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Provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by enemy: CIC tells Indian Army

Jul 28, 2016

Provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by enemy: CIC tells Indian Army

The Central Information Commission has directed the army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Army #RTI #Human Rights #soldiers
Syed Akbaruddin delivers Pakistan a knockout blow in UN speech

Jul 14, 2016

Syed Akbaruddin delivers Pakistan a knockout blow in UN speech

One of the more shining examples of the fiery articulations of India's viewpoint by Akbaruddin came at the high-level "UN@70 Human Rights at the centre of the global agenda" on Wednesday. #United Nations #Jammu and Kashmir #InMyOpinion #Ministry of External Affairs #Human Rights #Syed Akbaruddin #Sartaj Aziz #Burhan Wani
Army veterans oppose SC ruling that forbids using excessive force in disturbed areas

Jul 10, 2016

Army veterans oppose SC ruling that forbids using excessive force in disturbed areas

The Supreme Court verdict saying the army should not use excessive force in its counter insurgency operations has not gone down well with the army veterans. #Nagaland #NewsTracker #Assam #Kashmir #AFSPA #Human Rights #Insurgency
Free and independent media key to China's development, says Ban Ki-moon

Jul 07, 2016

Free and independent media key to China's development, says Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told China's leaders on Thursday that a flourishing civil society and free media are key to China's development #China #Civil society #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Human Rights #Free Media
SC directs Centre to provide 3% reservation in jobs for people with disabilities

Jul 04, 2016

SC directs Centre to provide 3% reservation in jobs for people with disabilities

The Supreme Court has directed the government to give three percent reservation to persons with disability in all services. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Reservation #Human Rights #Centre #Persons with disabilities
Human rights record improved; still a long way to go, concedes China

Jun 14, 2016

Human rights record improved; still a long way to go, concedes China

China on Tuesday said civil and political rights of its people have been effectively improved in the last three years. #China #NewsTracker #Dalai Lama #Human Rights #civil rights
Modi, Obama discuss extremism challenge; no discussion on human rights

Jun 08, 2016

Modi, Obama discuss extremism challenge; no discussion on human rights

PM Modi discussed religious extremism with US President Obama but human rights issues and religious freedom on India were left out. #Obama #NewsTracker #Human Rights #religious extremism #Modi in US #Freedom of Religion
Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

Jun 03, 2016

Trudeau unhappy after China's finance minister berates Canadian reporter

"Freedom of the press is extremely important to me," Trudeau said. "We know that the job of the media is to ask tough questions." #China #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Canada #Press Freedom #Wang Yi #Justin Trudeau
India ready to talk human rights with US, but without any 'judgemental pronouncements', say officials

Jun 02, 2016

India ready to talk human rights with US, but without any 'judgemental pronouncements', say officials

India is willing to discuss human rights issues on the basis of "equality and partnership" with the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here next week, but will not accept any kind of 'judgemental pronouncements' #NewsTracker #Human Rights #US President Barack Obama #PM Narendra Modi #Ben Cardin