Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicHuman rights violation

Topic: Human rights violation

Army’s human rights dept must be autonomous. Else, its head will just warm the chair in HQ

Indian Army's creation of a human rights cell alone won't fix the systemic collapse of checks and balances that result in indiscipline and extreme violations.

Revoking Article 370 lends new edge to China-Pakistan nexus against India, says rights forum

In a report, the Forum for Human Rights in J&K said the 11-month lockdown since last August hugely impacted public health & violated the basic rights of the people.

CAA internet shutdowns: Violation of basic rights or extension of law enforcement measures?

The renewed protests against CAA-NRC Thursday saw internet shutdowns being imposed in parts of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam & Meghalaya.

Quality of information on Kashmir better in India, says controversial UN report

The UN said it relied on PTI, parliamentary questions, court orders, police reports and even RTI to get information from India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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