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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.