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Toothless and tame: Will NHRC redeem its glory

In April 2000 the law ministry received a report from its advisory body – the law commission – on viable legislative options to combat terrorism and anti-national activities. It had bee

NHRC notice on rape case juvenile convict’s threat factor

On a complaint by the parents of the December 16 gangrape victim, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the centre and to the Delhi government regarding the juvenile convict in

Bundelkhand drought: NHRC issues notices to governments of UP, MP

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh asking them to give a detailed report on the drought-hit

Maharashtra horror: 740 tribal students died in last 10 years

 As many as 740 students of residential schools in tribal areas have died in Maharashtra in the past 10 years, revealed an internal report of the state tribal development department.

NHRC summons Bastar IG in Nandini Sundar case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of the Nandini Sundar case and summoned chief secretary of Chhattisgarh and IGP, Bastar to explain the allegations of hosti

Farmers feeling neglected by policy makers: NHRC

Despite being the most crucial and significant section of the society, farmers are feeling neglected by the policy makers, said the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The right

Odisha gets a rap on its knuckle from NHRC chief

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) notes with concern several instances from within Odisha of acquisition of land for various developmental projects without adequate compensation or altern

Human Rights? Hands tied!

In 2012, families whose loved ones were killed by security forces in Manipur decided to fight the injustice and formed the Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association. They moved the supre

NHRC notice to Maharashtra govt over suspicious death of tribal girls

Taking suo motu cognisance of a news report of the death of over 500 tribal girls  in the Maharashtra state-run ashram schools, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice

Chhattisgarh prepares action plan to protect human rights

Chhattisgarh has prepared an action plan to ensure the protection of human rights in naxal affected Bastar district. The step is being taken following the intervention of the National Human Rights

NHRC recommendations cannot be set aside with impunity: justice Bhandari

  Recommendations by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) cannot be set aside with impunity merely on the ground that it is a recommendatory body,” said justice Dalv

Ramjas violence: NHRC notice to Delhi Police chief

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner on a complaint that police personnel attacked a female student and snatched cameras from media persons, who

NHRC issues notice to Karnataka and Maharashtra govt over unusually large number of hysterectomies

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the governments of Karnataka and Maharashtra for an unusual large number of Hysterectomy procedures being perf

NHRC notice to Rajasthan govt on Gau Rakshaks killing man

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to the Rajasthan government over the death of a man who was beaten up by Gau Rakshaks.   The ri

NHRC notice to Jharkhand over abduction of 1,000 kids

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Jharkhand government and sought a report over 1,000 children being reportedly abducted and recruited by Maoists over the past few y

NHRC notice to Kerala government over attacks on political workers

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has again issued a notice to the Kerala government over the spate of attacks on political party workers. NHRC has asked Kerala’s chi

52 kids die at Jharkhand hospital, NHRC issues notice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Jharkhand government after 52 children died at a hospital over a period of 30 days.   The deaths

NHRC notice to MP govt over police atrocity on farmers

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government after a group of farmers returning from a protest against anti-farmer policies were allegedly forced

NHRC seeks report on soldiers’ rights violation by stone pelters

In a first, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the defence ministry on human rights violation of soldiers by stone pelters in Kashmir. The National

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