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Mizoram, Assam spar over encroachment as border dispute escalates

July 19, 2021 2:09 pm

Mizoram's Kolasib district Deputy Commissioner H Lalthlangliana shot a letter to Assam's Cachar district administration, alleging human rights violation and atrocities on tribal people by Assam government officials and police during a border stand-off on July 10, an official in Aizawl said.

US imposes restrictions on Ethiopia assistance over Tigray

May 24, 2021 8:01 am

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement on Sunday the new actions by the United States are to press for a resolution of the crisis: "The time for action from the international community is now."

UK Supreme Court majority finds N.Ireland abortion law violates human rights

June 07, 2018 2:57 pm

A majority of justices also found that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, which had initiated legal proceedings to try and liberalise the law, did not have the powers to bring the case.

50 per cent of human rights complaints from J&K: RTI

July 18, 2017 12:00 am

A total of 186 complaints were received between 2012 and January 2016 from seven states, said the Ministry of Home Affairs while replying to an Right to Information application. The other six states were Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura.

OIC concerned about 'human rights violations' in J&K, says Pakistan

April 17, 2016 2:24 pm

In the Joint communique issued by the Summit, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation reaffirmed that Jammu and Kashmir is the core dispute between India and Pakistan.

IPTK alleges human rights violation in J&K, says a Major General, 7 Brigadiers among perpetrators

September 09, 2015 6:54 pm

IPTK and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons released a report ‘Structures of Violence’ highlighting the “patterns of violence” and identifying the “structure, forms and tactics of violence of the Indian state” in Jammu and Kashmir.

Worse than war

April 17, 2015 1:15 am

This year’s UN report on sexual violence in conflict documents the horror and suggests early warning systems.

Admn seeks ‘facts’ on Kanth incident from BJP MLAs

August 10, 2014 9:43 am

The letters were served on August 1 but no BJP MLA has responded so far.

UN probe panel on Sri Lanka yet to seek entry into the country

June 29, 2014 5:23 pm

Up to 40,000 Tamil civilians were killed in the brutal civil war in 2009, rights groups and experts have alleged.

All for 20 marks and a constable’s cap

June 19, 2014 12:47 am

This year, five candidates died during the five-km run at the Mumbai police’s recruitment drive for constables.


UN delegation meets Madheshi protestors to check human rights violation

January 17, 2016 9:08 am

Nepal, Jan 17 (ANI): Since the promulgation of the new constitution in Nepal last year, the Madheshi community has been protesting as their “interests have been neglected”. The United Nations delegation visited the border area near India’s Raxaul district and met agitating protestors. The protestors claimed that not only their demands have been suppressed, but they have also been tortured by the Nepal administration. Talks between the government and the Madheshi community have not yielded any results. The protestors rejected government's plan, saying it did not meet their demands to offer adequate national representation.