NHRC

CHRI demands judicial probe into death of Byculla jail inmate

A CHRI statement said a prisoner dies every three days in Maharashtra and suicide rates within prisons run at 40 per cent higher than in the general population.
 

Jun 28, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

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

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
Shelter home horror: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt, seeks detailed reports in 4 weeks

Shelter home horror: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt, seeks detailed reports in 4 weeks

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, 10:39 AM IST
NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued a notice to the Rajasthan government in connection with the death of a Muslim man who was brutally thrashed up by a group of cow vigilantes in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

Apr 07, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

96 complaints from Nagaland in last 5 years: NHRC Joint Secretary

Out of the over 1.4 lakh complaints of human rights violations received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) during the past five years, only 96 complaints were from Nagaland.

Mar 15, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district

NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint from the nine Scheduled Tribe women residents of Bhutia and Holibayada villages of District Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, that they became victims of police atrocities including rape, sexual assault and molestation on January 25, 2017. 

Feb 04, 2017, 12:51 PM 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
Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

Chhattisgarh Police raped, assaulted 16 women, finds NHRC report

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh`s tribal Bastar region.

Jan 08, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Attacks on Hindus: Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to take up issue with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Attacks on Hindus: Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to take up issue with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

"I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka to call on the Prime Minister and express our grave concern about the safety and wellbeing of the Hindus in Bangladesh," Swaraj tweeted on Sunday.

Nov 06, 2016, 16:35 PM IST
SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops

SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh government and state police over killing of eight SIMI terrorists who had escaped from Bhopal's Khandwa jail.

Nov 01, 2016, 17:21 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

Dadri lynching case: NHRC notice to UP govt over death of accused in custody

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of an accused in the Dadri lynching case at a hospital here.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:27 PM IST
BK Bansal suicide: NHRC, DCW issue notice to CBI, Kejriwal demands probe against Amit Shah

BK Bansal suicide: NHRC, DCW issue notice to CBI, Kejriwal demands probe against Amit Shah

The NHRC and DCW on Thursday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the suicide of senior bureaucrat BK Bansal and his family members.

Sep 29, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

DNA: NHRC approved report on 'Migration of Hindu families from Kairana in UP'

NHRC approved the report on "Migration of Hindu families from Kairana" U.P. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 23, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

NHRC seeks detailed report of illegal mining from Jharkhand

National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has sought detailed report of illegal mining in three months from Jharkhand government.

Sep 08, 2016, 22:03 PM IST
Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

Fake surrender? 'CRPF, Jharkhand police lured innocent youth to pose as naxals to boost figures'

NHRC Chairperson said that the allegations with respect to the fake surrender of innocent youth posing as naxals in Jharkhand were found to be prima facie true.

Sep 08, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Woman gangraped in hotel in Karnal, 3 arrested

A married woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths in a hotel in Karnal district of Haryana, days after a 21-year college student in the state was raped for the second time by same offenders who had sexually assaulted her three years ago.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:24 PM IST