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India too concerned about human rights in the US: Jaishankar hits back at Washington

Washington/New Delhi/UNI: As the US in its 2021 Human Rights Report flagged concerns about India, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a sharp retort said that India too has concerns about human rights in the US.

NHRC pulls up UP govt over 'serious violation of human rights' in Hathras fatal gangrape case

New Delhi/IBNS: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) India on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of the fatal gangrape of 19-year-old women belonging to Scheduled Caste community in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh and called it a serious issue of human rights violation.

Amnesty International halts India operations, alleges witch-hunt by government

New Delhi/IBNS: Non-profit human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has cited an alleged witch-hunt by the Indian government for its halting of operations in the South Asian country, media reports said.

Thankful to Indian govt for bringing me back: Nidan Singh Sachdeva

New Delhi: Nidan Singh Sachdeva, the Afghan Sikh who was kidnapped a month ago and released recently, arrived in New Delhi recently and thanked the Indian government for bringing him back to motherland.

Maldives engages top human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to fight the cause of Rohingya Muslims at World Court

Male/IBNS: Maldives has hired leading human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to fight the rights of the persecuted Rohingya Muslims at the International Court of Justice(ICJ), media reports said on Wednesday.

Law has done its duty: Cyberabad Police on encounter

Hyderabad/IBNS: Stating that law has done its duty, Cyberabad Police on Friday gave details of the events which left all the four accused of the veterinary doctor killed during an encounter here. 

No India without Kashmir: Columnist Sunanda Vashisht at US Congressional hearing on human rights

Washington/IBNS: Backing the abrogation of Article 370 at the US Congressional hearing on human rights, columnist Sunanda Vashisht said there is no India without Jammu and Kashmir and no Kashmir without the country, media reports said.

Bhima-Koregaon case: Supreme Court likely to give its verdict on arrest of five activists today

New Delhi, Sept 28 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Friday might give its verdict on the plea by historian Romila Thapar and others who have been seeking the release of arrested five activists in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

Eternal vigilance is required to safeguard human rights and restore human dignity: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi,June 26 (IBNS): Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has said that eternal vigilance is required to safeguard human rights and restore human dignity to each and every person.

OHCHR Report on Kashmir human rights is seriously flawed and biased, says European think tank group

Amsterdam, Jun 25 (IBNS): The human rights report on Kashmir by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) glosses over the cross-border terrorism exported by Pakistan while being unreasonably critical of India’s human rights record, said a prominent think tank group of Europe engaged in South Asian studies.

Kashmir Valley observing shutdown, security beefed up

Srinagar, Dec 10 (IBNS): Kashmir Valley is observing a shutdown on the eve of International Human Rights Day on Sunday.

Human rights body welcomes commutation of death sentence of Bara massacre convicts

Patna, Jan 23 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Monday welcomed the commutation of death sentence of four death row convicts by President Pranab Mukherjee.