Human rights commission

J&K govt refuses Rs 10 lakh compensation to 'human shield' Dar

The Jammu and Kashmir government has declined to give Rs 10 lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu over couple setting themselves, kids ablaze

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government over a couple setting themselves and their children ablaze after alleged harassment by moneylender and police in the state's Tirunelveli district.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Duterte was responding to remarks by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who told a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that he would protest against such a visit if US President Donald Trump followed through on an invitation to the firebrand Philippine leader.


Jul 21, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Donald Trump urged to appoint special coordinator for Tibet

In the letter dated June 21, which was released to the press yesterday, the lawmakers noted the preservation of Tibet's unique religious, cultural and linguistic traditions.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

Nicolai was appointed in 2015 as head coach to assemble a competitive Indian team to play in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in six cities across the country from October 6 to 28.

Jan 25, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Kandhamal violence: Shutdown called off

The shutdown called by the opposition parties-the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-in Odisha`s Kandhamal district to protest against the killing of five tribals has been called off.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: 'Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission prima facie illegal'

The single-member Justice Vishnu Sahai Commission probed the 2013 Muzaffarnagar communal riots.

Mar 08, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Human Rights Commission orders probe into minor's rape in Raj

Rajasthan Human Rights Commission today ordered a probe into the alleged gangrape of a five-year-old girl who is in a crticial condition at a hospital in Sikar.

Sep 12, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

It is states' duty to set up human rights commissions, says SC

 The Supreme Court has said that it was the statutory duty of the state governments to set up state human rights commissions as their absence makes access to justice by the victims of the human rights violation an "illusion".

Jul 25, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

14 IAS officers transferred in Punjab

In a major reshuffle, the Punjab government has issued transfer and posting orders of 14 IAS officers, including three Deputy Commissioners, of the state with immediate effect.

Dec 26, 2014, 15:25 PM IST

Human Rights SP having links with Giriraj, Ranveer Sena removed

The Bihar government on Saturday removed Superintendent of Police of state Human Rights Commission, Amitabh Kumar Das, who had alleged links between Union minister of state Giriraj Singh and the outlawed Ranveer Sena, from the post.

Dec 06, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

Bihar minister Ramai Ram lands in trouble

Bihar minister Ramai Ram has landed in trouble with the state Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issuing him notice and directing him to submit reply on a complaint of ignoring treatment to his domestic help.

Jul 02, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Apr 18, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

Asians 11 times more likely to be stopped at British airports: Study

Asians are reportedly 11 times more likely to be stopped at British airports and ports compared to whites, a new study has revealed.

Dec 06, 2013, 16:16 PM IST

WBHRC directs IG to probe Abhijit`s death in custody

West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Wednesday took a suo motu cognisance of the custodial death of undertrial Abhijit Patra.

Nov 06, 2013, 23:24 PM IST

Pakistani rights body questions talks with Taliban

Condemning the suicide attack on a church in Peshawar that killed 81 people, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Monday asked the government to explain how talks with the Taliban will address challenges facing the country.

Sep 23, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

NHRC seeks report from Jharkhand in four weeks

Taking suo motu cognisance of reported large number of women dying during childbirth due to lack of medical assistance in Godda district of Jharkhand, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday directed the state government to submit a report within four weeks.

Sep 16, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

Four IAS officers given additional charge in Haryana

The Haryana Government on Monday gave additional charge of various departments to four IAS officers of the state.

Sep 16, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

Police report sought in Kolkata student`s assault

The WBHRC has sought from the city police chief a report on the alleged assault and molestation of a student of Rabindra Bharati University.

Aug 03, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka gets Commonwealth training on human rights

Ahead of a Commonwealth summit, Sri Lanka`s Human Rights Commission has received training on how to conduct inquiries on rights violations according to international standards.

Jul 09, 2013, 17:29 PM IST