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From the archives: The extraordinary doctor who makes a difference

On August 10, the Human Rights Watch, an international non-governmental organisation that conducts research and advocacy on human rights, announced that Dr M R Rajagopal was one of the recipients......

Egypt blasts HRW report as 'biased, ignorant'

Egypt on Tuesday denounced as "negative, biased and ignorant" a report by Human Rights Watch that blamed the government for the mass killing of protesters in Cairo a year ago. The Egyptian......

New anti-rape law flawed, must be rejected: Rights groups

The Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have stated that the new criminal law on violence against women should either be replaced or amended.On February 3, 2013, Indian President Pranab......

What the govt and Maoists should do to save lives

A 60-page report by the Human Rights Watch titled 'Between Two Sets of Guns: Attacks on Civil Society Activists in India's Maoist Conflict', documents human rights abuses against activists in......

Why activists live in fear of govt and Maoists

A 60-page report by the Human Rights Watch titled 'Between Two Sets of Guns: Attacks on Civil Society Activists in India's Maoist Conflict', documents human rights abuses against activists in......

RBI awaits the power of one

That's all it takes to protect an institution -- just one person with no past and no greed for the future, says Shekhar Gupta. The eyes of the devoted plagiarism hunters would light up if......

The man who proposed the ban on Rs 500, 1,000 notes

The War on Big Notes 'By demonetising higher denominations of currency notes, we have taken out the vehicle for corruption.'But the motive is still there.' In 2000, Anil Bokil, chairperson of......

India's coal mining ambition hurting indigenous group: Amnesty

Coal accounts for more than 60 per cent of India's electricity capacity, and the government plans to nearly double annual coal output by 2020, opening a new mine nearly every month India's drive......

'I feel like a superman but I am not'

'If every actor does commercial films, where is the space for the Amol Palekars and Farooq Sheikhs of today?' 'I am happy being in that space and want to own that space.' IMAGE: Meet the SuperMan......

'I don't think healthy eating should be boring'

'People always associate being thin or fit with starving yourself. I keep reading articles about actors doing some orange diet, eating one banana and black coffee a day.' 'We grow up with so many......

'In our country, we treat parents almost like Gods'

'We always tell children to touch the feet of elders. But why?''Why can't a child be respected?''You have to be very equipped to even want to have children.''There are entrance exams for even......

'Demonetisation hit Rock Onhard'

'I don't know where the viciousness in the reviews is coming from.' 'To me, it feels more of a personal attack.' While Rock On was favourably accepted when it released in 2008, its sequel saw bad......

Pink interview: 'Calling a film 'women-oriented' is an abuse'

'Just imagine, in 2015-16, we're shamelessly talking about women empowerment! What is more shameful than this?' 'I decided to make a film where a woman's character would be strong and see where it......

FIFA candidate and AFC head Salman signs amended human rights pledge

FIFA presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has signed an amended version of an Amnesty International pledge to end human rights abuses and corruption in the sport should he......

Winning the IPL thrice a 'big achievement' for Rohit

Rohit Sharma on winning IPL title for a record third time. Rediff.com's Harish Kotian listens in. IMAGE: Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma addresses the media. Photograph: Hitesh......

Captain. Leader. Legend.

Tactical genius, uplifting leader, altruistic individual, a man with unwavering certitude.Dhruv Munjal recounts what made Mahendra Singh Dhoni a great captain. IMAGE: 'He isn't someone who likes......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

V V S Laxman on the Magic of Cricket

'If fame, money and comfort are the only factors that drive us, then we are playing cricket for entirely the wrong reasons.' IMAGE: V V S Laxman celebrates his double century in the memorable Eden......
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Senior journalist questions Pak double standards with regard to Gilgit rights, Hafiz Saeed

Days after police in the Hunza region of Gilgit-Baltistan arrested popular social media activist Hasnain Ramal for highlighting rights violations... ...

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Duterte says only empty tribal schools would be bombed

The Philippine president said his threat to launch airstrikes against tribal schools because they allegedly teach subversion would apply only when... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/duterte-says-only-empty-tribal-schools-would-be-bombed-117072800415_1.html
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French police are regularly using pepper spray against migrants in Calais, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today, an accusation denied by... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/police-routinely-use-pepper-spray-on-migrants-in-calais-hrw-117072600190_1.html
Journalists, NGO slam Saudi 'threats' to close Jazeera

Journalists and human rights activists today denounced "threats" by Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatari media organisations, including... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/journalists-ngo-slam-saudi-threats-to-close-jazeera-117072600021_1.html
China defends repatriation of North Koreans after UN envoy expresses concern

China today defended its repatriation of North Koreans who have escaped across its border after a United Nations envoy voiced concern about... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-china-defends-repatriation-of-north-koreans-after-un-envoy-expresses-concern-2512314

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