Plea made to UN over human rights abuses of farmers in India

A plea has been made to the United Nations to send a fact-finding mission to India over alleged human rights abuses of farmers in the Punjab.

Published 23 February 2021

India: Men who gang raped and murdered young woman hanged

Four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in 2012 have been hanged.

Published 20 March 2020

India: Transfer of judge who criticised government over riots raises concerns

The accelerated transfer of a judge who was critical of the Indian government's handling of violence in Delhi has raised concerns.

Published 28 February 2020

India: Chief Justice cleared of sexual harassment allegations

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has been cleared of sexual harassment allegations after an inquiry ruled there was no substance to the accusations – as it withheld its report.

Published 8 May 2019

India: Chief Justice denies sexual harassment of court worker

India's most senior judge, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, has denied allegations of sexual harassment from a former Supreme Court employee.

Published 25 April 2019