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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.

NHRC issues notice over electrocution of Delhi girl leading to amputation of hands

 The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that both the hands of a ten-year-old girl had to be amputated at Delhi`s Safdarjung Hospital following severe burn injuries due to shock from a high voltage.

NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt over gang-raping of rape victim by same accused

NHRC issues notice to Haryana govt over gang-raping of rape victim by same accused

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Haryana government over the gang-rape of a girl by persons who had gang-raped her three years ago.

One toothbrush for 49 disabled children in govt homes –  When will India treat those less fortunate with dignity?

One toothbrush for 49 disabled children in govt homes – When will India treat those less fortunate with dignity?

While there is no dearth of funding for homes meant for the elderly and disabled, corruption ensures that the money never reaches those who for whom it's meant.

Deaths in rehabilitation home: Raje govt suspends erring officials

): The Rajasthan Government on Sunday suspended two deputy directors, one coastal superintendent, one caretaker and two doctors in connection with the death of 11 people, including seven children, living in a state-run rehabilitation home.Rajasthan`s Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi said they are monitoring this case and have formed an enquiry committee to be headed by the Principal Secretary.

NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death

NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Jharkhand government over the death of two Muslim cattle traders, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in Latehar district earlier this month.

Hyderabad University row: Rights Panel sends notices to Education Ministry, Telangana govt

Hyderabad University row: Rights Panel sends notices to Education Ministry, Telangana govt

Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that there was "an emergency like situation" in the University of Hyderabad, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the Human Resource Development ministry, Telangana government and Hyderabad police commissioner.

Hyderabad varsity fracas: NHRC notice to HRD ministry, state government

New Delhi: Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that there was "an emergency like situation" in the University of Hyderabad, the NHRC on Friday issued notices to the HRD ministry, Telangana government and Hyderabad police commissioner.