14 Jun 2011
Fearing the repetition of last June’s violence in the Valley, claiming more than 100 youths, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has all set to ban the entry of human rights activist Arundhati Roy and eminent lawyer and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani in Kashmir.
06 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Booker Prize-winning novelist Arundhati Roy for joining the chorus of protest against 'growing intolerance' and 'shaming' India on a global level, veteran actor Anupam Kher today said that he often wondered, taking note of her 'anti-national' speeches, if she was even an Indian.
17 Sep 2016
Geneva: Stepping up its offensive against Pakistan on the Balochistan issue at the UN Human Rights Council, India on Friday said Pakistan is a nation that practises terrorism on its own people and the sufferings of the people of Balochistan are a telling testimony in this regard.
01 Jan 2015
Havana: A Cuban crackdown on dissident activists caused a new rift with the United States, the first diplomatic scuffle since this month's historic announcement of a renewal in ties.
13 May 2014
New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, several politicians mourned the demise of noted human rights activist and lawyer Mukul Sinha, who breathed his last at a private hospital in Ahmedabad on Monday at the age of 63.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the look out circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai who was offloaded from a flight to London two months back, saying her fundamental right to travel cannot be curtailed.
05 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Twenty-four more names from the film fraternity including noted filmmakers Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza and writer Arundhati Roy today returned their National Awards in support of protesting FTII students and against the growing environment of intolerance in the country.
19 Feb 2014
Washington: United States has expressed deep concern over Vietnam's decision to uphold the conviction of a prominent human rights lawyer to 30 months in prison for tax evasion.
22 Jul 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: In novel mode of protest, members of a Gandhian forum in Kerala has sent a copy of Mahatma's autobiography "My experiments with truth" to Booker prize winning writer Arundhati Roy to condemn her derogatory comments against the Father of the Nation.
22 Mar 2016
Havana: Laying bare a half-century of tensions, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro today prodded each other over human rights and the longstanding US economic embargo during an unprecedented joint news conference that stunned Cubans unaccustomed to their leaders being aggressively questioned.