Keyword Results for   'human rights'  
NHRC notifies Rajasthan Govt. over electrocution incident killing 15, injuring 31 in Tonk  Jul 7, 4:54 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of the Rajasthan Government calling for a report into an incident of electrocution of 15 people along with injury to 31 others in Rajasthan's Tonk District on June12.
NHRC sends notice to Jharkhand Govt. over stray dog feasting on newborn girl  Jul 6, 9:12 pm
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that stray dogs were found feasting on the body of a newborn girl, at the state run Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi.
No change in India's position on support to Palestinian cause: MEA  Jul 3, 10:24 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Asserting that there is no change in the country's long-standing position on support to the Palestinian cause, the MEA on Friday said that whenever there has been a Human Rights Council resolution which referred directly to the International Criminal Court, as had happened in the cases of Syria and North Korea, India's general approach has been to abstain.
Syrian rebels launch 'massive offensive' to take over Aleppo  Jul 3, 10:21 am
London, July 3 (ANI): Syrian rebels, led by Islamist groups, have reportedly launched a massive offensive to take over the northern city of Aleppo, a rights watch group said.
India uses 'right to reply' to send strong message to Pak at UN  Jul 3, 9:11 am
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): With India and Pakistan currently locked in a fierce tussle at the ongoing United Nation Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, New Delhi, for the first time ever, used the 'right to reply' rule to cut short Islamabad's blame game on Kashmir.
NHRC notice for denying treatment to an expecting mother on unconfirmed reports of HIV  Jul 1, 5:50 pm
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the general hospital at Sirsa in Haryana declared a pregnant woman, under their treatment for the last six months, as HIV positive and declined treatment to her when she was brought to the hospital following labour pain on the June24.
Afghan Generals put civilians at risk: Human Rights Watch  Jun 30, 10:21 pm
New York, June 30 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani should denounce remarks by the chief of the army offering soldiers protection from punishment for war crimes, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
In a first, ISIS beheads two women accused of sorcery, witchcraft  Jun 30, 3:44 pm
Beirut, June 30 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly beheaded two women accused of 'sorcery' in Syria, a rights watch group said.
NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning  Jun 29, 5:53 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that at least 72 children fell ill after having their mid-day meal in two government schools in Bihar.
Exiled Baloch leader seeks access for rights groups in Balochistan  Jun 27, 10:21 am
Geneva, June 27 (ANI): To make the world aware about the worsening human rights situation in Balochistan, Brahamdagh Bugti, the chief of Baloch Republican Party has demanded that human rights organizations and the media get access to the region for a ground reality check.
NHRC's month long summer internship programme concludes  Jun 26, 9:30 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): A month long summer internship programme held by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) concluded in New Delhi on Friday.
Human rights issues in Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK raised at UN  Jun 25, 12:47 pm
Geneva, June 25 (ANI): At the ongoing 29th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the exiled Kashmiri leaders sought the Council's attention towards deteriorating human rights situation in the region.
NHRC issues notice after doctor refuses to treat boy for snake bite  Jun 24, 8:12 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports stating that a minor boy lost his life after a doctor on duty refused to treat his snake bite and has observed that if tru4e, the incident was a raised a serious issue of violation of human rights of the victim.
IS crucifies two kids for breaking Ramzan fast in Syria  Jun 23, 5:02 pm
London, June 23 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly 'crucified' two children for not fasting during the holy month of Ramzan.
Baloch leaders accuse Pak of committing war crimes, human rights abuses in Balochistan  Jun 21, 12:25 pm
Frankfurt, June 21 (ANI): A conference held by Baloch Republican Party's (BRP) Germany chapter in Frankfurt has highlighted the state war crimes, human rights abuses and atrocities committed by Pakistan against Baloch people in occupied Balochistan.
NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand govt. over killing of rights activist in Latehar  Jun 18, 3:56 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo motu cognizance of a media report that Prahlad Prasad @ Latu Babu, a rights activist, who was fighting against the damage being caused to the environment due to Tori Railway Siding Project, was murdered on June 15 in Jharkhand's Latehar District.
Rights group accuses Libyan Govt. of torturing prisoners  Jun 18, 3:56 pm
Johannesburg, June 18 (ANI): A rights group has accused the Libyan government of torturing and ill-treating prisoners in the eastern regions of the country.
Sri Lanka taking measures to prevent human trafficking, irregular migration  Jun 17, 6:27 pm
Colombo, June 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the country is taking measures to prevent all forms of irregular migration, smuggling in persons and human trafficking.
Syrian government air strikes kill 16 civilians  Jun 17, 4:13 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): At least 16 people, including 13 children, were killed in an air raid conducted by the Syrian government in a town in southern Daraa province, a rights group said.
Schoolgirls made to clean toilet: NHRC for action against Head Mistress   Jun 17, 3:42 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Tamil Nadu Government to explain why Rs.25 thousand should not be paid as relief to the two girl students of Panchayat Union Middle School in Tirunelveli, who were made to clean toilet by the Head Mistress.
NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu, Kerala over reports of child trafficking  Jun 15, 9:49 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notices to the Chief Secretaries and the Director Generals of Police, Governments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala over reports of child trafficking.
NHRC dissatisfied over UP's response to electrocution of two minor dalit girls  Jun 15, 7:10 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Principal Secretary of the Department of Energy of the Uttar Pradesh government to enquire into the inaction and delay in the payment of an additional amount of Rs.2 lakh each to next of kin of two minor dalit girls here in Pradhanpur village, who were electrocuted.
Syrian Kurdish fighters inch closer to key 'IS-held' town  Jun 14, 7:48 pm
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Syrian Kurdish fighters, aided by U.S.-led air strikes, have reportedly moved closer to the border of a key town held by the Islamic State (IS) on the Turkish border.
NHRC recommends Rs.5 lakh compensation for kin of Manipur encounter victims  Jun 12, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended Manipur Government to Rs.5 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of Sorokhiabam Jibon Singh, who was killed in an encounter in Imphal on 2009.
NHRC Asks Delhi Government to pay Rs. one lakh relief to sexual assault victim  Jun 11, 4:38 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reiterated that the Delhi Government pay Rs. one lakh as relief in a case of sexual assault of a minor girl on the night of October 2, 2013.