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BJP threatens EC of taking legal steps seeking stay on Bhowanipore bypolls

Wondering whether the EC was an 'astrologer', state BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu asked if Bhowanipore was free from Covid-19

07 Sep 2021 8:10 AM

NGO writes to NHRC on education fee waiver

The students are being taught online which would save a big amount of the educational institutions

09 Jun 2020 11:21 AM

NHRC seeks report in 'catastrophic' Anaj Mandi fire, issues notices to Delhi govt

About 100-150 people were sleeping when the fire broke out and most of the victims choked to death.

09 Dec 2019 7:15 PM

NHRC committee visits encounter site in Telangana

The seven-member team was led by senior superintendent of police Manzil Saini and included a forensic expert.

08 Dec 2019 3:08 AM

NHRC plans to investigate, says police weren’t alert

The human rights body said the encounter was a matter of concern and needed to be probed carefully.

07 Dec 2019 1:10 AM


Notice served to Gurgaon top cop after Assam woman ‘stripped, beaten’ in lockup

It is further reported that around 9 pm, the same day, the woman called her husband to the police station.

06 Sep 2019 11:47 AM

Lok Sabha clears Bill on NHRC constitution

The participation of civil society representatives will provide more strength to protect human rights, the minister said.

20 Jul 2019 6:20 AM

NHRC issues notices to Centre, states over 'deplorable health infrastructure'

It has also asked the Secretary of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to submit comprehensive report within four weeks on observations.

21 Jun 2019 9:35 AM

No need for separate law to combat menace: Official

Human right activists are demanding a special law against honour killings in Maharashtra.

10 May 2019 2:52 AM

Attack on security personnel should be stopped: NHRC

The Commission believes that such attacks against security personnel on duty should be stopped, which are a grave violation to human rights.

03 May 2019 6:17 AM


Juhu rape: Police get NHRC notice

The commission has observed that it seems the area lacks proper patrolling and monitoring by the police authorities.

09 Apr 2019 2:02 AM

Ex-SC judge PC Ghose is likely to be first Lokpal

Sources said his name was understood to have been in active consideration by the Lokpal selection panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

18 Mar 2019 2:37 AM

Former SC judge Justice P C Ghose to be India's first Lokpal

However, there was no official announcement on Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose's appointment by the government.

17 Mar 2019 3:57 PM

NHRC notice to Delhi govt over hotel fire

The NHRC has observed some common facts pertaining to both the incidents.

16 Feb 2019 1:28 AM

NHRC notices to UP govt after 30-yr-old Dalit man dies in police custody

Dalit man's family said police asked for bribe of Rs 5 lakh to let him off and tortured him when they could not arrange it.

28 Dec 2018 2:25 PM


Striving for autonomy and independence of the elderly: A human rights viewpoint

In turn, independence is the ability to perform actions of daily living and participate in society in accordance with one’s will.

31 Jul 2018 12:36 AM

Ex-DDA staff held for raping employee

Victim had alleged that 4 DDA officials, including a director, gangraped her for two years.

15 Jul 2018 5:06 AM

NHRC notice to WB govt over Dalit BJP youth worker's killing in Purulia

The commission in a statement observed that the content of news report, if true, amounts to gross violation of human rights of the victim.

02 Jun 2018 10:06 AM

No warning: Witnesses tell how police shot, killed anti-Sterlite protestors

The police, in some cases, ignored rules on the use of force and instead fired at the heads of protesters rather than their legs.

30 May 2018 6:47 PM

NHRC notice to I&B ministry over Telugu actress strip case

The NHRC has sent the notices to the chief secretary of the state government and the secretary of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

13 Apr 2018 7:07 AM