HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
Kota children deaths: NHRC sends notice to Rajasthan govt
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Rajasthan go...
NHRC seeks report over Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries not able to avail high-cost treatment under RAN
According to NHRC, it has received a com...
Indian-Americans chip in to balance Kashmir hearing
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission organised a US House of Representative hearing on Kash...
Loaded with anti-India panelists, Congressional Commission to hold hearing on Kashmir
A bipartisan Congressional Commission is ready to hold a hearing on human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir post revoking Article 370 by the Indian government on August 5. The commission has raised suspicion over the sudden hearing without notice and choosing a panel that is "loaded against India" and is expected to be a one-sided affair.
India braces for another US hearing on situation in Kashmir
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (set up by his family members after his death) currently led by Jim McGovern (Democrat) and Chris Smith (Republican) have called for a hearing on November 14 to “examine the human rights situation in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir in India in historical and national context.”
Assam group to start ‘Constitution Yatra’ ahead of final publication of NRC
The Yatra or journey will start Dhubri and will travel through Bongaigaon, Goalpara, Barpeta and Baksa districts. The rally will continue from June 23 to July 2.
Mob attack case: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal directs stern action
The incident took place last Sunday in Biswanath. The police has already arrested six persons in this connection.
SC agrees to hear plea seeking protection of human rights of security forces
The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine a plea seeking protection of human rights of security force personnel, who are being attacked by mobs while performing duties.
LS passes bill to remove leprosy as ground for divorce
The bill seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce in five personal laws -- Hindu Marriage Act, Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, Divorce Act (for Christians), Special Marriage Act and the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act.
NHRC notice to UP government over lynching of man in Shamli district
The notice was issued to the state chief secretary and director general of police (DGP), calling for a detailed report in the matter within four weeks, a press release from the NHRC said Friday.
Retired High Court judge Asim Kumar Roy appointed Bengal Lokayukta
He will be the second Lokayukta in the state after Samaresh Banerjee, who had served in the post between 2006 and 2009.
Amritsar tragedy: Case in Bihar court against Sidhu's wife; NHRC notices to Railways, Punjab Govt
The National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the state's chief secretary and the chairman of the Railway Board seeking detailed reports in the matter in four weeks.
NHRC at 25: Mary Kom, Vijay Kumar walk to promote human rights
The event was flagged off by the boxer-shooter duo and chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Justice H L Dattu from the Nehru Park in central Delhi.
Hospitals cannot detain patients, bodies over payment disputes: Draft patient charter
As per the draft, hospitals cannot detain a patient over procedural grounds such as payment disputes.
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi to file case against police in anti-CAA protest firing
Former Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi said that he will file civil and criminal case against police in connection with five persons killed during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest.
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