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Sexual harassment case: Justice AK Ganguly mulls quitting as WBHRC chief

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 22:06

Former Supreme Court Justice (retd) AK Ganguly, accused in a sexual harassment case involving a law intern, on Sunday reportedly decided to resign as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman.

Students` stirs worry Bengal rights panel chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 22:04

In the wake of a spurt in student agitations in West Bengal, the state human rights panel chief Wednesday called for curbing the "anarchy" in the education system.

Probe school incidents: Bengal rights panel

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 23:00

WBHRC ordered a probe into a North 24-Parganas district school girl`s death in ragging and subsequent ransacking of institution earlier this month.

Glaring rise in disorder under Mamata regime: Rights panel chief

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 22:59

State human rights panel chief Asok Kumar Ganguly contended there was "glaring increase in disorder" under the Mamata Banerjee regime.

Compensate farmer branded Maoist by Mamata: Bengal rights panel

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 23:41

The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended Rs 2 lakh compensation for a farmer who had been branded Maoist by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Gurgaon boy`s death: Child rights panel wants probe

Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 16:05

Days after a four-year-old girl died after falling into a deep borewell in Gurgaon, a five-year-old boy died after falling in an open drain carrying industrial waste.

Patna HC ex-CJ to be Kerala Rights Panel Chairman

Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 15:40

Former Chief Justice of Patna High Court, Justice Benjamin Koshy, is tipped to become Chairman of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission.

Ensure street children get Aadhar numbers: Child rights panel

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010, 21:48

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has requested UIDAI to ensure that lakhs of street children in the city get their unique identity number so that they can benefit from various welfare schemes.

Remove `La Martinere` Principal: Child rights body

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010, 18:33

Finally taking action in Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case, the national child rights commission has recommended removal of the Principal and the Vice-Principal of `La Martinere` Kolkata.

Gulf countries to set up human rights panel

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010, 13:44

GCC wants to ensure more accurate auditing of human rights record in region.

China backs Lanka`s opposition to UN rights panel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 01, 2010, 20:37

China on Thursday backed Sri Lanka in its opposition to the setting up of a human rights panel by the UN to look into alleged rights abuses during the ethnic war, saying the government was capable of handling it.

Lanka threatens to bar visit of UN rights panel

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 17:51

In a defiant stance, Sri Lanka on Thursday said it will not allow a UN panel to enter the country to investigate alleged human rights abuses during the last stages of the country`s civil war.