China backs Lanka`s opposition to UN rights panel

China on Thursday backed Sri Lanka in
its opposition to the setting up of a human rights panel by
the UN to look into alleged rights abuses during the ethnic
war, saying the government was capable of handling it.

Lanka threatens to bar visit of UN rights panel

In a defiant stance, Sri Lanka
on Thursday said it will not allow a UN panel to enter the country
to investigate alleged human rights abuses during the last
stages of the country`s civil war.

Andhra rights panel bans children`s reality shows

The Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission Saturday banned television reality shows involving children.

Bihar rights panel moved over illegal cremation

Families of three youths allegedly cremated in an illegal manner by police have moved Bihar`s human rights commission for registration of criminal cases against policemen and officials of a hospital.