MSHRC says 2018 minor’s death inconclusive, closes case

While ruling out murder, the report submitted by IJM stated that the minor “had no intent to commit the act (suicide)” and stated his death remains inconclusive.

Assaulted by cops for drinking beer: MSHRC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation

Taking note of the “humiliating treatment, including physical and mental trauma”, the victim was subjected to, the commission has also directed the state police to “infuse basic human values” in the force.


Pay Rs 1.5 lakh to Dhule family as compensation: MSHRC to Maharashtra government

In 2005, complainant Prakash Bhamre had applied to the Scheduled Tribe Certificate Scrutiny Committee in Nandurbar district seeking certificates for himself and his family. Bhamre had submitted the application in Nandurbar as his family had migrated to Dhule from there.

MSHRC to not act against police for failing to book Shiv Sainiks who ‘abused’ couple kissing on skywalk

In November 2014, a group of Shiv Sainiks had allegedly manhandled and abused a young couple that was kissing on the skywalk leading to the railway station, accusing them of “indecent behaviour” in a public place.

Three electrocuted: MSHRC notice to MSEB

Observing that it was negligence on the part of MSEB, the commission, in its notice, has given a month’s time to the former to respond.

Urgent need to upgrade infrastructure, appoint teachers at ashramshalas: MSHRC

The Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) has observed that there is an urgent need for infrastructure upgradation and appointment of teachers after it analysed a detailed report from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).


Rights panel battles backlog, shortage of funds and staff

In January this year, the MSHRC cleared its cases of 2012. Shaikh’s was one such case, that the commission ruled to get compensated with Rs 1 lakh.

MSHRC issues notice to state govt over AIDS programme

On Thursday, MSHRC chairperson Justice S R Bannurmath said that the commission took note of media reports highlighting the plight of poor patients unable to avail free drugs under the National Aids Control Program

Malvani raids: State human rights panel issues summons to police chief

Taking suo motu cognisance of the police action, the Commission asked for a detailed report on the procedure the police had followed.

HC dismisses plea for probe against state rights panel members

A public interest litigation seeking a judicial inquiry against the members of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission was recently dismissed by the Bombay High Court after the court felt that there was no merit in the case.