UN Human Rights Council

We can't trust Rohingyas, says MOS Home Hansraj Ahir

India cannot trust Rohingyas, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said here on Thursday.

Sep 15, 2017, 00:44 AM IST

Ex-LTTE leader's wife Ananthi Saseetharan sworn in as north Lanka minister

Ananthi Saseetharan was appointed as the minister of rehabilitation and women's affairs by Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran in the reshuffle of the northern council of ministers.

Jun 29, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
At UN, India says it's secular state with no state religion

At UN, India says it's secular state with no state religion

India on Friday said it is a secular state with no state religion and safeguarding the rights of minorities forms an essential core of its polity, as it came under criticism from Pakistan over treatment of minorities.

May 05, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
India protects rights of the vulnerable: AG Mukul Rohatgi tells UNHRC

India protects rights of the vulnerable: AG Mukul Rohatgi tells UNHRC

India on Thursday said that it protects the rights of vulnerable groups and is strengthening laws for their protection and welfare.

May 04, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

India will go with consensus on Lanka resolution at UNHRC: Govt

India today said it will go with the consensus at the UNHRC on the US-sponsored resolution which proposes to give two more years beyond 2017 to Sri Lanka to fulfil its promises on protecting the interests of Tamils there.

Mar 23, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

US criticises UN Human Rights Council over Palestine, Arab territories

The United States on Monday criticized the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying addressing the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories as part of its agenda exhibited the group`s "long-standing bias against Israel."

Mar 20, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

North Korea boycotts 'politically motivated' UN rights session

North Korea boycotted a U.N. review of its human rights record on Monday, shunning calls to hold to account the Pyongyang leadership for crimes against humanity documented by the world body.

Mar 13, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

India corners Pakistan at UN Human Rights Council session

Stating that the fundamental reason for disturbances in Kashmir is cross-border terrorism promoted by Pakistan which is so ruthless that it doesn't shy away from using civilians and even children by putting them in harm's way, India on Monday urged the UN Human Rights Council to take a holistic view of this threat and not permit the use of terrorism as state policy to be masqueraded as advocacy of human rights.

Sep 20, 2016, 01:32 AM IST

UN war crimes panel on Syria seeks better access to refugees in Europe

The independent panel, set up five years ago, says it has compiled a confidential list of suspects on all sides of the conflict that have carried out war crimes or crimes against humanity.

Sep 19, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Pakistan ups ante, says will ask UNHRC to send fact-finding team to Kashmir

Pakistan ups ante, says will ask UNHRC to send fact-finding team to Kashmir

The statement was issued after Sharif presided over a high-level meeting of the National Security Committee in Islamabad to discuss regional security, mainly the Kashmir situation.

Jul 22, 2016, 18:35 PM IST