihar

In the backdrop of a demand from political parties in Bihar, led by the government, for special category status, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved allocation of enhanced......

'A uniform GST model, please, Mr FM'

The Budget 2013 will be placed in the Parliament on February 28. Though the Budget this year is expected to be exceptionally austere, the corporate honchos have dished out their wishlists. Here are......

'Fanatic Muslims damage the image of Islam far more than any cartoon'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities. Several celebrities took to Twitter to condemn the terrorist attack on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo in......

Cleavage, stalkers, item gals: Has Bollywood got it WRONG?

They say that cinema is a reflection of society. If that is true, what kind of society are we living in, asks Paloma Sharma. It is late Monday night. I flip through the channels on my television,......

'In case Bayern are in doubt they always take the side of money'

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben, centre, and team mates arrive at a hotel in Riyadh . Photograph: Faisal AlNasser/Reuter Bayern Munich apologised on Wednesday after failing to voice their support for......

'Indian cricket's colourful story is still being written'

'What is true khadoos? Stubborn? Dogged? Unyielding? Relentless? Or something in between that? Or all of it together?' 'Just like you can't translate it, you can't teach a kid to be khadoos either.......
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Time to make your stand clear, India

Photo: HT On Tuesday, the United Nations general assembly cleared the way for same sex partners of UN staffers to receive the same benefits as... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/lPTCHvSCxuOcRZmAicKoWM/The-Sex-Talk-Time-to-make-your-stand-clear-India.html
When the State cherry-picks the justice agendas

When we raise demands as citizens, we need to be aware of the spin-offs of our demands. We need to be careful that our demands are reconciliable... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/IN-THE-NAME-OF-JUSTICE-When-the-State-cherrypicks-the-justice-agendas/86523.html
An observation of rape from various perspectives

A Failed Naga City: Our heads hung in shame when the news broke out that one of our sisters was raped by a man on 23/02/2015 at Dimapur. This... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/49828/an-observation-of-rape-from-various-perspectives
Time to Reinforce Sovereignty

Ever since the term global village became fashionable and the idea of a shrinking world became universally accepted as a positive move, the concept... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Time-to-Reinforce-Sovereignty/2015/03/26/article2729923.ece
Christians rally against Bengal nun rape, attack on churches

Christians rally against the Bengal nun rape case(Source:Express) The Christian community on Tuesday took out a mammoth rally in protest against... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/christians-rally-against-bengal-nun-rape-attack-on-churches/

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