By Zafar Mahmood  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on the occasion of the Jordanian King‘s visit to India in the presence of a thousand plus Indian Muslims in New Delhi’s prestigious Vigyan Bhawan evokes an aura of a paradigm shift from his erstwhile perceived policy.
My Dear Prime Minister Modi ji, Namaskar. It is heartening to note that you as PM of our democratic-secular state have underlined the great diversities in the Indian nation which needed to be celebrated.
Mr. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the outgoing U.N. human rights chief expressed his anguish at the state of Human Rights and dared to accuse “the veto-wielding members of the UNSC of being second only to criminals who kill and maim when it comes to responsibility for some of the world’s most egregious rights violations.” His address1 in Geneva on 26th Feb echoed the findings of Amnesty International.2
By Siddhant Mohan,  Varanasi police on Tuesday lined with the alleged “intimidation practices” and threatened Teesta Setalvad, a human rights activist, against conducting a workshop by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. 
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