Corporal punishment is a "criminal offence"

Meera Srinivasan, The Hindu, Nov 19, 2006Activists concerned about lack of awareness among authorities, teachers' insensitivity to child rights# "Children Act 1960 states school students shall not be subjected to corporal punishment# "Beating up children…

India Condemned for Appeasing Burma

Rahul Kumar OneWorld South Asia <!-- News --> Sun., Nov. 19, 2006 NEW DELHI, Nov 19 (OneWorld) - Exiled political leaders from Burma have expressed their anguish at the Indian government's policy of appeasing the…

Former bandit joins Indian Justice Party

She wants to work for the poor and downtroddenNEW DELHI: Former bandit Seema Parihar, who ruled the ravines of the Chambal for 18 years before surrendering before a court in 2000, kicked off her political…

Lawyer alleges rights violation

KOZHIKODE: A lawyer of the Kozhikode Bar has alleged police inaction in a complaint filed by him, resulting in human rights violation.Addressing presspersons here on Saturday, Palath Imbichi Koya alleged that he was attacked by…

'Keyis played a role in the history of…

Their history closely linked with that of the region: K.K.N. KurupTHALASSERY: Historian and the former Calicut University Vice-Chancellor K.K.N. Kurup has said that the Keyi family here played a role in the history of North…

Angelina Jolie angry with Indian Police

Taran Khan/Renni AbrahamDNAINDIA.COM November 18, 2006 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is angry at the way her security officers were treated by the Mumbai police, sources close to the film unit of A Mighty Heart told…