Category: News Alerts – India


CEDAW recommends AFSPA repeal

Published in E-Pao on July 23 :: After examination of the combined fourth and fifth periodic report of India, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against women (CEDAW), which is an...


No going back on MGNREGA

Published in The Indian Express by Aruna Roy:: Mohandas Pai, currently an advisor to the BJP government in Rajasthan, was asked on television how the government could “control” social sector expenditure, more specifically on...


Human rights in tatters

Published in Times of India, July 19th. GANDHINAGAR: The rise in number of complaints alleging human rights violation in Gujarat is disquieting. The annual report of the Gujarat State Human Rights Commission (GSHRC) for...