Official Reports

More information about India is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed below:

  • Human Rights Reports 2017

    The 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (The Human Rights Reports) document the status of human rights and worker rights in nearly 200 countries and territories. These reports are required by U.S. law and are used by a variety of actors, including the U.S. Congress, the Executive branch, and the Judicial branch as a factual resource for decision making in matters ranging from assistance to asylum.
    India [PDF Version] (Hindi PDF) (Urdu PDF)

  • Country Reports on Terrorism

    Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act.
    Beginning with the report for 2004, it replaced the previously published Patterns of Global Terrorism.

  • 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report

    “Modern slavery has no place in the world, and I intend to ensure, through diplomatic engagement and increased action, that the United States government’s leadership in combating this global threat is sustained in the years to come.” – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo   (Tamil Translation – PDF)  (Kannada Translation -PDF)

  • 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report

    “The overarching purpose of our trade policy – the guiding principle behind all of our actions in this key area – will be to expand trade in a way that is freer and fairer for all Americans.” (PDF)

  • International Religious Freedom Report

    The Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom describes the status of religious freedom in each foreign country, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations, and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious freedom around the world. It is submitted in compliance with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

    International Religious Freedom Report for 2017
    India (PDF)