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India abusing "lawless" detention act in Kashmir: rights group

The Indian government is widely misusing a law allowing for detention without trial in the Indian part of the contested Kashmir region, and fuelling animosity with it, th...

India abusing 'lawless' detention act in Kashmir: rights group

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Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
20:12, 05/20/2019

Kashmir Well On Its Way To Normalcy, India Assures UN Rights Body India today flatly rejected Pakistan's claims of largescale human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, assuring the international community that the situation in the region has vastly improved in.....
21:48, 09/10/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
20:12, 09/10/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government fo...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Rights group: India controls Kasmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
19:00, 05/20/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children fr...
20:48, 06/21/2019

I Am The Victim: Congress MLA, Accused Of Abusing Air India's Woman Staff Air India said on Wednesday that it has taken the incident of a Chhattisgarh Congress lawmaker allegedly misbehaving with a female staff at Raipur Airport "seriously" and has ordered a detailed......
10:36, 09/12/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, ...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Allegations Of Human Rights Violations In Kashmir Must Be Probed: UK The UK on Tuesday said any allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir since India revoked the Article 370 of the Constitution must be "thoroughly, promptly and transparently" investigated....
21:24, 09/03/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN hum...
20:12, 05/21/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration de...
18:24, 07/08/2019

"France Will Be Attentive To Civilian Rights in Kashmir": Emmanuel Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron has said after his marathon......
08:36, 08/23/2019

Rights violations in contested Kashmir continue unchecked, U.N. report says Tensions in disputed Kashmir after a deadly suicide bombing earlier this year are having a severe impact on human rights in the region, a United Nations report released on Monday said....
16:24, 07/08/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on aut...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades. The group released a s...
15:36, 06/11/2019

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet,...
11:24, 07/14/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights group released a statement Friday saying that interna...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
00:00, 08/20/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is call...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench...
10:36, 06/28/2019

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two days. Sarah Belal,...
10:36, 06/16/2019

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
22:12, 09/03/2019

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
19:36, 09/09/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it's asking the Organization of American States to address t...
16:00, 04/29/2019

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid. Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda....
03:48, 08/18/2019

As they build India's first camp for illegals, some workers fear detention there Across a river in a remote part of India's northeast, laborers have cleared dense forest in an area equivalent to about seven soccer fields and are building the first mass detention center for illegal...
03:24, 09/08/2019

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights group in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electric scooter pilot program. In its letter Thursday, Disab...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decr...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards we...
22:00, 05/24/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lob...
00:36, 04/30/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association....
15:24, 05/14/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The cla...
01:00, 05/25/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
04:24, 08/17/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militant...
10:12, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Disability Rights California is cri...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Ho...
14:12, 06/15/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xinjiang region, where repression has not abated, Hu...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Rights group accuses dairy farmers of animal cruelty _ again An animal rights group is leveling a new round of allegations against Pennsylvania dairy farmers who were acquitted of animal cruelty charges nearly a decade ago. A PETA operative gained employment at...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Maryland gun rights group is challenging state's concealed carry law A gun rights group is challenging Maryland's concealed carry laws, arguing that a clause requiring gun owners to provide “good and substantial reason” to receive a concealed carry permit is unconstitu...
22:12, 07/29/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened in wake of Egypt report Rights group accuses Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff following a report alleging that Egyptian armed forces committed human rights violations while fight...
19:36, 05/31/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo ...
15:12, 05/09/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday....
14:12, 05/18/2019

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to t...
18:48, 05/28/2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in ...
23:12, 06/03/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air...
23:36, 05/28/2019

Armed security officers search office of Russian rights group Russian security officers armed with automatic rifles on Wednesday searched the Moscow offices of a rights group that represents the interests of Russian nationals in the European Court of Human Right...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:24, 06/07/2019

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to potential rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thu...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Ko...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rig...
07:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including ex...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Rights Group Calls for the Release of Uighur Children Detained in Xinjiang A human rights group has called on the Chinese government to release an undetermined number of Uighur children being arbitrarily held in so-called “child welfare” institutions and boarding...
08:00, 09/16/2019

NRA rivals see opening as turmoil grips nation’s biggest gun rights group As the National Rifle Association grapples with the drama inside the country’s most powerful gun-rights organization – and Democrats ramp up their gun control push – other gun-rights groups that have ...
19:24, 08/23/2019

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 10...
02:24, 06/29/2019

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored....
17:36, 08/16/2019

I Was in Kashmir When India Seized Control. This Is What I Saw On Monday, the Indian government announced that Kashmir’s constitutionally-mandated autonomy would be revoked and political rule imposed from Delhi. This northern territory, claimed by both Indi...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Animal rights group sues over culling of Canada geese for meat in Denver A wildlife protection group filed a lawsuit in federal court against the federal agencies involved in culling at least 1,600 Canada geese from Denver's public parks this summer....
22:24, 07/25/2019

Southern U.S. states have closed 1,200 polling places in recent years: rights group States across the American South have closed nearly 1,200 polling places since the Supreme Court weakened a landmark voting-discrimination law in 2013, according to a report released by a civil-rights...
07:12, 09/10/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as p...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms cargo A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to t...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination...
00:12, 06/08/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of a...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 — Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization sa...
21:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Thousands forced to flee as rights group warns of 'war' in Colombia border area Three groups are fighting over drug routes and coca plantations as 40,000 have fled their homes, says Human Rights WatchIllegal armed groups have forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes as they...
00:48, 08/09/2019

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as...
04:36, 06/15/2019

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by both India and Pakistan since partition in 1947....
13:12, 08/05/2019

| Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir....
09:24, 08/21/2019

"Any Kashmir Discussion Will Only Be With Pak": India After Trump's Offer Hours after US President Donald Trump raked up Kashmir mediation again, saying he would "certainly intervene if they want me to", India told the US that any discussion on Kashmir would "only be with.....
10:36, 08/02/2019

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory....
12:12, 08/23/2019

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades of conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals. H...
23:12, 08/08/2019

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominantly Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
02:24, 08/06/2019

LIfe under lockdown in India's portion of Kashmir When the Indian government stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month, it left many citizens there in a state of confusion and ...
22:36, 08/29/2019

More than 200 fighters trying to cross into Kashmir from Pakistan: India More than 200 suspected militants are trying to cross into Indian Kashmir from Pakistan, India's national security adviser said on Saturday, accusing Islamabad of trying to stoke violence in the regio...
13:48, 09/07/2019

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa killed in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant, sparking protests and fears of wider u...
10:36, 05/24/2019

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture out of their home" amid a tightening crackdown in t...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise but India Says No Plans for War The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
20:12, 08/30/2019

India to bring supplies to Kashmir; Pakistan to go to UN Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided region remains in lockdown...
22:36, 08/10/2019

Bus crashes into gorge in India’s Kashmir, killing 31 SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring another 7. Civil administrator Angrez Singh Rana says the ...
09:36, 07/01/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the right...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (...
00:48, 07/09/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
01:48, 07/09/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After caref...
02:48, 07/10/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the gover...
12:12, 07/09/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the...
04:24, 08/04/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India over Kashmir The political crisis over the disputed territory of Kashmir is escalating, with Pakistan saying it would downgrade its diplomatic ties with India, expel the Indian ambassador and suspend bilateral tra...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Article 370: How India's special status for Kashmir works Revoking Article 370 of India's constitution was one of the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party ahead of recent elections. On Monday, the government made good on its pledge, p...
08:24, 08/06/2019

India’s Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone servi...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Pakistan mulls increasing pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Tuesday it was considering further diplomatic and military pressure on India after the Hindu-majority nation stripped its portion of contested Kashmir of special status....
21:12, 08/06/2019

PM Did Not Ask Trump To Mediate On Kashmir: India Counters US President The foreign ministry has denied US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir. President Trump, who hosted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran......
21:24, 07/22/2019

India eases restrictions in Kashmir for Islamic festival Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say they eased restrictions in the region’s main city for a third straight day ahead of a major Islamic festival...
14:49, 08/11/2019

Families fear for their relatives in India-administered Kashmir The Kashmir conflict has split families apart for decades. Now as tensions have been reignited, families in Pakistan-administered Kashmir are worried about their relatives on the Indian side of the bo...
23:24, 08/15/2019

Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to fight India's plan for Kashmir Pakistan's military has condemned India's move to strip Indian-controlled Kashmir of its special status, and will "go to any extent" to fight the change, the country's chief of army staff said Tuesday...
17:36, 08/07/2019

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Pakistan says will downgrade diplomatic relations with India over Kashmir Pakistan said on Wednesday it will "downgrade" diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with arch-rival India after New Delhi stripped its portion of the contested Kashmir region of special st...
17:12, 08/07/2019

Kashmir Is India-Pak Bilateral Issue, But "Ready To Assist", Says US The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after President Donald Trump's remarks about mediation on Kashmir, with the State Department on Tuesday saying it was a "bilateral"......
05:12, 07/23/2019

India denies asking for Donald Trump's mediation in Kashmir US president’s remark came during meeting with Pakistani prime minister, Imran KhanIndia’s foreign minister has firmly denied Donald Trump’s claim that the US president was invited by the Indian gover...
16:12, 07/23/2019

India says Modi never asked for Trump to mediate over Kashmir India denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir, saying there could be no talks until Pakista...
09:24, 07/23/2019

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Pakistan's ambassador to Germany: India must end Kashmir lockdown In a DW interview, Pakistan's ambassador to Germany, Jauhar Saleem, has said India needs to lift the Kashmir curfew and restore communications if it wants to resume normal diplomatic relations with Pa...
18:48, 09/13/2019

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
19:12, 08/08/2019

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir, dismissed concerns about lasting unrest an...
19:36, 08/08/2019

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has becom...
16:36, 08/15/2019

India Leaves Risky Political Vacuum in Kashmir India’s decision to sideline Kashmiri political leaders as it enforces a military lockdown has left many locals wondering how their Muslim-majority state will mesh with an increasingly Hindu-dominant ...
06:12, 08/24/2019

Pak A Hub Of Terror, Spreads Deceitful Narratives On Kashmir: India At UN Describing Pakistan as the "hub of terrorism", India has strongly hit back at the country for raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, saying Islamabad misused the UN forum to spread......
10:24, 09/13/2019

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the region earlier this mont...
17:24, 08/20/2019

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
23:36, 08/08/2019

India starts to ease restrictions in Kashmir after protest Residents of Kashmir can again use their landline phones after Indian authorities eased restrictions imposed as part of a lockdown earlier this month. The lockdown was put in place to avoid a violent ...
10:36, 08/18/2019

| India defends blocking politicians from visiting Kashmir Indian authorities have defended blocking opposition politicians from visiting Muslim-majority Kashmir, saying it is to 'avoid controversy', weeks after stripping the restive region of its autonomy an...
07:24, 08/26/2019

India Moves to End Jammu and Kashmir's Special Status India’s government has moved to end the special status of the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, a highly controversial step that triggered an immediate uproar in parliament and raised the ...
11:12, 08/05/2019

India’s top court to examine change in Kashmir’s status India’s top court is taking up legal challenges to the government’s decision to revoke Indian-controlled Kashmir’s special status and has asked it to explain its stance...
15:24, 08/28/2019

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region. Journalists were also stopped from entering....
18:36, 08/24/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and restraint as the dispute escalated....
00:48, 08/08/2019

U.N. chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region ...
20:00, 08/05/2019

| WATCH | India to keep Kashmir lockdown for Eid on protest fears Indian authorities are expected to extend a military clampdown in Kashmir ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival on fears protests could break out over its stripping of the Muslim-majority region's autonom...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Pakistan vows to increase pressure on India over Kashmir Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has sharply condemned New Delhi's decision to end the special constitutional status enjoyed by India-administered Kashmir. Khan has also demanded action from the global commun...
03:36, 08/07/2019

India promises easing of restrictions, food for Kashmir Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir have promised easing of restrictions and essential supplies for an Islamic festival...
05:36, 08/11/2019

Pakistan's PM Khan wants UN to take action over India Kashmir move Imran Khan has urged world leaders to stop India's abolition of Kashmir's autonomous status. Khan says he plans to approach the UN Security Council and the International Court of Justice to halt the m...
03:36, 08/07/2019

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise as India Tightens Security The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking war....
16:36, 08/30/2019

India set to withdraw Kashmir's special status and split it in two Move to split disputed state follows security crackdown and detention of politiciansIndia is set to withdraw the special status of the disputed territory of Kashmir and split the state in two, in a mo...
16:48, 08/05/2019

"No Such Request By PM": India Rejects Trump's Kashmir Mediation Claim India has rejected US President Donald Trump's stunning claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, stressing that "all outstanding issues with Pakistan are discussed......
06:48, 07/23/2019

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan in their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump's commen...
16:36, 07/23/2019

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists in the disputed region under a law which ...
14:00, 06/12/2019

| India's Dhoni to carry out army duty in Kashmir conflict India cricket legend M.S. Dhoni is to go on a tour of duty in Indian Kashmir after skipping a tour of the West Indies with the national team to join his regiment, a military source said....
14:36, 07/25/2019

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al Qaeda SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al Qaeda in the disputed region, officials said Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evenin...
18:12, 05/24/2019

What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests...
11:00, 08/23/2019

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minoriti...
14:36, 08/14/2019

Lawyer says India promises to ease Kashmir lockdown in days A lawyer says India’s government has assured the Supreme Court that the situation in disputed Kashmir is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few ...
14:24, 08/16/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India’s Hindu voters SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shortly before India’s elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting the heart of disputed Kashmir with the rest of the ...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Trump wasn't invited to mediate Kashmir conflict, says India Indian officials have denied claims made by United States President Donald Trump that he was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the long-running Kashmir conflict, after his comments provok...
11:48, 07/24/2019

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two sen...
03:24, 08/19/2019

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love...
20:48, 07/23/2019

India promotes Hindu pilgrimage as sign of peace in Kashmir India is pitching a Hindu pilgrimage to a snowy cave shrine in disputed, Muslim-majority Kashmir as evidence of peace in a state marred by decades of armed conflict fueled by resistance to Indian rule...
13:00, 08/01/2019

Modi flexes muscles in Kashmir to woo India's Hindu voters Shortly before India's elections began in April, New Delhi banned civilian traffic on the only major highway connecting the heart of disputed Kashmir with the rest of the country....
11:12, 05/06/2019

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this ...
03:36, 08/20/2019

India to Ease Restrictions in Kashmir After Protests, and Economy, Slow India said it would begin to relax restrictions on residents in the disputed northern state of Jammu and Kashmir after initiating curbs last week in a bid to prevent unrest....
16:24, 08/16/2019

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
20:24, 08/06/2019

Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily....
19:12, 08/09/2019

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
01:00, 08/23/2019

| Protests, fear, gunfire in Kashmir after India strips autonomy Fear has gripped Indian Kashmir as residents leaving the restive territory spoke of a tense military crackdown and protests breaking out against the shock government move to scrap its autonomous statu...
05:36, 08/08/2019

India is fanning the flames of conflict in Kashmir. Now 8,000 Pakistanis are protesting Supporters of a Pakistani Islamist party are marching to denounce New Delhi's changes to the status of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.        ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Kashmir crisis: Pakistan takes a diplomatic gamble with India Pakistan is making the most of its limited options to pressure India over Kashmir. But what can Islamabad hope to achieve by expelling the Indian ambassador and breaking off trade relations?...
14:48, 08/08/2019

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
09:48, 08/22/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic relationship with India after Kashmir vote Pakistan downgraded its diplomatic status with India on Wednesday after New Delhi stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special autonomous status earlier in the week....
23:12, 08/07/2019

Some signs of normality return to Kashmir, but India's clampdown still strict For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, and people flooded the streets of Kashmir's summer capital to buy provisions ahead of the Muslim ...
21:00, 08/10/2019

India imposes communications blackout as tensions rise in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India — The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackou...
12:24, 08/08/2019

India plans massive hiring government drive in Kashmir Indian authorities said they plan to hire tens of thousands of government workers in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir after stripping the region of its decadeslong special status...
00:36, 08/29/2019

In Kashmir, shopkeepers refuse to open despite India easing some curbs A month after India withdrew contested Kashmir's autonomy, locked it down with thousands of additional troops and made mass arrests, residents are resisting attempts by authorities to show some signs ...
10:48, 09/05/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India as Kashmir row rages Pakistan decided Wednesday to downgrade diplomatic ties and halt trade with India in response to the Indian government’s move to revoke the Kashmir region’s autonomy and institute India’s rule....
09:12, 08/08/2019

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries....
17:36, 08/05/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
21:12, 08/05/2019

World may not learn the truth in India-controlled Kashmir until it's too late One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
18:12, 08/10/2019

"Sovereign Issue": Russia Backs India On Jammu And Kashmir Russia today called withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir's special status India's sovereign decision and an internal matter and pitched for resolving issues between New Delhi and Islamabad through dialogue....
15:48, 08/28/2019

India isolates Kashmir by shutting down communications as big change announced India's imposition of an unprecedented communications blackout on Jammu and Kashmir hours before stripping its only Muslim-majority state of special rights in place for decades was sharply criticized ...
20:00, 08/05/2019

"Legitimises Terrorism": India Protests UN Body Report On Kashmir India has reacted strongly and lodged a diplomatic protest over a new report by the UN Office of the High Commission for Human Rights on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian government has.....
15:12, 07/08/2019

| Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move Hundreds of people have rallied in the Indian capital to protest against the scrapping of a constitutional provision that granted special status to Indian-administered Kashmir....
05:36, 08/08/2019

India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honor during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf nation amid Kashmir crackdown...
21:00, 08/24/2019

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, ...
21:24, 08/13/2019

Pakistan warns of genocide in Kashmir, expects no talks with India Pakistan's foreign minister told the United Nations human rights forum on Tuesday that India's military presence in the disputed Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir raised the specter of genocide....
17:48, 09/10/2019

My son is one of Kashmir’s ‘disappeared’. When will India tell the truth about their fate? | Parveena Ahangar Kashmir is under siege. Up to 10,000 people have been victims of enforced disappearance, including my son JavaidThe Eid this year was like no other. We could not even offer the obligatory sacrifice be...
16:36, 09/12/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir: Live updates India has announced plans to change the way Indian-controlled Kashmir is administered. Thousands of new troops have been deployed and prominent politicians are under house arrest. Get live updates her...
08:24, 08/06/2019

Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. He urged them to work towards reducing tensions....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Second day of telecoms blackout in Kashmir after India scraps special status A communications blackout in disputed Kashmir entered a second day on Tuesday, after India snapped television, telephone and internet links to deter protests over its scrapping of special constitution...
13:36, 08/06/2019

India Has Taken Kashmir, But Winning the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris Will be Harder On the sunny, cloudless morning when Imaad Tariq was born in Kashmir, most of his family had no idea. “Nobody knows that my wife delivered a baby boy,” says Tariq Ahmad Sheikh, at the hosp...
18:48, 08/08/2019

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursda...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Buttigieg makes case to black civil rights group amid poor polling, police shooting Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his pitch to Rev. Jesse Jackson’s civil rights group as he sought to fire up his poor support from the black community amid a controversy...
20:12, 07/02/2019

Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
18:24, 05/02/2019

Kashmir: First protestor confirmed dead as tensions rise between India and Pakistan A teenager in Kashmir was on Wednesday confirmed dead after being injured while protesting India's removal of the region's special status. The future of the region is unclear....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers' At least five people have been killed in gunfire along the Kashmir border, Pakistani officials have said. The border skirmishes come amid heightened tensions in Kashmir over India's move to revoke the...
23:24, 08/15/2019

India: Narendra Modi lauds 'path-breaking' Kashmir move India's prime minister has pledged to "restore Kashmir's past glory," after his decision to strip the region of its statehood. In his Independence Day speech, Modi also promised a fortified military a...
08:12, 08/15/2019

'Kashmir Hour' across Pakistan offers support for embattled India regions Tens of thousands of Pakistanis participated Friday in an observance to support the Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir territories after they were stripped of their autonomy this month....
15:24, 08/30/2019

India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
04:00, 08/07/2019

| India court convicts six in gang rape, murder of Kashmir girl, 8 Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump Claims PM Asked For Mediation On Kashmir, India Denies US President Donald Trump has triggered a political row by claiming Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate on Kashmir. In a joint press conference with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.....
09:36, 07/23/2019

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese ...
07:36, 08/11/2019

Pakistan's Imran Khan likens India's actions in Kashmir to Nazism Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international community that inaction would be similar to appeasi...
11:24, 08/12/2019

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis hold anti-India demonstration over Kashmir Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after ...
12:36, 08/30/2019

Pak Halts Samjhauta Train, Kashmir Move "Internal Affair" Says India Pakistan today suspended the Samjhauta Express service with India and banned Indian films a day after it downgraded ties over New Delhi's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier.....
18:24, 08/08/2019

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss reducing tension with India over Kashmir U.S. President Donald Trump talked to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday about the need to reduce tensions with India over Kashmir and avoid steps that might escalate the crisis, the White ...
03:12, 08/20/2019

Kashmir Lockdown "Draconian", Says Editors Guild Of India: Full Statement The Editors Guild of India on Saturday issued a statement expressing its concerns of the government's shutdown of communications in Jammu and Kashmir....
03:00, 08/11/2019

India independence day celebration takes place under strict security in Kashmir Drones and helicopters fly above heavily fortified cricket stadium as Indian flag unfurledA ceremony in Kashmir to mark India’s independence day had been held under strict security inside a heavily fo...
19:00, 08/15/2019

India's Kashmir clampdown pushes some in Pakistan to discuss rejoining militants Three decades ago, Ali Mohamad says he made a trip into Indian-controlled Kashmir to join a small armed militant group. Now he works in a shop on the Pakistani side of the region, but he hasn't given ...
12:00, 08/10/2019

Narendra Modi defends India’s decision to end Kashmir’s special status Prime minister speaks in Delhi on 11th day of lockdown in Muslim-majority regionThe Indian prime minister has defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the Kashmir region of its stateho...
12:12, 08/15/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir Pakistan has announced it will downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India after New Delhi stripped the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir of its special status....
18:48, 08/07/2019

India, Pak "Close" To Resolving Kashmir During Vajpayee Time: Imran Khan India and Pakistan were "pretty close" to resolving the Kashmir issue, in phases, during the regime of then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan......
22:36, 07/23/2019

Kashmir: India’s ‘draconian’ blackout sets worrying precedent, warns UN Exclusive: special rapporteur speaks as Modi calls revoking special status start of ‘new era’ The unprecedented communications blackout imposed on Indian-administered Kashmir could signal a departure ...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Expect India To Adopt Just Policy Towards People Of Kashmir: Iran Leader The Supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday expressed concern over the situation of Muslims in Kashmir, two weeks after the centre ended the special status to Jammu and......
04:12, 08/22/2019

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fir...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Air India Caps Fare For Srinagar Flights After 'Leave Kashmir' Advisory Air India today capped fares of its Srinagar flights till August 15, a day after the Ministry of Aviation told all the airlines to curb the surging air ticket prices "for pilgrims returning from......
14:00, 08/04/2019

Displaced Hindus from Kashmir eye return after India's scrapping of special status Indian Hindus forced out of Muslim-majority Kashmir decades ago are jubilant at the government's decision to allow all citizens the right to settle there, with many considering an eventual return home...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Sikh leader in Kashmir raps India's revoking of region’s autonomy India’s move to revoke the autonomy of Kashmir has increased anti-India sentiment in the Himalayan region and will backfire, said the president of the largest Sikh group in Jammu and Kashmir state....
16:12, 08/14/2019

India Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status, Raising Fears of Unrest The government announced an end to decades of autonomy in the disputed region, where residents were already on edge over increased troop levels and the suspension of internet service....
15:12, 08/05/2019

India orders pilgrims to leave Kashmir amid troop buildup India asked Hindu pilgrims to leave Kashmir due to security threats posed by militants. The advisory and recent troop buildup has Kashmiris worried over an impending crackdown....
08:12, 08/03/2019

Pakistan says India has taken 'illegal steps' in scrapping special status for Kashmir Pakistan said on Monday it "strongly condemns" India's decision to revoke the special status for its portion of the Kashmir region claimed by both countries....
14:00, 08/05/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
10:48, 08/05/2019

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in t...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Kashmir in lockdown as India reveals plan to change state's status Indian-controlled Kashmir was in lockdown Monday, with tens of thousands of new troops deployed into what is already one of the most militarized places in the world, as a number of prominent politicia...
15:12, 08/05/2019

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended so...
14:48, 08/05/2019

India eases some curbs in Kashmir, including fixed line phone use Indian authorities eased restrictions on movement and restored landline telephone links in some parts of Kashmir on Saturday, the biggest relaxation in a crippling lockdown since New Delhi announced i...
14:48, 08/17/2019

Pakistan To Approach World Court Against India's Move On Kashmir: Reports Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take the Kashmir issue to International Court of Justice, weeks after India ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir by a presidential order....
19:48, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubl...
07:12, 08/06/2019

India’s lower house expected to ratify bill to split Kashmir India’s lower house of Parliament is set to ratify a bill downgrading the governance of the Indian-administered portion of Muslim-majority Kashmir, as an indefinite security lockdown continued in the ...
12:00, 08/06/2019

Trump's Kashmir Mediation Offer "Not On Table Anymore": India's US Envoy US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his offer of mediation on Kashmir is "not on the table anymore", a top Indian diplomat said on Monday....
09:12, 08/13/2019

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This...
12:00, 08/05/2019

India lawmakers set to ratify bill to strip Kashmir, Jammu of autonomy Internet and communications remained down amid an ongoing lockdown in Kashmir Tuesday, a day after the Indian government said it would end the special autonomous status it's had for decades....
16:00, 08/06/2019

In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Other see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy....
00:00, 08/07/2019

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, news agency......
22:00, 08/16/2019

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in Kashmir late last week that left dozes of Indian sec...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Kashmir Move India's "Internal Matter": Australian Envoy Harinder Sidhu Australian High Commissioner to New Delhi Harinder Sidhu said on Friday that India's decision to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir is the country's internal matter, and stressed that the......
10:12, 08/31/2019

China, Pakistan slam India's move to change Kashmir's special status Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to change the status of Kashmir ran into fierce opposition from China and its ally Pakistan on Tuesday as the disputed territory lay under a telecoms blacko...
21:12, 08/06/2019

India revokes special status of Kashmir, putting tense region on edge The special provision that grants autonomous powers to Kashmir has long been an emotional issue. Pakistan condemned India’s decision, saying it violated a United Nations resolution....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties, suspends trade with India over Kashmir move The move follows India’s sudden retraction of constitutional rights in the disputed region that has long been a flash point between the two countries....
20:24, 08/07/2019

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH NOW....
21:36, 07/23/2019

India's removal of Kashmir special status may face legal challenges-lawyers India's move on Monday to strip Kashmir of special rights is likely to face legal challenges, constitutional experts and Supreme Court lawyers said, with some questioning the legality of the route use...
08:48, 08/06/2019

‘I’m just helpless’: Concern about Kashmir mounts as India blocks phone and Internet service A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
17:36, 08/06/2019

Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it kept up the diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir, the region at the hea...
16:00, 08/08/2019

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were in...
09:00, 08/18/2019

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council...
23:36, 08/16/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal India on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan, as it moves to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority r...
14:00, 08/05/2019

India accuses Pakistan-backed militants of targeting Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir Indian security officials on Friday said they had found evidence of attacks planned by Pakistani military-backed militants on a major Hindu pilgrimage in the disputed Muslim-dominated region of Kashmi...
15:24, 08/02/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some sc...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Humiliating Kashmir is part of Modi’s plan to remake India | Kapil Komireddi The brutal abolition of the region’s special status is another stage in the prime minister’s Hindu nationalist projectOn Valentine’s Day this year, Narendra Modi went on a date with Bear Grylls. As th...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Chinese U.N. ambassador urges India, Pakistan to avoid unilateral action on Kashmir The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both refrain from unilateral action over Kashmir....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five m...
20:36, 08/03/2019

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated to resolving mat...
00:24, 08/17/2019

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of...
00:24, 08/05/2019

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
20:24, 08/08/2019

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
20:36, 08/03/2019

Pakistan's PM warns of suicide attacks, war after India ends disputed Kashmir's special status Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan warned of new suicide bombings in the disputed territory of Kashmir region after the Indian government rescinded the region's autonomy....
20:24, 08/06/2019

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over t...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Secu...
04:48, 08/07/2019

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
11:36, 06/13/2019

Married Girls In India In Age Group 15-19 Years Down 51 Per Cent: Report The number of girls in India in the age group of 15-19 years who are currently married is down 51 per cent since 2000, and the country's average performance across a set of indicators related to child...
07:24, 05/29/2019

India says Pakistan's crackdown on militant group a 'cosmetic step' India said on Thursday Pakistan’s announcement of a crackdown on Hafiz Saeed, leader of a group blamed for Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008, lacked sincerity and meant to mislead foreign go...
16:00, 07/04/2019

India queries Chinese app TikTok after call for ban by Hindu group India's IT ministry has asked Chinese video app TikTok, one of the world's most popular, to explain how it collects user data and creates awareness for safe use of its platform, according to governmen...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Amazon, Trader Group in Public Spat Over Discounts in India Amazon.com defended its business strategies in India as it came under fire from a local trader group on Friday over discounted products on the global e-commerce giant's website....
10:12, 08/31/2019

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer APEX, N.C. (AP) — The service dog industry, especially dogs for people with autism or PTSD, has exploded in recent years. But a near complete absence of regulation has left needy, desperate families v...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Lucy Lawless says she’s into reviving ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ Lucy Lawless says “serendipity” brought her back to TV as crimesolver Alexa Crowe in “My Life Is Murder,” premiering Aug. 5 on Acorn TV. “I was in New Zealand raising my kids, and now that my kids don...
16:12, 08/01/2019

KSL Cleantech Announces JV With China's Huaihai Holding Group To Make EVs In India The new entity, an equal partnership joint venture, will be called Huaihai-KSL Auto, and aims to launch 10 models in the electric two-wheeler and three-wheeler segments....
18:12, 07/31/2019

Chinese group sells Hamleys toy stores to India's Reliance Industries Hamleys, the world's oldest toy retailer, is set to pass from Chinese to Indian control after Reliance Industries Ltd said it had agreed to buy the British high street icon....
08:12, 05/10/2019

Germany's India envoy visits 'Nazi-inspired' Hindu group Ambassador Walter J Lindner's visit to the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has stirred a controversy in India. Experts say the Hindu extremist group glorifies Adolf Hitler and his "cul...
20:12, 07/21/2019

Need Wider G7-Style Group With India, China And Turkey: Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to host a meeting of the G7/G8 group of nations, and would welcome a wider format featuring India, Turkeyand China....
13:12, 09/05/2019

Need Wider G-7-Style Group With India, China And Turkey: Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was ready to host a meeting of the G7/G8 group of nations, and would welcome a wider format featuring India, Turkeyand China....
12:48, 09/05/2019

Ship of horrors: life and death on the lawless high seas From bullying and sexual assault to squalid living conditions and forced labour, working at sea can be a grim business – and one deep-sea fishing fleet is particularly notorious. By Ian UrbinaOn the n...
08:36, 09/12/2019

Rep. Tlaib calls for 'lawless president' to be impeached, says plan is still to 'defund ICE' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, repeated her calls to impeach President Trump and to defund U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), promising to "defund hate."...
04:24, 07/12/2019

Chris Lawless gives Team Ineos overall victory at Tour de Yorkshire • Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet wins final sprint• Lawless holds on to Belgian to seal overall victoryAfter four days, a cliff-hanging finale in Leeds resulted in Team Ineos’s first stage race wi...
20:12, 05/05/2019

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable...
16:12, 08/18/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been......
09:48, 06/26/2019

Hand Over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir To India: Ramdas Athawale To Pakistan Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday said it is in Pakistan's interest to hand over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir to India as several reports suggest people in the territory are unhappy and want to be...
21:12, 09/13/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-alig...
13:24, 07/20/2019

‘Lawless’ world of service dogs leaves families vulnerable to fraud APEX, N.C. — All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings’ crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. And so a psychiatrist suggested that a service dog mi...
22:24, 05/03/2019

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon ra...
21:12, 09/12/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the Ayatollahs angry’ at Trump decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: PepsiCo accused of coercing farmers by group close to India's ruling party An influential Hindu nationalist group with close ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused PepsiCo Inc of coercing four Indian farmers who have been sued ...
17:12, 04/29/2019

Priyanka Chopra defends 'victory to India' tweet after being accused of stoking Pakistan and Kashmir tensions Actress Priyanka Chopra was confronted at a beauty event in Los Angeles over a tweet in which she appeared to praise Indian military strikes in Pakistan....
07:12, 08/13/2019

Cloudflare CEO defends decision to drop website used by El Paso shooting suspect, calls it 'lawless' Since announcing the move to cut off 8chan, the U.S. cybersecurity company has faced criticism from some who say it is wrongfully policing the internet....
19:12, 08/05/2019

Xena's Lucy Lawless on Returning to TV to Solve Murder and Her Desire to Pick Up the Chakram One Last Time At 51 years old, Lucy Lawless is finally taking charge behind the scenes. After years of playing formidable characters in everything from Battlestar Galactic and Parks and Recreation, the Xena:......
17:12, 08/05/2019

Inside the lawless tunnel network below the Las Vegas strip where thousands of homeless people live in fear of being washed away Jacob Kepler/Bild am Sonntag A network of sewage tunnels underneath the Las Vega strip houses thousands of homeless people, who call themselves the "Mole People". They live in concrete pits that are ...
09:24, 09/12/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
21:24, 07/04/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Champions League group-by-group guide: predictions and star players The English teams have received favourable draws but there is still plenty of intrigue in this season’s competitionFour years ago, two better iterations of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain slugged ...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospitals owned by Columbia Pacific Management....
07:36, 07/05/2019

The group stage for the Champions League is set, and there is a clear 'group of death' David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The draw for the group stage of the 2019-20 Champions League is officially set. Group F is the clear "group of death" of the tournament, with three powerhou...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Man charged with abusing Stan Lee pleads not guilty LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former business manager to Stan Lee has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of abusing the Marvel Comics legend. Keya Morgan entered the plea Wednesday in Los Angeles after...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Biden accuses Trump of abusing powers In his first campaign rally as a 2020 presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of abusing his power in office, and called for more Americans to be "given ...
10:24, 04/30/2019

Motel owner charged with abusing 3 children BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Court documents indicate a Maine motel owner accused of abusing three children bound a 6-year-old girl and hung her upside down from a hook as punishment. An affidavit filed in...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Tennessee man arrested for sexually abusing girl for years A Tennessee monster was arrested for raping a little girl every night for the past three years, according to new reports. William Paul Godwin, 58, of Parsons, violated the little girl from the time sh...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Day care owner arrested for sexually abusing 7-year-old A Suffolk County day care owner was arrested Friday for sexually abusing a child, cops said. Jose Flores, co-owner of Little Sponges Family Day Care in Brentwood, allegedly abused a 7-year-old girl wh...
06:36, 05/25/2019

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
14:36, 07/23/2019

Germany: Man accused of sexually abusing children nearly 700 times The former boy scouts supervisor allegedly abused four children in the southern town of Staufen over a period of eight years. Prosecutors say he abused one of the victims more than 500 times....
13:12, 08/08/2019

‘Evil’ babysitter gets 270 years for sexually abusing three sisters An “evil” Oregon babysitter who sexually abused and tortured three sisters under his care has been sentenced to 270 years in prison after more than a decade of delays, federal prosecutors ...
20:12, 09/10/2019

Clear risks of government 'abusing' biometric databases The UK's biometrics commissioner has warned that government use of biometric databases is not "properly regulated", saying there are "clear risks of abuse" unless rules are put in place....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
09:24, 07/09/2019

Alabama man sentenced to 615 years for sexually abusing 5 girls An Alabama man convicted of sexually abusing five underage girls was sentenced Wednesday to more than six centuries in prison. Houston County Circuit Judge Todd Derrick imposed a 615-year sentence on ...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Man who participated in caging, abusing autistic relative gets 10 years NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the physical and psychological abuse of a young autistic woman who told him in federal court Thursday, “You made...
13:00, 06/14/2019

License revoked for doctor who admitted abusing patients CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County doctor who admitted sexually abusing women at pain clinics has lost has license to practice medicine in Missouri. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 40-year-old...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
18:24, 06/12/2019

Providence diocese to name clergy accused of abusing minors PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has announced it will release the names of clergy, diocesan and religious order priests as well as deacons who have been credibly accus...
03:24, 07/01/2019

Nigerian police accused of abusing prostitution suspects ABUJA – Nigerian police are investigating allegations that officers sexually assaulted women arrested in nightclub raids during a crackdown on prostitution. There has been widespread public outr...
01:36, 05/07/2019

Mesa cop investigated for stalking, abusing female officers PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 24-year veteran of the Mesa Police Department is under internal investigation after three current and former police officers accused him of stalking and assault. The allegations aga...
04:36, 08/03/2019

West Ham fan fined for racially abusing Tottenham’s Son Heung-min • Supporter pleads guilty to using ‘DVD’ slur in October• Club ban fan but will review that if he takes education courseA West Ham United fan has been fined after pleading guilty to a racially aggrava...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Survivors say questions remain as to how ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsVictims of the football coach Bob Higgins, who is beginning a 24-year jail term...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Former priest likely to spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sexually abusing an altar boy in New Mexico....
21:12, 09/15/2019

Pedophile priest gets 30 years for sexually abusing young altar boy A former Roman Catholic priest who spent decades on the run has been jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing a young altar boy in New Mexico. Arthur Perrault, 81, touched his victim inappropriately a...
23:12, 09/15/2019

"I Stopped Them From Abusing PM Modi": Priyanka Gandhi On Children Video Attacked by BJP leaders over a viral video in which children are seen abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi in front of her, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accused her critics of "twisting the truth" by......
13:24, 05/02/2019

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
10:00, 08/17/2019

Teen confronts choir director convicted of sexually abusing her An emotional Ohio teen tore into a former choir director as he was sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing her, saying she won’t be defined by his twisted actions. The teen — who ...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Mom accused of abusing, imprisoning kids reaches plea deal One of two Michigan parents accused of punishing their five children with whippings and confinement in a dark, locked bedroom described by one officer as a dungeon has pleaded guilty to child abuse....
14:12, 06/19/2019

Priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students on trial Downcast and sitting in a wheelchair as his historic trial began in Argentina, the Rev. Nicola Corradi didn’t look like the man former students at an institute for the deaf say was the force behind ye...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Former Somerset Caregiver Pleads Guilty to Abusing, Neglecting Adult SOMERSET, KY. (LEX 18) – A former caregiver pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly abusing or neglecting an adult. Ashley Grimes, 23, of Somerset, pleaded guilty in Pulaski Circuit Court June 20, ac...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
03:36, 07/08/2019

Antonio Brown accused of raping and sexually abusing ex-trainer New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown allegedly raped and sexually abused a woman who worked with him as a personal trainer, according to a federal lawsuit filed in Florida. The woman, Britney T...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Brooklyn teacher admits to sexually abusing 14-year-old student A former Brooklyn educator has admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student on seven separate occasions while on school grounds. Andre Braddy, a once-beloved teacher at the Lenox Academy middle ...
02:36, 07/06/2019

Hannity: Dems abusing their power, guilty of 'presidential harassment' Fox News' host Sean Hannity said Wednesday he has had enough of House Democrats abusing their power calling their investigations into President Trump and Russia "presidential harassment."...
09:24, 07/11/2019

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now defunct youth program. The Courie...
12:12, 07/09/2019

Let's All Agree to Stop Abusing the Word 'Coupe' and Start Using 'Fastback' I’ve lamented before about how carmakers have been treating the word “coupe” like it was some meaningless but spicy term they could just slap on anything they wanted to feel “sportier,” but now I’m re...
01:48, 05/07/2019

NYC corrections officer accused of sexually abusing inmates for years A corrections officer at the federal lockup in Manhattan has been accused of sexually assaulting four female inmates for more than five years. Colin Akparanta, 42, of New Jersey is charged with four c...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan has received a five-year football banning order af...
20:00, 05/24/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
20:00, 06/11/2019

Demand for trial against clergy accused of abusing deaf kids International and Argentine activists are calling on Pope Francis to ensure that his "zero tolerance" pledge against sexual abuses by clergy is enforced in his homeland....
23:24, 05/06/2019

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewal...
05:24, 07/17/2019

Brooklyn teacher gets 4 years for sexually abusing 14-year-old student A Brooklyn middle school teacher, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student multiple times on school grounds, was sentenced to four years behind bars Thursday....
22:36, 08/22/2019

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
05:48, 07/15/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the ...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Kevin Federline Accuses Britney Spears' Father of Abusing Their 13-Year-Old Son Kevin Federline has reportedly come forward with allegations of child abuse against Britney Spears' father, Jamie Spears. The former professional dancer, who shares kids Sean......
03:00, 09/04/2019

Man gets 10 years in prison for sexually abusing family member for half a decade TUCSON – A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Aug. 12 after he was convicted for sexually abusing a family member for half a decade. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Chris ...
03:36, 08/20/2019

Florida ‘doomsday prepper’ couple accused of enslaving and abusing two women Two women escaped from a Florida farm where they were held captive, forced into hard labor, and physically and sexually abused for years by an unhinged couple preparing for the end of the world, autho...
02:48, 07/14/2019

Sicko accused of sexually abusing unconscious patient at Bronx hospital A sicko sexually abused a Bronx hospital patient while she was unconscious in a bed, police said Tuesday. The suspect walked into the woman’s room at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx at about 3 p.m...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual c...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Officer accused of sexually abusing 15-year-old killed himself, Mississippi police say The apparent suicide follows claims that the Jackson Police Department officer sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl in Mississippi.        ...
09:24, 05/28/2019

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County AttorneyR...
01:24, 08/01/2019

Ex-boxing champ sentenced 18 years for sexually abusing daughter: reports An Argentine former welterweight world boxing champion, who lost his title to Floyd Mayweather, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for the repeated sexual abuse of his daughter, reports said...
03:48, 08/02/2019

Epstein charged with abusing dozens of minors in massive sex trafficking case Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein “sexually exploited and abused” dozens of underage girls as young as 14 at his homes in New York and Florida in the early 2000s, Manhattan federal prosecutors alleg...
17:12, 07/08/2019

‘Horse’ penis guard gets 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates A former Brooklyn jail guard convicted of sexually abusing multiple female inmates was sentenced to 25 years behind bars Wednesday — after the judge teared up and thanked one of his accusers for...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Married teachers found guilty of sexually abusing teen student A pair of Pennsylvania teachers has been found guilty of sexually abusing a former student, according to reports. Nicodemo Baggetta, 30, and wife Ruth Ann Baggetta, 37, were convicted Wednesday by a j...
22:36, 06/20/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's Response To Children Abusing PM Modi Splits Twitter A video featuring Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and a group of children in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi has generated a buzz on social media. The Congress leader is seen clamping her mouth in shock when a profanity...
12:12, 05/01/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wedn...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Caregiver filmed abusing 101-year-old dementia patient gets 8 months in jail An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly wo...
22:36, 06/21/2019

New Mexico mother accused of abusing children, boiling pets to death as punishment A New Mexico woman is accused of beating and torturing some of her children — and forcing them to watch her kill their pets as punishment, authorities said Tuesday....
03:12, 06/26/2019

Conservative radio host Steve Gill accused of abusing, threatening wife A Tennessee conservative commentator has been accused of abuse by his wife, who claimed in court papers that he threatened to “destroy” her if she tried to leave him. The allegations were ...
13:24, 08/30/2019

Mom accused of abusing her kids, forcing them to watch as she boiled puppies alive: cops A New Mexico woman is accused of running a house of horrors where she tortured and beat some of her 15 children and forced them to watch as she boiled their puppies alive, authorities said Tuesday. On...
11:24, 06/26/2019

Camp counselor accused of sexually abusing boys accepts plea deal He was accused of inviting young boys at the exclusive upstate Brant Lake Camp to watch movies, play games or “cuddle’’ with him — and then preying on them like a monster....
03:12, 05/08/2019

Mackenzie Lueck’s suspected killer charged with kidnapping, sexually abusing another woman The man suspected of killing Mackenzie Lueck, a 23-year-old University of Utah student found dead last month, was hit with new charges Tuesday stemming from allegations he kidnapped and sexually abuse...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Canada: trial of Taliban hostage accused of abusing wife resumes after delay Joshua Boyle faces 19 charges including sexual assaultBoyle and wife Caitlan Coleman spent five years in captivityThe trial of Joshua Boyle, the former hostage of a Taliban-linked group in Afghanistan...
00:36, 07/04/2019

Ex-Congressman Gary Ackerman accused of sexually abusing teen at Boy Scout camp A former 15-term New York City congressman is a “sexual predator” who allegedly violated a teen at an upstate Boy Scout camp, according to a shocking lawsuit filed last week naming the life-long Democ...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Carnival worker busted for sexually abusing girl on Long Island carousel A carnival worker was busted for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl while helping her onto a carousel at a Long Island fair, police said Thursday. Louis Shelton, a 50-year-old Pennsylvania man, was st...
21:24, 06/06/2019

Britney Spears fears losing custody after father accused of abusing son: report Britney Spears reportedly fears losing more custody time of her sons to ex-husband Kevin Federline after her father, Jamie Spears, was accused of abusing their 13-year-old, Sean Preston Federline....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Finance Minister Seeks Fair Trade Whip On Global Firms Abusing Dominance "CCI (Competition Commission of India) should take suo moto cognisance of global companies having no presence in India but abusing Indian consumers," Ms Sitharaman said on Friday....
11:24, 08/23/2019

Former Ohio State Coach Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing Underage Diver Former Ohio State diving coach William Bohonyi was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday on two counts of sexually abusing Estee Pryor, a diver who trained with the Ohio State University Diving ...
10:24, 08/13/2019

Long Island high school coach accused of sexually abusing student: cops The 25-year-old junior varsity baseball coach was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old female Islip High School student, according to Suffolk County Police....
22:48, 05/04/2019

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Ka...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Salvadoran illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing minor for 7 years despite 2010 deportation order An illegal immigrant from El Salvador who’s accused of sexually abusing a minor for seven years – and who’d been ordered deported in 2010 – is behind bars this week after reportedly being caught in Ut...
15:48, 08/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, surrounded himself with influential network of defenders The alleged sex trafficker, who previously pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for prostitution, used power, money and charm to make powerful connections....
06:12, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said o...
11:24, 06/05/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Priest who starred in 'The Exorcist' accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980s Father Bill O’Malley, a Jesuit teacher and priest who starred in "The Exorcist," was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student in the 1980s.        ...
22:48, 08/16/2019

'Doomsday preppers' accused of abusing adopted twins who escaped from Florida farm Wakulla residents are surprised to learn of the Doomsday couple charged with abusing their adopted twin daughters.        ...
18:48, 07/15/2019

'Disgusted': Graphic video shows workers abusing calves, using drugs at Indiana farm The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
14:24, 06/06/2019

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of abusing pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion The pregnant wife of 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss has accused Fleiss of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion.        ...
09:24, 07/18/2019

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,.....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Redmi Note 8 Series Coming to India in '8 Weeks': Xiaomi India Chief India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India soon, after certifications and testing process is done....
18:12, 08/29/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,....
16:12, 05/09/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its....
17:24, 05/16/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
20:00, 06/05/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
17:24, 06/04/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
17:24, 06/04/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reser...
19:12, 06/26/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)....
13:36, 07/02/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make....
11:00, 06/22/2019

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Ban the detention of pregnant women | Letter Emma Ginn, the director of Medical Justice, warns that women in immigration detention receive inadequate healthcareYou report how a pregnant rape survivor experiencing a miscarriage and barely able to...
05:48, 08/21/2019

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
23:48, 07/12/2019

| US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants....
11:24, 08/22/2019

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
07:00, 07/05/2019

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him ...
14:12, 05/31/2019

"Don't Want New India, Give Us Old India": Ghulam Nabi Azad's Dig at BJP The mob killing of a man in Jharkhand found echo in parliament today as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad took on the BJP over its "New India" claim....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations hap...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)     ...
20:36, 07/03/2019

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowd...
06:48, 07/10/2019

At least 30 killed in hit on Tripoli migrant detention center: U.N. At least 30 migrants were killed in an overnight strike on a Tripoli migrant detention center and dozens were injured, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday....
10:36, 07/03/2019

US Detention Centres Called "Summer Camps". What They Actually Look Like More than a year after he drew criticism for comparing family detention to a "summer camp," the nation's top immigration enforcer stood in a clean hallway in America's largest family detention complex...
04:36, 08/26/2019

CDC: Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps outbreak while in detention NBC NEWS – Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps while in immigration custody in the first such reported outbreak of the contagious viral disease in U.S.-run detention centers, a new report ...
06:36, 08/31/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on ...
18:00, 06/30/2019

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says t...
02:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: A$AP Rocky: Detention was “humbling” experience American rapper A$AP Rocky says in comments posted on his Instagram account that his month long detainment in Sweden has been “a very difficult and humbling experience.”...
01:00, 08/03/2019

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The step is expected to be challenged in court....
21:24, 08/21/2019

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migran...
14:00, 07/21/2019