Odisha: Burn victim's family approaches NHRC, seeks full treatment coverage

The family of the victim alleged though TPWODL negligence led to the mishap, the Discom paid an interim relief of only Rs 2 lakh, that too nearly six months after the incident.

published on : 10th January 2022

Mariyamma custodial death: 'Will pass suitable order', says Telangana HC after plea for CID probe

On the directions of the court, CBI’s Hyderabad Superintendent of Police C Kalyan appeared before the bench along with Rachakonda Commissioner of Police Mahesh Bhagwat.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Orissa High Court upholds NHRC directive on compensation to ASHA worker's kin

ASHA worker Mini Pradhan had died on September 5, 2016 while she was travelling to the hospital for delivery.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Shadnagar encounter: Police lawyers point to NHRC team ‘threats’

T Balamohan Reddy appearing for D Janakiram, Balu Rathod and D Srikanth who were handlers of the accused, submitted that they were threatened and coerced by the NHRC team while recording the facts.

published on : 19th November 2021

NHRC seeks report on Dharani issue

The commission directed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to submit the report within four weeks.

published on : 21st October 2021

NHRC chief cautions against growing instances of 'instant justice through encounters

The NHRC chief noted that the non-implementation of welfare schemes in the right earnest "leads to human rights violations".

published on : 13th October 2021

NHRC chairman credits Home Minister Amit Shah for 'new era in Jammu and Kashmir'

Incidentally, J&K has seen a worrying rise in incidents of violence, including a spate of civilian killings as well as that of security forces, over the past few days.

published on : 13th October 2021

'Selective interpretation' of human rights by some people denting image of India: PM Modi

The ruling BJP has been critical of a section of human rights groups, including those with a global presence, for allegedly highlighting cases of Human Rights violations selectively.

published on : 12th October 2021

Kodagu SP gets NHRC notice on death of mentally unstable man due to police 'highhandedness'

Roy D’Souza died at the Madikeri hospital after being allegedly beaten up by the Virajpet town police.

published on : 6th October 2021

Mamata dig at Shah for not stopping DVC from discharging barrage water

Banerjee said she will shortly write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek his intervention in the "indiscriminate" release of water by DVC every time there is heavy rain in Jharkhand.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Hyderabad rape case: No injuries sustained by accused due to custodial torture, says medico

Dr Krupal Singh also stated that the police did not inform them about the NHRC guidelines to be followed while conducting PME in custodial death cases.

published on : 1st October 2021

Minor boy sent to jail in Uttar Pradesh, dies by suicide; NHRC seeks report from SSP

In addition to this, the commission has also directed its investigation division to conduct an on-the-spot inquiry into the case.

published on : 30th September 2021

Hyderabad veterinarian rape accused encounter: Driver refutes points in statement to NHRC

Homeguard Yadagiri had driven police party and 4 accused from the guest house to Chatanpally on December 6

published on : 30th September 2021

NHRC calls for fixing responsibility in cases of death of workers during hazardous cleaning

The commission has asked for the implementation of its recommendations in the advisory and sought a action-taken report within three months.

published on : 29th September 2021

"Statement of two injured cops not taken": Human rights commission official

"Many other statements were to be recorded and which could not be done, due to the non-availability of people and the time was also less," Saini told the commission. 

published on : 29th September 2021
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