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.”
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.
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.
June 09, 2021 9:00 am
Upendra Baxi writes: Despite the threat of information disorder, human rights-friendly governance is both possible and doable.
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.
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.
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.
March 02, 2021 2:48 pm
Country-specific resolutions against Sri Lanka have regularly come up at the UNHRC in the last decade. New Delhi voted against Sri Lanka in 2012 and abstained in 2014. It was spared the dilemma in 2015, when Sri Lanka joined resolution 30/1.
October 15, 2020 2:54 pm
On Tuesday, China, as well as Russia and Cuba, won seats on the Human Rights Council, which is a win for tyrants and embarrassment for the United Nations, Pompeo told reporters at a news conference.
June 30, 2020 7:17 am
This comes days after 50 UN independent experts called on the UNHRC to “act with a sense of urgency” to protect fundamental freedoms in regions under China, including Tibet, Hong Kong, and Xinjiang.
March 01, 2016 5:19 pm
In pictures: Mumbai's first restaurant-on-wheels opens today