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Bihar IPS officer in trouble for 'Jehangir bell'

A senior police officer in Bihar is in trouble for installing a "Jehangiri ghanta" or Jehangir's bell" at his official residence in Darbhanga district when he was posted there last year.

BHRC takes Bihar govt to task over mass copying

Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) on Friday termed as 'tragic and unfortunate' the reports of mass copying in the ongoing Class 10 board exam and the statement by Education Minister P K Shahi that the government cannot check it.

BHRC summons govt officials on witch-hunt issue

Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) on Wednesday directed DGP and the principal secretary of Social Welfare Department (SWD) to depute their senior officials to appear before it on March 20 with action taken report on witchcraft and witch-hunt related incidents.

BHRC orders Rs 25,000 compensation to police atrocity victim

The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) Tuesday directed the state Home Department to pay Rs 25,000 compensation to the owner of a puncture repair shop, who was illegally confined and assaulted by a Station House Officer (SHO) for demanding repair charges.

BHRC receives 4782 complaints in 2013, highest since inception

The Bihar Human Rights Commission received 4,782 complaints last year, the highest since its inception six years ago, indicating growing faith of the people to seek its help for redressal of their grievances.

BHRC asks inquiry report in "fake encounter" case

The Bihar Human Rights Commission
has sought an inquiry report on the "encounter" of Madhesh Rashtra Jantantrik
party president Ram Narayan Mahto.

BHRC asks Bihar DGP to expedite witchcraft cases

The Commission had taken cognisance of a report submitted by an NGO (Bihar Women`s Network) and decided to issue the instructions.

Bihar DGP urged to expedite witchcraft cases

The BHRC has taken serious note of women being killed or subjected to harassment and torture on false charges of practising witchcraft and asked the Director General of Police to expedite such pending cases soon.

BHRC for compensation for custodial death

Bihar Human Rights Commission has
ordered the state government to pay a compensation of Rs two
lakh in a case of custodial death at the Ara divisional jail
in Bhojpur district.

Bihar doctors’ strike: 100 dead, BHRC for strict action

Worried over the death of more than 100 patients due to the ongoing strike in Patna and Darbhanga medical colleges, Bihar Human Rights commission has asked the state government to begin action against striking doctors.