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Nepal sets up panels to probe war crimes amid cries for justice

Nepal set up two commissions on Tuesday to investigate long-simmering allegations of human rights abuses and disappearances during the Himalayan nation`s decade-long civil war, a government minister said. 

Bihar moving on the path of growth with justice: Manjhi

Accepting the guard of honour on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday asserted that the state was moving fast on the avowed path of "growth with justice."

Nepal's rape victims shatter taboos to seek justice

When Pooja Bohara heard that the two men who had dragged her into a toilet and raped her had been released from prison nine months ago, the Nepali teenager went into shock.

Bangladesh rape laws need overhaul to ensure justice, campaigners say

  Bangladesh must reform its archaic laws on rape to help boost convictions and instill confidence in victims who are often too afraid to seek justice, a legal aid group said on Monday.

Monaco can't trademark 'Monaco', EU court rules

Monaco cannot register its own name as a trademark because the principality is too well known on account of its royal family and Formula One race, an EU court ruled Thursday.

Taiwan leader sues radio host over illicit donations claim

Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou will file a lawsuit against a radio host for alleging that he accepted political donations from a company implicated in food safety scandals, his office said Thursday.

'Woman' a gender by virtue!

It aches the heart, soul, mind and all the other awakened senses to know that women are abducted, raped, and robbed off their integrity with much ease lately.

Iraqi man who lost five sons to AIDS in weary fight for justice

First one of his sons died, then another and another. By 1996, Khalid al-Jabor had lost five children to AIDS, all victims of contaminated blood allegedly exported to Iraq by a French firm now owned by drug giant Sanofi.

Implement solemn assurances given in Constitution: President Pranab

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday asked the civil servants to implement solemn assurances given in the Constitution which guarantees justice, liberty and equality for all during their services.

IPL Spot Fixing Case: Mudgal Committee interrogates MS Dhoni for nearly 4 hours

Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni was questioned for nearly four hours in Delhi by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee investigator BB Mishra (deputy director, National Narcotics Bureau ) who is investigating the case of IPL spot fixing.

Worship Golu devta, the God of justice

Golu devta is known as the God of justice.Devotees send across letters to him with their complaints and wishes.

Not against Muslims, but opposed to any injustice: Katju

 A day after his controversial remarks terming Muslim personal law "unjust", Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju today said he was not against any religion but was speaking up against injustice.

Judge orders release of Briton accused of World Cup ticket scam

A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars` worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison yesterday while awaiting trial in Brazil.

HC allows 19 yr girl to go with husband

Madras High Court today allowed a 19-year-old girl of Rajasthan origin from Coimbatore, who apprehended honour killing by her family, to go with her husband in the light of her categorical statement in court that she wanted to live with him.

Natural justice principles can be waived in national security matters: SC

Strict implementation of principles of natural justice can be done away with in a case relating to national security, the Supreme Court on Friday said.

Educationists express support for Justice AK Ganguly

A group of educationists and intellectuals came out in support of former Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly, claiming that he was a victim of a conspiracy to make him resign as the chairperson of West Bengal Human Rights Commission.

Is Supreme Court losing its moral authority? Lawyers wonder

As allegations of "unwelcome behaviour" against retired Supreme Court judges - two have surfaced so far - are denting the institution`s moral authority, an informal in-house mechanism is required to determine the veracity of such allegations and a single yardstick should be applied for any probes into the charges, eminent lawyers say.

Trinamool rubbishes Ganguly`s allegations against Mamata

Rubbishing retired justice AK Ganguly`s contention that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did not want him to continue as state human rights panel chief after some decisions taken by him went against her government, ruling Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy said Ganguly`s claims were not borne out by facts.

West Bengal`s `totalitarian regime` didn`t want me to continue: Ganguly

Justice (retd) AK Ganguly said the situation in West Bengal was akin to that of a "totalitarian regime where no dissent is allowed".

Mohun Bagan `used female intern` to frame Justice AK Ganguly: PIL

The Central government has cleared the proposal for Presidential reference for ex-Supreme Court judge Asok Kumar Ganguly`s removal as head of WBHRC in connection with sexual harassment allegations made against him by a law intern.