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India dissociates itself from UN Human Rights Council resolution favouring pluralistic civil society

Government of India committee walks out of its "public consultation" on changes in environmental laws

Vadodara violence spot query: Plainclothes 'cops' gatecrash houses, pick up boys, assault women, smash goodies

Gujarat public hearing shows how life for a "Hindu" riot victim of 2002 communal flareup turned for worse

Gujarat's anti-nuclear protesters' message to Modi: Don't sign deal with US, you don't have our consent

"Resettled" Narmada oustees in Gujarat step up protest following govt efforts to take away their land

Narendra Modi's "modest" steps unlikely to bring Indian economy back on track, comments The Economist

While Modi is in US, back home in Gujarat villagers plan anti-nuclear protest at proposed Mithi Virdi site

National Green Tribunal refuses forest clearance to industry groups Essar, Hindalco, tribals celebrate "victory"

Anti-Modi activists, minority rights NGOs, Congress, other parties join to discuss Minorities under Attack

Maharashtra polls: Advocacy groups want police reforms, representation to women, SCs, STs, minorities

Human Rights Watch wants India's sedition laws amended, as they have jeopartised freedom of expression

Ahead of Navratri, senior Gujarat activists write to CM Anandiben Patel to protest Love Jihad "terror"

Gujarat Dalits refused permission by upper caste to use cremation ground in a village off Godhra

US-based Ghadar Alliance report says Modi's 100 days point towards an emerging disaster to happen in India

"Revisit" and "reform" India's reservation policy, "provide" entitlements on the basis of vulnerability index

Gujarat's salt-pan farmers in Little Rann of Kutch served eviction notices citing wildlife conservation law

Chinese President Xi Jinping's Gujarat visit: Why Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel was kept at bay?

Drop "draconian" Rajasthan land acquisition bill, seeking to jail and fine protesters: Demonstrators to CM

Case against CBI director: Influential citizens ask Supreme Court CJ to protect whistleblower's identity

China's "authorized" govt portal calls Modi fundamentalist, says his Japan visit showed he lacks diplomatic skill

Xi Jinping's Ahmedabad visit: Slum areas, including historic Dandi bridge, on way to Sabarmati Ashram covered up

Pro-Narendra Modi think-tank chief praises Gujarat PUCL's latest book for "ignoring" human rights activists

Gujarat's protesting women scavenging workers refuse to relent, three rushed to hospital as they fall ill

Modi is "squandering" his strong mandate, in four months multinationals' honeymoon is "nearing its end"

Gujarat govt begins "grabbing" land allocated to Narmada dam oustees 15 yrs ago invoking town planning law

PUCL book ignores top human rights activists, praises RSS mouthpiece Sadhana's "fearless" journalism

More protests in Gujarat against manual scavenging; Wadhwan women workers demand minimum wages

India wants labour laws to ensure higher investment, ease in doing business, sans social safety net for jobless

30 lakh liters of Narmada water to Cola: Why waste water in Gujarat, Maharashtra and MP, asks Patkar

J&K floods: Why Central Water Commission has no flood forecasting mechanism in place, wonders SANDRP

Government of India may move to remove gram sabha consent clause from the forest rights Act, 2006

Tale of a Gujarat bridge, constructed in early 2013, but became unusable in a year after monsoon set in

VHP's anti-Love Jihad campaign in Gujarat: Aggressive leaflet distributed ahead of ten by-polls

In Gujarat's Khambhat region two more die of silicosis: Deaths toll reaches 19, highest in a year

Gujarat Dalit families forcibly displaced, migrate out of village following threats of economic boycott

Bollywood film director Hansal Mehta expresses "serious concern" over RSS' communal, divisive agenda

Civil society ripple: Social activist Medha Patkar regrets, UPA was accommodative of NGOs, NDA is not

Gujarat's Muslim traders complain of "harassment" before National Commission for Minorities: Reports

Civil rights activists from India, neighbours to form South Asia Council, lobby on human rights with SAARC

Tale of two Misras: Narendra Modi begins to increasingly rely his Man Friday, PK Misra, retired IAS, Gujarat

Don't make use of archaic sedition law to curb freedom of expression: Amnesty on Kerala youth's arrest

Modi move to address schools on Teachers' Day an official intrusion in educational institutions: RTE Forum

Gujarat manual scavengers end protest: No assurance to rehabilitate workers from caste-based occupation

World Economic Forum recipe for Modi to fight poverty: Encourage private investment, achieve high growth

Australian environmental group opposes proposed N-deal with India, says it will further destabilize region

Tata Mundra power plant in Kutch, Gujarat, "fails" to get environmental clearance for the next phase

Consult leader of largest party in Lok Sabha, appoint chief information commissioner immediately: Modi told

Bihar, Odisha, UP score better than Gujarat in providing digital bank accounts to BPL, says Bill Gates' NGO

RTI reply suggests Union Home Ministry destroyed 11,100 files in July casually, without caring for rules