Human Rights

  • China secretly spying on CBI domain

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his video address on the occasion of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit from London on 3 December said that China is sucking out e-mails of India’s premier investigative agency the Central Bureau of ...

  • Bajrang Dal leader arrested for disrupting camp

    Agra: Police on 28 October arrested the leader of a Hindu radical group for inciting a mob to attack a medical camp a Church-based NGO organized near Agra. Rev. Prabhat Kashyap of Sparsh Sewa Samiti, who organized the October 25 event, said aro...

  • Two laws enacted after 26/11 attack up for review

    Two laws hurriedly enacted in the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks to shore up India’s capacity to deal with future terror strikes are up for a review. The government is considering changes in the two legislations - the Nation...

  • Govt plans to define word ‘terrorist’

    The government is contemplating defining the word ‘terrorist’ under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. The act so far only defines terrorist acts, terrorist organizations, unlawful activities and unlawful associations. But,...

  • Fake I.M. email: Monu Ojha nabbed

    The moment there is a bomb blast, there is a spate of instant emails which the electronic media claims to have been sent by I.M. jihadis and the gullible ones swallow this allegation. The recent Delhi High Court blast was also followed by a few...

  • Three SHOs and three constables found guilty by court

    Ghaziabad: Special court of CBI declared three Daroghas (SHOs), three police constables and seven others guilty of killing Raees and Firoz and involved in destroying proofs of an encounter on 3 March 2009 in Indirapuram Police Thana area. The a...

  • Ban on Sanatan Sanstha initiated

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s home minister R.R. Patil said while talking to media persons in Mumbai that a letter from union home ministry has been received asking for reports on two activists of Sanatan Sanstha i.e. Ramesh Hanumant Gadkari and ...

  • Ban on Sanatan Sanstha initiated

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s home minister R.R. Patil said while talking to media persons in Mumbai that a letter from union home ministry has been received asking for reports on two activists of Sanatan Sanstha i.e. Ramesh Hanumant Gadkari and ...

  • Malegaon blast accused apply for bail

    Malegaon: The eight accused in jail facing allegations of masterminding the September 2006 Malegaon blast have filed on 1 October a fresh application seeking bail in the Special MCOCA Court in Mumbai. Their earlier bail-application was rejected...

  • Malegaon 2006 Muslim youth innocent: NIA

    + Pix The National Investigating Agency (NIA) while admitting mistakes in the Malegaon blast probe has declared that nine Muslim youth who were arrested and jailed for the Malegaon blast in 2006 by Maharashtra ATS are innocent that is w...

  • CBI summons six cops in Ghaziabad encounter case

    A CBI court in Ghaziabad has summoned six policemen alleged to have killed two men, Rais and Firoz, in an encounter on 3 March 2009 at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad when they were allegedly trying to rob a car. The victims’ families have claim...

  • Demand for enquiry by ATS into the Nanded blast

    Nanded (Maharashtra): Human Rights Commission has issued an order for enquiry by ATS into the bomb blast in a biscuit godown in Nanded that had taken place four years ago whose file was closed by the police. It may be stated that on the night o...

  • Home ministry trying to evolve consensus on AFSPA

    On one hand only 13 days of fasting by Anna Hazare was enough to force the government to concede to their demands while on the other no consensus as of now has been reached within the government to repeal ASPA even after 11 years of fast by Iro...

  • Why different parameters for mass graves in J&K

    News of detection of mass graves in any parts of the world provides ample ammo to keep the political pot boiling. But in India it is not more than another report or story.  Has the report of findings of mass graves in Kashmir surprised any...

  • Chief minister Ibobi's fad for Five Star Hotel threatens homes and churches in Imphal

    The Government of Manipur has learnt no lessons from the evolving situation in various parts of the country from Orissa, Bengal, and Maharashtra to Delhi, Noida and Haryana on issues of land acquisition

  • J&K “encounter”: Antony orders probe

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over reports of the fake encounter of a mentally-challenged (Hindu) man in Poonch on 7 August, Defence Minister A K Antony on 10 August directed the Army to conduct an inquiry into the incident and asked it to subm...

  • NHRC seeks report over fake encounter in Kashmir

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir government and Centre seeking a report about the allegation of a fake encounter of a civilian in Poonch. In a startling revelation the Lashkar militant killed on ...

  • Court to probe procurement scam in top Intel agency

    The Supreme Court on 16 August has sought a status report by a one man inquiry commission set up under solicitor general Rohington Nariman to probe into National Technical Research Organisation Rs 800crore scam. The court has asked to submit th...

  • Tulsi fake encounter re-constructed

    Ahmadabad: CBI team which began fresh investigations in the fake Tulsi encounter case reconstructed the entire event with a team of AIIMS and CFSL experts. The teams were taken by train to the village Chhapri where Tulsi had escaped from the tr...

  • CBI investigating Dara encounter case seeks protection for its team

    In a surprise move, CBI investigating Dara Singh fake encounter case has asked for protection for its team and also for the accused in the case. In a letter to Rajasthan home department CBI had mentioned that its personnel had received threats ...