NHRC notice to three states over encephalitis

 The NHRC Thursday issued notice to the governments of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha over recurrence of Japanese encephalitis, blaming their lackadaisical attitude towards curbing the disease.

Delhi govt gives Rs 1 lakh to woman who gave birth in park

Delhi government, after an intervention by NHRC, extended a monetary relief of Rs one lakh to a homeless women who delivered a baby in a park after being chased and hit by the police.

Married lesbian couple seeks protection from NHRC

A lesbian couple, who invited wrath of their families after they eloped and entered into a wedlock, has sought protection from NHRC fearing threat to their lives, police said on Saturday.