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National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (NHRC) NEWS

On Meerut SP asking Muslims to 'go to Pak', govt says NHRC takes note

February 12, 2020 3:38 pm

"The issue of repatriation of the Rohingya has been discussed with Bangladesh authorities at the highest level, wherein both countries have agreed on the need to expedite their safe, speedy and sustainable repatriation to their homes in Myanmar," Reddy said.

Hyderabad: 'Headless' for over a year, State Human Rights Commission has more than 10,000 cases pending

December 11, 2019 10:33 pm

According to P Srinivas Rao, SHRC public information officer, the commission has received as many as 5,948 complaints between November 1, 2018, and December 9, 2019. In addition, there exist another 4,408 pending cases, taking the total number of cases to be resolved to 10,356.

At NHRC, Amit Shah says don’t apply western norms of rights here

October 13, 2019 2:45 am

The Union minister said that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, India is moving towards a scenario where there will be no human rights violations.

Change without reform

July 30, 2019 1:34 am

Cleared by Parliament, the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019 does not further empower the NHRC, ignores need for structural changes.

NHRC issues notice to Gujarat govt over lion attack death at Devaliya Safari Park

July 15, 2019 5:45 am

On November 29, 2018 two lions attacked Rajnish Keshwala and Dinesh Kacha, labourers inside the safari park, when they were leading the lions to their cage as per regular routine. Keshwala was dragged into the forest and attacked fiercely by the lions.

NHRC seeks CBI director’s report on probe against Lawyers Collective

June 22, 2019 3:27 am

The direction came on complaints filed by Henri Tiphagne, a human rights activist associated with Human Rights Defenders’ Alert and Maja Daruwala, Senior Advisor of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

Etawah: NHRC notice to govt over ‘dilapidated’ school buildings

January 31, 2019 6:21 am

The commission served the notice on Wednesday after taking suo-motu cognizance of a media report carried the same day, saying that the state education department had conducted a survey.

NHRC notice to DGP over stripping of mother-daughter in police custody in Bilaspur

October 22, 2018 6:21 pm

The Commission has issued a notice to the Director General of Police (DGP), Chhattisgarh, seeking a report within four weeks along with details on action taken against the guilty police personnel.

Bhilai plant blast: NHRC notice to Steel Ministry, SAIL chief

October 11, 2018 8:58 pm

An explosion took place at the state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited's (SAIL) Bhilai plant in Chattisgarh's Durg district Tuesday, leaving nine dead and 14 injured. Two more had succumbed to injuries later at a hospital.

Activist Harsh Mander resigns as NHRC special monitor

June 26, 2018 3:34 am

In a letter written to NHRC chairperson Justice H L Dattu, Mander said in view of the impending conclusion of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) process in Assam, there was the possibility that “tens of thousands, maybe even lakhs of Assam residents, being declared foreigners”.