Recall Order Against Immunity for Soldiers in Manipur, Centre Asks Supreme Court

The government said the judgment had hampered the army’s ability to respond to insurgent and terrorist situations. New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Centre’s curative petition seeking to recall the July 2016 order holding that the army or the Manipur police cannot use excessive force under the provisions of the Armed […]

First real test of BJP led Govt Studying stand of ANSAM

This is perhaps the first real test of the BJP led Government. In asserting that they are against any attempt to militarise tribal areas in the State, the All Naga Students’s Association is delivering a damning statement on how the State security personnel, particularly the police commandos, have earned notoriety of being a trigger happy […]

Becoming a rights defender

Ranjan K Baruah We have published about some basic concepts about human rights. One can be rights defender and choose this field as career. It may not be possible to get a quick job after having degree or qualification, so one need to take up challenges for few days.  A Masters degree alone often does […]

Help at Hand for Women in Distress- Control Arms Foundation of India Launched a Women Support Centre in Delhi

New Delhi, 14 January 2017- Control Arms Foundation of India along with Multiple Action Research Group and Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network inaugurated its Delhi Women Support Centre on 14th January 2017 in Safdarjung Enclave of South Delhi. The aim of this Women Support Centre is to provide relief, rehabilitation and legal assistance to survivors […]

Suu Kyi and Sharmila – The struggle of two human rights activists

Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar and Irom Chanu Sharmila of India are two internationally recognized human rights activists of their time. Different circumstances entailed them to fight for democracy and human rights in their respective countries but with a similar objective of ushering peace and justice for the general public. The two share some […]

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Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign meets NHRC Chairman

The post Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign meets NHRC Chairman appeared first on Release Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign volunteers meet the NHRC Chairperson on 31st July 2012 Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign (SSSC) is a nat…

Gaan Ngai

The post Gaan Ngai appeared first on a Cultural Thread of Zeliangrong By M C Arun Zeliangrong is a tribe or a union tribe or a dream of a unified tribe. A resolution of a political conference held in 1947 changed the course…

Remove Obstacles To Implement `Look East` For Trade, Prosperity

The post Remove Obstacles To Implement `Look East` For Trade, Prosperity appeared first on of the book By Anil Bhat Considering the geo-strategic importance of India’s vast north eastern region (NER), now comprising eight st…