Human Rights Commission

Rights panel directs Manipur govt to protect lives of RTI activists threatened by insurgent group

Earlier, the National Human Rights Commission transferred three petitions to the Manipur Human Rights Commission for disposal in connection with the case.

published on : 19th September 2021

NHRC writes to UP, Delhi Police, seeks report on sexual assault of woman

The woman had set herself on fire allegedly along with a man outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on August 16, 2021. Subsequently, both died while undergoing treatment in RML Hospital.

published on : 1st September 2021

CBI registers 10 more FIRs over Bengal election violence

Taking a note of the report submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Kolkata High Court had recently ordered a CBI probe into the violence.  

published on : 30th August 2021

Hyderabad rape case: Fingerprints of accused not found on weapons

The Investigative Officer also admitted that the fingerprints of the accused weren’t found on the pistol pouches of the police personnel, sticks and rods.

published on : 29th August 2021

Andhra Pradesh Lokayutka appeals to people to file complaints against erring officials

The temporary office of the Andhra Pradesh Lokayukta was inaugurated by Lokayukta Justice P Lakshman Reddy at the State guest house in Kurnool on Saturday. 

published on : 29th August 2021

Govt can set up SHRC anywhere in State: HC

The State government informed the court that the State Cabinet had already taken a decision to set up the SHRC in Kurnool.

published on : 27th August 2021

NHRC seeks DGP report on missing minor girl

The complainant also alleged that around 3,500 children are missing across Odisha and the police are doing little to trace them. 

published on : 20th August 2021

Slow reform in criminal justice system worrisome: NHRC

The chairperson of Commission, Justice (retd) AK Mishra said not only were trials getting delayed, but court orders convicting a person also took years to implement.

published on : 19th August 2021

Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks more time to file counter in Sterlite firing case

Tiphagne, an advocate, had contended the NHRC, after initiating an investigation into the issue, had closed the case in October 2018.

published on : 9th August 2021

Pakistan federal probe agency takes two journalists into custody

The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has strongly condemned 'disappearances', calling for an immediate enquiry into the matter.

published on : 7th August 2021

'Indiscriminate' fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban hurting civilians the most, says UN

Officials said that insurgents had seized more than a dozen local radio and TV stations in Lashkar Gah leaving only one pro-Taliban channel broadcasting Islamic programming.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Odisha Human Rights Commission allows Board of Secondary Education to hold test for special students

This year, results of all the 2255 students who appeared in correspondence mode were not published and they have to appear for the offline exam.

published on : 30th July 2021

Telangana couple seeks protection from Excise Minister Srinivas Goud, kin

The petitioners, Viswanatha Rao and his wife Pushpalatha, approached the State Human Rights Commission on Wednesday alleging that the Minister and his brother were threatening them.

published on : 29th July 2021

Rights panel says no to offline HSC exam for 139 Divyang students  

Manoj Jena said that the decision was not only arbitrary but also intended to put the differently-abled students in utter difficulty during the Covid-19 situation.

published on : 27th July 2021

Rights panel seeks report on Odisha gangster Hyder’s death

OHRC also said that copies of the news published in The New Indian Express and other newspapers should be kept on record. The next hearing of the matter is on September 6.

published on : 27th July 2021
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