The fight for human rights

When any campaign finds it hard to bring about a conclusive answer to vexed issues, the people behind such a movement are overwhelmed by lethargy, especially if they are driven other than by moral urge. To many human rights activists in the Naga community, as it appears, yesterday’s campaign is a shibboleth today. However, the…

Religious freedom in India on ‘negative trajectory’: US panel

Washington: Religious freedom in India was on a “negative trajectory” in 2015 as religious tolerance “deteriorated” and religious freedom violations “increased”, a US report on international religious freedom said on Tuesday. In its annual report, the Congress-mandated US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) asked the Indian government to publicly rebuke officials and religious leaders…

Cyber criminals hack Utkal University website

The official website of Utkal University—www.utkaluniversity.ac.in—was on Tuesday hacked allegedly by a group of suspected Pakistani cyber attackers.  The hackers, who identified themselves as “Team Pak Cyber Attackers” from Pakistan, defaced the website by posting a Pakistani flag with a message ‘Pakistan Zindabad’. The hackers also took a dig at the state government’s vulnerable cyber…