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  • un readmits libya in human rights council

    UN Readmits Libya In Human Rights Council

    World | Nov 19, 2011, 08:09 AM IST

    United Nations, Nov 19: The UN General Assembly on Friday voted overwhelmingly to readmit Libya as member of the UN Human Rights Council, eight months after the Muammar Gaddafi-led North African country was suspended for

  • naxals biggest violators of human rights chidambaram

    Naxals Biggest Violators Of Human Rights : Chidambaram

    Politics | Nov 15, 2011, 08:39 PM IST

    Raipur, Nov 15: Calling Maoists the “biggest violators of human rights”, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh seemed to be losing momentum though incidents of ultra-Left violence have come down.“Even

  • human rights watch finds crimes against humanity in syria

    Human Rights Watch Finds 'Crimes Against Humanity' In Syria

    World | Nov 11, 2011, 01:37 PM IST

    Beirut , Nov 11 :Syrian forces have tortured and killed civilians in the rebellious province of Homs in an assault that indicates crimes against humanity, and the Arab League should suspend Syria's membership, an international

  • what about securitymen s human rights asks sc

    What About Securitymen's Human Rights, Asks SC

    India | Nov 09, 2011, 09:06 PM IST

    New Delhi, Nov 9: Virtually ticking off those championing the human rights cause of law-breakers, the Supreme Court today wondered why nobody talked about those who die of starvation, farmers' suicide and security men getting

  • commonwealth group initiated steps towards reform

    Commonwealth Group Initiated Steps Towards Reform

    World | Oct 30, 2011, 06:43 PM IST

    Perth, Oct 30: Taking a step-by-step approach to reforms, the Commonwealth today agreed to adopt one third of the 106 recommendations of an eminent persons group to make the grouping more relevant in current times,

  • libya declared free but gadhafi death questioned

    Libya Declared Free, But Gadhafi Death Questioned

    World | Oct 24, 2011, 01:00 PM IST

    Tripoli, Libya, Oct 24: Libya's interim rulers have declared the country liberated after an 8-month civil war, launching the oil-rich nation on what is meant to be a two-year transition to democracy. But they laid

  • when lady gaga met obama

    When Lady Gaga Met Obama

    Hollywood | Oct 09, 2011, 04:51 PM IST

    London, Oct 9: When Lady Gaga came face to face with President Obama at a fundraising event held by the Human Rights Campaign, gay advocacy organization, in San Francisco on September 25, there were no

  • west must not lecture us on human rights omar

    West Must Not Lecture Us On Human Rights : Omar

    India | Sep 28, 2011, 07:37 AM IST

    Srinagar, Sep 28: Apparently irked over the British Parliament's move to discuss alleged rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday  said some of the western countries were indulging in grave

  • india objects to uk parliament s move to discuss human

    India Objects To UK Parliament's Move To Discuss Human Rights In J&K

    India | Sep 15, 2011, 09:57 PM IST

    New Delhi, Sep 15: Miffed over British parliament's moves to discuss alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India today said it has taken “due note of the issue” and asserted there were effective

  • unsc condemns syrian govt for human rights violation

    UNSC Condemns Syrian Govt For Human Rights Violation

    World | Aug 04, 2011, 12:36 PM IST

    United Nations, Aug 4:  The UN Security Council today condemned the Syrian government's deadly crackdown on civilians demanding democratic reforms, saying those responsible for the atrocities should be held “accountable.”In a presidential statement read by

  • need for debate on law of sedition binayak sen

    Need For Debate On Law Of Sedition: Binayak Sen

    India | Apr 24, 2011, 05:07 PM IST

    Bhopal, Apr 24 : Human rights activist Binayak Sen, who was convicted for sedition and granted bail by the Supreme Court recently, has underlined the need to have a public debate on contours of the

  • us should not preach india on human rights modi

    US Should Not Preach India On Human Rights: Modi

    India | Mar 22, 2011, 07:45 PM IST

    Gandhinagar, Mar 22: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said the US need not preach India on human rights in the wake of its concerns on this issue in his state as reflected in leaked

  • libya suspended from un human rights council

    Libya suspended from UN Human Rights Council

    World | Mar 02, 2011, 08:50 AM IST

    United Nations, Mar 2 :  The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously voted to suspend Libya from the UN Human Rights Council in the wake of continuing attacks on pro-democracy protesters there by Muammar Gaddafi's

  • irom sharmila awarded tagore peace prize

    Irom Sharmila Awarded Tagore Peace Prize

    India | Sep 12, 2010, 04:10 PM IST

    Social activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast-unto-death for the past nine years demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from Manipur, has been awarded ‘Rabindranath Tagore Peace Prize' The award