Mexican soldiers allegedly executed 12 surrendered suspects

Mexican soldiers executed at least a dozen people who surrendered after a gunfight in June between troops and suspected criminals, a government human rights official said Tuesday.

NHRC notice to UP over manual scavenging reports

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a report that 200 families were working as manual scavengers in different villages, a statement said Wednesday.

NHRC notice to Jharkhand over killing of suspected Maoists

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Jharkhand government over the deaths of two villagers who were shot dead by police on the suspicion of their being Maoists.

NHRC notice to Delhi govt after boy drowns in a pit

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Delhi Government over drowning of a boy in a pit at Metro construction site.

SC reserves verdict on guidelines on encounter deaths probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the issue of laying down guidelines for probe into cases of encounter deaths and extra-judicial killings.

Woman delivers outside hospital: NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt

National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to Haryana Government following media reports that a woman delivered a baby at the entrance of a government hospital due to unavailability of wheel chair.

NHRC notice to Haryana over lack of wheelchairs at hospital

The NHRC has issued notice to the Haryana government after a woman gave birth at the entrance of a hospital as she could not be taken inside due to non-availability of a wheelchair.

NHRC notice to Odisha government on expired medicines

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action-taken report from Odisha government on the reports that low-quality and time-expired medicines were administered to patients in the state, a petitioner said Wednesday.

Teenager's hand chopped off: NHRC seeks report

The NHRC Tuesday asked a Tamil Nadu police officer to explain an incident in which a 17-year-old boy`s hand was chopped off by the husband of a village panchayat president.

NHRC notice to Gujarat govt over poor facilities

Taking cognizance of the fact that students in a Gujarat village have to swim across a river to reach their school because there is no bridge, the NHRC Wednesday issued a notice to the state government.

NHRC notices to DM and SP, Mathura in a case of sexual assault

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, on July 19 this year.

NHRC issues showcause notice to Odisha in scribe assault case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.

States callous in dealing with silicosis, says NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission chairman K.G. Balakrishnan Friday expressed concern over the callousness of the states in dealing with the problems of people affected with silicosis.

Bangalore rape case: NHRC seeks report from Karnataka govt

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to Karnataka government over reports of sexual assault of a girl in her school.

Autopsies in open: NHRC seeks report from MP govt

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Madhy Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state`s Sagar district.

Compensate two women over Facebook post: NHRC to Maharashtra

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two years ago.

Alang yard mishap: NHRC issues notices to Shipping Ministry, Gujarat

National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the Union Shipping Ministry and Gujarat government over the death of five persons allegedly due to gas leakage at Alang ship-breaking yard in the state recently.

NHRC issues notice to govt over contaminated mid-day served in east Delhi

Taking suo moto cognisance of media reports that 22 students of a government school took ill after allegedly consuming mid-day meal, NHRC Thursday issued a notice to Delhi government and sought a report on the matter.

NHRC ensures Rs 1.6 lakh relief to mid-day meal poisoning victims

In two cases of mid-day meal poisoning, NHRC`s persistence resulted in payment of a sum of Rs 1.60 lakh as monetary relief to three victims by Madhya Pradesh government and ten by the Delhi administration.

NHRC holds MCD responsible for building collapse

NHRC held the then MCD responsible for a building collapse in Karol Bagh area in 2012 in which four people lost their lives.