Odisha Human Rights Commission

NHRC seeks report from Bargarh Collector, police over custodial death

Simultaneously, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has been asked to provide additional information in the case within four weeks.

published on : 5th July 2022

Odisha Human Rights Commission seeks report on Bhubaneswar's 'ragging death'

A petition in this regard was filed by convenor of Ragging Free Campus Abhiyan Tejeswar Parida along with the suicide note by the victim girl before the commission.

published on : 5th July 2022

Odisha Human Rights Commission orders monthly pension of Rs 3,000 to Dalit widow

On July 23 2014, some miscreants belonging to the upper caste community killed 44-year-old Narahari Sethi, a dalit fisherman of Akhadasala village within Mahakalpada police limits.

published on : 31st May 2022

Man tied to truck: OHRC seeks report, one held

Following intervention of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC), Paradeep Lock Police on Wednesday arrested one person for allegedly hanging a man on the front of a moving truck.

published on : 26th May 2022

OHRC seeks report in Puri death 

Nidhi Bhoi (41) of Biranarasinghpur reportedly fell into an open drain in Market Square on Grand Road on May 17 night.

published on : 25th May 2022

Youth tied to truck for theft, OHRC orders probe  

The clip, which has been doing the rounds in social media since a couple of days, showed that the youth was tied to the front of a moving truck and garlanded with slippers. 

published on : 25th May 2022

Odisha Human Rights Commission  seeks report from OCA, DCP on Barabati stadium fire safety

OCA officials acknowledged that the stadium does not have a fire safety certificate but they ensure adequate arrangements are in place during an international match.

published on : 18th May 2022

Abhaychandpur custodial death: Odisha Human Rights Commission launches inquiry

Abhaychandpur police have claimed that the youth was involved in drugs trade and he died after colliding with a wall while they were chasing to nab him.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Air, dust pollution woes grip Steel City and vicinity

Rourkela city and its vicinity struggle with air and dust pollution, with industrial and construction activities posing myriad problems for residents. 

published on : 17th April 2022

Detention of minors: OHRC member assures action against guilty cops in Odisha 

OHRC member Aseem Amitabh Das during his visit to Rourkela told local mediapersons that the incident has come to the notice of the Commission and assured action on the matter.

published on : 11th April 2022

HC upholds Odisha Human Rights Commission order on illegal detention

The observation came on Thursday while dismissing a writ appeal challenging a single judge’s order declining to interfere with the OHRC’s recommendation for payment of compensation.

published on : 14th November 2021

BJP approaches State Human Rights Commission for Odisha minister Dibya Shankar Mishra's removal

A delegation of BJP's women leaders led by State general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar submitted a memorandum to chairman of OHRC requesting him to seek the removal of Mishra.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Torture in cop custody: Odisha Human Rights Commission orders probe

Kin of the victims had alleged that the two were subjected to torture after Motu police took them in for interrogation in connection with a theft complaint in MPV-89 village. 

published on : 6th October 2021