Taking suo motu cognisance of a report on a worker cleaning a manhole without protective gear, NHRC has issued a notice to Tamil Nadu government, calling for a report in eight weeks on steps taken to implement provisions of Prohibition of Employment of Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Act.
National Human Rights Commission on Friday directed Delhi Government to pay Rs 25,000 each to 12 African women who were "victims of racial prejudice and unlawful acts" by the then Law Minister Somnath Bharti during his controversial midnight raid in South Delhi's Khirki Extension area in January this year.
National Human Rights Commission today expressed "dissatisfaction" over various government agencies skirting responsibility to pay monetary relief to the parents of a five-month-old child who was allegedly crushed under a vehicle at a construction site in a Delhi University college.
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.