Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn
Congress as well as Left parties said that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has 'no moral right' to continue in the post following allegations by the Hathras gangrape victim's kin that the police forced them to conduct her last rites
A well-equipped police team was present on the spot when the victim was brutally attacked with sticks and stones, the NHRC said
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt over Varavara Rao's health, tells state to bear expenses for treatment
The NHRC on Friday directed the Maharashtra state chief secretary and D-G of prisons to submit a report about Varavara Rao’s health condition within two weeks
Fire at Ghaziabad candle-making factory: NHRC issues notice to UP govt, asks it to initiate departmental action against erring officers
The factory in Ghaziabad had stockpiled highly inflammable material used in small quantities to make special candles, officials said.
Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: NHRC issues notices to state DGP, Thoothukudi SP, seeks report within six weeks
P Jayaraj and his son Fenix, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms over the business hours of their cell phone shop, died at a hospital in Thoothukudi on 23 June, with relatives alleging that they were severely thrashed at the Sathankulam police station earlier.
DMK leader Kanimozhi asks NHRC to take necessary action against officials responsible for Thoothukudi deaths
Kanimozhi also met the kin of deceased in Thoothukudi and handed over a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, a letter from DMK chief MK Stalin and assured complete support.
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
Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons
Jamia Milia Islamia violence: Students who suffered injuries record statement before Delhi Police crime branch
Two-three new CCTV videos purportedly of the 15 December incident in Jamia surfaced on social media on Thursday, in which some people can be seen throwing stones at police personnel from inside the campus.
Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi meet NHRC over police ‘brutalities’ against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh, demand probe
The Congress on Monday moved the National Human Rights Commission demanding action against alleged police atrocities on anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters in Uttar Pradesh, claiming that victims have been made the accused in case-related FIRs and no police officer has been named.
Allahabad HC orders NHRC to investigate police violence in AMU during anti-CAA protests; commission to submit report by 17 Feb
The petitioner, Aman Khan, had moved the high court to seek judicial inquiry by a 'Court Monitored Committee' against the instances of police atrocities in AMU, where students were subjected to injuries and were detained.
Dy CM Sachin Pilot criticises Rajasthan govt's response to Kota infant deaths, says 'we could have been more sensitive'
Sachin Pilot said it was not a small incident and also stressed that accountability for the entire episode should be fixed.
Rajasthan infant deaths: Toll rises to 107, Centre's team reaches JK Lon Hospital to take stock of situation
Commission also asked the Chief Secretary to ensure that such deaths of children do not recur in the future due to a lack of infrastructure and health facilities at the hospitals
In Lucknow jail since 19 December, Sadaf Jafar, 6 activists to spend New Year under arrest: Bail pleas filed in sessions court
Bail pleas were filed in the sessions court of Lucknow for teacher-artist-activist Sadaf Jafar, former IPS Officer SR Darapuri and five others on Tuesday. Jafar and others have been lodged in a Lucknow jail since 19 December, 2019 when she was arrested while capturing videos of the protests taking place at Parivartan Chowk in Lucknow as aprt of the Anti-CAA protests.
National Human Rights Commission issues notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action during anti-CAA protests in state
'Youth have been killed, the Internet has been suspended, and the police themselves are destroying public property', according to complaint submitted to NHRC
Staff crunch, poor infrastructure: Officials highlight how gaps in Indian criminal justice system prevent implementation of child protection laws
Even as political leaders call for stringent, and even barbaric, punishment to alleged offenders, administrative officials from the western part of the country on Tuesday listed out several challenges in implementing laws for child protection
Hyderabad vet's rape and murder: Cyberabad Police denies claims that two accused killed in encounter were minors
The Cyberabad Police investigating the case had said the four accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case were aged 20 and above, but the age of two accused came into focus with their parents claiming before the media on Monday that their children were minors by showing certain documents.
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy lauds KCR, Telangana Police for Hyderabad encounter, vows to enact law for speedy trial in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday lauded his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and the state police for the Hyderabad encounter
NHRC team visits site of Hyderabad encounter amid raging debate on police action; rape accused booked for 'attacking' cops
Telangana Police said that the four accused in the rape and murder of a vetrinarian from Hyderabad have been booked for 'attacking' the cops who had accompanied them
'Final assault on RTI': Sonia Gandhi says Narendra Modi govt using amendments to dilute powers of Act
The amendments passed by the government will ensure that no Information Commissioner shall be free from interference and signalling by the Modi government, Sonia Gandhi said in a statement