Human Rights Act

96 complaints from Nagaland in last 5 years: NHRC Joint Secretary

Out of the over 1.4 lakh complaints of human rights violations received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) during the past five years, only 96 complaints were from Nagaland.

Mar 15, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Spying techniques exposed by Edward Snowden not unlawful: UK watchdog

British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the country`s surveillance watchdog ruled on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

NHRC mulling amendments to Human Rights Act

According to a senior NHRC official, seven states which have constituted SHRCs have not appointed chairpersons while one has an acting chairperson.

Apr 26, 2012, 11:08 AM IST

UK: Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be axed

UK Home Secretary has called for the Human Rights Act to be scrapped saying that it hinders the government’s attempts to deport foreign criminals .

Oct 02, 2011, 16:36 PM IST

Human Rights Act has anomalies: Madras HC

Highlighting some anomalies and
shortcomings in the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, the
Madras High Court today expressed the hope that lawmakers will
enact appropriate amendments to make it "workable".

Sep 07, 2010, 19:37 PM IST

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