Tag: Odisha Human Rights Commission

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Woman Patient Carried On Trolley: OHRC Seeks Report From Puri CDMO

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has sought a report from the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Puri to carry out an investigation into the death of a woman who was carried on trolley by her husband from Puri to Cuttack. The commission has directed the CDMO to submit the report by November […]

Minor Boy 'Assaulted' In Police Station: OHRC Directs Rourkela SP To Submit Report By Feb 15
OHRC Office Shut For 3 Days After Staff Tests Covid-19 Positive

Bhubaneswar: The office of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) in Satya Nagar area of Bhubaneswar will remain closed till September 30 as one of its employees has been found positive for the coronavirus infection. A notice issued by the Secretary of the Commission on Monday mentioned that due to detection of one COVID-19 positive […]

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Fake Vigilance Trap: Ex-DSP Of Anti-Corruption Wing Fined Rs 5 lakh

Bhubaneswar: An ex-Vigilance official has been fined Rs 5 lakh for registering a fake case against a junior engineer in Dhenkanal in 2017. While hearing a petition, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed that a compensation of Rs 5 lakh should be paid to the complainant junior engineer and the amount will be recovered […]

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3 Families Staying In Apartment In Smart City Bhubaneswar 'Ostracised'

Bhubaneswar: You might have come across incidents of families being ostracised in remote and tribals areas of Odisha, but such incidents happening in Bhubaneswar might be hard to digest. Strange it may sound, but three families, who are staying in an apartment in Smart City Bhubaneswar have alleged that they have been ostracised by other […]

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Human Rights Day: Odisha No 3 rights violator nationally in 2019!

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 […]

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Doctor Dadagiri: Father Of Youth Thrashed By VIMSAR Medicos Moves OHRC

Sambalpur: After a police case was registered against some doctors of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Science And Research (VIMSAR) in Sambalpur for thrashing two youths and forcing them to do sit-ups in full public glare, father of one of the victims today lodged a complaint before the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). Thana […]

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Relaxation Of New Traffic Rules Misutilized By Habitual offenders: Odisha Human Rights Panel

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has raised questions on State government’s decision to relax enforcement of new traffic rules for three months. In a letter, OHRC has claimed that the ‘liberty granted by the government is being misutilized as a license by habitual law breakers creating a free for all situation on the […]

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OHRC gets chairperson after seven years

Bhubaneswar: After a delay of almost seven years, Justice BP Das was on Thursday was appointed chairperson of Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) while advocate Asim Amitabh Das has been named as a member of the rights panel. Both the appointments were approved by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal. It is pertinent to mention that ORHC […]