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Tag: National Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Violations: Odisha 5th In Country, State Government Biggest Culprit!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a big shocker for Odisha. The State figures in the top-5 human rights violator states in the country, and when it comes to violations of rights by the men in uniform, Odisha makes it into the dubious-15 states nationally. The howler is at least in around 70 per cent of the cases, […]

NHRC Recruitment 2021: Apply Now For Various Posts Including Stenographer, Check Eligibility, Salary & Other Details
NHRC Recruitment 2021: Apply Now For Various Posts Including Stenographer; Check Eligibility, Salary & Other Details

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has invited online application for various posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the vacancies through the prescribed application format on or before 22 February, 2021. NHRC Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details Total Posts: 26 Senior Superintendent Of Police: 3 Posts Assistant Registrar: 4 Posts Research Officer: 3 Posts […]

Puri Custodial Death: Petitioner Alleges Puri SP Was Present At Baseli Sahi PS During Incident

Cuttack: The Odisha Government on Tuesday furnished its reply in the Orissa High Court over the alleged custodial death in Puri. In its affidavit, the State government informed the Court that a compensation of Rs 5 lakh has already been provided to the family of the deceased K Apana alias Ramesh. “A petition has already […]

Puri 'Custodial Death': NHRC Issues Notices To Odisha Chief Secy & DGP

Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued a notice to the Odisha government in connection with the death of a person allegedly in police custody at Puri on Wednesday. The Commission’s directives came shortly after BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra filed a petition over the alleged custodial death. While issuing the notice, […]

Illegal Kidney Transplantation: Fresh NHRC Order To Cancel Apollo Hospitals' Registration

Bhubaneswar: In what could bring more trouble for Apollo Hospitals in Bhubaneswar, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued fresh orders to cancel the registration of the hospital in connection with an illegal kidney transplantation of a patient. The NHRC has issued the direction to the Odisha Chief Secretary and has also asked to […]

NHRC Seeks Report Over Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries Not Able To Avail High-Cost Treatment Under RAN

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the Health Ministry over a complaint about poor patients suffering from life-threatening diseases not able to avail treatment under the Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) if they are Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries. According to NHRC, it has received a complaint stating patients holding BPL cards […]

NHRC Team Begins Probe Of 'Hyderabad Encounter'

Hyderabad: A fact-finding team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday began a probe into the killing of all the four accused in the woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder case by the police in an alleged ‘encounter’ early of Friday. After landing in Hyderabad, the team drove straight to Mahabubnagar town, where they […]

Naveen's 5T came late, Odisha in country's top-3 rights violation by cops, docs since 2015-16!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a shocker. When it comes to violations of human rights, Odisha recorded a  dubious distinction of getting ranked at number 3 in the country till date this financial year (2019-20). The State has recorded over 11 rights violation cases in every 24 hours. As per the latest data available with National Human […]

LS passes amendment to Right to Information Act, Oppn slams govt

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Monday passed the bill amending the Right To Information Act, amid objections by the Opposition which alleged that it was an attempt to undermine the law and make the transparency panel a “toothless tiger”. The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019, seeks to give the government powers to fix salaries, […]

NHRC notice to Centre, Bihar on child deaths by encephalitis

Patna: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar government and the Union Health Ministry calling for a detailed report on the growing number child deaths caused by the encephalitis virus in the state’s Muzaffarpur district. The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the rising […]

NHRC notice to Bihar government over lynching of 'kidnappers'

Patna: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports on lynching of three suspected kidnappers in Begusarai district of Bihar on September 7, 2018. The Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police, government of Bihar, asking them to look into these type […]

NHRC team completes probe into Kunduli gang rape and suicide

Jeypore: A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday returned to Vishakhapatnam after completing its probe into Kunduli gang rape and suicide case. The final probe report will be submitted by the team at the NHRC headquarters office in New Delhi soon. The team led by NHRC DSP Rabi Singh had carried […]

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NHRC orders probe into Kunduli gang rape case

Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will send a special team to Kunduli to undertake a spot visit and probe the gang rape and subsequent suicide of the victim. Based on a petition filed by rights activist Radhakanata Tripathy the commission has asked the DG (Investigation) of  NHRC to constitute a team and submit […]

NHRC seeks report from Odisha govt on Bargarh farmer suicides

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the 12 farmer suicides in 50 days in Bargarh district in the state, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday took suo-motu cognizance to seek a report and action taken by government for the relief and rehabilitation of bereaved families. The NHRC took the step following a media report on the […]

NHRC taking up Rohingya issue on humanitarian ground: Dattu

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today said it has taken up the issue of the Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds but refused to comment on the government’s assertion that the “illegal immigrants” would be deported. “We are taking up the case of Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds. I can’t comment on the government line,” […]

NHRC instructs Centre to release funds for kin of victims of Maoist violence

New Delhi/Malkangiri: Acting on a petition of a human rights campaigner Subash Mohapatra from Odisha, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to release funds as per the central government’s scheme to provide compensation to family of victims killed in Maoist violence. The apex human rights body on June […]

NHRC seeks amendment of Protection of Human Rights Act

Bhubaneswar: Unable to come to the rescue of people sandwiched between Maoists and security personnel in different LWE-hit areas, NHRC today sought amendment in The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. Speaking at the end of the commission’s three-day camp and open session here, NHRC Chairperson Justice H L Dattu said, “There should be amendment […]

3-day NHRC Camp Court to start from today in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A three-day camp court of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will be held today at the Jayadev Bhawan in Bhubaneswar to hear more than hundred pending cases on human rights violation in the State. Chairperson of the rights panel Justice HL Dattu accompanied by NHRC members Justice Cyriac Joseph, Justice D. Murugesan and […]

Encephalitis vaccination in 4 dists from December: Health secy

Malkangiri:  With the Japanese Encephalitis death toll mounting to 48 in Malkangiri district with the death of three children this morning, the Odisha government said it will start vaccination in four districts from December. Briefing media persons after presiding over a review meeting at the district headquarters here this evening, Health secretary Arti Ahuja said […]

Encephalitis outbreak: More doctors rushed to Malkangiri

Bhubaneswar:  With the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) toll mounting to 42 in Malkangiri district with the death of a three-year-old girl, the Health department had a review meeting here today to discuss about the measures to curb the further spread of the disease. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak said […]

Hurtling from one crisis to another

By Sandeep Sahu There is something fundamentally wrong with our governance that stirs the administration into action only after something has assumed the proportions of a full blown crisis. The same flaw makes the government machinery take its foot off the pedal the moment the crisis is over. And get hyper-active after another crisis blows […]

Japanese Encephalitis: NHRC seeks detailed report from Health secy, Malkangiri collector

New Delhi:  Taking suo motu cognizance of the media report on the death of 30 children due to Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today served notice on Malkangiri collector and state Health & Family Welfare secretary asking them to submit a detailed report including the steps being taken by […]

NHRC notice to Odisha govt over 'undignified' treatment to bodies

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports about alleged undignified treatment of bodies of two women, the NHRC today issued a notice to the Odisha government and asked it to submit a report within a month

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NHRC demands police's report in 2012 lathicharge incident

National Human Rights Commission has asked the Cuttack-Bhubaneswar police commissioner to file a status report within six weeks detailing the action it had taken over all the FIRs filed in connection with the police lathicharge on Congress workers during a party rally in Bhubaneswar in September 2012