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NHRC issues notices in two cases of sexual assault in MP and UP Jul 24, 8:11 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of media reports on two incidents of rape in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and issued notices to Superintendents of Police, Sagar and Hathras, respectively calling for reports within two weeks.
London, July 24 (ANI): The rising tension in Gaza which has already claimed the lives of almost 700 Palestinians may have witnessed war crimes by Israel, the United Nation's top human rights official has alleged.
India votes in favour of resolution on Israel's Gaza offensive Jul 24, 12:03 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): India has voted in favour of a Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel's offensive on Gaza.
NHRC to investigate a job racket in Jharkhand conning tribal youths to pose as Naxalites desiring to surrender Jul 23, 5:03 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a surrender scam was allegedly perpetrated by a former Military Intelligence officer with the knowledge of CRPF officers to lure in tribal youths in search of jobs in Jharkhand to pose as Naxalites desiring to surrender.
NHRC organises national conference on Silicosis Jul 23, 4:25 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) this year is organizing a day-long conference on Silicosis at the India International Centre here on July 25.
NHRC issues notice to Andhra Govt. over corporal punishment to three visually impaired students Jul 22, 5:22 pm
New Delhi, July 22, (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that three visually impaired children, below 10 years of age, were mercilessly caned by the Coordinator and Principal of a residential school for blinds in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Public Relations Officer of National Human Rights Commission (PRO NHRC) Jaimini Kumar Srivastav on Tuesday said that commission has issued orders to submit report on Bangalore school rape case within two weeks of time.
Pak's NA committee rejects alcohol ban for non-Muslims Jul 22, 12:05 pm
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights has opposed JUI-F MNA Maulana Mohammad Shirani's proposal to withdraw an exemption permitting non-Muslims in Pakistan to consume alcohol.
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The lawyer representing the family of the Manipuri man (Saloni) who was murdered, Varnika Singh, said Monday that those involved in the killing would be charged under Section 302 for murder and 153A for racial and religious attack.
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken a serious note of the inaction on part of the Kerala Government in miserably failing to provide medical facilities in Attappady area of District Palakkad where 38 tribal children had died due to malnourishment and 849 patients were identified for regular treatment after the Commission took cognizance of the matter.
India against sending UN probe team to Sri Lanka Jul 15, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Indian Government has reiterated that it is against sending an United Nations investigation team to Sri Lanka to probe human rights violations allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan security forces during the decades-long war.
NHRC to Maharashtra Government: Pay Rs.50 thousand each to two girls or face coercive process in facebook comments case Jul 15, 6:35 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated its recommendations in yet another reminder that the Government of Maharashtra pay Rs.50 thousand each to the two girls, who were illegally detained for more than ten days by the police following a facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena Chief Balasaheb Thackeray.
NHRC recommends five lakh as monetary relief to family of stunt biker killed in police firing Jul 14, 8:52 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended the Delhi Government to pay five lakh rupees as monetary relief to the next of kin of Karan Pandey, who was killed in police firing on the stunt bikers.
NHRC issues notices over Alang Port gas leakage mishap Jul 11, 7:46 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a gas leak happened on the 28th June, 2014 at Alang Ship Breaking Port in Gujarat in which five persons were killed and many more were injured.
NHRC issues notice to TN Govt. over alleged rights violation of Puthirai Vannar community Jul 11, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken cognizance of a complaint that the members of Puthirai Vannar community in the State of Tamil Nadu are forced to perform dehumanizing caste duties like washing of blood stained clothes of girls attaining puberty and the mothers after delivery.
New York, July 11 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has said that Pakistan should take immediate steps to improve the healthcare needs of thousands of displaced people in violence-hit North Waziristan province.
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Delhi Government over reports of mid-day meal poisoning at the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Patparganj area of East Delhi.
New York, July 9 (ANI): It has been suggested to the Nepal government to act immediately to fix crucial flaws in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Act, particularly those highlighted in a new United Nations evaluation, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Commission of Jurists.
Afghan war causing tremendous increase in casualties: UNAMA Jul 9, 4:49 pm
Kabul, July 9(ANI): The war in Afghanistan is causing an increase in casualties, said Georgette Gagnon, Director of Human Rights for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Rajesh Kishore assumed the charge of the Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission in New Delhi today.
UN condemns Australia for return of Lankan asylum seekers Jul 8, 1:55 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 8 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has criticized the deportation of 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers by Australia.
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to pay Rs.3 lakh to Sanjay Sharma, who was wrongfully confined to prison by an erring police officer in District Ferozabad.
HRW to Bangladesh: Withdraw restrictive draft law on NGOs Jul 7, 4:35 pm
New York, July 7(ANI) :The Bangladesh Government has proposed a law that would impose draconian restrictions on already beleaguered nongovernmental organizations, Human Rights Watch said today.
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): In two cases of mid-day meal poisoning, the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) persistence resulted in a payment of a sum of Rs.1.60 lakh as monetary relief to three victims by the Government of Madhya Pradesh and ten by the Government of NCT of Delhi.
Syria's key oil fields reportedly seized by ISIS Jul 4, 6:07 pm
Karachi, July 4 (ANI): The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has revealed that the Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS), now called Islamic State (IS), has established a firm control over most oil fields in Syria.
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