Indian-Americans chip in to balance Kashmir hearing
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organised a US House of Representative hearing on Kashmir issue over “continued restrictions and detentions in J&K” which was attended by 25 Indian-Americans. India, thorough its embassy in Washington, worked through channels to blunt Pakistan’s effort to create an overbearing narrative on Kashmir at the hearing.
There is no India without Kashmir, Indian columnist told US Congressional hearing on human rights
"International community has to assist Indi...
CBI raids Amnesty India offices in Bengaluru and New Delhi
"The CBI on Friday conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International Indi...
India braces for another US hearing on situation in Kashmir
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (set up by his family members after his death) currently led by Jim McGovern (Democrat) and Chris Smith (Republican) have called for a hearing on November 14 to “examine the human rights situation in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir in India in historical and national context.”
It's time to strengthen India against insurgencies in Kashmir: Sunanda Vashisht
It is high time to strengthen India to fight against insurgencies in Kashmir, said columnist Sunanda Vashisht, adding that the move will fol...
Loaded with anti-India panelists, Congressional Commission to hold hearing on Kashmir
A bipartisan Congressional Commission is ready to hold a hearing on human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir post revoking Article 370 by the Indian government on August 5. The commission has raised suspicion over the sudden hearing without notice and choosing a panel that is "loaded against India" and is expected to be a one-sided affair.
Internet access no longer a luxury: Experts call it a 'basic human right'
The study reveals that free internet access is not a luxury.
Maharashtra top state in delivering justice to its citizens: Report
The ranking is part of the India Justice Report (IJR) 2019, an initiative of Tata Trusts in collaboration with Centre for Social Justice, Common Cause, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, DAKSH, TISS- Prayas and Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.
US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics
Saudi Arabia, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to spy on thousands of accounts that included prominent opponents, prosecutors alleged Wednesday.
Was BJP Govt spying on citizens, political leaders ahead of 2019 elections, asks Congress
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala asked whether those sitting in the echelons of power are guilty of criminal offences and whether the government knew of the illegal spyware being deployed to spy on key persons. WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that 121 Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware Pegasus.
If BJP or govt engaged Israeli agencies to snoop, it's gross rights violation: Priyanka Gandhi
Her remarks come after WhatsApp said that Indian scribes and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Israeli spyware Pegasus.
Disappointed over NRC being wrongly linked with issue of minority rights: India at UN
First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripath said updating the National Registrar of Citizens (NRC) is a statutory, transparent and legal process mandated and monitored by the Supreme Court of India.
Congress accuses government of 'snooping', urges Supreme Court to hold Centre accountable
"Modi Govt caught snooping! Appalling but not Surprising! After all, BJP Govt- 1. Fought against our right to privacy. 2. Set up a multi crore Surveillance Structure until stopped by SC. SC must take immediate cognisance and issue notice to BJP government," Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a tweet.
Stay away from other nations' internal affairs: Saudi, India
India & Saudi Arabia have expressed rejection of all terrorist acts and stressed the need to prevent access to weapons including missiles and drones to commit terrorist acts against other countries, but without naming Pakistan.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong says barred from election
Hong Kong has been battered by nearly five months of pro-democracy protests which Beijing and its local leaders have taken a hard line against.
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