Human Rights

  • Court martial against Purohit yet not initiated

    Report of the court of inquiry instituted against Lt. Col. Purohit headed by an officer of Brigadier’s rank is awaiting submission so far. Court martial proceedings have not yet been initiated for his alleged role in the Malegaon blast. A...

  • Missing explosives: black gold

    1200 tonnes of missing explosives turn into goldmine and swell a Rs 4 lakh dealer into a 15 crore tycoon. Black marketing made Shivcharan Heda, Lakshmi’s favourite. Madhya Pradesh police divulged what Heda told them during interrogations....

  • Brave Salim chased attackers

    Salim, a 27-year-old rickshaw-puller, was carrying two foreign tourists when he noticed the terror attack on Jama Masjid’s Gate No 3. The duo on a black bike fired for a minute. They were tall and robust. When Salim picked up a brick to h...

  • Dubbed a “Pakistani,” Indian spends 10 years in jail

    Chandigarh: A man from Bihar, who was branded a Pakistani intruder by the Punjab Police and jailed for eight years, will finally unite with his family. The Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice M. S. Gill, who was in Amritsar on 1 October...

  • Poor mother forced to sell son for Rs 400

    Thane: Six-month-old infant Sagar embraces Manisha Gavit who is mixing milk powder in warm water. As soon as she hands over the child the milk bottle he begins to suckle it. Sagar is not her own son but she has been nursing the child ever since...

  • Jailers booked for torturing inmates

    Two officials of Rohini jail staff have been booked for allegedly torturing a prisoner. On the complaint made by Amit Kumar Shukla, who is a murder suspect, against superintendent and assistant superintendent of Rohini Jail for harassing, a cas...

  • Eight Kandhmal rioters convicted

    Behrampur: The fast track court of Phulbani convicted eight persons for their involvement in arson during communal riots in Kandhmal district in 2008. They were awarded three years of punishment and a fine of Rs 1000 each by judge Shobhan Kumar...

  • Army training women for arms in J&K

    Srinagar: In Jammu & Kashmir women also are being trained in handling guns and other arms so that they may be able to protect the honour and life of themselves and their family members. Their training has been started by the army in the upp...

  • J&K: more killed by soldiers than terrorists

    New Delhi/ Srinagar: Kashmir Valley has been burning since long because of terrorists attacks as well as firing by security forces. Common people of the state have suffered maximum losses. According to latest statistics, most of the Kashmiris k...

  • Huge explosive materials found

    Rewa: State police arrested a young man in Rewa district’s Janya Thana area and recovered huge quantity of explosive materials from him. According to police, on the basis of information given by its informer police arrested Rajesh Patel K...

  • Jama Masjid firing: IM hoax

    New Delhi: Jama Masjid firing on 19 September resulted into a panic and brought conflicting police versions. The two Taiwan “tourists” (actually television journalists making a documentary about India) who were wounded while boardin...

  • 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...