Jun 21, 2021 07:25 PM IST
The constitution of the probing panel comes three days after the Calcutta High Court ordered the human rights body to form a team that will examine the complaints of political violence in Bengal.
- May 15, 2021 11:24 AM IST
In a statement, the National Human Rights Commission said the recommendations include enacting of a specific legislation to protect the rights of the dead, adding that "mass burial or cremation should not be allowed to take place as it is in violation of the right to dignity of the dead".
- Jan 05, 2021 07:55 PM IST
The Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretary, UP government, and the Director General of Police, seeking a detailed report within four weeks.
- Aug 17, 2020 07:51 PM IST
The incident took place last week in the farmland owned by one of the accused, the rights panel said, while seeking detailed reports from the police and the administration within six weeks.
- Jun 09, 2020 09:14 PM IST
The bench, which disposed of the plea, observed that NHRC had already passed directions on the issue and asked the petitioner to approach the commission for further directions.
- May 27, 2020 06:05 PM IST
In addition to the 12 deaths, three people held on various charges lost their lives in police custody during the lockdown
- Dec 26, 2019 04:50 PM IST
The health ministry said the suggestions of NHA and AIIMS cannot be agreed to as the eligibility criteria for both the schemes are different.
- Oct 31, 2019 11:51 AM IST
The deaths in Assam’s detention camps raise questions of living conditions in these centres and bring the focus back on the humanitarian crisis under way in the state.
- Oct 11, 2019 06:44 PM IST
Justice H L Dattu, Chairperson of the NHRC will preside over the function, a senior official said.
- Jul 19, 2019 05:55 PM IST
The amendment provides for reduction in the tenure of chairpersons of national and state human rights bodies to three years from the current five years.
- Jun 08, 2019 05:16 PM IST
Jyotika Kalra, Member of the rights panel, said, the NHRC has been very proactive in taking cognisance of complaints related to bonded labour.
- Feb 19, 2019 10:06 AM IST
The commission issued the notice to the chief secretary, seeking a detailed report in four weeks.
- Dec 28, 2018 01:32 PM IST
The Dalit man was arrested by the police in connection with a case of theft on December 23.
- Oct 12, 2018 01:37 PM IST
The commission was established on October 12, 1993 under the Protection of the Human Rights (PHR) Act, 1993, and it has lined up a host of activities till Sunday to mark the occasion.
- Sep 06, 2018 07:46 PM IST
While issuing the notices, the NHRC also said that recently it had taken suo motu cognisance of another incident in Bihar, in which a woman was paraded naked in Bihiya village of the Bhojpur district.
- Jun 20, 2018 10:36 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in a statement said, "Reportedly, the open forest cover in the Aravalli hills has decreased in the last three decades while the scrub has increased by 5.7 percent, making it almost barren without any moisture in the air."
- Oct 10, 2017 07:46 AM IST
The Commission in its notice to the state's chief secretary, and the secretary, Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, has sought a detailed report in four weeks, the NHRC said.
- Sep 21, 2017 12:18 PM IST
Addressing a seminar organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Singh asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar was ready to accept them.
- Aug 14, 2017 04:01 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent the notice to the UP Chief Secretary, and sought a detailed report in four weeks on the steps taken for relief and rehabilitation of the affected families as well as the action taken against the guilty officers, the NHRC today said.
- Apr 10, 2017 06:29 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission Monday issued notice to the Gautam Budh Nagar administration over allegations that few locals have been "falsely implicated" in the case on assault on African nationals.
- Aug 30, 2013 09:21 PM IST
The government currently is considering buyback options instead of divestment as current market conditions force them to do so. Coal India has given its nod for the same, while an approval from other companies is awaited, reports CNBC-TV18's Aakansha Sethi.
- Jul 24, 2013 10:39 PM IST
The Commission has issued notices to Bihar Chief Secretary and DGP, and asked them to submit the reports within four weeks, an NHRC statement said here.
- Apr 23, 2013 08:42 AM IST
Former Chief Justice of India J S Verma, who headed a panel to frame a tough law to combat crimes against women in the wake of the Delhi gangrape incident, died of multi-organ failure here tonight.
- Oct 08, 2012 10:38 AM IST
The National Human Rights Commission has admitted a plea against Kingfisher Airlines Chairman Vijay Mallya. The plea urges the rights panel to initiate a case against him in the death of a Kingfisher employee's wife.