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India says Stan Swamy treated as per law, rejects remarks by UNHRC EU-VPNIndia says Stan Swamy treated as per law, rejects remarks by UNHRC EU-VPN

India says Stan Swamy treated as per law, dismisses criticism by UNHRC and EU

The External Affairs Ministry said India remains committed to the promotion and protection of the human rights of all its citizens.

Top Stories Jul 6, 2021, 11:05 PM IST

India defends new IT rules, tells UNHRC that right to freedom of speech is guaranteed-VPNIndia defends new IT rules, tells UNHRC that right to freedom of speech is guaranteed-VPN

India defends new IT rules, says concerns are misplaced, exaggerated and disingenuous

A day after the United Nations Office of the Human Rights Commissioner expressed concerns over India's new Information Technology rules, the Indian government has set the record straight.

Top Stories Jun 20, 2021, 3:56 PM IST

As Karnataka cops wield lathi on public during lockdown, complaint filed with Human Rights Commission-ycbAs Karnataka cops wield lathi on public during lockdown, complaint filed with Human Rights Commission-ycb

As Karnataka cops wield lathi on public during lockdown, complaint filed with Human Rights Commission

As Karnataka cops wield lathi on public during lockdown, complaint filed with Human Rights Commission

Coronavirus May 12, 2021, 5:09 PM IST

Bengal BJP leaders caught spreading Birbhum gang rape fake news-VPNBengal BJP leaders caught spreading Birbhum gang rape fake news-VPN

Bengal BJP leaders caught spreading fake news, as police says no gang rape happened in Birbhum

Election Commission-appointed Birbhum district Superintendent of Police Nagendra Nath Tripathi IPS told media persons that reports of gang rape in Birbhum are fake. 

Top Stories May 5, 2021, 9:17 AM IST

CAA protests National Human Rights Commission sends notice to UP govt gives six weeks to replyCAA protests National Human Rights Commission sends notice to UP govt gives six weeks to reply

CAA protests: National Human Rights Commission sends notice to UP govt, gives six weeks to reply

The notice to the UP government comes days after a delegation of the Congress met the NHRC alleging police atrocities on CAA protesters in the state

India Feb 11, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Let children spend holidays with parents Rights panels ban vacation classesLet children spend holidays with parents Rights panels ban vacation classes

Let children spend holidays with parents: Rights panels moot ban on vacation classes

The commissions found that the schools were violating the rights of children and norms laid down in Kerala Education Rules 1959 by denying them the joys of holidaying.

Apr 25, 2017, 7:13 AM IST

KHRC moots medical prescriptions regional languageKHRC moots medical prescriptions regional language

Why only English? Medical prescriptions in Malayalam can save lives

The complainant lost his twin kids while in gestation as he failed to understand that his wife was carrying twins and complications associated with her pregnancy

Feb 8, 2017, 4:56 PM IST

Maoist encounte Is police misleading Human Rights bodyMaoist encounte Is police misleading Human Rights body

Maoist Killings: Is police misleading Human Rights Commission?

The commission wanted more satisfactory replies on the questions raised on the alleged violation of human rights involved in the operation.  

Jan 17, 2017, 5:41 AM IST

Custodial deaths on the rise in KeralaCustodial deaths on the rise in Kerala

Custodial deaths on the rise in Kerala

As many as 153 deaths owing to police torture was reported till October 2016 while 130 persons died n 2014-15

Dec 10, 2016, 8:28 AM IST