One toothbrush for 49 disabled children in govt homes –  When will India treat those less fortunate with dignity?

One toothbrush for 49 disabled children in govt homes – When will India treat those less fortunate with dignity?

While there is no dearth of funding for homes meant for the elderly and disabled, corruption ensures that the money never reaches those who for whom it's meant.

Deaths in rehabilitation home: Raje govt suspends erring officials

): The Rajasthan Government on Sunday suspended two deputy directors, one coastal superintendent, one caretaker and two doctors in connection with the death of 11 people, including seven children, living in a state-run rehabilitation home.Rajasthan`s Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi said they are monitoring this case and have formed an enquiry committee to be headed by the Principal Secretary.

NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death

NHRC notice to Jharkhand government over Muslim cattle traders' death

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Jharkhand government over the death of two Muslim cattle traders, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in Latehar district earlier this month.

Hyderabad University row: Rights Panel sends notices to Education Ministry, Telangana govt

Hyderabad University row: Rights Panel sends notices to Education Ministry, Telangana govt

Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that there was "an emergency like situation" in the University of Hyderabad, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the Human Resource Development ministry, Telangana government and Hyderabad police commissioner.

Hyderabad varsity fracas: NHRC notice to HRD ministry, state government

New Delhi: Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that there was "an emergency like situation" in the University of Hyderabad, the NHRC on Friday issued notices to the HRD ministry, Telangana government and Hyderabad police commissioner.

NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu over honour killing

 The National Human Rights Commission on Monday issued notice to Tamil Nadu over the alleged honour killing of a young Dalit man who married an upper caste Hindu woman.

Farmer suicide case: NHRC issue notices to Tamil Nadu government

The National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu calling for a factual report within two weeks over a reported suicide case by an indebted farmer following insult and torture by police and a financial firm.

Watch – Farmer beaten up, dragged by police, bank loan recovery agents in Tamil Nadu

Watch – Farmer beaten up, dragged by police, bank loan recovery agents in Tamil Nadu

A farmer in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district was mercilessly beaten up by some police officials and bank loan recovery agents, footage of which has gone viral on social media.

NHRC notice to Mumbai police over brutality with Canadian businessman

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Mumbai police and two lawyers following a complaint from a Canadian businessman alleging harassment by police personnel, including two senior officers of the department who allegedly acted on the directions of a local businessman.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh government in accident case

The NHRC has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over alleged police insensitivity and medical negligence towards a victim of a road accident in Bhopal.

Ex-CJI Justice Dattu will be next Chairperson of NHRC

Former Chief Justice of India Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was on Tuesday selected as the next Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission.

JNU row: NHRC notices to Centre, Delhi govt, police and JNU

The NHRC has issued notices to the Centre, Delhi government, Delhi Police and authorities of the Jawaharlal Nehru University over recent police action on the varsity campus.

Tanzanian assault case: NHRC sends notices to Karnataka DGP, chief secretary

Taking cognisance of the alleged assault on and stripping of a Tanzanian student in Bengaluru, NHRC has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and the DGP of Karnataka government, seeking a report on the matter within two weeks.

Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP

Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the alleged stripping of a Tanzanian girl student and forcing her to walk "without her top" in Bengaluru on the night of January 31, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the Karnataka Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee and Director General of Police (DGP) Om Prakash to submit a report within two weeks regarding the action taken in the matter.

NHRC issues notices to Delhi Chief Secy, Commissioners of three MCDs

The Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint by school teachers alleging that non-payment of salary by the municipal corporations has put them on the verge of starvation.

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers have complained they are working in cruel conditions and don't get a break, even for few minutes, to eat something or to attend nature's call. 

Air India flight stranded for two hours as airline has no pilot!

Air India flight stranded for two hours as airline has no pilot!

Airline's flight AI-75 was scheduled to depart for Bhubaneswar at 1100 hours this morning. 

111 died in police custody in eight months: Govt to Lok Sabha

A staggering 111 deaths have taken place in the police lockups during the last eight months in the country, while 330 cases of torture by police have also been reported during the period.

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.