India to talk with Bangladesh on 31 Rohingya Muslims detained in Tripura

India is likely to hold talks with Bangladesh to send back 31 Rohingya Muslims, who were detained by the Border Security Force (BSF) while attempting to cross over into Tripura, officials said. The Rohingya Muslims are stuck in no-man’s land, beyond the barbed wire fence along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura since Friday. The local commandant of the BSF is…

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Making democracy a national heritage

Democracy is not periodic elections. Democracy is not framing electoral rules perpetuating the interests of the political class and political parties. We must relearn our democracy anew – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara “The moment would come when both the economic and political systems were threatened by complete paralysis. Fear would grip…

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NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan government after newborn was decapitated in botched delivery

The human rights panel has sought a report on the mother’s health status and the action taken against the doctor and the hospital staff. The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday said it has issued notice to the Rajasthan government over reports of a newborn being decapitated in a botched delivery in Jaisalmer’s Ramgarh…

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