NHRC sends notice to Karnataka over farmer suicides

The NHRC has issued notice to the Karnataka government after 16 farmers committed suicide upon failing to get adequate price for their crop, an official said on Thursday.

NHRC notice to Rajasthan Govt over rape by police officer

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has served a notice on Rajasthan Government over reports of rape by a police officer at an outpost in Jhunjhunu.

Rajasthan gets NHRC notice over woman's rape by policeman

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Rajasthan government over a report that said a police assistant sub-inspector allegedly raped a woman.

NHRC notice to UP over youth's death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a report that said a youth died after allegedly being pushed from a moving train by a travel ticket examiner (TTE).

NHRC issues notices to Union Health Secy, Delhi Chief Secy

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Union Health Secretary and Delhi Chief Secretary over the reportedly pathetic conditions of patients awaiting treatment in the hospitals here.

NHRC issues notice to Andhra govt over reports of assault on woman Tehsildar

 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Andhra Pradesh Police on the basis of media reports that a woman Tehsildar from Krishna district was beaten by an MLA of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and an alleged sand mafia in the presence of policemen on July 9.

Punjab gets NHRC notice over public health centre

The NHRC on Monday issued notice to the Punjab government over a reported move to shut down Moga Public Health Centre due to absence of power supply and sought its response within two weeks.

NHRC issues notice to UP Chief Secretary after death of undertrial

 National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary over reported death of an undertrial after alleged assault by prison guard.

NHRC notice to Defence Ministry, Assam Police on rape of three

The National Human Rights Commission said on Friday it has issued notices to Defence Ministry and Assam Police over alleged sexual assault on three women, including a teenager, by Army personnel in the state.

NHRC moves SC, seeks nod to vet cases involving Armed forces

The National Human Rights Commission has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court seeking a mandate allowing it to examine cases of human rights violation by members of the Armed Forces, NHRC's acting Chairperson Justice Cyriac Joseph said here on Wednesday.

Baby death case: NHRC notice to Union and Delhi Health secretary

 The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to Union Health secretary and Delhi government Health secretary over the death of a day-old baby after being refused treatment by three leading government-run hospitals in the national capital.

NHRC notice to centre, Delhi government over newborn's death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi government over the death of a newborn girl due to denial of treatment at three government hospitals, calling for a report on the matter within four weeks.

Report sought over hospital denying treatment to pregnant woman

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Haryana government over allegations of Sirsa General Hospital authorities denying treatment to an expecting mother on unconfirmed reports of HIV.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt over electrocution death

National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued notices to Delhi Government and police seeking reports over a death due to electrocution inside a public toilet in Shakarpur area of the city.

NHRC issues notice to Bihar govt over midday meal poisoning

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Bihar government over reports that at least 72 children fell ill after having their midday meal in two government schools in the state.

MP govt pays sexually assaulted minor girl's parents Rs 5 lakh

 The Madhya Pradesh government has paid Rs 5 lakh to parents of a two-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a ward boy of a primary health centre on March 15, 2013 after a directive from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand govt over killing of rights activist in Latehar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that Prahlad Prasad, a rights activist, who was fighting against the damage being caused to the environment due to Tori Railway Siding Project, was murdered on June 15 in Jharkhand's Latehar District.

NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt over 'pathetic' condition of 720 schools

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the "pathetic" condition of its 720 schools, calling for a detailed report within four weeks.

Condition of schools: NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Delhi government over the "pathetic state of affairs" at the schools run by it and sought a detailed report in the matter within four weeks.

NHRC asks Delhi govt to pay 1 lakh to sexual assault victim

The NHRC has reiterated that the Delhi government pay Rs one lakh as compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault.