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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
UN Special Rapporteur has laid out strategy to probe denials of repatriation, enforced disappearances, abductions in the oriental nation.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
George Zimmerman, the former neighbourhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the U.S. Justice Department sai...
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March 16, 2011
State Planning Board Vice-Chairman Prabhat Patnaik has said that selective judicial activism was worse, as it works against the interests of the people.
In his address at the inaugurat...
February 23, 2011
They have initiated class action lawsuit for human trafficking
January 31, 2011
"Its use is a standard procedure across U.S. for a variety of investigations" »
January 16, 2011
Amid a debate over phone-tapping and making conversations public without authorisation, the Telecom Ministry has proposed a penalty of up to Rs. 2 crore on unlawfully tapping, as against jus...
January 13, 2011
More than 20 cases were resolved in Dakshina Kannada district by using the Saksharata Ratha — the bus modified by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority for legal awareness and Lok Adalats...
January 10, 2011
A Chennai court on Monday issued summons to the author of an article published in a Tamil bi-weekly, its editor, printer and publisher on a criminal defamation complaint filed by the Tamil N...
December 31, 2010
Members of the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) staged a demonstration here on Thursday in protest against the court verdict on human rights activist Binayak Sen.Ten blindfolded mem...
December 18, 2010
The Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Police to provide to an accused the daily diary (DD) entry mentioning his arrest, information collected during the investigation and copies of the case diary.<...
December 10, 2010
A largely corruption-free India is possible if the guilty are brought to book and the ill-gotten money is recovered, Lok Satta president N. Jayaprakash Narayan has said.Interacting with stu...
Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh),
April 15, 2011
“Slowly, but surely, every one of us who has been to the factories in Gujarat will die, and there is nothing we can do to change that,” Buddha (45) of Undli village says bitterly.<...
March 7, 2011
Women's day It is good to be bold and women need to be firm in dealing with harassers. Prabalika M. Borah gives the lowdown on how to take them on
February 18, 2011
The Supreme Court today gave the last opportunity to Tamil Nadu government and its police to spell out their stands on a plea of two human rights activists alleging harassment for taking up...
January 23, 2011
While the Right to Information Act was a powerful instrument in the hands of the people, it was time the civil activists became aggressive, G. Ramakrishnan, former State Information Commissi...
January 14, 2011
As many as 50,000 cases including criminal and civil besides various other offences like traffic violations are likely to come up for hearing during the day-long Maha Lok Adalat scheduled to...
January 12, 2011
This refers to the thesis put forward in a judgment delivered on January 5, 2011 by a Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra (“India, large...
January 3, 2011
The counsel for three servants, who were released after being named as accused in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, today said they will seek compensation and will also ask the court to start...
December 25, 2010
The Madras High Court bench here has ordered the Madurai North Treasury officer to pay Rs 5,000 towards cost to 82-year-old widow of a freedom fighter for “deliberately delaying”...
December 11, 2010
The Attappady Vikasana Samithy has asked the State government to take over the windmill units set up on tribal land in Nallasingha in Kottathara village of Attappady.
In a statement...
December 8, 2010
Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday described as ‘mischievous' reports in certain sections of the media that his government had violated or gone against rules in allotting plots...
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