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NHRC directs Rajasthan government to compensate woman

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 18:13

The NHRC Wednesday asked the Rajasthan government to compensate a woman who delivered a baby by the roadside after a state government health centre refused to admit her.

RTI activist suicide: NHRC issues notices to Maha govt, police

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 17:20

NHRC has issued notices to Maharashtra government and state police seeking a report on the death of an RTI activist who committed suicide allegedly under pressure from some high-profile people.

NHRC clarifies stand on Somnath Bharti`s midnight raid

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 09:42

National Human Rights Commission on Monday clarified that it has not specifically directed the Delhi Police to take action against former Law Minister Somnath Bharti and had only asked them to take "action as deemed appropriate" in connection with the midnight raid in South Delhi`s Khirki Extension area in January.

NHRC seeks explanation for minor`s death in manhole

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 14:00

The National Human Rights Commission has taken cognizance of a media report that a three-year-old girl died after she fell into an open manhole of a sewer pipeline in Saraswati Vihar, Sonepat, Haryana last week.

NHRC recommends extensive review of Delhi juvenile homes

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 14:27

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday recommended an in-depth security review of juvenile homes here after it confirmed incidents of drug abuse, sexual assault and violence in one such home.

NHRC asks Delhi Police to review security at juvenile homes

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 13:27

Voicing concern over lax security arrangements at juvenile observation homes in the city, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday recommended that the Delhi Police conduct a review of all homes and ensure proper safety arrangements there.

NHRC asks Assam Govt to pay Rs 10 lakh to families of victims

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:59

The National Human Rights Commission today asked the Assam Government to pay Rs 10 lakh to the families of victims of an encounter by the Assam Police and the Army in a joint operation.

NHRC issues notice to MHA, Delhi Police on Amir case

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 20:12

The National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued a notice to the Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police over reports of wrongful confinement of a youth in jail for 14 years and sought a report on the matter within four weeks.

NHRC asks UP govt to pay Rs 5L to families of shooting victims

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 15:38

NHRC has directed Uttar Pradesh government to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of two children killed during a celebratory firing by a man using the service revolver of an SHO during a wedding function in Muzaffarnagar district.

NHRC finds encounter `doubtful`, recommends compensation

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 00:50

National Human Rights Commission severely indicted Union Home Ministry, Delhi Government and Delhi Police by finding a 2006 encounter "doubtful" and recommending compensation of Rs 25 lakh to victims.

NHRC notice to UP over minor girl`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:28

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a four-year-old girl due to alleged medical negligence.

NHRC issues notice to UP govt over girl`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 17:22

Irked over the death of a four-year-old girl who was not provided first aid at the District Hospital in Hathras and was referred to Aligarh, the National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh government to look into the matter and submit an Action Taken Report within four weeks.