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How the government is smothering dissident NGOs

Muzzling NGOs is unbecoming of a democracy. Self-confident democracies encourage, indeed applaud, the involvement of citizens’ associations, including NGOs, in social and political......

UN condemns rape and murder of teenaged girls in UP

The United Nations has condemned the brutal gang rape and murder of two teenaged girls last week in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district, calling for immediate action against the perpetrators and......

Time for reshaping India's neighbourhood policy

Abstaining from voting on a UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka was dictated as much by necessity and self-preservation as by a desire to place bilateralism at the front and centre of New Delhi’s......

India abstains from voting on Sri Lanka war crimes

In a significant development, India for the first time on Thursday abstained from voting on the United States-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka on alleged human rights violation which was......

UN asks US to reveal civilian drone casualties

A new United Nations report says drone strikes have killed far more civilians than American officials have publicly acknowledged -- at least 400 in Pakistan and as many as 58 in Yemen -- and the......

2G scam: Bail pleas of 5 corporate honchos dismissed

A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the bail pleas of five corporate executives, who were named as accused by the CBI in the 2G spectrum allocation scam but were not arrested. "All the bail......

UNSC appeals to all nations to outlaw piracy

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that seeks the creation of a special body to prosecute pirates caught off the Somali coast and asks all countries to criminalise piracy.......

Budget: Will it usher in speedy recovery?

How the Government uses Union Budget to usher in speedy recovery for India and at the same time balance the fisc, which is slowly going out of proportions, remains to be seenUnion Budget 2009-10......

SC ruling may boost outsourcing

In a significant decision on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that foreign companies would not have to pay tax on their global income earned from business related to their outsourcing arms/units if......

FM, Snow talk cooperation

India and the United States today agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in the financial sector and signaled that the two sides could finalise agreements in areas like the commodities market and......

Readers speak out!

Click here for moreSourav NiyogiWithout the Bengal tiger India seemed like headless chickens on the Kotla.....Ex cricketers and irresponsible media contributed to India's downfall.. once again it......

Prem's post

I am disappointed. Very.When the final tally came in, turns out you guys sent a total of 567 emails during the course of the fourth ODI at Ahmedabad.That is less than the number of balls bowled in......

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Large-Scale Clean-up of Oil Pollution in Ogoniland Discussed in Abuja / Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment

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Fali S Nariman Says Minorities Commission Should Invoke Penal Code Against Hate Speech Mongers

Fali S Nariman, a noted constitutional expert, says hate speech against minorities and their vilification has escalated ever since the Narendra... ...

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'The Hindu Tradition Of Tolerance Is Showing Signs Of Strain'

Full text of the seventh Annual Lecture— Minorities at Cross Roads: Comments on Judicial Pronouncements —at the National Commission for... ...

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The Human Rights Council should create a new special procedure on the right to privacy in the digital age

In the context of discussions held at HRC 27 on the right to privacy in the digital age, FIDH advocates for the creation by the UN Human Rights... ...

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How Aadhaar linkage can destroy banks

Even if Aadhaar numbers were proof of identity, which it is not, its use to make money transfers make financial transfers un-auditable, propagate... ...

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