Protection of human rights ensures progress of society : D H Waghela

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Mangaluru : Karnataka State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) Chairman Justice D H Waghela said, “We will not be a civilised society unless we recognise the rights of others.” He was speaking after inaugurating a day-long training programme on ‘Fundamentals of Human Rights,’ held at St Agnes College (Autonomous) on Monday. The programme was organised by the Department […]

Two-hour legal literacy programmes in schools from Agust

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Mallana Gowda

Mangaluru : The Dakshina Kannada Legal Services Authority will hold two-hour legal literacy programmes in five government schools and government aided private schools every second Saturday from August in Dakshina Kannada on Saturdays. These schools are the first in the district to start legal literacy clubs. Member-Secretary of the authority Mallanagouda said that the legal […]

Human rights alleges a Private builder construct Illegal building on Wakf board property 

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Haneef Saheb

Mangaluru: The Kachi Memon Zuma Masjid Muttavalli had given an unauthorized permission to a private builder to construct a Illegal building at Wakf board property in city, alleged Human rights activist Hanif Saheb Pajapala on Wednesday June 13. Addressing a press meet in Mangalore, Haneef said, The property of Kutchi Memon Masjid belongs to Wakf Board. […]

Central government should look into the laws on elders

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Mangaluru: Officials should have knowledge of the laws pertaining to the protection of senior citizens, said Human Rights Activist and Human Rights Protection Foundation president Dr Ravindranath Shanubhogue. He was addressing an awareness programme organised by Kalpa Trust on World Elders’ Day at Sharada Vidyalaya on Sunday. “Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, […]

Human rights violated in prison : Shobha Karandlaje

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Shoba Karndlaje

Udupi : Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje met Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) H.L. Dattu in New Delhi on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum to him on what she said was “the inhuman treatment meted out to prisoners in the Bengaluru Central Jail at Parappana Agrahara violating their human rights.” In the memorandum submitted […]

Pak says espionage charges against its official ‘false’

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Islamabad: Pakistan today deplored India declaring its High Commission staffer in New Delhi as persona non-grata for espionage activities, terming charges against the diplomatic official as “false and unsubstantiated”. Foreign Office in a statement said, “We condemn the detention and manhandling of our diplomatic official”. The Indian action has been accompanied by an “extremely negative […]

Workshop on human rights awareness inaugurated by C J Hunagundha

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
human rights

Mangaluru: Human rights commission, Humanities association and women’s forum jointly organized a one day workshop on human rights awareness at University College, Hampankatta on Monday. Karnataka state human rights commission member C J Hunagundha inaugurated the programme. In his inaugural speech, he said that all the holy books depict human rights in one or other […]

Call on PM Modi’s Pak visit to be taken at the right time: Government

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

New Delhi: Whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Pakistan to attend the SAARC summit later this year will be a “policy decision” a call on which will be taken at the “right time”, government sources said on Wednesday night. “It is something on which we will take a call at the right time,” […]

Police rule out quick arrests in sedition case against Amnesty

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Mangaluru/Bengaluru : The Bengaluru police on Tuesday ruled out immediate arrest of Amnesty International India representatives over sedition for organising an event on human rights abuses in Kashmir. The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), however, intensified its protest over what it described as raising of “anti-India” slogans at the event held at the United Theological […]

Awareness programme on cyber crime was held at St Agnes College

Saturday, August 13th, 2016
Cyber crime

Mangaluru: St Agnes College Library and Information Centre and department of political science and human rights education cell had jointly organised an awareness programme on the topic of cyber crime, on Friday at St Agnes College. The programme was inaugurated by Shruthi N S Assistant Commissioner of Police, South sub-division, Mangaluru. The programme was presided […]

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