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10 inmates escape from Mexican prison

Ten inmates escaped from a prison in Mexico`s Caribbean beach resort of Cancun.

Mexico court clears three soldiers in 2014 gang suspect massacre

The army initially said the 22 suspects were killed in a shootout.

Kanhaiya Kumar incident: Situation at Patiala House handled tactfully, says police

The situation at Patiala House Court was handled very "tactfully" and in a "professional" manner when JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar was produced in court, Delhi Police said in its report to NHRC.

Puttingal temple tragedy: NHRC notice to top Kerala officials

Puttingal temple tragedy: NHRC notice to top Kerala officials

A day after a devastating fire swept through the Puttingal Devi Temple complex in Kollam killing over 100 people, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to the Kerala Chief Secretary and top officials of Kollam district seeking their reports in four weeks.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh government in accident case

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over alleged police insensitivity and medical negligence towards a victim of a road accident in Bhopal.

Mexico navy investigates sex abuse, torture claims

Mexico`s navy said Thursday it was investigating allegations that marines sexually assaulted or tortured six women, marking the latest abuse claims against the country`s military.

NHRC issues notices to Delhi Chief Secy, Commissioners of three MCDs

The Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint by school teachers alleging that non-payment of salary by the municipal corporations has put them on the verge of starvation.

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers have complained they are working in cruel conditions and don't get a break, even for few minutes, to eat something or to attend nature's call. 

CJI HL Dattu to be next NHRC chief?

'Prabhu ki kripa' was how outgoing Chief Justice HL Dattu reacted to reports that he was being tipped as the next Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission.

Govt to track juvenile convicted in December 16 gang-rape after his release?

Ahead of the release of the juvenile convict involved in the December 16 gang-rape, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that she has written to the Home Ministry demanding that those accused of sexual abuse and having served a sentence, should be tracked once released.

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu for asking students to wear wrist band based on their caste

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu for asking students to wear wrist band based on their caste

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over a media report on students of a district being asked to wear coloured ribbons and wrist bands based on their caste.

NHRC notice to UP Health Secretary over death of newborns

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh Health Secretary and the Chief Medical Officer of Ballia, calling for reports within two weeks over the death of three babies after delivery on the floor at a primary health centre.

NHRC seeks report over discontinuation of sea patrolling along Odisha coast

The NHRC has sought a report from the Indian Coast Guard and the Odisha government over discontinuation of sea patrolling along the Odisha coast in the Bay of Bengal.

NHRC notice to TN over SL refugee's death in "police custody"

National Human Rights Commission today said it has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report alleging death of a Sri Lankan refugee in police custody here and has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government seeking report within four weeks.

NHRC issues notice to West Bengal​ govt over 'police assault' on women

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the West Bengal government over alleged police assault on women protesters at a rally organised by the Left Front last week.

'Loopholes' in Chhattisgarh nun-rape probe: NHRC

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday pointed out "deficiencies" into the probe of a nun's alleged rape in Chhattisgarh in June and sought action taken report from top authorities of the state government on its recommendations within six weeks.

Notice to Mizoram government over student's killing

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Mizoram to submit a report within four weeks on the reported killing of a student in police firing, an official said here on Monday.

NHRC issues notice to Centre, Delhi government

The NHRC has issued notice to the Union Health Ministry and the Delhi government over a 10-year-old boy losing his leg after he was denied timely treatment, an official said on Friday.

NHRC issues notice to DMRC over labourer's death

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) over reports of a labourer's death and injuries to another due to negligence.

Naming, shaming student borrowers a human rights violation: NHRC

 

Chennai: Terming the bankers practise of "naming and shaming" of students who defaulted on repaying education loans as violation of human rights, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Central Bank of India chairman.