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States must implement provisions on right to health, submit report in 4 weeks: NHRC advisory on second Covid wave

May 07, 2021 12:55 am

The NHRC had issued a comprehensive set of human rights advisories in September and October 2020, including those related to health and mental health, to protect and promote right to health as guaranteed by Article 21 of the Constitution of India.

NHRC’s errors of omission

April 20, 2021 9:54 pm

The human rights body appears to be misinterpreting law to dismiss appeals on technical grounds

NHRC advisory: ‘No patient should be denied emergency medical care for Covid-19 and non-Covid conditions’

September 30, 2020 10:41 pm

The NHRC advisory on Right to Health in the Covid-19 context was released on September 28. It has been sent to all states and Union territories.

UP: CM directs police to slap NSA on youth arrested for Lakhimpur rape-murder

August 28, 2020 5:11 am

According to the police, the accused, identified only as Dilshad in mid-20s, confessed to the crime. Police said Dilshad followed her and admitted that during a heated argument later, he raped her and then slit her throat.

Provide best possible treatment to Varavara Rao without further delay, says NHRC

July 18, 2020 3:17 am

The NHRC also said that since he is an undertrial prisoner, the expenditure of the medical treatment should be borne by the state being his lawful custodian. It sought for a compliance report to be submitted immediately.

NHRC tells UTs of J&K, Ladakh to intimate it about custodial, encounter deaths

July 02, 2020 6:58 pm

In case of custodial deaths, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) should be intimated within 24 hours, and within 48 hours of the incident in case of an encounter death, according to its guidelines for all states and Union territories with a view to protect and promote human rights, the panel said in a statement.

Body dumped in garbage van: NHRC, minorities panel notice to UP

June 13, 2020 6:24 am

The UP Minorities Commission also expressed concern over the incident and sent a notice to the district administration, seeking its response by June 15, said officials.

Salwa Judum: Two months after NHRC order, villagers yet to get Rs 5 lakh

February 20, 2020 4:12 pm

Villagers even say they haven’t heard of the NHRC order. “We haven’t heard of any compensation. No one came to the village to tell us about this,” said Sundam Sannu, a former sarpanch and one of those who filed complaints against the killings of 2009.

Need more power to become a ‘toothful’ tiger: NHRC chief HL Dattu

February 14, 2020 4:26 am

He said, “We have to make recommendations to governments, but in case they are not followed up, we have no further course of action."

Chhattisgarh: NHRC accuses state officials of ‘abetting’ crimes of Salwa Judum

February 11, 2020 3:22 am

The commission made the comment while declaring an order on September 23, 2019, in the matter of the killing of seven people and burning of 95 huts in the Kondasawali, Karrepara and Kamaraguda villages of Sukma district in 2007.