Last Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 17:48
Political parties and human rights
organisations will demand abolition of the death penalty against three assassins of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2011, 20:41
Emergency laws are in force in the
country for most of the past 30 years.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 02, 2011, 11:14
Illinois` death row officially died when a state law abolishing the death penalty quietly took effect.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 21:59
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 21:52
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 08, 2011, 21:50
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
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 22:25
As many as 25 states have
abolished conduct of board examinations till the completion of
the elementary education.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010, 16:09
Germany endorses a plan to abolish compulsory military service in 2011.
Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 12:37
The Dalai Lama and other Nobel Peace laureates from the last four decades gathered Friday at a hotel a few miles from ground zero of the world`s first atomic bomb attack to support the end of nuclear weapons.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 00:13
Pope Benedict XVI received the Bolivian Prez who sought the abolition of priestly celibacy.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 01, 2009, 17:09
Malaysia on Saturday was stuck by its
worst ever riots, as thousands of protestors took to the
streets demanding abolishing of the draconian internal
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