Human Rights SP having links with Giriraj, Ranveer Sena removed

The Bihar government on Saturday removed Superintendent of Police of state Human Rights Commission, Amitabh Kumar Das, who had alleged links between Union minister of state Giriraj Singh and the outlawed Ranveer Sena, from the post.

Bihar minister Ramai Ram lands in trouble

Bihar minister Ramai Ram has landed in trouble with the state Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issuing him notice and directing him to submit reply on a complaint of ignoring treatment to his domestic help.

`Pit bull` Pistorius prosecutor shines in court

Through his fiery cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius and mauling of expert witnesses, state prosecutor Gerrie Nel has become a global cult hero and a rare poster boy for South Africa`s beleaguered public sector.

Asians 11 times more likely to be stopped at British airports: Study

Asians are reportedly 11 times more likely to be stopped at British airports and ports compared to whites, a new study has revealed.

WBHRC directs IG to probe Abhijit`s death in custody

West Bengal Human Rights Commission on Wednesday took a suo motu cognisance of the custodial death of undertrial Abhijit Patra.

Pakistani rights body questions talks with Taliban

Condemning the suicide attack on a church in Peshawar that killed 81 people, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Monday asked the government to explain how talks with the Taliban will address challenges facing the country.

NHRC seeks report from Jharkhand in four weeks

Taking suo motu cognisance of reported large number of women dying during childbirth due to lack of medical assistance in Godda district of Jharkhand, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday directed the state government to submit a report within four weeks.

Four IAS officers given additional charge in Haryana

The Haryana Government on Monday gave additional charge of various departments to four IAS officers of the state.

Police report sought in Kolkata student`s assault

The WBHRC has sought from the city police chief a report on the alleged assault and molestation of a student of Rabindra Bharati University.

Sri Lanka gets Commonwealth training on human rights

Ahead of a Commonwealth summit, Sri Lanka`s Human Rights Commission has received training on how to conduct inquiries on rights violations according to international standards.

Kerala human rights commission warns TV channels

Kerala State Human Rights Commission has warned TV channels against airing visuals in a sexual harassment case filed by a woman against JD-S MLA Jose Thettayil.

`New decree in Pak regressive, insensitive to rape victims`

Pakistan`s top human rights watchdog on Friday expressed "alarm and disappointment" over a declaration by the Council of Islamic Ideology that DNA tests are not acceptable as primary evidence in determining rape cases.

Sarabjit`s security was compromised: Pak rights watchdog

Sarabjit could not have been fatally attacked within the prison "without the knowledge of prison guards", Pakistan`s leading rights watchdog said.

Haryana government constitutes Human Rights Commission

The Haryana Government has constituted a Human Rights Commission in the state under the Chairmanship of retired Chief Justice Vijender Jain.

MP rights panel begins probe into Indore youth`s murder

A team of MPHRC began probe into circumstances surrounding death of a youth, who was stabbed by 4 persons over an eve-teasing incident last month.

Andhra cops thrash 16-year-old boy; probe ordered

A sixteen-year-old boy was allegedly beaten up by police in full
public view at Jagtial town in Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh.

Eight states yet to constitute state HRCs

Government today said eight
states have not constituted the state human rights commission
despite repeated requests.

Justice Kakru to be appointed APHRC chairman

The Andhra Pradesh government
on Tuesday cleared the name of retired Chief Justice of state High
Court Nisar Ahmad Kakru for the post of chairman of AP Human
Rights Commission.

Pakistan govt urged to abolish death penalty

The HRCP expressed concern that capital punishment remains on the statute books for over 2 dozen offences.

Rights body demands probe in Kashmir mass graves

J&K State Human Rights Commission recommended investigation of unmarked graves in the Valley.