Varavara Rao,Saibaba plea sent to SHRC 

Petitioner MA Satyanarayana Rao said the NHRC was provoking suspicion that it was working in support of the Centre.

published on : 22nd January 2021

NHRC raps Odisha government over delay in compensation 

The rights panel had earlier directed the Chief Secretary to pay Rs 1 lakh each to Siddeswar Pradhan and Jaynarayan Sahu as compensation by October 4, 2020.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Assam Congress leader petitions NHRC over 'injustice' to families facing eviction from sanctuary

In a letter to the Commission, Saikia said the government was seeking to evict the families by going back on its promises that they would be suitably rehabilitated

published on : 12th January 2021

NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt over death of 10 babies in fire at Bhandara hospital

The Commission has issued notices to the state chief secretary and Director General of Police, seeking a detailed report within four weeks, the officials said.

published on : 11th January 2021

Manual scavenging still a reality: NHRC

The NHRC has sent many recommendations, including those stated above, to the centre and states, including Union Ministries of Home Affairs, Finance, Social Justice & Empowerment.

published on : 5th January 2021

Child trafficking: NHRC directs personal appearance of Home Secretary and SP   

As per the petition, one Narayan Dash of Ganjam district had kidnapped an eight-year-old girl from her village while she was witnessing a festival on the occasion of Kartika Purnima in 2015. 

published on : 4th January 2021

NHRC in its 12th advisory asks states to implement measures to stop human trafficking

The Ministry of Women and Child Development received 27 lakh distress calls and intervened in 1.92 lakh distress on the ground during the pandemic.

published on : 11th December 2020

NHRC asks Odisha to pay Rs 3 lakh to kin of woman who died after ambulance failed to reach her on time 

The govt has asked the Additional Chief Secretary of Health and Family Welfare department to make the requisite payment of compensation.

published on : 6th November 2020

NHRC summons Odisha government on Hirakud rehab failure

Adjudicating a petition filed by Supreme Court lawyer and rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy, the NHRC has directed the Chief Secretary to reply by December 7.

published on : 29th October 2020

Hyderabad actvist asks NHRC to look into Varavara Rao's case

He requested the commission to take steps to provide medical care to Saibaba.

published on : 21st October 2020

NHRC issues notice to MP government, police, prison chiefs over 'gang-rape' of woman in lock-up

The alleged incident occurred in May and it came to the knowledge of the district judge after a period of five months.

published on : 20th October 2020

NHRC warns Odisha Health Secretary of coercive action

The Health Secretary has also not submitted the status of the departmental action taken against the delinquent officers along with the condition of the two patients.

published on : 19th October 2020

China, Russia, Cuba getting seats on UNHRC a win for tyrants, embarrassment for UN: Mike Pompeo

On Tuesday, China, as well as Russia and Cuba, won seats on the Human Rights Council, which is a win for tyrants and embarrassment for the United Nations, Pompeo said.

published on : 15th October 2020

COVID-19: NHRC sends advisories to ministries, state govts on protecting right to mental health

The NHRC said in view of the unprecedented situation across the country and being 'deeply concerned' about the rights of the vulnerable and marginalised sections of the society amid COVID crisis.

published on : 14th October 2020

NHRC directs Odisha government to pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of diarrhoea victims

As there was no facility for safe drinking water, villagers were fetching water from a nearby pit.

published on : 12th October 2020
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