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Custodial death: OHRC orders govt to pay Rs 5L compensation
Custodial death: OHRC orders govt to pay Rs 5L compensation

Das in his petition further mentioned that despite knowing Biswal’s state of mind the jail authorities had neither provided him psychiatric treatment nor taken him for counselling

Human rights activists demand filling up of OHRC vacancies

Bhubaneswar: Demanding immediate filling up of vacant chairperson post of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC), human rights activists on Monday sat on dharna in front of Raj Bhavan on Monday. Under the banner of the ‘Manabadhikar Karmi and Sangathan Samuha’, human rights activists staged the protest and demanded that a retired High Court judge […]

Kunduli suicide: BJP demands Rs 1 cr compensation for kin of victim

Bhubaneswar: The BJP Mahila Morcha today sought the intervention of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) in the Kunduli gang rape victim’s suicide case and demanded Rs 1 cr compensation for family of the girl. Besides, it accused ADG of Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC), Mahendra Pratap and Koraput Superintendent of Police (SP) Kanwar Vishal Singh […]

DAV student suicide: OHRC asks Bhubaneswar DCP for probe report

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed Bhubaneswar DCP Satyabrata Bhoi to submit the probe report on the death of DAV management student Tanya Banerjee within three weeks. The rights body has fixed December 26 for next hearing of the case. Earlier on Wednesday, the Commissionerate Police had recorded the statements of parents […]

Koraput gang rape: Medical College Superintendent deposes before OHRC

Bhubaneswar: Superintendent of Koraput medical college Sitaram Mohapatra today deposed before the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) for questioning in connection with the Koraput gang rape. Mohapatra had submitted medical examination report of the gang rape survivor to HRPC ADG Mahendra Pratap who later handed over the documents to the OHRC. On basis of the […]

Kangaroo court victim appeals before OHRC for justice

Bhubaneswar: The victim of a kangaroo court verdict in Badakera village in Angul district who was forced to go around the village beating a gong, today appealed for justice before the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). Dushmant Sahu, the husband of a ward member, was forced to either pay Rs 50,000 penalty or go about […]

  • Thursday, 22 Jul 2021
  • Angul
Kneel discipline: OHRC seeks reply from SP, DG Home Guard

Bhubaneswar/Baripada: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Thursday asked the Mayurbhanj Superintendent of Police (SP) and Director General of Home Guard to submit their respective inquiry reports on the ‘Kneel Punishment’ given to the Home Guards over dress code violation in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district. OHRC issued this direction acting on a petition filed […]

Physical torture of Undertrial
Torture of UTP in Choudwar jail: OHRC seeks report in 7 days

Bhubaneswar: Taking cognizance of the brutal physical torture of an undertrial prisoner (UTP) at the Circle Jail in Choudwar, Cuttack, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today sought a report from the authorities within 7 days. The acting chairperson of the rights panel, Justice B K Mishra directed the additional DGP-cum-IG of Prisons, Bhubaneswar to […]

OHRC penalises doc for minor’s death due to medical negligence

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the state government to provide compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of an eight-year-old girl, who died allegedly due to medical negligence in Kendrapada district two years back. The compensation amount would be recovered from Dr Bhaskar Chandra Kar, the medical officer of the […]

Child mauled by dogs: OHRC seeks report from Puri collector, Municipality
Child mauled by dogs: OHRC seeks report from Puri collector, Municipality

Bhubaneswar: Three weeks after the shocking death of a four-year-old child who was mauled by a pack of stray dogs in Jagannath Colony area, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed the Puri collector and Municipality Executive Officer to submit a detailed report in this connection. Notably, the shocking incident had occurred on December […]

Rairangpur MLA
Woman charges Rairangpur MLA of harassment; moves OHRC

Bhubaneswar: The Zilla Parishad Vice-Chairperson of Mayurbhanj district moved the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today alleging harassment by Rairangpur MLA Saiba Sushil Kumar Hansdah and his associates. As per the complaint made the victim, during the inauguration of the Aahar program on April 14, Hansdah and his two associates passed inappropriate comments and harassed […]

UTP- Kishore Jena
Handcuffing UTP under treatment: OHRC seeks report within four weeks

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Tuesday directed the principal secretary, state Home department, IG (Prisons) and the Police Commissioner to submit the inquiry report relating to handcuffing of an under-trial prisoner (UTP) of Jharpada Circle Jail, while he was under treatment in Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar, within four weeks. The directive of […]

Azad sit-in at Jharpara Jail
Maoists' protest: ADG visits Jharapada jail to hold talks

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) asked the Additional Director General (ADG), Police to take immediate steps to restrain 12 Maoists from fasting inside Jharpada Circle Jail in Bhubaneswar and Bhanjanagar Sub Jail, ADG Arun Ray on Sunday visited Jharapada jail to hold discussions with the Maoists on a hunger strike. […]

Tension over Kosei bridge intensifies
Tension over Kosei bridge intensifies

Anandpur: The tension surrounding the location of proposed Kosei bridge continues to intensify. Soon after villagers protesting the present location of bridge clashed with police, another forum has come to fore demanding no changes to the proposed location while State BJP has moved the Odisha Human Rights Commission alleging excessive action and human rights violation […]

OHRC orders probe into patient not getting treatment

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today ordered a probe over a report that a patient with sores on his body was forced to languish on the floor of Cuttack’s SCB Medical College without treatment. Taking a sou-motu cognisance of the report, OHRC Acting Chairperson Justice B K Mishra asked the Revenue Divisional Commissioner […]

Student death case: OHRC seeks report form Bhubaneswar DCP

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought report from the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Bhubaneswar in the matter of the death of Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi, a B. Tech Student. OHRC’s acting chairperson B K Mishra called for a report from the DCP within three weeks about the progress of the investigation […]

OHRC notice to Cuttack SP on custodial deaths

Cuttack: Taking note of two custodial deaths within a span of five days in the district, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today issued notices to the In-charge SP of Cuttack rural police asking him to enquire into the matters and submit reports within four weeks. Acting chairman of OHRC Justice (Retd) B K Mishra […]

OHRC asks for probe into carrying of corpse on bamboo pole

The Odisha Human Rights Commission today asked the district collector of Balasore and Inspector General of Railway Police to enquire into alleged carrying of a corpse by tying it to a bamboo pole

OHRC notice to govt as minister reviews dengue situation

Cuttack: Odisha Human Rights Commission today issued notice to the government asking it to file action taken reports on measures taken by it to contain spread of dengue. “At least 426 patients across the state have so far tested positive to dengue virus this year”, state’s Health Minister Atanu Sabysachi Nayak told reporters after visiting […]

Woman claims her husband molests employees, moves OHRC

A woman has complained to the the OHRC...