Human Rights

  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-12-2013 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Should Justice Ganguly be criminally prosecuted for sexual harassment? 16-12-2013 11:07 PM

    Amidst growing uproar over his resignation, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has reiterated his stand and said that he will not resign from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. "I have explained everything to the Supreme Court Committee. I will not resign and step...
  • Justice Ganguly like Caesar's wife must be above suspicion: Jaitley 16-12-2013 03:34 PM

    There has been a rise in criticism against Justice AK Ganguly with relation to the sexual assault allegations against him leveled by a woman lawyer. Reacting to the controversy over whether Justice Ganguly should resign as the Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, Jaitley said, "Since this involves a...
  • Should Justice Ganguly step down as chief of WB HRC? 03-12-2013 11:29 PM

    Even since retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has been named as an accused in the sexual harassment case, there are many who has demanded his resignation as the Chairperson of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. A law intern has named Justice Ganguly as an accused for allegedly sexually...
  • Justice Ganguly unhappy by allegations, yet to decide on resignation 03-12-2013 09:43 PM

    The debate over the demand of resignation of Supreme Court Judge Justice AK Ganguly from the Chairmanship of the WB Human Rights Commission has refused to die down after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled against him by an intern. Justice Ganguly who is unhappy with the allegations is yet...
  • Sexual harassment case: Justice Ganguly must quit WB HRC, says TMC 02-12-2013 01:47 PM

    The TMC is demanding that retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly resigns from the post of West Bengal Human Rights Commission in view of the sexual harassment allegations against him by a law intern. Justice Ganguly has so far consistently denied harassing the woman and said that he is innocent....
  • Protests against Sri Lanka have taken form of terrorism: Envoy 20-03-2013 06:35 PM

    Prasada Kariyawasam spoke to CNN-IBN and slammed the US-sponsored resolution against the island country by calling ...
  • Resolution against Sri Lanka 'unnecessary', says country's envoy 18-03-2013 08:02 PM

    He also said that those protesting against Sri Lanka in Tamil Nadu are taking the form of terrorism. ...
  • Will India take a stand against Sri Lanka's sovereign rights over Tamils issue? 17-03-2013 08:20 PM

    The Centre has tried to assure DMK saying no decision will be taken before consulting the party. ...
  • Charges against Pope false, it's an attack on the church: Vatican 16-03-2013 08:51 AM

    The Vatican has come out in strong defence of Pope Francis after activists condemned the pope for not speaking out against human rights violations during military rule in Argentina. ...
  • Special report: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal 21-02-2013 03:22 PM

    This week on World View: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal, a special report from Dhaka and the documentary No Fire Zone has set off a new round of protests over alleged human rights violation by Sri Lanka forces during 2009. Is it propaganda or proof of brutality: Should...
  • Will seek help for MV Iceberg sailors: Ansar Burney 27-09-2011 10:41 AM

    Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney met the families of the six sailors held captive for over 18 months on MV Iceberg by Somali pirates on Monday to offer his support. ...
  • Amatuer video which shows victims of Syrian violence 05-05-2011 09:18 AM

    Human rights groups claim over 600 people have been killed by security foces. ...
  • Very happy with the bail: Ram Jethmalani 15-04-2011 02:41 PM

    Ram Jethmalani commented on the verdict by Supreme Court on Binayak Sen, "This is one of those cases in which am personally happy". ...
  • A New Year party with the homeless 01-01-2011 01:12 PM

    The party was conducted to promote the rights of Delhi's homeless. ...
  • 'Clinching evidence needed in Binayak case' 28-12-2010 06:14 PM

    Ex-CJI Justice AM Ahmadi told CNN-IBN that the judiciary should be careful in deciding sedition cases. ...
  • Are human rights activists unfairly targeted? 27-12-2010 11:26 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are human rights activists unfairly targeted?' ...
  • CRPF to raise force to fight stone-pelters in J-K 06-06-2010 10:16 AM

    This is being done to reduce collateral damage and use minimum force to deal with protesters. ...
  • Controversies resulted ex-CJI to loss NHRC job 17-03-2010 11:55 PM

    Y K Sabharwal has been refused the position of chairman of NHRC by the Indian govt. ...
  • SL holds 11,000 ex-LTTE men: Human Rights diplomat 06-11-2009 04:11 PM

    1,20,000 have already been released as per agreement wit India: SL. ...
  • Bangalore drain swallows child, civic body sued 21-09-2009 09:00 AM

    Despite intensive search, there is no trace of the drowned child's body. ...
  • National Wipes: Major news from across India 16-04-2008 01:52 AM

    Napier: New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is in doubt for his team's one-day and Twenty20 matches against Zimbabwe after retiring hurt with a calf muscle strain on the second day of the one-off Test on Friday. Taylor was taken to hospital for scans after retiring at 122 in the 10th...
  • Lookahead wipes: What's happening in India 04-04-2008 09:08 AM

    Durban: Kumar Sangakkara's 108 put Sri Lanka in complete control of the second Test against South Africa on Wednesday and on course for a breakthrough first win in the country. Sangakkara's 28th Test century and first in South Africa propelled Sri Lanka to 256-7 in their second innings and a...
  • Buddhadeb faces the heat over Nandigram violence 14-11-2007 11:08 PM

    A National Human Rights Commission team will visit Nandigram on Thursday. ...
  • 67-yr-old Pak human rights activist released 13-11-2007 10:38 PM

    Shahtaj Qizilbash says, “You have to stand up and fight for democracy.” ...