Political parties and human rights
organisations will demand abolition of the death penalty against three assassins of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
Emergency laws are in force in the
country for most of the past 30 years.
Illinois` death row officially died when a state law abolishing the death penalty quietly took effect.Jul 02, 2011, 11:14 AM IST
Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday expressed "disagreement" with the Centre`s decision to hike the MPLAD fund to Rs five crore from Rs two crore.Mar 12, 2011, 21:59 PM IST
Expressing concern over slow pace of abolition of manual scavenging and dry latrines, NHRC on Saturday said the statistics projected in this regard by the public authorities; do not match the ground realities.Mar 12, 2011, 21:52 PM IST
After intervention by NHRC, the
Orissa government has abolished the `bartan` system prevalent
in some areas in the state under which upper caste people used
to extract work from members of some communities for a
As many as 25 states have
abolished conduct of board examinations till the completion of
the elementary education.