Apart from issuing notices to the Centre and the states, the NHRC has asked the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) to examine the adverse impact of the farmers stir on industrial and commercial activities/production and disruption of transport services on commercial and normal consumers
The Commission noted that in 1992 India had ratified the UN Convention for Rights of Child; the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring the year 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which necessitates calling for reports from all states and union territories.
Acting on a complaint by one Md Injamul Haque of Assam, the NHRC on Sunday issued notices to the Union home secretary and the chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram, and asked them to file their reports within four weeks.
The NHRC has made it clear that its members would meet victims or complainants, irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity and political affiliation.
Former Supreme Court judge justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday took charge as the new chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, official sources said.
Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought action taken report (ATR) from Odisha government in connection with the death of two workers due to asphyxiation engaged in manual…
New Delhi: The Odisha government has released Rs 8 lakh compensation in connection with a food poisoning case in a government school in 2018 following the intervention of the National…
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha to take appropriate action within eight weeks in a case related to…
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday informed the Assembly that it has ordered judicial investigations into two recent custodial death allegations reported from Puri and Sundargarh districts last week. Replying to a discussion on the admissibility of an adjournment motion on the state’s law and order situation, Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra […]
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, […]
Puri: A man accused in several criminal cases reportedly died in police custody at Baseli Sahi area in Puri on Thursday, triggering palpable tension in the area. One K Ramesh sustained injuries during a scuffle with police when the latter had gone to nab him on Wednesday night. Later, he was admitted to district headquarters […]
New Delhi: In a bid to safeguard the LGBTQ+ community and ensure that the basic human rights of this community are not compromised due to the COVID-19 crisis, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued fresh guidelines in this regard. The human rights body has suggested a separate 24×7 toll free helpline number […]
Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from Cuttack-Bhubaneswar Twin City Commissioner of Police over the death of motivational speaker and human rights activist Aditya Dash. Acting on a complaint filed by Supreme Court lawyer and social activist Radhakanta Tripathy, the NHRC has asked the Commissioner to submit […]
By Sandeep Sahu A youth is asked to do sit-ups – and asked to keep counting as he does so. At another end of the state, two youths and their bikes are caned by lath-wielding cops. Elsewhere, four youths are asked to sit on their hunches, move their hands between their legs, hold the back […]
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking a fresh date for execution of the death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The move came a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the plea for pardon moved by one of the death-row convicts, Pawan. He was the only […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the NHRC to intervene and enquire into the mental and physical state of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said […]
Bhubaneswar: In response to the fresh order by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to cancel registration of Apollo Hospitals in Bhubaneswar in connection with an illegal kidney transplantation case, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das today said that the order will be inspected & accordingly action will be taken. Addressing mediapersons, Das said, “I have ordered […]
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 […]
New Delhi: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said the armed forces had the utmost respect for human rights laws and they not only ensured the protection of human rights of the people of the country, but also of its adversaries. He was addressing the interns and senior officers of the National Human Rights […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of National Human Rights Day today, the stunning blow is Odisha has emerged as the number three in human rights violations in the country in 2019-20. Significantly, when the Odisha government is high on Mo Sarkar and 5T, the seemingly disconcerting home-truth revealed is dissatisfied over Odisha government’s action taken report […]
Hyderabad: The Special Investigation Team, set up by the Telangana government to probe the killing of four accused in the rape and murder of a veterinarian in “retaliatory” firing by police, on Monday got down to business, even as the state High Court directed authorities to preserve their bodies till December 13. “SIT has taken […]
Jodhpur: Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said on Saturday that justice can never become instant, and it loses its character if it becomes revenge. The Chief Justice’s remarks gain significance in the backdrop of “encounter” killings of four persons accused of rape-murder of a veterinarian by Telangana police. The police have faced criticism from various […]
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 […]