Treatment of Dalits, Tribal Groups, and Religious Minorities Hindu vigilante groups attacked Muslims and Dalits over suspicions that they had killed, stolen, or sold cows for beef.
In April, 47 policemen were sentenced to life in prison for involvement in the killing of 11 Sikhs in in the Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh state. It extends as far north as the Satpura and Vindhya ranges in central India. Fake news is a challenge we all grapple with but here it is proving deadly," the BBC correspondent says in his report.
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Ms Chaudhary is a professional surrogate, member of a growing group of women who are volunteering to have babies for other people. Asim Saeed was one of the five activists who disappeared in early January from different cities in Pakistan Civil Society and Freedom of Association The Modi government continues to use the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act FCRAwhich regulates foreign funding for civil society organizations, to cut off funds and stymie the activities of organizations that question or criticize the government or its policies.
Persistent Cookies We use persistent cookies to improve your experience of using the sites. Aping the west blindly is eroding our culture and causing such crimes to happen. Most of the prisoners belong to marginalized communities or religious minorities. It's because of this that I stopped travelling by buses and started travelling by auto rickshaws, and eventually got a car myself — to avoid this ordeal.
We use the following types of cookies: A glance at the Indian media reveals the range of abuse suffered by the nation's women on a daily basis.
In June, a special court in Gujarat convicted 24 people for their involvement in the mass killing of 69 people by a Hindu mob in Gulberg Society, a Muslim neighborhood in Ahmedabad, during the Gujarat riots. Then this happened and I was blamed. Alongside an uncomfortable-looking divan where Mahatma Gandhi once slept is a display reminding visitors of something the man himself said in In rare cases inpolice were held accountable for abuses.
In the southern state of Karnataka, a dentist was arrested after his wife accused him of forcing her to drink his urine because she refused to meet dowry demands.
We worship female goddesses and yet fail to protect women from these crimes and then blame them too. The law fails, however, to comply fully with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, including its provision that people with disabilities should enjoy legal capacity on an equal basis with others in all aspects of life, with appropriate measures to provide support they may require in exercising their legal capacity.
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She was also ordered not to travel by auto-rickshaws, a common mode of transport in Delhi, as the British couple thought it could be dangerous for the baby. This simulcast is in addition to overnight simulcasts at the top of the hour from Following the outbreak of renewed violence in Jammu and Kashmir in July, the government of Pakistan called on the UN secretary-general for an independent inquiry and plebiscite under UN supervision.
On 8 December a second makeover, using the same 'drums and beeps' style music but new graphics took place, although on a much smaller scale to that of It was introduced into India by the Mughals and widely used since then.
After asking a man not to stand too close to her, things turned nasty.
Plus crimes against women are on the increase: High-definition[ edit ] As a result of the move to Broadcasting House, BBC World News gained high-definition studios and equipment to be able to broadcast in high-definition.
In October, authorities resisted calls for investigation into the killing of eight prisoners who escaped a high security prison in Madhya Pradesh state, fueling concerns that any wrongdoing by police would go unpunished.
The colonial-era provision, which the court had upheld incriminalizes same-sex relations between adults. These third-party service providers use persistent Cookies to help us improve user experience, manage our site content, and analyse how users navigate and utilize the sites.
There was this horrible, brutal assault being shown on screen — and the most disturbing thing was, the blame was being put on the woman, who, the report emphasised, was drunk," says Sharma, a year-old feminist activist from the North-East Network, a women's rights organisation in Guwahati.
Foreign Policy Relations between India and Pakistan deteriorated in They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our sites.
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