NHRC notices to UP govt, cops over removal of body in garbage van in Balrampur; seeks report in 4 weeks
NHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports that the body of a man, who died near a government office in Utraula block of Balrampur district in Uttar Pradesh
NHRC issues notice to Bihar Police over JD(U) leader's death; family claims Ganesh Ravidas was tortured in custody
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a kidnapping case.
The husband of the victim claimed that he had approached the Thanagazi police station SHO and the SP with his complaint, but he was asked to wait as they were busy with the elections. He alleged that an FIR was lodged only on 2 May.
Justice PC Ghose likely to be India's first Lokpal: Ex-SC judge ordered framing of charges against LK Advani in Babri Masjid case
Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose is likely to be named as India's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman.
Uttar Pradesh: Woman molested, set on fire for attempting to file police complaint; NHRC takes suo motu cognisance
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sent notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and the state's police chief over a married woman being set ablaze allegedly by her tormentors, when she was going to lodge a police complaint against them.
Uttar Pradesh DGP defends rise in number of encounters, says state police goes after quality not quantity
Strongly defending the action of his men, Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh has said that police encounters are part of a well chalked out "strategy" to arrest hardened criminals in his state.
CBSE's new leak-proof system delays exams at few centres, exams postponed in Punjab due to Bharat bandh
Following the leaks of Economics and Mathematics question papers, the CBSE had announced that the examination centres would henceforth receive an encrypted copy of the question papers on e-mail and they would need to download and print themselves.
Tripura: 15 tribal students who could not write NEET 2017 receive Rs 2 lakh each on NHRC recommendation
On the recommendations of the NHRC, 15 tribal students of a government school in Tripura have been paid monetary relief of Rs 2 lakh each for not being able to write a competitive examination in 2017 due to "negligence" of school authorities
The Jharkhand HC took suo moto cognisance of the deaths of 164 children in a Jamshedpur hospital in the last four months and has sought reply from the Raghubar Das government.
Six new cases of encephalitis deaths were reported from the paediatric ward of BRD Medical College and Hospital in Gorakhpur since Saturday.