NHRC notice to Centre, states over 'deplorable' condition of public health infra in country

While underlining loss of lives in various parts of the country in recent times, including of over 100 children in Bihar, the commission in its notice has also directed its teams comprising doctors, officers to visit hospitals in "vulnerable" states to conduct fact-finding probe.

NHRC notice to Delhi govt over non issuance of ration cards to 30 families

The NHRC has also observed that the content of the news report is "quite disturbing" and that even after the death of those young girls due to starvation, the authorities in the government of Delhi "have not woken up".


NHRC notice to govt over molestation of 14-year-old patient in Thane hospital

Police said that the girl, who was suffering from a neurological disorder, was alone for the day as her parents had to go to work.

Bulandshahr violence: NHRC notices to UP govt, DGP over killing of police inspector, youth

A day after the shocking incident, heavy security was deployed in the area and tension spiralled as the angry families of the victims demanded justice for their kin.

NHRC notice to UP govt over lynching of man in Shamli district

The notice was issued to the state chief secretary and director general of police (DGP), calling for a detailed report in the matter within four weeks, a press release from the NHRC said Friday.

Islampur clashes: Submit NHRC report in two weeks, HC tells Centre

The two youths had died on the grounds of the Daribhit high school in Islampur following a clash between police and locals over the appointment of Urdu and Sanskrit teachers on September 20.


Islampur student deaths: Victims’ fathers flown to Delhi, meet Amit Shah, NHRC chief

In Delhi, the fathers of Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Burman — Nilkamal and Badal — met the National Human Rights Commission chairman, and BJP president Amit Shah. Sources said they are also trying to get an appointment to meet President Ram Nath Kovind.

Bid to stop child marriages: NHRC report says RTE should be extended to children till 18 years

The NHRC has based its recommendation on research that shows a strong correlation between a girl child’s education level and age of marriage, with better education levels showing lesser likelihood of her being married early.

Elgaar Parishad probe: NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt, police chief

“On the basis of the media reports, the Commission has observed that it appears, the standard operating procedure in connection with these arrests has not been properly followed by the police authorities, which may amount to violation of their human rights, the NHRC said.

NHRC seeks govt report on farmers’ welfare schemes

The NHRC observed that inspite of announcement of several schemes for farmers, including crop insurance and loan waiver, they are committing suicide, unable to cope with the stress, financial crunch and social stigma associated with crop failure.