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India isn’t fit to get UN VETO Power

India isn’t fit to get UN VETO Power

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, desperately tries to mobilize support to get UN Security Council permanent membership to gain veto power and establish India as a superpower. In New York on September 25, 2015 Modi hosted a summit of G-4 that included Germany, Japan, Brazil and India, where he demanded the inclusion of […]

Hafiz Saeed offers funeral prayers for Ajmal Kasab

Lashkar-e-Toiba(LeT) founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed led a gathering of thousands in offering funeral prayers for Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved in the Mumbai attacks who was hanged earlier this week, a media report said on Saturday. Saeed, mastermind of the 2008 assault on Mumbai, offered ghayabana namaz-e-janaza (funeral prayers in absentia) for Kasab at […]

AFSPA – UN puts India in uncomfortable Zone

By- Staff Reporter | Date- June 04, 2012 Repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Power Act, 1958 (AFSPA) was one of the major recommendations made in the 13th Session of Periodic review on 30th May, 2012 when the Working Group of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted the draft report on India’s […]

India in search of New Allies

India in search of New Allies

When the entire world is talking about April 13 launching of satellite by North Korea and even suggested stricter sanctions on Pyongyang, no one uttered even a single word about India’s successful test of a powerful new missile that can carry nuclear weapons to Beijing caused barely a ripple – even in China. While on […]

Assam Government’s Actions in Starvation Deaths – Inadequate and Misleading

By- Wali Laskar After the Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC) reported hunger deaths in a tea garden in Assam, the state government has taken some actions, though they are inadequate and some of them are even misleading. The BHRPC reported that 12 people died due to starvation, malnutrition and lack of medical care in […]

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

By– Priyanuj Gohain | Date– June 17, 2011 | Place- New Delhi Finally the Supreme Court of India is seemed to have taken some notice of the controversial and inhuman Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) applicable in the North East of India. Citing an example where the centre took different stances between allegations of […]