J&K human rights groups release report documenting decade-long torture of civilians by security forces
The report is the first comprehensive report on torture since 1990, in Jammu and Kashmir, which has testimonies of 432 victims recorded over a period of ten years.
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over delay in filling vacancies in state human rights commissions
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and several states on a plea against the delay in filling up the vacancies in the state Human Rights Commission
Kerala custodial death: Mistaken identity behind Sreejith's suspected killing; Human Rights Commission calls act 'inhumane'
Sreejith's case shows that Kerala police seem to be under the grips of a malignant trend –to willfully resort to physical abuse with brute force on citizens
Naveen Patnaik cannot flaunt his award of 'Best Administrator' or 'Ideal CM' unless he acts swiftly and gives justice to the 14-year-old rape victim.
Claiming that the SHRC has no jurisdiction to probe the Army's conduct, the Jammu and Kashmir government said compensation to a youth tied to a moving Army vehicle will mean condemning the Army officer without a hearing.
Custodial killings in Kerala: After over 760 days of protest, Sreejith still seeks justice for brother's death
Sreejith's brother's case highlights the rising number of policemen involved in criminal cases in Kerala, which has seen an uptick with each passing year.
Kamala Mills fire: Maharashtra human rights panel writes to BMC chief Ajoy Mehta, seeks report from civic body by 29 January
A week after a devastating blaze in a city pub killed 14 people, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Thursday sought a detailed report on the incident from BMC
Sacked Kashmir teacher couple refuse to resume duties after school reinstates them, claim management has not changed
A teacher couple, sacked by a private school in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on their wedding day allegedly for being in a romantic relationship before their wedlock, were on Saturday reinstated after the district administration stepped in.
Jammu and Kashmir SHRC to hear appeal against state's refusal to compensate 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad Dar
The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will next month hear an appeal against state government's refusal to act on the commission order awarding Rs 10-lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by an army officer earlier this year.
J&K govt may open up 1,000 graves across Valley; families hope mystery of missing youth can finally be put to rest
In Kashmir, there are at least 1,000 youth who are reportedly missing since the last 28 years, ever since militancy started in 1989, many of whom were even taken away despite having no links with the militancy
Kashmir human shield row: State govt's refusal to compensate Farooq Ahmed Dar latest twist to long-running saga
The Mehbooba Mufti government has declined to compensate Farooq Ahmed Dar, the "human shield" tied to an Indian Army jeep in April.
Kashmir unrest: Human Rights panel recommends DNA profiling of bodies in unmarked graves in Rajouri, Poonch
Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission asked state government to complete DNA profiling of bodies in 2,080 unmarked graves in Poonch and Rajouri districts within six months
Yasin Malik has petitioned the SHRC to look into "false implication" of many Kashmiri youths by the police in the DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandith lynching case.
Rajasthan home minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Thursday said there was no question of a CBI probe into the encounter of gangster Anandpal Singh.
Kashmir human shield row: Victim alleges physical assault in medical report; police to summon Major Gogoi
Superintendent of Police, Budgam, Tejinder Singh, said that they could summon Major Gogoi, to carry forward the investigation.
Farooq Ahmad Dar complained to SHRC that since an investigation into Major Gogoi's 'gruesome act' was underway, why did the Indian Army award him.
The Jammu and Kashmir SHRC has issued a number of orders, recently, that expose the police claims that thousands of youth in J&K, who are missing since the start of militancy in 90s, have crossed over to Pakistan to become militants