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`Unbelievable` US pressure led to UN resolution, Lanka says

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:35

Sri Lanka on Friday blamed "unbelievable" US pressure on member states that led to the UN adopting a resolution censuring Colombo on its human rights record after a vote at the UNHRC session.

Sonia Gandhi seeks dismissal of rights violation case in US

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 22:14

Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked court to dismiss human rights violation case filed in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, saying complaint failed to attribute actual acts to her.

Sonia Gandhi not to depose in human rights violation case: Attorney

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 15:44

Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will not depose here in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her by a Sikh rights group, her attorney has said.

Vasan appreciates David Cameron`s efforts on ethnic Tamils

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 13:30

GK Vasan hailed "positive" efforts by British PM David Cameron in seeking an independent probe into alleged human rights violations against ethnic Tamils during CHOGM in Sri Lanka.

Rajnath rakes up rights violation issue in Gilgit Baltistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 14:38

On a five-day visit to the US, Rajnath Singh has raked up the issue of human rights violations and oppression of the people of Gilgit Baltistan.

Sikh group challenges US court order against Badal

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 09:11

An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

US court dismisses HR violation case against Badal

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 22:04

A US court has dismissed a case filed by a Sikh rights group accusing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of being involved in human rights violations.

Govt will not interfere in domestic affairs of Sri Lanka: Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 20:25

Congress on Thursday said Government "unambiguously" condemns alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka, but will not interfere in the domestic affairs of the island nation.

Court orders probe into Pinki Pramanik’s rights violation allegation

Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 15:27

In a major relief for Pinki Pramanik, Calcutta High Court has ordered a probe into the allegations of human rights violation against the former athlete, who is accused of raping his former partner.

129 Army men punished for HR violations: Antony

Last Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010, 00:28

The Army has so far punished 129 of its personnel, including 38 officers, with imprisonment and dismissal from service for violations of human rights, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

CWG faces allegations of human rights violation

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 17:42

As controversy rages over scams in Commonwealth Games, a group of NGOs today raised the issue of "large-scale human rights violation" due to the event.

Stop human rights violation of Kashmiri Pandits: UKPC

Last Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2010, 17:47

UKPC on Saturday accused the Centre and the state of failing to take adequate steps to stop human rights violation of Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced to leave the Valley, and ensure their return and rehabilitation.