Human Rights

  • Attack on Christians continues in Karnataka

    Bangalore: Karnataka police on August 11 arrested nine Christians on charges of 'forceful' conversion in Dharwad. Hindu extremists Ram Sena attacked After School Club LeadersTraining Program (ASCLTP) team members, beat them up and took ...

  • Suspected members of SIMI found innocent

    Mumbai: Muslim youths arrested at Akola on the suspicion of being members of the banned organization SIMI were found innocent and it was confirmed that they had nothing to do with SIMI. It may be mentioned in this connection that when these you...

  • Delhi High Court grants bail to Irshad

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court granted bail to Irshad Ali on 11 August on a bond of Rs 25,000 and one surety of the same amount. It may be mentioned that Irshad Ali and Qamar were arrested by Delhi Police's special cell as suspected terrorists...

  • Eye witnesses and lawyers say Maulana Khalid Mujahid & Tariq Qasmi are innocent

    Lucknow: Mayatwati government had set up a one-man Commission consisting of Lucknow's retired district and session judge, Justice R.D. Namesh to enquire into the cycle bomb blasts at Faizabad and Lucknow Courts and also to find out if ATS h...

  • Case against 13 cops for fake encounter

    Faizabad: A case of fake encounter against 13 police personnel, including an Additional Superintendent of Police and a Deputy Superintendent of Police of Special Task Force (STF) has been registered at Kotwali Police Station here by CB-CID. Acc...

  • Dalits treated with prejudice and tortured till death

    By NM Salih Attacks on Dalit communities in India are frequent and those responsible are seldom prosecuted. The concerned authorities often seem to choke off the debates and fail to ensure that a case is registered under the SC/ST (Prevent...

  • Report of the AIMMM delegation to Kalalti village

    This is a report of the fact-finding delegation of the All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) which visited Ambala and Yamuna Nagar districts of Haryana on 28 August 2009 regarding atrocities inflicted by non-Muslim villagers on Muslim fa...

  • Accused in CRPF camp attack acquitted by High Court

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court acquitted on Monday 14 Sept Maqsood Ahmad who was accused of his complicity in attack on CRPF camp at Jharoda Kalan, New Delhi in 2001 in which one CRPF man was killed and who was sentenced to death by a lower trial ...

  • High Court’s support of clean chit to Delhi Police challenged in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court's acceptance of National Human Rights Commission's investigation report giving clean chit to Delhi Police's Special Cell in Batla House encounter case has been challenged by ANHAD (Act Now for Harmony and...

  • Former employee wins case but embassy not keen to honour Indian law

    New Delhi: A dismissed Iranian embassy official has approached the Delhi High Court seeking a direction  to the Centre to grant him sanction to move a civil court for executing a decree directing his previous  employer to pay him a co...

  • Conditions For Reconciliation with Justice Do Not Obtain in Gujarat

    Aligarh: “The State, Including Judiciary & the Civil Society Failed the Victims,” said the well-known social and rights activist Harsh Mander here during a book release. Prof. Irfan Habib paying tribute to Harsh Madner in gl...

  • Hyderabad twin blast case still unsolved

    Hyderabad: Over two years have passed on the twin blasts which took place on 25 August 2007 at Lumbini Park and Gokul Chaat Bhandar but the culprits are still at large, while Muslim youths are still being harassed in the name of investigations....

  • Kalbe Sadiq’s call for women reservation raises a storm

    By Hasan Masood Lucknow : Controversy over the statement of the renowned Shia cleric and the vice-president of the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board Maulana Kalbe Sadiq demanding 30 percent reservation for women in the Board refuses to die ...

  • Court’s relief to Asif Mohammad Khan in SIMI poster case

    New Delhi: Asif Mohammad Khan, newly elected RJD MLA from Okhla who was facing a criminal case of war against the  state and spreading communal hatred got a relief from the court when a TV journalist, Pankaj Vohra, assistant editor  o...

  • American journalist claims compensation from Delhi Police

    New Delhi: An American journalist, Havel Eliot, whom police mistakenly took to be a car thief, was kicked, beaten with batons and tortured in different ways, has now demanded proper investigation of the police role and claimed a compensation of...

  • Fine and imprisonment in custodial death case

    A court in its verdict against the SHO responsible for the custodial death of Salem two years ago, has charged him for murder and imposed on him a fine of one lakh rupees. The court has also ordered a departmental inquiry against IO and that a ...

  • Kashmiri students under intelligence surveillance

    Police and intelligence agencies have made it tough for Kashmiri students to pursue their education in other states of the country. Intelligence and police agencies have prepared a list of 40 students pursuing their post-graduation studies at d...

  • Ranbir's fake encounter: Three police officers arrested

    Of 14 policemen, three policemen who killed Ranbir Singh (24) in a fake encounter and branded him a criminal some three months ago at Dehradoon, were arrested on 3 October 2009 by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Three policemen (insp...

  • SC moved for custodial death compensation

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on 6 July sought a response from Uttar Pradesh government on a petition by a 65-year-old man seeking compensation for the death of his son Ramu who died due to alleged torture by the police in the state's Sitapu...

  • Appeal to Release Muslim Prisoners

    Coimbatore: The Tamilaga Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam has appealed to the Tamil Nadu chief Minister to consider the release of Muslim prisoners who were behind the bar for the last 10 years, on the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister, C N An...