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National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Delhi government over five deaths in a sewer

The commission took suo motu cognizance of media reports on the issue.

published on : 10th September 2018

In Custody: Six died daily in four months

The rights body took the action after a complaint was lodged by the families of the victims killed in the alleged fake encounters.

published on : 19th August 2018

NHRC notice to Rajasthan government over Alwar lynching case

The commission has observed that the contents of the news reports, raise a serious issue of violation of human rights of the victim.

published on : 27th July 2018

NHRC notice to Bihar government, DGP; says shelter-home can't be playground for predators

The child protection officer of Muzaffarpur District has been arrested in connection with alleged sexual exploitation.

published on : 26th July 2018

NHRC sends notice to Centre and Maharashtra government on farmer suicide

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.

published on : 16th July 2018

Harsh Mander resigns as NHRC monitor

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.

published on : 25th June 2018

Tamil Nadu: Police personnel appear before National Human Rights Commission 

The panel also recorded the statements of those injured in the clash between the police and the protestors on May 22.

published on : 6th June 2018

National Human Rights Commission team to probe Thoothukudi deaths

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.

published on : 29th May 2018

Anti-Sterlite protest: Delhi High Court leaves it to NHRC to decide lawyer's plea for probe

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.

published on : 25th May 2018

NHRC portal to tie up with 3.5 Lakh common service centres

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

Bill to beef up NHRC gets nod

The Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018, was cleared in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 5th April 2018

Separated conjoined twins clinically well: AIIMS

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.

published on : 2nd April 2018

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.

published on : 10th March 2018

‘Reports sent to NHRC, SHRC in encounter case’, says Madurai Superintendent of Police

Madurai Rural SP says police discharged firearms in an act of self-defence

published on : 3rd March 2018

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.

published on : 31st January 2018
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