Tag: Ohrc

OHRC registers suo-motu case over 'custodial death' of man in Bhubaneswar
OHRC registers suo-motu case over 'custodial death' of man in Bhubaneswar

While taking serious view of the matter, the Commission has called upon the Twin City Commissioner to submit a detailed report in the matter.

  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022
BJP Turns Heat On Min Dibya Shankar Mishra, Seeks OHRC Intervention In Mamita Murder Case
BJP Turns Heat On Min Dibya Shankar Mishra, Seeks OHRC Intervention In Mamita Murder Case  

A delegation of BJP moved the rights body and alleged though the family members of the deceased had made repeated claims that the minister has frequently visited the school and stayed there, the police have not brought him under the purview of investigation so far. 

  • Thursday, 21 October 2021
OHRC Directs Malkangiri SP To Probe 'Custodial Torture' Case

The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Superintendent of Police of Malkangiri directing him to conduct an inquiry into the matter

  • Tuesday, 05 October 2021
Govt recommends names of OHRC chairperson, members to Governor

Bhubaneswar: The State government has recommended names for selection of Chairperson and members of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) to Governor Ganeshi Lal. The OHRC chairperson post has been lying vacant after the completion of tenure of Justice Bira Kishore Mishra on August 15 earlier this year. At present, the three-member panel has no […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
'Murdered' youth's return: OHRC seeks report from Crime Branch, Bargarh admin

Bhubaneswar: Taking a strong note of the arrest of two persons for murdering another youth, who surfaced alive after one-and-a-half-year in Paikmal of Bargarh district, the Odisha Human Right Commission (OHRC) today has sought a report from the Crime Branch ADG and the Bargarh Collector within six weeks. Hearing a petition filed by three rights […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Rishi death: Commissionerate Police submits probe report to OHRC

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police on Wednesday submitted a report on the investigation into the death of engineering student Asutosh Mohanty alias Rishi to the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC). In the report, the police have mentioned that Rishi died due to intake of excess alcohol and drug overdose. However, the police have claimed that no […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Sambalpur Custodial Death: Rs 3L compensation for kin of victim

Sambalpur: In a major development, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today directed the Additional Chief Secretary of Odisha Home Department to pay Rs 3 lakh as compensation in connection with the custodial death case where an under-trial prisoner died under mysterious circumstances at Jujumura in Sambalpur last year. As per sources, the Town Police […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kunduli suicide: OHRC seeks report from Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) today sought a report from the state government on Kunduli gang rape, the victim of which committed suicide on January 22. Acting on a petition filed by a social activist and lawyer Nishikanta Mishra, the OHRC directed the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) to submit […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Koraput gang rape: No medical evidence of rape, says HRPC ADG

Bhubaneswar: After month-long hue and cry, the alleged gang rape incident of minor girl in Kunduli of Koraput took a dramatic turn today as the Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) ADG revealed the medical reports claim no evidence of rape. However, investigation is still on. The ADG Mahendra Pratap who submitted the medical reports to […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Oh that stinking feeling! Dead rats in building affect OHRC functioning

Bhubaneswar: It was a bizarre sight at the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) building with officials, staff and other applicants having tough time dealing with bad odor on the office premises. Sources said, dead rats within the office building are the reason behind such foul smell which is making life unbearable for the staff and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 July 2021
Child missing and death case: Police Commissioner assures taking guilty to task

Bhubaneswar:  A day after Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) sought a report in connection with police apathy in a tribal boy’s missing and subsequent death case, Commissionerate Police on Monday assured of action against the guilty for such callousness. Terming the incident as ‘unfortunate’, Police Commissioner YB Khurania told reporters that basing on preliminary inquiry […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021