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Mar 13, 2019
Bihar custodial deaths highlight State's failure to ensure safety of inmates; reiterates need to ratify UN treaty against tortureThe study of custodial deaths reveals that more than 65 per cent are attributed to suicide, about 25 per cent to mental shock and less than five per cent to police harassment
Feb 25, 2019
SC agrees to hear plea seeking protection of human rights of security forces; petitioners demand action against stone-peltersThe Supreme Court agreed to examine a plea seeking protection of human rights of security force personnel, who are being attacked while performing duties
Feb 19, 2019
NHRC issues notice to UP government over spurious liquor production in Mainpuri; 150 women lost husbands to hooch, say reportsNHRC took suo motu cognizance of reports that in Pusaina village, out of 300 families, 150 have widows whose husbands died after consuming spurious liquor
Jan 30, 2019
#MeToo in South Korea: Court lengthens jail term for former speed skating coach in sexual abuse caseA South Korean appeals court on Wednesday nearly doubled jail time for a former speed skating coach convicted of hitting a two-time Olympic champion, citing a need to warn sports officials against the use of violence as a training tool.
Jan 15, 2019
Minor gives birth in state-run tribal residential school in Odisha; National Human Rights Commission issues notice to governmentThe National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the Odisha government on the delivery of a baby girl by a 14-year-old minor student at the hostel of a state-run tribal residential school in Kandhamal district.
Jan 14, 2019
IAS officer Jaideep Govind appointed as next secretary general of National Human Rights CommissionBureaucrat Jaideep Govind on Monday joined the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)as it's 15th secretary-general, officials said.
Dec 02, 2018
Akhilesh Yadav alleges 'fake' encounters in Uttar Pradesh being executed under Yogi Adityanath's patronageAkhilesh Yadav said the people are falsely implicated as criminals before their encounters and even policemen shoot upon themselves to prove that these encounters are not a fake one.
Nov 30, 2018
NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh govt over 'mob lynching' of man who was pulled out of police vehicleThe NHRC notice was issued to the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police (DGP), calling for a detailed report in the matter.
Nov 27, 2018
Doctors unsure if Kashmir's youngest pellet victim will regain complete sight; 18-month-old was injured in Shopian clashEighteen-month-old Hiba Nisar, the youngest pellet victim in Kashmir, has been discharged from hospital after surgery on her right eye but doctors are not sure if her eyesight will be restored completely.
Oct 12, 2018
Narendra Modi at NHRC silver jubilee: PM says triple talaq law part of govt's efforts to secure justice for oppressedAt an event to mark the silver jubilee of the NHRC, Narendra Modi said the triple talaq legislation is a part of the effort to provide justice to the oppressed.