Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Kerala police keeping tabs on rights bodies

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Wednesday told the Assembly that the Intelligence Wing of the Police Department was keeping a close watch on certain human rights organisations, which were suspected to be indulging in activities aimed at subverting the development initiatives being taken up in the State. The Home Minister, who was replying to a calling attention motion moved by P. Viswan, said certain organisations, under the pretext of championing human rights, were seen taking over the leadership of agitations against road-widening programmes and industrial projects.

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