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Legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies...

Dick Gregory, known for his groundbreaking comedy, who parlayed his career as a stand-up into a life of social and political activism, died Saturday of heart failure. He was 84.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian's son confirmed the news of his ... Business Standard, 3 days ago

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With social media came the decline of civility

The effects of creating 'baiting crowds' on social media, and their use by politicians, have diluted the civilising processes of parliamentary democracy, says Deepak Lal. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com  After returning to London on June 5, there has been one shocking event after another. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a concert hall in Manchester as a hall full of teenagers exited. Three jihadists drove a truck through pedestrians on London Bridge before ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Baloch leader slams Pakistan for killing civilians in Balochistan at UN

Member of the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) human rights wing Hakeem Wadhela Baloch has criticised Pakistan for continuously violating United Nations resolutions against torture, enforced disappearances in Balochistan, resolutions for protection of civilians ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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3 killed in car ramming at US far-right rally, helicopter crash

A car ploughed into a crowd demonstrating against a white supremacist rally in the US state of Virginia, killing one person and injuring 19 others, while two police officers died when their helicopter monitoring the rally, crashed near the protest site. The ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Three dead in white nationalist rally violence in Virginia  Deccan Herald1 week ago 3 dead in violence during white nationalist rally  Rediff.com1 week ago Protesters clash in Virginia city on eve of white nationalist rally; Charlottesville Mayor says he is 'disgusted'  DNA1 week ago
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Pakistan witnesses no let-up in executions by military courts, UN Human Rights Committee expresses concern

The United Nations (UN) has asked Pakistan to review the legislation relating to military courts that gives them the authority to impose the death penalty, reform military courts to ensure fair trial and to ensure that coerced confessions are never admissible ...
 First Post.com3 weeks ago UN Human Rights Council to review Pakistan's human rights record  Sify1 month ago PoK leaders slam Pakistan for human rights violations  catchnews.com2 months ago
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New chairman appointed to U.N. mission probing Myanmar abuses

By Simon Lewis YANGON, July 27 (Reuters) - The United Nations' Human RightsCouncil has replaced the chairwoman of a team investigatingallegations of killings and rape by Myanmar's security forces,it said on Thursday, amid concerns over her perceived bias.
 Sify3 weeks ago NHRC chairperson highlights role of media in protection of human rights  Sify2 months ago
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RTI can hinder officials giving advice on decisions: Jaitley

New Delhi : The Indian Right to Information (RTI) Act can sometimes inhibit bureaucrats from giving their honest opinion during the process of decision making, Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. "Bureaucrats are free to render their ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Kovind will carry vast experience to Rashtrapati Bhavan

The fourteenth President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, carries vast public, social, and political experience to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which will help him better to discharge his duty as the First Citizen of India. President-elect Kovind was born in a Dalit family on October 1, 1945 in Paraunkh, Derapur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His father Maiku Lal was a farmer and mother Kalawati a housewife. He was married to Savita on May 30, 1974, and has a son Prashant Kumar and a daughter Swati. He had a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago President Ram Nath Kovind carries vast experience to Rashtrapati Bhavan  catchnews.com1 month ago Prez Kovind carries vast experience to Rashtrapati Bhavan  Sify1 month ago
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Coal scam: 'CBI is incapable of finding the truth'

'Officers have been made the scapegoat for political failure.''No effort has been made to find out who scuttled the prime minister's decision to introduce competitive bidding and why and at whose instance.' Former coal secretary P C Parakh speaks to Aditi Phadnis about his bookThe Coal Conundrum: Executive Failure and Judicial Arrogance. You were forced to self-publish your latest book which was released last month. Why? What is the background to the coal conundrum in the country? There was an ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Aurangzeb and the Denial of Bigotry

...(Robert E.) Lee once asserted in a letter that slavery was a “moral & political evil.” But in that same letter, he argued that there was no sense protesting the peculiar institution and that its demise should be left to “a wise Merciful ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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