UN agencies urge Taliban to make good on promises to protect vulnerable

Afghan civilians continue to bear the brunt of the Taliban takeover in the country where humanitarian…

Delhi University: Dalit faculty slapped by colleague owing to her caste

A Dalit associate professor, Dr. Neelam, in the Hindi department at Delhi University’s Lakshmibai College has…

Assam detention centres for ‘foreigners’ renamed ‘transit camps’

A notification issued by the Assam government on Tuesday says the nomenclature of the "Detention centre…

Mauritanian chess player refuses to play against Israel in Junior World Cup

A 14-year-old Mauritanian chess player has pulled out of the Junior World Cup because the draw…

Haiti earthquake: 1.2 million affected

Four days after a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit south-western Haiti, the level of destruction and desperation…

Political prisoner Rona Wilson’s father passes away

The father of Rona Wilson-  a noted prison-rights activist who is in jail under draconian UAPA…