National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to Haryana Government following media reports that a woman delivered a baby at the entrance of a government hospital due to unavailability of wheel chair.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action-taken report from Odisha government on the reports that low-quality and time-expired medicines were administered to patients in the state, a petitioner said Wednesday.
Taking cognizance of the fact that students in a Gujarat village have to swim across a river to reach their school because there is no bridge, the NHRC Wednesday issued a notice to the state government.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, on July 19 this year.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a showcause notice to Odisha Government asking why monetary relief of Rs 25,000 would not be recommended to be paid to a Bhubaneswar-based journalist, who was unlawfully assaulted by police.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Madhy Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state`s Sagar district.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two years ago.
National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the Union Shipping Ministry and Gujarat government over the death of five persons allegedly due to gas leakage at Alang ship-breaking yard in the state recently.
Taking suo moto cognisance of media reports that 22 students of a government school took ill after allegedly consuming mid-day meal, NHRC Thursday issued a notice to Delhi government and sought a report on the matter.
In two cases of mid-day meal poisoning, NHRC`s persistence resulted in payment of a sum of Rs 1.60 lakh as monetary relief to three victims by Madhya Pradesh government and ten by the Delhi administration.
Alarmed over reports that around 62 crore Indians defecate in the open and 30 per cent of the women who went out for toilet fall prey to sexual assault, NHRC on Monday issued notices and sought reports from the Centre, states and Union Territories on the lack of toilets in the country.
NHRC Wednesday issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Government, seeking a report on alleged atrocity against a Dalit bridegroom for riding a horse during his wedding procession by some upper caste people in the state.