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NHRC issue notice to Tamil Nadu govt. on death of 11 people in Thiruvallur wall collapse  Aug 1, 8:32 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint that a building's wall collapsed on July 5 at Upparapalayam Village, near Red Hills Lake in Thiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu in which about 11 construction workers from Andhra Pradesh died and few others were grievously injured.
NHRC sends notice to Delhi Government over child birth outside a government hospital due to negligence  Aug 1, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has sent a notice to the Delhi Government over the birth of a child outside government hospital due to negligence of hospital authorities.
NHRC notices to DM and SP, Mathura in a case of sexual assault  Jul 31, 1:22 pm
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, on July 19 this year.
Pussy Riot members decide to sue Russian government  Jul 29, 1:01 pm
London, July 29 (ANI): The coming days may see Russia in the dock with two members of the feminist punk rock protest group, Pussy Riot, deciding to sue the government in the European court of human rights (ECHR) over the imprisonment imposed on them for a "punk prayer" protest at a Moscow cathedral in 2012.
BJP lashes out over the police atrocities on students, over ILP movement  Jul 27, 9:27 am
Imphal, July 27 (ANI): Strongly condemning the police action of thrashing and kicking of students, who tried to storm the State Legislative Assembly, BJP Manipur Pradesh president Th Choaba termed the incident as an instance of human rights violation and break down of law and order.
Congress leaders again stake claim for position of Leader of Opposition  Jul 26, 10:04 am
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the Congress being the second largest political party is entitled to hold the position of Leader of opposition.
States not serious about dealing with silicosis, says NHRC Chairperson  Jul 25, 4:26 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): The NHRC Chairperson, Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, today said that the State Governments were not serious enough in dealing with silicosis, a disease of lungs caused due to inhalation of silica in dust which is incurable but preventable.
NHRC issues notices to Odisha govt., DCs/DMs in different districts of AP, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on migrant bonded labourers  Jul 25, 2:38 pm
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), taking cognizance of a complaint under the aegis of two NGOs that 239 labourers, released from bondage, having Release Certificates, have not been rehabilitated by the Government of Odisha.
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.
Israel-Gaza conflict: Israel may be guilty of committing war crimes, warns UN  Jul 24, 6:19 pm
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.
Commission issues order to CS, DoP Karnataka, DC in Bangalore rape case: PRO NHRC  Jul 22, 4:35 pm
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.
Those behind Manipuri man's murder will be charged under Sec 302, 153A: HRLN lawyer  Jul 21, 4:07 pm
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.
NHRC issues notice to Kerala Govt. on deaths due to malnourishment   Jul 17, 9:33 pm
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.
UN urges Pakistan to take immediate steps to improve healthcare in Waziristan  Jul 11, 1:03 pm
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.
NHRC issues notice to Delhi Govt. on reports of mid-day meal poisoning  Jul 10, 1:18 pm
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.
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