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CHRI demands judicial probe into death of Byculla jail inmate

A CHRI statement said a prisoner dies every three days in Maharashtra and suicide rates within prisons run at 40 per cent higher than in the general population.
 

Human shield: NHRC seeks action taken report from Defence Ministry

Taking cognisance of a complaint alleging rights violation in the 'human shield' incident involving the Army in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Defence Ministry seeking details of the action taken on it.

NHRC intervention sought into NEET candidate''s allegation

KSHRC Acting Chairman P. Mohandas has directed that a case be registered and has asked the Kannur district police chief and the CBSE to submit report.

Man forced to carry son's body; NHRC issues notice to UP

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government after a labourer had to carry his teenage son's body on his shoulders as he was allegedly denied an ambulance by a hospital in Etawah district.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police in shelter molestation case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Delhi Police and the state government after several teenage girl inmates of a shelter home in accused some staff members of molesting and injecting them with drugs.

Shelter home horror: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt, seeks detailed reports in 4 weeks

Shelter home horror: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt, seeks detailed reports in 4 weeks

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Delhi Police and the state government after several teenage girl inmates of a shelter home in accused some staff members of molesting and injecting them with drugs.

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued a notice to the Rajasthan government in connection with the death of a Muslim man who was brutally thrashed up by a group of cow vigilantes in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

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.

NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district

NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint from the nine Scheduled Tribe women residents of Bhutia and Holibayada villages of District Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, that they became victims of police atrocities including rape, sexual assault and molestation on January 25, 2017. 

Appoint NHRC DG within a week: SC to Centre

A bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar also asked the central government to appoint the members of the NHRC within four weeks.

Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh`s tribal Bastar region.

Attacks on Hindus: Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to take up issue with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Attacks on Hindus: Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to take up issue with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

"I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka to call on the Prime Minister and express our grave concern about the safety and wellbeing of the Hindus in Bangladesh," Swaraj tweeted on Sunday.

SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops

SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh government and state police over killing of eight SIMI terrorists who had escaped from Bhopal's Khandwa jail.

Jayalalithaa health condition: Arrest may not be an answer for rumours, says NHRC

Jayalalithaa health condition: Arrest may not be an answer for rumours, says NHRC

 NHRC Chairperson H L Dattu today said arrests of people on the issue of rumours over Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's health may not be an answer and that there are ther ways of dealing with it.

Dadri lynching case: NHRC notice to UP govt over death of accused in custody

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of an accused in the Dadri lynching case at a hospital here.

BK Bansal suicide: NHRC, DCW issue notice to CBI, Kejriwal demands probe against Amit Shah

BK Bansal suicide: NHRC, DCW issue notice to CBI, Kejriwal demands probe against Amit Shah

The NHRC and DCW on Thursday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the suicide of senior bureaucrat BK Bansal and his family members.

DNA: NHRC approved report on 'Migration of Hindu families from Kairana in UP'

NHRC approved the report on "Migration of Hindu families from Kairana" U.P. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

NHRC seeks detailed report of illegal mining from Jharkhand

National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has sought detailed report of illegal mining in three months from Jharkhand government.

Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

NHRC Chairperson said that the allegations with respect to the fake surrender of innocent youth posing as naxals in Jharkhand were found to be prima facie true.

Woman gangraped in hotel in Karnal, 3 arrested

A married woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths in a hotel in Karnal district of Haryana, days after a 21-year college student in the state was raped for the second time by same offenders who had sexually assaulted her three years ago.