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17 hrs work by Ahmedabad women building workers daily; carry 5,680 kg of load, climb 480 steps, walk 4 km: Study

Armed forces' "accesses" in J&K: Govt of India "doesn't know" procedure followed to sanction persecution

Five ATMs shut down each day: Govt of India plot alleged to "undermine, privatize" public sector banks

RTI appeal rejection: Model Gujarat's information commission "competes" with Centre amidst PMO indifference

India's information commissions "riddled" with up to 10 years delay in hearing RTI pleas, Delhi public hearing told

Gujarat silicosis deaths: Compensation pleas pending with since 2010, NHRC "turns down" plea at public hearing

Building workers: 20 of 877 Gujarat deaths compensated since 2008; Rs 150 crore of Rs 1,900 crore spent on welfare

Mumbai authorities "ignore" livelihood issues in new "affordable" housing offer, large-scale slum eviction feared

BJP tops the list of "hate speech" MPs, MLAs by their own admission, even as Indian law fails to define term

Ample evidence of child labour in South Gujarat's cash rich sugarcane belt, 24% "not enrolled" in school: Study

"Bonded situation" among Gujarat's 50.4% of migrants in sugarcane fields; they're permanently in debt: Report

Maharashtra raids on Dalit activists: Over-zealous cops seize works by Ambedkar, Phule, anything "rebellious"

Narmada is still a lifeline for millions in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. It has survived exploitation, but for how long?

Death penalty ordinance meant to "cover up" BJP supporters of Kathua, Unnao rape perpetrators: International NGOs

Season of acquittals has come: Why can't terrorists be defined as saffron? Is radicalisation only confined to Muslims?

Govt of India "generally responsive" to national, international NGOs: US State Dept report on human rights

Top Dalit rights leaders' call to go beyond Ambedkar, who "overestimated" urban middle classes' ability to deliver

Kathua rape, murder: 318 children killed in J&K "state-sponsored" terror in 15 years, 5 in Jan-March 2018, says report

UN intervention sought for release of Delhi Univ academic, sentenced for life: Prof Saibaba suffers from 90% disability

No asylum to Bangla Hindus persecuted post-2014, all immigrants in Assam must adopt Assamese language: PPFA

Provide physical possession of land to Dalits, Adivasis by May 1, or face Gujarat-wide agitation: Chief minister told

Public sector banks account for 33% of Govt of India's RTI rejections, coinciding with sharp rise in NPAs or bad debts

Odisha rights activists protest against growing atrocities against women and girl children in the country

Congress top brass not sure of Karnataka win? View spreads, ex-PM Deve Gowda to back BJP if it's hung assembly

China-based multilateral bank keeps out people's groups from urban consultation ahead of Mumbai annual meet

With 490% spike in hate speeches under Modi, 90% by BJP leaders, perpetrators are promoted to key posts: Report

India's unemployment to reach 6.75% in April, highest since July 2017; weekly rate on April 8 was even higher, 7.41%

Fake news is dirty politics, not journalism: PM used it against Manmohan Singh during Gujarat polls

It is pathetic that support is given to murderers and rapists by organisations, politicians and lawyers

Prime Minister, given your supremacy in the party and govt, you have to be held responsible for the terrifying state of affairs

As Modi flies to Europe, 49 ex-officers hold his politics responsible for indifference towards Kathua, Unnao rapes

Blinkered vision? BJP's communal logic in Unnao and Kathua rape cases is like pot calling the kettle black

Spike in illegal mining: "Model" Gujarat competes with Left-ruled Kerala, sees 28% rise in 2017, 107% since 2010

Govt of India push for 'commercially important' invasive timber for afforestation to damage ecology, groundwater

Govt of India "corporatising" education in the name of autonomy, undermining backward students' aspirations

Ahead of Gujarat Dalit atrocity cases hearing, NHRC told: State officials failed to respond to 30 "listed" complaints

Draft forest policy to "help" India's industry interests, "empower" forest bureaucracy, "undermine" Adivasi rights

Press is much more controlled under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration than previous ones

India's investment in renewable energy down by 24%, Modi's target of 175GW by 2022 looks difficult: UN report

Gujarat's 8% females employable; it's 31% in Rajasthan, 17% in West Bengal, 15% in UP: GoI-supported, CII-backed report

Unpaid MGNREGA wages to rural workers reach 99% from less than 1% in Sept 2017, are rising ever since: Official data