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Sunday, Sep 15, 2019
news about Rights activist
Sep 06, 2019 09:52
A year ago on Friday India’s Supreme Court overturned a British colonial-era law that had criminalised gay sex as “against the order of nature”. Section 377 was often used to threaten, abuse and blackmail members of the LGBTQ community. read more
Jul 31, 2019 01:20
At least eight states have also admitted before the top court that the authorities had failed to follow due procedure under the law while deciding the claims of FDSTs and OTFD to forest land under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition... read more
Jun 17, 2019 10:45
Murtaja Qureiris, was detained in September 2014, has received an initial 12-year prison sentence with time served since his arrest and four years suspended for his young age. read more
Mar 28, 2019 21:46
Some senior Taksali leaders, including party secretary general Sewa Singh Sekhwan, are in favour of extending support to Bibi Khalra, the wife of human rights activist late Jaswant Singh, and have requested JJ Singh to withdraw his candidature from Khadoor... read more
Feb 18, 2019 16:31
Swami Agnivesh, social activist; Teesta Setalvad, human rights activist; Justice PB Sawant (Retd); Niranjan Takale, journalist and Sripad Sabnis, litterateur spoke on the topic ‘Lok Sabha elections and challenges before the country read more
Feb 13, 2019 13:55
Araibi fled Bahrain in 2014 after being accused of vandalism during the 2011 Arab Spring protests and sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison. He denies the charges and has lived as a refugee in Australia ever since. read more
Feb 09, 2019 15:05
According to a report in Insider on Friday, the app called “Absher” lets men to give women permission to travel, and also get SMS when a woman uses her passport at the border. read more
Feb 01, 2019 22:56
The state wanted extension of the custody of five alleged Maoist sympathizers who were arrested in connection with the incident in June this year. One of the arrested also includes the lawyer of an alleged Maoist. read more
Jan 22, 2019 16:24
Retired Supreme Court judge and one of the organisers of Elgaar Parishad, Justice BG Kolse Patil speaks to HT regarding the arrests of civil rights activists read more
Jan 22, 2019 16:10
At a media interaction held at Mahatma Phule wada in Ganj peth, the individuals claimed that there was an undeclared emergency in India and professor Teltumbde was being targeted for his dissenting views in the form of critical writings against the ... read more
Jan 08, 2019 16:16
Only three witnesses have been cross-examined before the two-member commission ever since the hearing began on September 5, 2018. Five witnesses have been partially heard and the last hearing for 2018 was held in Mumbai read more
Dec 22, 2018 13:14
The concerts and car race cap several months of profound change in Saudi Arabia, including the opening of the first movie theatre in April and the lifting of the world’s only ban on women driving in June. read more
Nov 21, 2018 11:09
Unlike the police firing on people protesting against Sterlite in Tamil Nadu or for that matter the protests of Dongria Kondhs against Vedanta in Odisha, the attacks on Kharshiing and Sangma went unnoticed on prime time. But what is happening in Meghalaya... read more
Nov 17, 2018 22:00
The arrest of 78-year old Rao followed a Hyderabad High Court order on Friday refusing to quash the transit remand order issued by the chief metropolitan magistrate on August 28 facilitating the Maharashtra police team’s taking him into their custod... read more
Nov 17, 2018 21:29
NCW also stated there is a vital need to bring religious places under compulsion of the Internal Complaint Committees pointing to the case of rape filed by a nun in Kerala against Bishop Franco Mulakkal. read more