Delhi gangrape: NHRC notice to Delhi govt, Centre on complaint by victim's family
Delhi gangrape: NHRC notice to Delhi govt, Centre on complaint by victim's family

The parents of Dec 16 gangrape victim have requested the NHRC to recommend to the Government to prepare a plan to protect the citizens from such delinquent juveniles post their release and also to strengthen the extant laws on the subject.

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.

Dadri lynching 'serious' violation of human rights: NHRC

NHRC on Monday described the killing of a man in Dadri area of west UP last month as "serious" violation of human rights.

Varanasi arson: Journo body demands action against policemen

A local journalists' body has asked the Uttar Pradesh administration to take action against the erring policemen in the next 48 hours for allegedly attacking media persons during the 'Pratikar Yatra' in the city.

Rajnath Singh to inaugurate conference of human rights bodies

A conference of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and State Human Rights Commissions (SHRCs) to discuss the ways and means to make them stronger and effective for the promotion and protection of human rights will be held here on Friday.

Delhi govt will have to pay relief to student locked behind in classroom: NHRC

Delhi government will have to pay monetary relief to a class VI student who was left locked behind inside his school here due to negligence by a teacher, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated in an order.

SC seeks AG's assistance in hearing plea against ex-CJI

 The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the assistance of the Attorney General to hear a plea seeking a CBI probe into alleged amassing of wealth by the kith and kin of Justice KG Balakrishnan during his tenure as an apex court judge and Chairperson of the NHRC.

Gadchiroli - where women are forced to live in isolation during menstruation

Describing 'Gaokor' as a "serious violation of the human rights of women," the National Human Rights Commission has directed Maharashtra government to take effective steps to eradicate the practice wherein women are forced to live at an isolated place during menstruation.

Police brushing matter to save cops in Nand Nagri death: AAP

 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday alleged that the police is trying to brush the matter related to the "custodial death" of 35-year-old Shahnawaz Chaudhary in northeast Delhi's Nand Nagri area in a bid to "shield" the policemen involved in the incident.

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu over plight of refugees from Myanmar

Refugees from Myanmar, left "wandering on the streets" of Chennai looking for accommodation, has caught the attention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which has issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government in this regard.

Delhi government sits on NHRC notices

Delhi, which is yet to have a rights body of its own, has not replied to a single notice issued by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) based on suo motu cognisance over the past one year within "stipulated time".

NHRC issues notice to TN govt over rescue of 52 bonded labourers

 The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to Tamil Nadu government calling for a report within four weeks in connection with the rescue of 52 bonded labourers, mostly minors, from a bore-well firm in Chennai.

'Loopholes' in Chhattisgarh nun-rape probe: NHRC

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday pointed out "deficiencies" into the probe of a nun's alleged rape in Chhattisgarh in June and sought action taken report from top authorities of the state government on its recommendations within six weeks.

Street dog menace: NHRC sends notices to Centre, Delhi govt

 Calling for a debate on the human rights versus animal rights issue, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Delhi government and Union Health Ministry in the wake of a recent fatal attack on a seven-year-old boy by a pack of street dogs in the city.

Hashimpura massacre: Issue requires serious consideration, HC

The Delhi High Court today agreed to hear in detail the appeals filed by the victims of 1987 Hashimpura massacre and the Uttar Pradesh government against acquittal of 16 policemen in the case by a trial court, saying it requires serious consideration and cannot be brushed aside.

NHRC notice to Delhi govt over health centres

National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Delhi government over its alleged failure to revive 228 existing primary health centres and proposing 1000 new 'Aam Aadmi Clinics' instead.

NHRC notice over Indians in Bangladesh denied basic amenities

The NHRC has issued notice to the home and external affairs ministries as well as the West Bengal and Assam governments asking them to inquire into a complaint that Indians residing in Bangladesh were being denied basic amenities.

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.