Trump urged to appoint special coordinator for Tibet

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 23 More than 35 US Congressmen have urged President Donald Trump to appoint a special coordinator for Tibet, a post that has been laying vacant for long."As members of...

Jun 23, 2017 9:06 AM | Newsscroll

NHRC chairperson highlights role of media in protection of human rights

New Delhi, [India], June 22 : National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu on Thursday highlighted the significance of media saying that it plays a key role in the...

Jun 21, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Odisha government transfers 31 IAS officers

Bhubaneswar, Jun 21 Odisha government today effected major changes in portfolios of at least 31 IPS officers, officials said.According to a notification issued by the home department, the...

Jun 22, 2017 1:56 AM | Newsscroll

Protest against presence of wine shop in Tirupur district

Coimbatore, Jun 12 Residents of Kalipalayam, near Samalapuram in neighbouring Tirupur district, staged a protest demonstration today against the opening of a government-run liquor shop, police...

Jun 12, 2017 6:58 PM | Newsscroll

Lanka human rights panel urges Sirisena to tackle hate crimes

against MuslimsColombo, Jun 2 An independent human rights watchdog has urged Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to tackle the alleged hate crime attacks from Buddhist extremist groups...

Jun 02, 2017 7:49 PM | Newsscroll

Hyderabad: human rights body seeks report on stray dog menace

Hyderabad, Jun 2 The Telangana State Human Rights Commission today directed the commissioner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation to submit report over a complaint of stray dogs attacking...

Jun 02, 2017 7:30 PM | Newsscroll

Hyderabad: human rights body seeks report on stray dog menace

Hyderabad, Jun 2 The Telangana State Human Rights Commission today directed the commissioner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation to submit report over a complaint of stray dogs attacking...

Jun 02, 2017 7:23 PM | Newsscroll

Couple who cooked up Mt Everest climb accuse Pune police of

ill treatmentPune, May 26 Suspended police constable couple Dinesh and Tarkeshwari Rathod, who had allegedly faked about scaling Mount Everest in May last year, today accused city police officials...

May 26, 2017 11:02 PM | Newsscroll

J and K human rights body to hear human shield case

Srinagar, May 25 The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will hear a petition next month relating to a man who was tied to an Army vehicle and paraded around villages in the...

May 25, 2017 5:18 PM | Newsscroll

Civilian, who was tied to jeep, files complaint against Major Gogoi

New Delhi [India], May 25, : Farooq Ahmed Dar, the stone-pelter, who was tied to the bonnet of a jeep by Major Leetul Gogoi, has filed a complaint in the state Human Rights Commission, Jammu...

May 25, 2017 2:22 PM | Newsscroll