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whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reports of humiliating graffiti on the houses of 50 thousand BPL families in Dausa, Rajasthan (28.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over news about a policeman asking for sexual favours from the victim of rape before taking action against her tormentors in Rampur(28.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over reported disruption in oxygen supply resulting in the death of about 11 patients in Indore's M Y Hospital (27.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) PRESS RELEASE
Media should steer clear of sensationalism and provocative journalism to become genuine protectors of human rights, says NHRC Chairperson, Justice H.L. Dattu at a media workshop in Bengaluru (22.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Workshop on Role of Media in Promotion and Protection of Human Rights at NLSIU Bangalore, Karnataka on 22nd June, 2017 (20.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Delhi Government and the Union Health Secretary over the death of a young patient due to denial of proper treatment at different Government Hospitals in the National Capital (19.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Centre and Government of Uttar Pradesh on the reported plight of manual scavengers including 30 women in Meerut and over all 12,737 identified in 13 States and UTs (16.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Haryana DGP and Gurugram Police Commissioner over gang rape of a woman: asks police chiefs of Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad to explore joint action programme to check crime in the NCR region (13.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Bihar over Purnia Sadar Hospital not providing a mortuary van to a labourer for the dead body of his wife (12.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over the reported plight of patients due to the shortage of doctors in Government Hospitals (07.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) On NHRC intervention 03 persons arrested and 03 police men suspended in the incident of upside down hanging of a passenger in a moving train: Railway Board asked to pay rupees one lakh as relief to the victim (01.06.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC opens entries for its third annual competition for short films on human rights (31.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC show cause notice to the then Municipal Commissioner, Meerut, for assaulting an employee in 2014; Chief Secretary, U.P. directed to take appropriate action against him (30.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC ensures payment of held up retirement dues of Rs. 3.5 lakhs to a public sector employee within seven months (25.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Maharashtra over poor condition of Children's Home at Nagpur (24.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Jharkhand over reported abduction and recruitment of children by Maoists in the State (23.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of DGP, Jharkhand over reported mob lynching of seven persons on suspicion of being child kidnappers (22.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes its Open Hearing and Camp Sitting for cases of Assam and Meghalaya at Guwahati (18.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Regional Workshop for North-East on Elimination of Bonded Labour at Guwahati on 19th May, 2017 (17.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC to hold Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Guwahati, Assam from 17th-18th May, 2017 (16.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported negligent attitude of the doctors in not providing ambulance at a government hospital in Etawah (05.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and Delhi Police Commissioner over allegations of atrocity against girls in a state run shelter home (02.05.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two day regional workshop for Northern India on 'Good Governance, Development and Human Rights' at Chandigarh from 28th -29th April, 2017 (27.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Commissioner, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Medical Superintendent, Hindu Rao Hospital over lack of necessary equipments (26.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) PRESS STATEMENT: NHRC condemns killing of 25 CRPF personnel by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh(25.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes its day long Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Kohima, Nagaland on the 24th April, 2017. (24.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Chairman, NOIDA Development Authority, DM and SP, Gautam Budh Nagar, UP over the reported negligence leading to the death of two workers while cleaning sewage. (20.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chief Secretary, DGP, Government of Tamil Nadu and Superintendent of Police, Tirupur over reports of police excess against protesters(12/04/2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Director General of Police, Chhattisgarh and Union Home Secretary over allegations of rape by CRPF/Police personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh (11.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to DM and SP, Gautam Budh Nagar, U.P. over allegations of harassment and false implication by police in the matter of assault on some African Nationals (10.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reported death of a person due to assault by so called Gau Rakshaks; also calls for the response of the Union Home Ministry to deal with such incidents in the country (07.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Delhi Government over reported administering of contaminated injections to 20 eye patients at its GTB Hospital (07.04.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC intervention ensures action against 3 doctors, 3 nurses and a sweeper found guilty of medical apathy and negligence in Bahraich District Hospital of U.P (23.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC two day National Seminar on 'Literature, Society and Human Rights' at Raipur, Chhattisgarh from 23rd -24th March, 2017 (22.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of police atrocities on students protesting against irregularities in appointments of primary teachers in West Bengal (21.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC National Seminar on 'Gender, Social Justice and Human Rights: with reference to North-East' at Capital Convention Hall, Kohima on 15th March, 2017 (14.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) A concerned NHRC issues notices to the Delhi Government and Police Commissioner over the reported incident of 26 child bonded labourers rescued from a factory (03.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government NCT of Delhi over reports of a dead rat in the mid-day meal (02.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner over allegations of police excesses outside Ramjas College in Delhi University Campus on the 22nd February, 2017 (28.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Governments of the Karnataka and Maharashtra over alleged large number of Hysterectomy to remove uterus for commercial reasons (28.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) State governments need to give more respect to the work of State Human Rights Commissions, says Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Member, International Court of Justice (17.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Mr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Member, International Court of Justice to address a day-long NHRC-SHRCs meeting in New Delhi tomorrow (16.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two-day National seminar on bonded labour concludes in New Delhi with several important suggestions (15.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two-day National seminar on bonded labour begins in New Delhi (14.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Chairperson, Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu to inaugurate two day National Seminar on Bonded Labour in New Delhi on 14th February, 2017 (13.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) On NHRC's intervention Government of Chhattisgarh submits six point action plan to ensure protection of human rights and bring to book the guilty officers (03.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang rape, sexual assault and molestations by police in two villages of Dhar District in Madhya Pradesh( 03.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Jharkhand over pregnancy and abortion of a class VI student of a State run residential school in Garhwa district (30.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to Chief Secretary and DGP, Bihar over alleged police inaction in the murder of a class 10th student of a government resident school in Hajipur district (27.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Kerala over reported assault and gruesome killings of RSS and BJP workers (25.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) 14 year old AIDS patient turned around for 24 hours without treatment by four Government hospitals in Hyderabad; NHRC notice to the Government of Telengana (25.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC expresses serious concern over reported suspicious death of 500 Adivasi girls in Ashram Schools of Maharashtra; issues notice to the State Government (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of media reports about police excesses on peaceful protestors in support of Jallikattu in Chennai; issues notices to Chief Secretary, DGP Tamil Nadu and Chennai Police Commissioner (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Wiping tears of those whose rights have been violated is the most enriching experience, says NHRC Chairperson, Justice Shri H.L. Dattu (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of NCT of Delhi and Airports Authority of India over non-rehabilitation of 59 families of Dalits evicted from their village (23.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over hazardous water supply from the Bhavani river in Mettupalayam (23.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC to hold Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Port Blair from 19th -20th January, 2017 (17.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's three-days Camp Sitting and Open Hearing concludes at Bhubaneswar, Odisha (11.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Poverty forces a mother to sell her newborn in Kendrapara, Odisha: NHRC issues notice to the District collector (10.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Speech of Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC on the inaugural of the Camp Sitting and Open Hearing at Bhubaneswar, Odisha today (09.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC finds 16 women prima facie victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by police personnel in Chhattisgarh; Asks the State Government why it should not recommend interim relief of Rs. 37 lakh to the victims (07.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the IG (Prisons), Gujarat over victimization of Dalit prisoners by upper castes inmates in Amreli district jail (06.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu over reported deaths of 106 farmers in one month (05.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner on the reported death of a vendor in custody (02/01/2017)