Thursday, Dec 08, 2022



Ukraine exodus is fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since WW2 - UNHCR chief

March 06, 2022 6:48 pm

Meanwhile, more than 11,000 Russian troops have been killed since Moscow launched an invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the Ukrainian armed forces’ general staff said on Sunday.

India abstains in UNHRC vote on establishing independent commission of inquiry on Russia-Ukraine crisis

March 04, 2022 5:31 pm

The 47-member Council voted on a draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Ukraine.

At UNHRC, India calls for immediate cessation of violence and end to hostilities in Ukraine

March 03, 2022 10:24 pm

India tells the session that it has already dispatched humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and more such assistance will be sent in the coming days

India gets re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24 term

October 14, 2021 10:27 pm

India vowed to continue to work for the promotion and protection of human rights through “Samman, Samvad and Sahyog.”

Come for a 'friendly' visit, not to probe human rights allegations in Xinjiang: China to UNHRC chief

June 22, 2021 8:53 pm

The US and the EU besides many other countries have accused China of committing genocide against the minority Muslim Uygurs in Xinjiang and called for an international probe by human rights groups.

India responds to UNHRC concerns: New IT rules 'designed to empower' ordinary users of social media

June 20, 2021 8:45 pm

The Permanent Mission of India in its reply said that MeitY and Information and Broadcasting Ministry undertook broad consultations in 2018 with various stakeholders, including individuals, civil society, industry association and organisations and invited public comments to prepare the draft rules.

How to protect human rights in the digital era

June 09, 2021 9:00 am

Upendra Baxi writes: Despite the threat of information disorder, human rights-friendly governance is both possible and doable.

Our position not new, abstained on previous occasions also: India after Palestine expresses concern

June 03, 2021 11:35 pm

India was among 14 countries that abstained at the UNHRC on a resolution proposing to set up a Commission of Inquiry into violations around the Israeli action in Gaza, and the “systematic” abuses in the Palestinian territories and inside Israel.

India abstains during vote on resolution at UNHRC; urges Sri Lanka to fulfill its commitments

March 23, 2021 9:18 pm

Ahead of the voting, India said that as an immediate neighbour, it has contributed to the relief, resettlement, rehabilitation and reconstruction process in Sri Lanka after 2009.

Stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism, India tells Pakistan at UNHRC

March 02, 2021 6:14 pm

Using its Right of Reply at the ongoing 46th Session of the Human Rights Council in response to a statement by Pakistan's representative, India said Pakistan should also end institutionalised violation of human rights of its minority and other communities in the country.