463 complaints of rights abuse in J&K during 2011-12

J&K Human Rights Commission has received 463 complaints of rights abuse including 2011-12 in the state.

SHRC seeks report on family immolation bid in Rajkot

State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has sought a detailed report from Rajkot Municipal Commissioner and city police commissioner.

SHRC takes cognisance of uterus removal reports

Bihar SHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports in different newspapers about cases of removal of uteruses purportedly under RSBY.

1995 kidnapping case: SHRC asks official to file reply

J&K SHRC directed Ashkoor Wani and PS Gill to respond to the notices in the case of kidnapping of six foreign tourists by militants in 1995.

Doctor asked to pay man Rs 1 lakh for removing testis

Bihar`s State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has ordered a doctor to pay compensation of Rs one lakh within a month to a man for removing his testis without his consent.

Doctor asked to pay man Rs 1 lakh for removing tes

Bihar`s State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has ordered a doctor to pay compensation of Rs one lakh within a month to a man for removing his testis without his consent.

Appoint SHRC Chairman immediately: Tarigami

Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M)
criticised the government for rendering SHRC defunct and demanded immediate
appointment of its Chairman.

Kupwara gangrape: SHRC asks J&K to reinvestigate

SHRC asked J&K govt to start a fresh probe into the case relating to the alleged mass gangrape of women by army personnel in Kupwara twenty years ago.

Beur cruelties: SHRC takes cognizance of complaint

Human Rights Commission in Bihar took cognizance of a complaint seeking an inquiry into alleged brutalities on
inmates by Beur Jail authorities.

Dy CMO death: SHRC notice to UP govt officials

SHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of the mysterious death of Deputy
CMO YS Sachan in the toilet of the Lucknow jail hospital and
issued notices to five senior government officials asking them
to submit a reply by July 12.

J&K SHRC seeks report from police over student`s suicide

Jammu and Kashmir`s SHRC on Thursday issued notices to J&K Police seeking a detailed report about the alleged suicide of a
college girl, who had jumped into a river after being
questioned by police in Doda district of the state.

J&K govt accepts SHRC’s recommendations on HR violations

The Jammu and Kashmir government
has accepted recommendations of 86 cases of Human Right Violations, out of a total of 216 submitted to it by the State Human Right Commission (SHRC).

Macchil encounter: SHRC recommends probe into "illegal arms"

In the backdrop of the killing of three youth by Army in a "fake encounter" in Macchil sector last year, J&K SHRC has stressed for a thorough probe into the possession of "unauthorised illegal weapons" lying with the army unit.

Adarsh: Top bureaucrat Lalla resigns

Former IAS officer Subhash Lalla`s
kin owns a flat in the scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society.

Witchcraft practitioner sent to judicial custody

An alleged witchcraft
practitioner and two others were remanded to judicial custody
till January 1 by a local court in connection with
a suspected case of human sacrifice of a three-year-old girl.

9 states yet to set up SHRC

Nine states are yet to set up State Human Rights Commissions, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Foreign militants completing term should be repatriated: J&K SHRC

Foreign militants who have
completed their jail terms for various offences should be
repatriated to their countries of origin, the State Human
Rights Commission has said.

SHRC notice to Mumbai CP over poor living conditions of PCs

Maharashtra State Human Rights
Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday sought a reply from the city police
commissioner on a petition highlighting the poor living
conditions of police constables.