#rights

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Today, on the occasion of World Senior Citizen's Day, let's take a look at the laws and schemes in place for the group in India. (Photo credit: Representaional/Pixabay)

  • August 21 is observed as World Senior Citizen's Day
  • A large section of the senior citizens group is unaware of the laws protecting their interest
  • It is a legal obligation for the children to provide maintenance by monthly allowance to senior citizen

.Kabul, Afghanistan
A Taliban fighter stands guard over surrendered Afghan security member forces in Ghazni (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Taliban ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001
  • The period saw suppression of civil liberties and women's rights
  • The return of the Taliban to power has reignited fears of a return to the "dark days"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The right to be forgotten is linked to the rights of data principal, part of India's Personal Data Protection Bill (Photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Reality TV star Ashutosh Kaushik wants all photographs and videos of him deleted from the internet
  • Kaushik is seeking protection under the "right to be forgotten"
  • The right to be forgotten features in India's Personal Data Protection Bill