Sunday, Dec 04, 2022



MSHRC gets new chairperson after Bombay High Court directives, three years of wait

December 11, 2021 4:24 am

🔴 In an order passed on December 9, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari appointed retired Bombay High Court judge Kamalkishor Kapoorchandji Tated as the chairperson of MSHRC.

'Disheartening that human rights commission defunct body at present', Bombay HC directs Maha govt to expedite appointments

September 23, 2021 2:21 pm

According to an RTI reply received by PIL petitioner Vaishnavi Gholave on May 28, of 51 sanctioned posts for the staff, only 26 were filled.

Four of 5 key posts in human rights’ panel vacant; HC asks Maharashtra govt, ‘why is it taking so much time?’

July 08, 2021 10:26 pm

The PIL also sought directions to the authorities to make adequate infrastructure, including facilities required to conduct online hearing, available on the MSHRC premises for smooth functioning of the panel.

Activists to Maharashtra CM: Fill vacant posts in MSHRC

May 27, 2021 10:34 pm

The letter pointed out that because of the vacancies, the commission has become “defunct” and the number of pending cases is nearly 18,000.

‘Resolve issues faced by TV & film industry within 3 months’

September 04, 2020 11:39 am

Taking cognizance of this, the MSHRC, in its August 24 order, had directed the state labour department to look into the charter of demands of the industry workers and ensure that they are discussed by the committee.

MSHRC says 2018 minor’s death inconclusive, closes case

September 11, 2019 1:45 am

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

September 05, 2019 2:33 am

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

August 29, 2019 2:12 am

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

June 24, 2019 2:37 am

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

June 05, 2018 2:46 am

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.