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Trained officials can improve jail condition: NGO

  2018-05-17 07:17:34

JAIPUR: A two-day training programme of the non-official visitors (NOV) to the jails ended at the Rajasthan police Academy on Wednesday. After visit to the jails the NOV informed the gathering on the problems they have witnessed during their visits t...

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SC allows abortion of 24-week foetus, but why should women go to court in the first place?

  2017-01-20 12:00:00

The Supreme Court on Monday permitted a woman in Mumbai to abort her 24 week foetus on the grounds that continuing with the pregnancy could endanger the life of the woman. Abortion is legal in India, but it's not at will, it's only permissible if it ...

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Santhi Soundarajan to File Human Rights Case Against Sports Bodies

  2017-01-20 11:38:50

Gopi Shankar, head of NGO Srishti Madurai, said that Santhi Soundarajan is now planning to file a petition at either Madras High Court or the Supreme Court New Delhi:   Ten years after she was stripped off a medal for failing a 'gender test' ...

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NGO alleges fake bills for PWD work

  2017-01-19 11:46:36

NEW DELHI: Claiming to be a group of RTI activists, Road Anti-Corruption Organisation (RACO) alleged corruption in PWD on Tuesday. It accused a man, who it claims is a "relative" of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, of having cheated PWD of a few crore...

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Bengaluru-based NGO helps transgenders make inroads in corporate sector

  2017-01-19 05:28:43

BENGALURU: Although women have shattered the glass ceiling in the corporate world, deeply entrenched beliefs continue to act as barriers as far as the transgender community is concerned. However, city-based NGO has identified 30 members from the comm...

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Requirement some workers

  2016-12-25 13:54:27

wants some workers like block Co-ordinator, District Co-ordinator. so interested condidates can contact....

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Centre Launches Funding Probe Against Amnesty, Charged With Sedition

  2016-08-17 06:20:05

The union Home Ministry has begun what officials describe as a preliminary exercise to find out whether human rights-focused NGO Amnesty International's India chapter has the required permission to receive foreign funding. The investigation comes am...

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Una flogging: Days after show of unity, Dalit outfits go separate ways

  2016-08-06 06:14:50

Days after they shared a dais and asked Dalits to stop disposing dead cattle to send a strong message to the state government in the wake of the Una flogging incident, at least three organisations have made separate plans to take forward the agitatio...

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NGO ad to recruit general candidates for sweeper post prompts protests

  2016-06-24 06:54:03

An NGO run by St Xavier’s Non-formal Education Society here ran into controversy after its advertisement said General category candidates will be preferred for job as sanitation workers in an attempt towards social equality through inclusiveness and ...

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MSHRC unearths racket, finds NGO claiming to be part of National Humans Rights Commission

  2016-06-17 10:11:51

Following a trap set by the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission, an organised racket being run by misusing the name and the emblem of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was unearthed in Maharashtra on Thursday. It has come to light tha...

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Cancellation of FCRA licences to NGOs: Civil groups slam Central govt

  2016-06-13 07:11:35

A group of civil society organisations Friday slammed the central government for allegedly “targeting organisations working for the rights of marginal populations”. During a press conference, held by the Support Cell for Civil Society Organisations, ...

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Petitions highlight staff, fund crunch impeding work of Maharashtra panels

  2016-05-17 11:25:13

KEY statutory commissions in Maharashtra, tasked with upholding the rights of children, women and clamping down on human rights violations are struggling to function in the face of funding issues and staff shortage. The Maharashtra State Human Rights...

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Cow slaughter ban to Dadri lynching: What USCIRF report on religious freedom says about India

  2016-05-06 07:02:15

India on Tuesday refused to take cognizance of the annual religious freedom report by the USCIRF, questioning the commission’s locus standi to pronounce on the Indian state and its citizens fundamental rights. “Our attention has been drawn to the ...

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The Kohinoor controversy: 1970 UN Convention offers some answers

  2016-04-22 12:06:13

The controversy over the Kohinoor started after a Supreme Court bench presided over by Chief Justice T S Thakur sought the government’s stand on the retrieval of the 105-carat diamond. The court was hearing a PIL filed by Delhi-based NGO All India Hu...

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Tamil Nadu election: NGO points out gender inequality on AIADMK candidates list

  2016-04-15 13:05:43

Of the 227 candidates announced by the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, only 31 or 14% are women, said a press release from Prajnya, an NGO working towards gender equality."There is no reason to believe other party lists will perform better on the criter...

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NGO asks Prince William to raise tribals' issues in Kaziranga

  2016-04-14 10:15:41

April 12: Ahead of the Duke of Cambridge Prince William's visit to Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday,April 12, a human rights body has appealed to him to raise issues of the tribals living around the forest. Officials of Survival Internat...

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The film industry always stands up for causes: Jacqueline Fernandez

  2016-03-25 07:09:16

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she loves the generosity of the film industry in offering help for films, causes or charities, like for her 'Jacqueline Builds' initiative.Our fraternity has been very supportive of each other. Whenever there is some...

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NGO submits memorandum

  2016-03-02 05:12:25

An NGO, International Human Rights Council, submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner demanding that a government medical institution on the lines of AIIMS in Delhi and the PGI in Chandigarh should be built in the city as well. “Private hosp...

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Around 7,000 Hindus in Malaysia wrongly documented as Muslims: NGOs

  2016-02-25 13:09:57

Nearly 7,000 Hindus in Malaysia have been wrongly documented as Muslims on their national identity cards, according to a group of NGOs in the Muslim-majority nation.The problem was widespread throughout Peninsular Malaysia and involved mostly practis...

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Christian organisation seeks ban on publication of book on Jesus Christ

  2016-02-25 13:00:09

A Christian organisation has sought ban on publication of a controversial book penned by brother of Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar, claiming Jesus Christ was a Tamil Hindu. The book Christ Parichay is being re-launched 70 years after it was first pu...

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Project Revive' to offer free surgeries for acid attack victims

  2016-02-25 12:38:46

Several organisations have come together to carry out 100 free-of-cost plastic surgeries for the acid attack and burn victims. 'Project Revive' will be undertaken in Delhi-NCR from March 1 to March 12, wherein victims from remote and distant areas l...

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Telangana BJP MLA booked for 'hate' speech

  2016-02-25 11:48:40

Hyderabad, Feb 25: A BJP MLA in Telangana, T Raja Singh was booked for allegedly giving a "hate" speech against a particular community, police said on Thursday, Feb 25. A representative of a local NGO had lodged a complaint at Golconda Police Station...

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Oppression for the sake of the country is oppression of the country’

  2016-02-25 06:47:01

Rabindranath Tagore once famously argued that “oppression for the sake of the country is oppression of the country”. Over the past few days, an extremely regressive and parochial definition of nationalism has been leveraged to validate both the NDA g...

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Salman Khan's Big-Hearted Gesture For a Film Set Worker

  2016-02-17 04:13:39

Known for taking up humanitarian causes, Salman Khan has offered financial help to a film worker struggling to meet the expenses of his 16-year-old daughter's open heart surgery. Shyam Kanhaiya Chouhan, an assistant carpenter and member of the Feder...

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Happily ever after

  2016-02-15 12:45:00

When Santana Murmu first met Gobin Hemram, she was 13. He was a strapping young man of 20. He visited her house with a matchmaker. She liked him immediately, he was soft-spoken and good looking. “Like a hero from a Bengali film,” says Murmu, giggling...

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Anand Sharma says he was attacked by ABVP activists at JNU, files complaint

  2016-02-14 05:25:03

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma today said that he has suffered injuries after he was attacked by ABVP activists in JNU campus when he was returning with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi after attending a protest meet held by students there. ...

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Reclaiming The PIL

  2016-02-11 03:26:28

The tough stance adopted by a Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the allocation of 4G spectrum to Reliance Jio in January, is highly welcome. The PIL had been filed b...

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Juvenile at NGO is as good as free: Mother of Dec 16 victim

  2016-02-09 05:24:36

The parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim today said that the juvenile convict in the case should not be allowed to walk free, amid reports that he may be kept under close watch of an NGO following his impending release this month. The mothe...

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85 major anti-Christian incidents in 2015, claims NGO

  2016-02-03 13:12:36

NEW DELHI: Citing 85 major incidents of alleged persecution of Christians across 20 states last year, a report by a minority and human rights NGO says 2015 saw an unprecedented spike in "intolerance" against the community. The report says on an avera...

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