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NHRC notices to Ministry, SAI over woman cyclist's allegations of 'inappropriate behaviour'

June 10, 2022 10:49 pm

The Commission which took suo motu cognisance of media reports dated June 7, 8, and 9 of the developments said that if what has been reported is true, it amounts to violation of the victim sportsperson’s human rights.

Developed nations should share responsibility to check climate change: Justice Mishra

June 06, 2022 7:22 am

On World Environment Day, Justice Mishra says it is time to identify and plug gaps and act sternly against violators of norms in the implementation of environmental laws.

Discussed with govt use of sedition & anti-terrorism laws, J-K situation: EU representative

April 30, 2022 11:06 am

EU special representative for human rights Eamon Gilmore said that in his meeting with members of the National Human Rights Commission, the panel's role in relation to FCRA, detentions, bail, sedition and anti-terrorism laws, UAPA, minorities and individual cases, was discussed.

Nepalese woman case: NHRC probe team conducts on-spot inquiry in Unnao

March 15, 2022 1:00 pm

A case was lodged with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in connection with the alleged incident in 2018 following which notices were served to multiple authorities, they said.

‘Fake encounters are barbaric, no room for instant justice’: NHRC chairperson Justice Arun Mishra

December 17, 2021 8:53 pm

“Encounters should not happen...they are barbaric. There is no room for instant justice in this country. Law must take its own course, and the person who is guilty must be tried in court and then punished in accordance with law,” Justice Arun Mishra said.

Notice to Centre, Nagaland on killing of civilians in 'botched up' operation: NHRC

December 06, 2021 8:42 pm

The commission has also observed that it is "incumbent upon the security forces ensuring proper precaution with a humane approach even if it involved the militants".

NHRC seeks report from Tripura after TMC files complaint of violence against minorities

November 04, 2021 6:17 pm

The NHRC letter comes amid repeated assertions of the Tripura government that there is no communal tension in the state in the wake of the violence against Hindus in Bangladesh.

Human rights defenders don't tarnish India's image

October 19, 2021 7:23 am

Kavita Krishnan writes: The fact is that India’s human rights defenders have held every shade of government responsible and accountable for human rights violations

Amit Shah's 'untiring efforts' for peace in J&K, Northeast 'have ushered in a new age': NHRC chief

October 12, 2021 8:31 pm

The NHRC chairperson also spoke about the selective definition of human rights and said that one cannot glorify terrorists and terrorism, claiming human rights.

Lathicharge: NHRC seeks report, HC to hear plea today

September 03, 2021 2:08 am

The action has been taken on a complaint filed by Congress.