Pak human rights commission demands repeal of `draconian` law

Terming Pakistan`s new anti-terror law as a "blatant attack on the fundamental rights of the people," a human rights group today demanded the repeal of the `draconian` legislation.

Obama nominates three Indian-Americans to advisory commission

US President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint three Indian-Americans to his 14-member advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs).

Will set up commission to probe Dikshit: BJP

The Delhi BJP said it would set up an "accountability commission" and probe all projects undertaken by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Kishtwar violence: Commission visits riot-hit areas

The one-member Commission, probing the Kishtwar violence, on Sunday visited the riot-hit areas and met senior police and administrative officials.

Egypt Prez calls for forming commission to amend constitution

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called for forming an independent commission to amend the constitution, with the participation of all political forces and parties.

Assam: Commission to inquire into farmers’ firing

Assam govt has constituted a one-man commission of inquiry to probe circumstances leading to the killing of four jute farmers.

Commission begins probe into Goa illegal mining

Goa is the biggest exporter of iron ore in the country.

India launches second home-built stealth warship

The Indian Navy added to its striking capabilities on Saturday by commissioning its second indigenously designed and built warship, INS Satpura, a multi-role combatant stealth frigate that can hoodwink enemy and catch him off-guard.

Modi appoints commission to probe corruption

Congress has alleged corruption and
favouritism on the part of Modi government.

Karzai gives commission power to resolve vote row

The decree could be a step
towards breaking the paralysis that has dogged the Afghan Parliament.

`Loopholes in police claims on Forbesganj firing`

The National Commission for
Minorities has raised questions on the claims of Bihar Police
regarding the June 3 firing incident in Forbesganj in the
state in which four persons of a minority community were
killed.

Railway commences probe into Kalka Mail accident

The Railway Safety Commission here
has commenced a probe into the Kalka Mail derailment in Punjab
last week in which 70 people were killed and 250 others
injured.

Bahrain will probe charges of rights violations

The commission will also probe the legality of mass arrests and the dismissal of 2000 workers.

Pak govt forms commission to probe journalist`s ki

Federal Shariat Court Chief Justice Agha Rafiq will
head the commission that will probe the mysterious death of
Shahzad, who was Pakistan bureau chief of Asia Times Online.

Pak leader opposes commission on Osama killing

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief said Pak "will suffer" if military is found to be "in the wrong".

Plea in Pak court for commission to probe journo`s killing

Syed Saleem Shahzad`s body was found in a canal in Punjab a day after he was reported missing.

I did not handle Adarsh files: Tatkare tells Commission

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister
Sunil Tatkare has stated before the two-member Commission
probing Adarsh Housing Society scam that he was never
concerned with the decisions regarding the Society.

Adarsh inquiry: Commission seeks documents from centre, state

The two-member commission of inquiry
set up by Maharashtra government to probe the Adarsh scam on Wednesday issued summons to the CBI, various Union
Ministries and the state, seeking all the relevant documents
by April 27.

Commission orders Asaram Bapu to appear on May 9

The Justice DK Trivedi Inquiry
Commission probing the deaths of two teenage boys in 2008,
on Friday ordered religious leader Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan
Sai to appear before it on May 9.

Jamia is a minority institution, rules commission

The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) Tuesday observed that the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is a minority education institution founded by the Muslims for the benefit of community.