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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 inmates escape from Mexican prison

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

Mexico court clears three soldiers in 2014 gang suspect massacre

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers have complained they are working in cruel conditions and don't get a break, even for few minutes, to eat something or to attend nature's call. 

CJI HL Dattu to be next NHRC chief?

'Prabhu ki kripa' was how outgoing Chief Justice HL Dattu reacted to reports that he was being tipped as the next Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission.

Govt to track juvenile convicted in December 16 gang-rape after his release?

Ahead of the release of the juvenile convict involved in the December 16 gang-rape, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that she has written to the Home Ministry demanding that those accused of sexual abuse and having served a sentence, should be tracked once released.

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu for asking students to wear wrist band based on their caste

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu for asking students to wear wrist band based on their caste

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over a media report on students of a district being asked to wear coloured ribbons and wrist bands based on their caste.

NHRC notice to UP Health Secretary over death of newborns

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh Health Secretary and the Chief Medical Officer of Ballia, calling for reports within two weeks over the death of three babies after delivery on the floor at a primary health centre.