NHRC issues notices to Union Health Secy, Delhi Chief Secy

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Union Health Secretary and Delhi Chief Secretary over the reportedly pathetic conditions of patients awaiting treatment in the hospitals here.

NHRC seeks report on Delhi's healthcare system

The national human rights watchdog on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi government over the "pathetic state of affairs" prevailing in the national capital's public healthcare system.

NHRC notice to Defence Ministry, Assam Police on rape of three

The National Human Rights Commission said on Friday it has issued notices to Defence Ministry and Assam Police over alleged sexual assault on three women, including a teenager, by Army personnel in the state.

Supporters of Rampalji Maharaj protest outside NHRC headquarters

Flag-waving disciples and supporters of self-styled guru Sant Rampalji Maharaj staged a peaceful march and protest outside the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) here on Thursday.

NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh over woman's death

The NHRC has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government after two policemen allegedly set ablaze a woman for resisting rape, a statement said on Tuesday.

NHRC notice to centre, Delhi government over newborn's death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi government over the death of a newborn girl due to denial of treatment at three government hospitals, calling for a report on the matter within four weeks.

SC seeks report on fake encounter cases in Manipur

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre, Manipur government and the National Human Rights Commission to submit a comprehensive report on alleged fake encounter cases in the state, including 62 such cases where FIRs have not even been lodged.

Blast rocks Mexico`s human rights commission

An explosion rocked the headquarters of Mexico`s National Human Rights Commission, the organization said Thursday, though no injuries were immediately reported. 

NHRC notices to Bihar govt over doc's refusal to treat snake bite

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Bihar government and police over a doctor refusing to treat a boy for snake bite, which resulted in his death.

Hooch tragedy: NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt, Mumbai Police

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Maharashtra Government and the Mumbai Police Commissioner over the hooch tragedy which has claimed over 100 lives so far.

MP govt pays sexually assaulted minor girl's parents Rs 5 lakh

 The Madhya Pradesh government has paid Rs 5 lakh to parents of a two-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a ward boy of a primary health centre on March 15, 2013 after a directive from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand govt over killing of rights activist in Latehar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that Prahlad Prasad, a rights activist, who was fighting against the damage being caused to the environment due to Tori Railway Siding Project, was murdered on June 15 in Jharkhand's Latehar District.

NHRC notice to TN Govt over cleaning of toilets by two school girls

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued show cause notice to Tamil Nadu government, asking why a sum of Rs 25,000 should not be paid to two girl students for being made to clean toilets by the headmistress of a school in Tirunelveli.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt over 'pathetic' condition of 720 schools

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the "pathetic" condition of its 720 schools, calling for a detailed report within four weeks.

NHRC notice to AAP govt over 'pathetic' condition of 720 Delhi schools

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the "pathetic" condition of its 720 schools, calling for a detailed report within four weeks.

NHRC recommends Rs 5 lakh in Manipur encounter case

National Human Rights Commission has recommended that Manipur Government to pay Rs 5 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of Sorokhiabam Jibon Singh, who was killed in an encounter in Imphal West District of neighbouring state in July 2009.

NHRC notices to health ministry, ICMR over dubious IVF clinics

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the union health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) over media reports about dubious In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) clinics in Delhi.

Centre names new education secretaries

The central government on Friday appointed ministry of women and child development secretary Vinay Sheel Oberoi as secretary, department of higher education, ministry of human resource development, an official statement said.

New jail in Goa to be opened on Saturday, to replace Fort Aguada

A new jail at Colvale in Goa would open on Saturday, replacing the century old Fort Aguada jail.

NHRC orders CBI probe into Chittoor encounter, announces Rs 8 lakh compensation
NHRC orders CBI probe into Chittoor encounter, announces Rs 8 lakh compensation

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ordered a CBI inquiry into the Chittoor encounter in which 20 red sandalwood smugglers were killed.