POLITICAL RIGHTS

  • SC Decision on gay sex a step backward: UN December 12, 2013

    New York: The United Nations rights chief on Thursday voiced her disappointment over the ruling by India's Supreme Court that recriminalises consensual samesex relationships, calling it "a significant step backward" for the country. "Criminalising private, consensual samesex sexual conduct violates the rights to privacy and to nondiscrimination enshrined in the International...
  • Empower Sri Lankan Tamils politically: TESO August 13, 2012

    Chennai: The first conference of the revived Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Sunday urged the Central government to bring forth a resolution in the United Nations (UN) for bestowing full rights to the Tamils in Sri Lanka to decide the political solution themselves, which they have been demanding. Of...