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'Prolonged impunity must end': Amnesty India says leaders making hate speeches must be held accountable in view of violence in Delhi over CAA
India

'Prolonged impunity must end': Amnesty India says leaders making hate speeches must be held accountable in view of violence in Delhi over CAA

The Amnesty India urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to unequivocally condemn the recent hate speeches made by leaders and demanded that they must be held accountable.

CBI raids Amnesty International India's offices in Delhi, Bengaluru; 'pattern of harassment', says human rights watchdog
India

CBI raids Amnesty International India's offices in Delhi, Bengaluru; 'pattern of harassment', says human rights watchdog

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted raids at the Amnesty International India's Bengaluru and Delhi offices.

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

ED raids Amnesty India over FEMA irregularities: A brief history of Centre's crackdown on NGOs
India

ED raids Amnesty India over FEMA irregularities: A brief history of Centre's crackdown on NGOs

The latest Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids at the India office of Amnesty International in Bengaluru on Thursday has brought back questions related to the Narendra Modi government's handling of NGOs run by international bodies or funded by them in India.

Death of 7 civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam: Amnesty India calls for 'impartial investigation'
India

Death of 7 civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam: Amnesty India calls for 'impartial investigation'

The Amnesty India Wednesday said there should be an "independent and impartial" investigation into the death recently of seven civilians in a blast at Kulgam district in South Kashmir and those responsible for it should be brought to justice.

Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Amnesty India urges political parties to uphold human rights in poll manifestos
India

Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Amnesty India urges political parties to uphold human rights in poll manifestos

Ahead of Karnataka Assembly election, human rights organisation Amnesty International's India wing on Friday urged the political parties in the state to uphold human rights in their poll manifestos.

Security forces in Kashmir using excessive force against protesters: Amnesty India
India

Security forces in Kashmir using excessive force against protesters: Amnesty India

Human rights watchdog Amnesty international on Monday blamed India for excessive use of force against protesters in Kashmir.

Amnesty row: Jaitley accuses Congress of vote bank politics, says 'azadi' slogans not freedom of speech
Politics

Amnesty row: Jaitley accuses Congress of vote bank politics, says 'azadi' slogans not freedom of speech

Union minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asserted that 'azadi' slogans cannot be treated as freedom of speech and slammed Congress and its Karnataka government, accusing them of indulging in vote bank politics over the issue.

Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to know
India

Amnesty International vs FCRA: All you need to know

Amnesty International's request to set up office in India for operations in South Asia is likely to get rejected.

In the age of nationalistic fervour, the Indian Army is critically short-staffed
India

In the age of nationalistic fervour, the Indian Army is critically short-staffed

Nor, despite all the vociferous condemnation of anyone expressing any reservation about the actions of the Indian Army in Kashmir, the North East, wherever, is the Army a desired career option for our best and the brightest.

Govt's proposal to rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits not enough: Amnesty
India

Govt's proposal to rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits not enough: Amnesty

Amnesty International India on Tuesday welcomed the government's pledge and proposals to properly rehabilitate displaced Kashmiri pandits.

Centre suspects source, blocks funds to Amnesty India
India

Centre suspects source, blocks funds to Amnesty India

One third of the sum originates from a trust registered in the tax haven of Gibraltar and founded by Anurag Dikshit, who earlier pleaded guilty in a US court of gambling fraud.

Homosexuality illegal in India, says SC; Twitter, Facebook explode with rage over ruling
News & Analysis

Homosexuality illegal in India, says SC; Twitter, Facebook explode with rage over ruling

In a huge setback to the LGBT community in India, the Supreme Court has overturned a decision made by the Delhi High Court in 2009, criminalising homosexuality