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National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)


Bengal post-poll violence: Check whether you can probe if victims were displaced, HC tells rights panels

April 20, 2022 5:43 am

In August last year, the court had directed the (CBI) to investigate cases related to murder, rape and crime against women whereas a Special Investigation Team (SIT) had been constituted to investigate other criminal cases related to post-poll violence.

4 dead in sewer: Rescue took time because of toxic fumes

March 30, 2022 8:48 pm

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi, Commissioner of Police, Delhi and the Chairman, MTNL, seeking a detailed report within four weeks.

877 newborns, 61 mothers died as women refused hospital delivery during Covid pandemic: Meghalaya govt to NHRC

March 20, 2022 2:51 pm

The National Human Rights Commission had registered a case over the high number of maternal and newborn deaths in the state during the pandemic.

Minor boy sent to jail in UP, dies by suicide; NHRC seeks report from SSP

September 30, 2021 2:21 pm

The NHRC, in a statement said that allegedly, the boy was arrested by the Etah police in connection with "drug possession" and was sent to the district jail, instead of being produced him before a Juvenile Justice Board.

NHRC issues notices to Centre, Assam, Mizoram on interstate border clash

August 23, 2021 8:06 pm

In a letter addressed to the Union home secretary and the chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram, the commission said it was acting on a complaint dated July 30, 2021 from one Md. Injamul Haque from Assam’s Kamrup district.

NHRC seeks more time to file counter in Sterlite firing case

August 10, 2021 8:46 am

Henry Tiphagne, the executive director of People's Watch, an NGO had contended the NHRC, after initiating an investigation into the issue, had closed the case in October 2018. It was yet to disclose the contents of the report filed by its probe team which had conducted an investigation at the site.

Post-poll violence: File supplementary affidavits on NHRC report by July 31, Calcutta HC to govt

July 29, 2021 8:45 am

A five-judge bench headed by acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal said that the matter would be taken up at its next hearing on August 2.

Post-poll violence: NHRC team ‘fraught with bias’, TMC government tells Calcutta HC

July 28, 2021 7:45 am

The government submitted the affidavit on Monday. It alleged that the members of the NHRC probe team share close ties with BJP leaders.

Boycott and a warning: ‘Without party nod, no one will sell anything to these people’

July 20, 2021 12:52 pm

The social boycott at Mahisda and other places following the Bengal Assembly results was one of the issues highlighted by the BJP, including by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MP Swapan Dasgupta.

Mizoram, Assam spar over encroachment as border dispute escalates

July 19, 2021 2:09 pm

Mizoram's Kolasib district Deputy Commissioner H Lalthlangliana shot a letter to Assam's Cachar district administration, alleging human rights violation and atrocities on tribal people by Assam government officials and police during a border stand-off on July 10, an official in Aizawl said.