Take action to prevent stampedes: NHRC

Similarly, 10 people were injured in a stampede during a cultural function at ‘Malyabanta Mahostav’ in Malkangiri district.

published on : 25th January 2023

Orissa HC dismisses govt plea against NHRC order

The incident rocked the state and also led to the resignation of excise minister AU Singhdeo on moral grounds.

published on : 20th January 2023

NHRC to investigate ‘fake’ police encounter

Alleging that the police had branded them as Maoists to give it an impression of encounter, petitioner Radhakanta Tripathy had moved the NHRC for justice.

published on : 15th January 2023

Man tried for murder of ‘alive’ wife: NHRC notice to chief secretary and DGP  

The NHRC passed the order acting on a petition filed by rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy.

published on : 5th January 2023

Russian tourists’ death: NHRC seeks action taken report from Rayagada police

The interrogation which took place in Sai International hotel, was aimed at ascertaining the exact sequence of events after Antov was found dead and taken to the hospital.

published on : 3rd January 2023

NHRC team visit triggers war of words in Bihar

RJD spokesperson and former MLA Shakti Singh Yadav said that NHRC has virtually become the ‘BJP’s commission’ to serve its political purpose.

published on : 21st December 2022

Bihar hooch tragedy: NHRC to depute its probe team for on-spot inquiry

The sale and consumption of alcohol was completely banned in Bihar in April 2016, though its "implementation has been patchy," the NHRC observed.

published on : 18th December 2022

NHRC seeks report on torture of journalist in Kujang

In his petition Mohanty said, during the pandemic in 2020, his stories on alleged irregularities and misappropriation of funds by Erasama BDO, were published in Odia dailies.

published on : 18th December 2022

Kota suicides: Human Rights body affirms need to 'regulate private coaching institutes'

The commission has noted that there is a need to "regulate private coaching institutes."

published on : 15th December 2022

Keonjhar custodial death case: NHRC awards Rs 5 lakh relief

One Suresh Naik of Shedeng Basti under Barbil police limits, who was detained on the charges of murdering his wife, had died in police custody on November 21, 2019.

published on : 11th December 2022

Delay in hazardous waste disposal abuse of right to health of Bhopal gas tragedy survivors: NHRC chief

He cited the Bhopal gas tragedy which took place at a plant of a global company in Bhopal in 1984, considered one of the world's worst industrial disasters.

published on : 10th December 2022

Climate change, environment degradation emerging as major cause of human rights violations: NHRC

Human Rights Day is celebrated globally on December 10 every year since 1950 in commemoration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations in 1948.

published on : 9th December 2022

NHRC notice on stray dog attack death

The copy of the proceeding was produced before the chief secretary, government of Odisha for information and ensuring compliance of direction of the commission by aforesaid authority.

published on : 27th November 2022

Iran crackdown in spotlight at UN rights council

At least 416 people, including 51 children, have been killed across Iran in the crackdown since Amini's death, according to Norway-based group Iran Human Rights.

published on : 24th November 2022

NHRC steps in after boy allegedly beaten up by cop in Delhi

The commission said it has received a complaint from a resident of Nehru Camp in Kalkaji that his son was assaulted by a constable of the Govindpuri police station around 8 pm on Monday.

published on : 23rd November 2022

NHRC seeks report on Koraput ‘fake' encounter

In his petition, Tripathy mentioned that the encounter of the two tribals was fake and both the deceased have no link with the Maoists. 

published on : 21st November 2022

NHRC to recommend criminal proceedings over deaths of persons involved in hazardous cleaning

The Commission said it is high time public functionaries took note of the deaths of persons involved in hazardous cleaning or it will be constrained to recommend criminal proceedings against them.

published on : 19th November 2022

Delhi-NCR pollution: Farmers not to be blamed for stubble burning, failure of 4 state govts, says NHRC

The state governments have to provide harvest machines to get rid of the stubble but they have failed to do so, as a result, farmers are forced to burn the stubble, causing pollution, NHRC said.

published on : 12th November 2022

UNHRC working group reviews India's national report on human rights

The delegation led by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta includes senior officials from various ministries and the NITI Aaayog, along with the vice-chancellor of the National Law University.

published on : 11th November 2022

Death of infants due to spurious cough syrup: SC dismisses J-K's plea against NHRC order on compensation

Ten children died in Ramnagar tehsil of Udhampur in December 2019 and January 2020 due to consumption of spurious cough syrup. 

published on : 11th November 2022
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