National Human Rights Commission

Amend laws that affect leprosy-hit: NHRC

The advisory listed discriminating legal provisions against the leprosy-affected persons in 97 laws of the country and called for their removal.

published on : 18th January 2022

Can't say if human right violation is taking place due to AFSPA, NHRC Chairman

NHRC Chairperson also said that in a civilised society like India, there is no room for fake encounters.

published on : 18th December 2021

Crops damaged by Kaleshwaram: Rights body seeks action taken report from Centre, Telangana

The project and revenue authorities of Telangana have not conducted proper backwater studies, resulting in adverse impact and inundation of fertile agriculture lands.

published on : 14th December 2021

Freedom of speech can’t be an unruly horse: NHRC head

The former Supreme Court judge said one is obligated to be faithful to the values in Article 19 of the Constitution and related laws, and that honesty in the freedom of speech is feared the most.

published on : 11th December 2021

Rights panel seeks report from Biplab Deb government on Tripura violence

The post Durga Puja violence against Hindus in Bangladesh has found disturbing resonance in Tripura.

published on : 4th November 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

"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

National Human Rights Commission team "feared for life" during Hyderabad visit

The NHRC team said that as they did not receive the site plan of the scene prepared by the IO, they had made a rough sketch of the scene’s topography.

published on : 29th September 2021

Violence on the rise in Tihar jail; NHRC issues notice to Delhi government

The National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to Delhi government over increasing incidents of violence among inmates in Tihar jail. 

published on : 29th 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

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

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
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