National Human Rights Commission

Pay Rs 3 lakh to kin of Tihar inmate, NHRC asks Kejriwal government

The panel has found jail authorities to be negligent in the suicide case of 37-yearold Ganori Prasad and observed that if proper watch over him was maintained, his life might have been saved.

published on : 6th January 2021

Puri custodial death: Orissa High Court, NHRC seek report from state government

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and chairperson of Human Rights Front Manoj Jena had lodged complaints in the connection and demanded a thorough enquiry into the matter.

published on : 21st November 2020

Handcuffing row: NHRC tells DGP, Chief Secretary to take action 

According to the NHRC communiqué to the Chief Secretary and the DGP, Subba Rao’s complaint was placed before the commission on November 6. 

published on : 9th November 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

COVID-19: NHRC sends advisories to ministries, states on protecting rights of prisoners, others

The NHRC, in a statement issued on Tuesday, said it is "deeply concerned" about the rights of the vulnerable and marginalised sections of the society affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 7th October 2020

NHRC asks Odisha Govt to pay Rs 2 lakh to kin of student died after falling in hot dal container

In 2014, Basanti Barik (14), a Class IX student of Baligaon Girls’ High School in Boipariguda block, had fallen into the hot dal vessel while waiting in the queue for the noon meal in her hostel

published on : 4th October 2020

NHRC notice to Delhi Police chief over alleged suicide of rape accused in custody

The rights panel had also sought details of the persons, who were put in the lockup in Swarup Nagar police station and Samaypur Badli police station for any reason.

published on : 22nd September 2020

NHRC seeks ATR over patients' death in Odisha

Acting on petition by human rights activist Radhakant Tripathy, NHRC sought ATR from the Principal Secretary of Health department.  

published on : 22nd September 2020

Thrashed for serving beef, Assam man to get Rs 1 lakh

The order was issued based on a complaint lodged by Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia of the Congress.

published on : 18th September 2020

NHRC orders Assam govt to pay Rs 1 lakh to man beaten up for selling beef

Shaukat Ali (48) was thrashed by a mob and forced to eat cooked pork in front of a few policemen for selling beef at his tea stall at the Madhupur weekly market in Biswanath Chariali.

published on : 16th September 2020

NHRC summons two officials in connection with death of Odisha child due to dengue five years ago

The Commission held that there was lack of coordination and professionalism among the medical professionals, who were approached by the attendants of Avinash. 

published on : 16th September 2020

National Human Rights Commission orders Balasore SP to pay Rs 2 lakh to boy

Ranjan Sethi, a minor boy of Ratina village under Khaira police limits was attacked by a group of villagers on November 30, 2017.

published on : 7th September 2020

National Human Rights Commission glares at children being buried 'to cure' deformities

The Commission said the ritual was weird, unethical and cruel towards poor kids, who were being treated with indignity in the name of faith.

published on : 11th August 2020

NHRC employee dies of COVID in Delhi; 17 others tested positive till date: Sources

The deceased was employed as a multi-tasking staffer at the National Human Rights Commission.

published on : 26th June 2020

13 NHRC employees, including senior officials, test positive for COVID-19 over 10 days

The NHRC office is located in the six-storeyed Manavadhikar Bhawan in INA area in south Delhi.

published on : 21st June 2020
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