National Human Rights Commission

Human shield: NHRC seeks action taken report from Defence Ministry

Taking cognisance of a complaint alleging rights violation in the 'human shield' incident involving the Army in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Defence Ministry seeking details of the action taken on it.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Kannur NEET aspirant asked to remove innerwear: NHRC issues notice to CBSE chairman

Kannur NEET aspirant asked to remove innerwear: NHRC issues notice to CBSE chairman

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday pulled up the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in connection with the alleged harassment of students during the National Eligibility/Entrance Test on May 7 in Kannur, Kerala.

May 17, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

NHRC intervention sought into NEET candidate''s allegation

KSHRC Acting Chairman P. Mohandas has directed that a case be registered and has asked the Kannur district police chief and the CBSE to submit report.

May 08, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

Man forced to carry son's body; NHRC issues notice to UP

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government after a labourer had to carry his teenage son's body on his shoulders as he was allegedly denied an ambulance by a hospital in Etawah district.

May 06, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police in shelter molestation case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Delhi Police and the state government after several teenage girl inmates of a shelter home in accused some staff members of molesting and injecting them with drugs.

May 03, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks Centre to segregate cases

Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks Centre to segregate cases

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from the list of 265 incidents of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, which it would deal with first on a plea seeking probe into such alleged fake encounter killings.

Apr 07, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

More than 100 die in Malaysian immigration detention camps in two years

More than one hundred foreigners died in the past two years in Malaysia`s immigration detention centres from various diseases and unknown causes, according to documents from the government–funded National Human Rights Commission reviewed by Reuters.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Probe into Ramjas violence likely to be completed by March-end

Delhi Police is likely to complete its investigation into the violence in Delhi University's Ramjas College by the end of this month and it has so far recorded statements of 17 students and teachers.

Mar 12, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Appoint NHRC DG within a week: SC to Centre

A bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar also asked the central government to appoint the members of the NHRC within four weeks.

Jan 23, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Jayalalithaa health condition: Arrest may not be an answer for rumours, says NHRC

Jayalalithaa health condition: Arrest may not be an answer for rumours, says NHRC

 NHRC Chairperson H L Dattu today said arrests of people on the issue of rumours over Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's health may not be an answer and that there are ther ways of dealing with it.

Oct 21, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Jaya rumour case: Arrest may not be an answer, says NHRC

 In the wake of apprehending of a few persons in Tamil Nadu for allegedly circulated rumours regarding Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's health status, National Human Rights Commission chairperson Justice H L Dattu on Friday said arrest may not be an answer and there are other avenues for checking rumour-mongering.

Oct 21, 2016, 19:09 PM IST

Kairana exodus: NHRC probe says families 'migrated' due to poor law and order

A probe team of the National Human Rights Commission has found that many families "migrated" from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh due to threats pertaining to "increase in crime" and "deterioration" of law-and-order situation there.

Sep 21, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

Legislations not always answer to governance ills: HL Dattu

Legislations cannot be the answer to every issue plaguing governance and too many regulations often end up "confusing" people more, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson HL Dattu said on Friday.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:03 PM IST

10 inmates escape from Mexican prison

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

Jul 13, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Mexico court clears three soldiers in 2014 gang suspect massacre

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

May 15, 2016, 02:36 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:48 PM IST
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.

Apr 11, 2016, 20:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2016, 07:53 AM IST

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.

Feb 03, 2016, 23:39 PM IST