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Hate Crime Reports On An Alarming Rise – Reveals Amnesty International India’s ‘Halt The Hate’

Amnesty International India has maintained that its' interactive website ‘Halt the Hate’ has found that reports of alleged hate crimes have witnessed the steepest rise in numbers since 2016.

PUDR Report “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019”

People’s Union for Democratic Rights(PUDR) on September 30, 2019 released its report on deaths of workers in Delhi while cleaning sewers/septic tanks over the last two years, titled “Chronic ‘Accidents’: Deaths of Sewer/Septic Tank Workers, Delhi, 2017-2019.”

New Audiobook on Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale Released on Sikh Siyasat App

Jaanbaaz Raakha (Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale) is Punjabi translation of A. R. Darshi's book 'The Gallant Defender'. Author A. R. Darshi was a PCS officer who closely witnessed the period of 1978-1980s that was loaded with history. 

Pakistan Hosts First Ever World Sikh Conference, Says Committed To Complete Kartarpur Corridor

The Governor Punjab Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar and the president of the Punjab unit of tehreek-e-insaaf (TeI) Pakistan Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhary here on Saturday evening while hosting a tea party for the Sikh dignitaries gathered from around the globe,

Every Second Cop in India Thinks Muslims Naturally Prone to Crime: Police Survey Report

Every second police personnel surveyed by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti feel that Muslims are likely to be “naturally prone” to committing crimes.

International Wing of RSS Penetrates Government Offices Across United States of America

Since August 9, the international wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has hosted events in at least 17 government offices throughout the US, including those of two congressmen and nine law enforcement departments, in a coordinated campaign which a US-based human rights group warns is “an attempt to legitimise a fascist paramilitary responsible for pogroms against minorities in India.”

Punjab Floods 2019: Initial Assessment Reveals 100% Crop Damage in More than 60000 Acres

As per Punjab government's initial assessment of damages caused by floods in Punjab, total (100%) crop damage is accessed in 25000 hectares (more than 60000 acres).

Hospital Records Expose Modi Government’s Normalcy in Kashmir: Over 150 Treated for Tear Gas, Pellet Gun Injuries

More than 150 people have suffered injuries from tear gas and pellets in the disputed Kashmir region since Indian security forces launched a major crackdown this month, data from the region's two main hospitals shows.

Indian Troops Open Fire As Mass Protests Erupt in Srinagar

Indian security forces fired tear gas and shot live rounds in the air to disperse mass protests in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Friday as thousands rallied against New Delhi's stripping of the region's autonomy, according to international media reports.

Upper Caste Dominated Indian Media Missing Bahujans, Adivasis & Marginalised Sections: New Report

Indian media is dominated by upper castes and media organisations have failed to diversify their newsroom and news coverage, reveals a new report released by Oxfam India and Newslaundry.

At PAU Convocation, Punjab Governor Gets Letter Titled ‘To Wake Your Conscience’

DAYS AFTER Punjab Governor VP Badnore granted pardons to four policemen who were convicted in the 1993 fake encounter case of a Ludhiana man, he was handed a letter titled ‘To wake your conscience’.

Outrage After Germany’s Ambassador to India Visits RSS Headquarters

Controversy is raging after Germany’s Ambassador to India, Walter Lindner, visited the Nagpur, Maharashtra headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on July 17 despite the group’s implication in anti-minority pogroms and heavily documented inspiration by European fascist movements, including that of Nazi Germany.

Lawyers across Asia call for end to impunity for cases of torture

As the world observes the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on June 26, the SOS-Torture Asia Litigators Group strongly calls for an end to torture impunity on the continent and around the world.

1,966 Custodial Deaths In India During 2018; NGO Calls India to Rectify UNCAT

The “Campaign Against Torture in India” while releasing “India: Annual Report on Torture 2018” on the United Nations Day Against Torture stated that during 2018, a total of 1,966 custodial deaths were reported to India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) including 147 deaths in police custody and 1,819 deaths in judicial custody.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Cops Convicted for Fake Encounter of SIkh Youth Pardoned by Governor

In a clear instance of endorsing Indian state’s policy of impunity for human rights abuser cops, the Governor of Punjab reportedly pardoned four police official who were convicted for murdering a Sikh youth in October 1993.

Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir

The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) yesterday (on May 20) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir.

India Decides to Not To Communicate with UN Special Reporters About Reports on Violations in Kashmir

Angry over a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, the Indian state has reportedly informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs on its report.

“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Screened in Chandigarh on May 25

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be premiered in Delhi on Saturday (May 25). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in IMA Auditorium, Sector 35-B, Chandigarh.

In SCI Order Totally False Ground Forged to Transfer Jaggi & Others to Tihar Jail

When the defence lawyer of arrested Sikh youths – Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera & others, had alleged that the NIA had subverted the judicial and legal procedure to get the cases against 11 persons, including those aforesaid; transferred outside Punjab, it was merely an allegation.

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against India’s Chief Justice Must be Independently and Fairly Investigated: Oxfam

On 6th May 2019, the in-house committee of the Supreme Court cleared allegations of sex harassment by a former woman employee against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. The panel of three judges ruled that there was "no substance" in the allegations.

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