LGBT

Draconian Laws Against LGBT Must Be Repealed: UN

Terming the fight against homophobia as a core part of battle for human rights, United Nations General Secretary Ban-Ki-moon in strong words called for repeal of draconian laws used to criminalize and punish LGBT. "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights promises a world that is free and equal, and we will only honour that promise if everyone-without exception-enjoys the protection they deserve.", he said in his message to the International Forum on the International Day Against Homophobia an... May 19, 2013
Salman Khurshid

Why China's Incursion in Ladakh Preceded Khurshid's Visit?

Ever since 1959 when the Tibetan Religious leader Dalai Lama crossed the mountains and sought refuge in Dharmashala, India's relations with China were on a rollercoaster and the 1962 war was a decisive factor that can never revert an unequal relationship set between the two giants. May 3, 2013
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Supreme Court Clears FDI in Retail Sector, Says 'Consumer is King'

In what could come as a big relief to the Centre after being dogged by several corruption charges and scams, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the government's proposal to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the multi-brand retail sector. May 2, 2013