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New York [US], September 2 (ANI): As a candidate for membership of the Human Rights Council for the 2022-2024 term, India will maintain independence, autonomy and powers of investigation of national human rights bodies, said the Permanent Mission of India at United Nations, Geneva on Wednesd
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Geneva [Switzerland], July 18 (ANI): India on Saturday termed as "abuse of position" remarks made by a group of UN Special Rapporteurs on Khori Gaon settlement in Faridabad and on Supreme Court directions and said the country's commitment to the protection of human rights is well established
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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 30 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday condoled the demise of Soli Sorabjee, saying that the former Attorney General dedicated his life towards the defence of the freedom of expression and protection of human rights.
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Geneva [Switzerland], March 25 (ANI): The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday (local time) renewed the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan for another year.
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Geneva [Switzerland], March 4 (ANI): Underlining that terrorism is an attack against human rights, India on Thursday said it has been at the forefront of global counter-terrorism efforts and does not see any contradiction between countering terrorism and promotion and protection of human rig
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Geneva [Switzerland], June 16 (ANI): India has termed the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) an effective and visible instrument for the promotion and protection of human rights.
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New Delhi [India], Dec 27 (ANI): Indian armed forces not only ensure the protection of human rights of our own people but also of adversaries and deal with the prisoners of war as per the Geneva Conventions, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Friday.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi (India), July 22 (ANI) Parliament on Monday passed a bill that expedites the process of appointments of chairpersons of National and state Human Right Commissions with Rajya Sabha giving its nod after Home Minister Amit Shah dismissed opposition concerns about "misuse" of the human
New Delhi (India), July 22 (ANI) Rajya Sabha on Monday unanimously passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after the Union Home Minister Amit Shah reassured opposition members and said that they should not doubt the intentions of the government.
New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): An amendment bill that allows a Supreme Court judge besides the Chief Justice of India to be appointed as the chairperson of National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) and increases the number of members from two to three, was on Monday introduced in R
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Friday passed an amendment bill that allows a Supreme Court judge besides the Chief Justice of India to be appointed the chairperson of National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) and increases the number of members from two to three.
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Friday slammed Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in Lok Sabha.