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The commission took suo motu cognizance of media reports on the issue.
The rights body took the action after a complaint was lodged by the families of the victims killed in the alleged fake encounters.
The commission has observed that the contents of the news reports, raise a serious issue of violation of human rights of the victim.
The child protection officer of Muzaffarpur District has been arrested in connection with alleged sexual exploitation.
The human rights body has put 639 as the number of suicides committed between March and May, 2018 as stated by the government in the state assembly.
Social activist Harsh Mander resigns as the Special Monitor over the continued silence of the NHRC over the matters concerning the rights of minorities and communal violence.
The panel also recorded the statements of those injured in the clash between the police and the protestors on May 22.
The NHRC move come after a petition by advocate A. Rajarajan before the Delhi High Court on May 25, seeking the intervention of the commission in probing the death of civilians in police shooting.
Violence broke out on May 22 during protests demanding the closure of the factory over pollution concerns with police opening fire, resulting in the death of 13 people.
The National Human Rights Commission will take help of a pan-India network of around 3.5 lakh Common Service Centers for launching its portal so that it can reach out to a larger audience.
The Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018, was cleared in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jaga and Kalia, the separated conjoined twins, are ‘clinically’ well and do not need ICU or specialised care, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has placed on record.
National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Karnataka prisons department in Jai Shankar suicide case
According to NHRC, a suo motu case has been taken up following media reports that Jai Shankar, the 38-year-old convict, committed suicide inside the Bengaluru Central Prison.
Madurai Rural SP says police discharged firearms in an act of self-defence
Odisha's Kunduli gangrape: NHRC to depute a special team to probe gangrape and suicide of the victim
The apex human rights body has directed its deputy general to constitute a team of investigators for spot inquiry of the incident immediately and submit a report in next 15 days.