December 07, 2019 9:13 pm
The human rights body had earlier asked its Director General (Investigation) to immediately send a team for a fact-finding and on-the-spot investigation into the matter and submit its report at the earliest.
October 26, 2019 8:25 pm
The state SHRC received 171 complaints from prisoners lodged in state jails, followed by Kerala (49 complaints), Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu (43 complaints each) that year.
June 20, 2019 8:39 pm
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.
April 08, 2019 7:53 pm
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".
December 28, 2018 1:57 am
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.
December 04, 2018 6:04 pm
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.
November 30, 2018 8:14 pm
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.
November 13, 2018 12:06 am
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.
October 01, 2018 6:09 am
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.
September 12, 2018 3:07 am
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.