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US court permits Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 22:57

US court has granted a Sikh group`s plea to serve summons on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in India under an international convention for alleged rights abuses during his tenure.

British PM to demand independent probe in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 17:39

British Prime Minister David Cameron will demand an independent investigation into alleged human rights abuses in Sri Lanka when he attends Commonwealth summit in Colombo next week.

Over 260 mn victims of caste-based discrimination

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 21:03

More than 260 million people across the world are still victims of human rights abuses due to caste-based discrimination.

We don`t meddle in other people`s affairs: Khurshid

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 15:46

Amid stepped up pressure for support to UN resolution against Sri Lanka on alleged human rights violations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said India will not interfere in the internal matters of that country.

Sunni leader slams `massive` Iraq rights problems

Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 20:57

Parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi said that massive violations were destroying its democracy.

Russia scolds United States for human rights abuse

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 23:07

Moscow`s report on torture and abuse by the US govt seeks to undermine US` stance as a global judge of human rights.

`Army has zero tolerance for human rights abuse’

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 21:34

Asserting that the Army had institutionalised the aspect of human rights even before the NHRC was established, a top Army commander on Wednesday said.

Satellites can track human rights abuses

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 13:09

They can be monitored by inferring into the digital images that satellites transmit.

Over 3.7 lakh complaints against police on rights abuse

Last Updated: Thursday, April 29, 2010, 11:26

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) got over 370,000 complaints against the police force related to human rights abuse in the last 10 years - most of them from Uttar Pradesh, a document of the rights body has revealed.

J&K won`t tolerate human rights abuse: Governor

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 15:57

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday reiterated the state`s commitment to ensuring zero tolerance towards human rights violations.

Significant evidence of rights abuse in Gaza: Pillay

Last Updated: Saturday, August 15, 2009, 13:43

Contending that there was "significant" evidence of human rights violation by Israeli forces in Gaza, a top UN human rights official has called for a "credible, independent and transparent" probe".