Human Rights

  • AWMELA’s memo to President on Batla House encounter

    Azamgarh: September 19th, Azamgarh: It was September when two Muslim youths, claimed to be terrorists, were brutally murdered in the infamous fake Batla House encounter. Since then numerous petitions, RTIs, protest marchs, etc have been held to...

  • AWMELA’s memo to President on Batla House encounter

    Azamgarh: September 19th, Azamgarh: It was September when two Muslim youths, claimed to be terrorists, were brutally murdered in the infamous fake Batla House encounter. Since then numerous petitions, RTIs, protest marchs, etc have been held to...

  • Police clueless about Muzaffar’s murder

    Ahmadabad: The Sarkhej police have made little progress in the murder of Muzaffar Pathan, the 26-year old son of Badu Khan, a resident of Gomtipur. Muzaffar was attacked by four unidentified persons when he was riding a bike with his 30-year ol...

  • Shastra Pujas: what is religious about worshipping arms?

    By Subhash Gatade I Schools are meant for play and studies where kids slowly blossom into adolescents. Schools are meant for books, laboratories and other cultural activities which cater to an all round development of its alum...

  • Saffron terror: official admission

    Home Minister P Chidambrum was not addressing humdrum ‘aam aadmi’ when he talked about the saffron terrorism. He was addressing the director generals of Police of all the states of India. Therefore, the meeting assumed importance be...

  • Fake encounter FIR against IPS officer quashed

    Ahmadabad: The Gujarat High Court quashed an FIR against senior police officer Kuldip Sharma on the ground that it was too late to allow further proceedings in 26 year old case. Justice RH Shukla, however, refused to consider Sharma’s all...

  • 114 terrorists killed in six months in Kashmir

    New Delhi: Union minister of state Ajay Makan said in a written reply to Rashid Alvi’s question in Rajya Sabha that by the end of June this year, 254 incidents of violence took place in the state (J&K) in which 20 civilians and 34 sec...

  • Somalia terrorists: Indian link to be probed

    New Delhi: Two persons, identified as Indians by Somalian authorities, were among the ten killed during an accidental explosion on 20 August in Hawl-Waddag district of Somalin capital Mogadishu. The explsion reportedly took place when members o...

  • Mediaman from India held on terror charges in US

    Mumbai/Houston: Vijay Kumar (40) who claims to be a documentary maker was arrested at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston for carrying a prohibited metal weapon, Islamic jihedi literature and undeclared $10,000. He was later released o...

  • Flawed torture bill needs immediate amendment

    New Delhi: The Prevention of Torture Bill, already passed by the Lok Sabha on 6 May must be thoroughly amended by the Rajya Sabha. Instead of strengthening existing legal sanctions it would dilute them according to a few observers. The bill is ...

  • Saffron terror: colour overshadows gravity of threats

    After Islamic terrorism and Muslim fundamentalists, a new term has been officially acknowledged by home ministry as saffron terror, which is debated and has been mired into controversy because of its colour and not because of the threat percept...

  • Delhi Police appeals to SC against High Court, CBI, Solicitor General!

    New Delhi: Irshad Ali and Mo’arif Qamar, the famous duo who are still in jail were at one time police informers. On one occasion when they did not agree to carry out the Delhi Special Cell’s order, the cell falsely accused them of b...

  • Madhya Pradesh: haven for tainted politicians

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha seems to be a haven for tainted politicians. The 230 strong assembly has 42 tainted legislators i.e. every fifth legislator has a criminal record. Not to be left behind even women too have joined the band wag...

  • Missing explosive trucks in BJP state

    A magician waves his magic wand and the girl vanishes in air. This is followed by a lot of clapping from the spectators. But what about 61 trucks carrying 600 tonnes of explosives which were reported missing with their deadly cargo. Detonating ...

  • Order for confiscation of houses of eight policemen

    Muzaffar Nagar: A local court, in a 20-year old case of fake encounter, ordered the confiscation of houses of eight policemen when in spite of repeated summons and arrest warrants, they failed in presenting themselves in the court. Chief Judici...

  • Terror threat to Commonwealth Games?

    New Delhi:  The Commonwealth Games face a threat from Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba and other militant outfits, which, according to a US think-tank, may be planning an attack during the event. Vice-President of Tactical Intel...

  • CBl arrests Arham farm house owner Jeerawala

    Ahmadabad: Owner of Arham farm house, where Sohrabuddin and Kausarbi were subjected to atrocities prior to their killings, has been arrested by the CBI and brought before the court for a six-day remand. The court, however, rejected the petition...

  • “IM carried out serial blasts”: Delhi Police

    New Delhi: Delhi police on July 14 claimed before a court here that the Indian Mujahideen (IM) which had allegedly carried out serial blasts here in 2008 at the instance of its founder, now Pakistan-based Amir Raza Khan, was an off-shoot of ter...

  • NIA to investigate Samjhauta blast

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has decided to transfer the Samjhauta blast case to NIA in the wake of Haryana police failure to make any breakthrough in spite of investigations for a period of 40 months. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram sa...

  • Another accused in Goa blast arrested

    Mumbai: Prashant Juvekar, 24, another accused in Goa blast case, was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad at Bhusaval in the Jalgaon district on 31 July. According to ATS, Prashant was one of the four wanted accused belonging to the...