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whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC calls for action taken report from Government of Tamil Nadu in the incident involving piercing of cheeks of 20 children with steel rods for speedy recovery of the then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa (26.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of reported inaction of the BHU on a complaint of eve-teasing and harsh police action against the agitating students; issues notices to the Government of Uttar Pradesh and the VC, BHU (26.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Governments of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh over allegations of continuance of Davadasi system like offering of girls to Goddess Mathamma (25.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Two days NHRC National Seminar on Good Governance, Development and Human Rights concludes with several important suggestions (22.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Two days NHRC National Seminar on Good Governance, Development and Human Rights begins at Teen Murti Bhawan, New Delhi (21.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Curtain Raiser: NHRC National Seminar on "Good Governance, Development and Human Rights" at Teen Murti Bhawan, New Delhi on 21st-22nd September, 2017 (20.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC extends by 10 days the last date for entry to its Short Films Award Scheme - 2017 (15.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC sets aside contention of the Government of Telangana; recommends it to pay Rs. 6 lakh as relief in an incident of botched up eye surgery last year (15.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CISF lifts rolling trophy in the NHRC Debate competition for Para- Military Forces (14.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issue notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over denial of treatment to an HIV positive pregnant woman leading to the death of her new born twins (07.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issue notice to the Government of Rajasthan over the reported deaths of more than 80 children during last two months at a government hospital in Banswara (05.09.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Jharkhand over the death of 52 children at MGM hospital of Jamshedpur; asks Union Health Ministry to issue suitable directions to all States and UTs to check recurrence of such incidents (28.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes cognizance of a murder at a Delhi police station and directs its DIG (Investigation) to collect requisite reports from the concerned authorities (25.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Chhattisgarh over deaths of four infants due to disruption in oxygen supply at Ambedkar Hospital in Raipur: Also directs Union Health Secretary to take the matter with all the States and UTs to check recurrence of such incidents (24.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Union Home Ministry over reported move to deport illegal Rohingya immigrants to their native country (18.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over tragic deaths of several children in BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur (14.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes its three days Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (11.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Director General of Police, Government of Telengana over illegal detention and torture of eight villagers in Siricilla Rajanna District (11.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Open Hearing and Camp Sitting for the cases of Uttar Pradesh at Lucknow from the 9th to 11th August, 2017 (08.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Kerala over spate of murderous assaults on political party workers (03.08.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour at Patna on 21st July, 2017 (20.07.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the DGP & IG Prisons, Karnataka over allegations of severe beating and inhuman treatment to 32 prisoners in Bangalore Central Jail before hastily shifting them overnight to other jails (18.07.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes its two days Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Dehradun, Uttarakhand (14.07.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC to hold Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Dehradun, Uttarakhand from 13th -14th July, 2017 (12.07.2017)
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)