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whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Mr. Justice D. Murugesan completes his tenure as a Member of NHRC, India (20.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to launch in its silver jubilee year a human rights Street theatre festival on 13th of next month amidst a cultural extravaganza including human rights mela; plays of seven groups selected to perform and compete for mega awards (19.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Haryana and Chairman, Railway Board, New Delhi over reported hacking of a gateman's hands by some miscreants at a railway crossing near Sonepat (18.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Delhi over nearly a fifth of its ambulance fleet under CATS currently out of action (18.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC receives overwhelming response to its silver jubilee painting competition from different parts of the country; announces the winners (14.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Bihar over lynching of 3 alleged kidnappers in Begusarai (11.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Chief Secretary Delhi and Delhi Police Commissioner over 4 deaths in a sewer in West Delhi (10.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) PRESS RELEASE NHRC silver jubilee lectures: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, TERI Chief Dr Ajay Mathur and Former DGP, UP Prakash Singh flag issues impacting human rights and requiring appropriate interventions New Delhi, 10th September, 2018
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Bihar over reported allegations of a girl assaulted, tonsured and paraded naked in Araria and attempt to suicide by a girl at a Begusarai shelter home (06.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC starts its Silver Jubilee celebrations with a media dialogue in New Delhi today (05.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC begins its Silver Jubilee celebrations with a media dialogue at IIMC, New Delhi tomorrow on 5th September, 2018 (04.09.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Union HRD Ministry, Government of Uttar Pradesh and the Principal, Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad over inhuman treatment in the name of ragging of more than 100 students (30.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Maharashtra over reported arrest of five activists in connection with Bhima Koregaon violence (29.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two day's National Conference on Child Marriage begins: Several inconsistencies in law pointed out as a hindrance to curb the menace ( 29.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's two day's National Conference on Child Marriage in Delhi from 29th -30th August, 2018 (28.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Haryana and Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in the wake of the death of a newborn in an ambulance in Haryana (24.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Bihar over naked parading of a woman after the murder of a boy and large scale violence in Bhojpur district (23.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and Police Commissioner, Delhi over sexual assault of a minor in a government school (10.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Bengaluru, Karnataka (03.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC announces winners of its Short Film Award Scheme - 2018 (02.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Bengaluru for the cases of Karnataka, from 2nd - 3rd August, 2018 (01.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC extends by 10 days the last date for entry to its first 'Street Theatre Festival and Awards Scheme-2018'. (01.08.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the government of Andhra Pradesh over the reported lack of road connectivity and health care facilities leading to loss of life in tribal belt of Vijayanagaram district (31.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issued notice to the Government of Bihar over reported sexual exploitation of girls at a Shelter Home in Muzaffarpur (26.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Centre and Delhi Government over reported death of three minor sisters due to malnutrition/starvation in Mandawali area of National Capital (26.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reported mob lynching of a man in Alwar (26.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour at Kolkata, West Bengal tomorrow on 20th July, 2018 (19.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner over reported suicide of a girl at Tilak Vihar Police Station (16.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Centre and Government of Maharashtra over the suicide of 639 farmers in Maharashtra between March to May, 2018 (16.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Chairperson Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu unveils and launches the Silver Jubilee Logo and Tagline of the Commission (09.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC announces the results of its Logo design and Slogan/Tagline writing competitions (06.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh: pay Rs. five thousand each to 88 girl students forced to remove their clothes by the three teachers now facing criminal charges (03.07.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC holds discussions on "The Prison Reforms and Prisoner's Welfare in India" in its second 'Open Forum' (29.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Jammu & Kashmir calling for reports into the killing of journalist Shujaat Bukhari's and his to personal security guards and steps taken for the security of the journalists (25.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to the Government of Uttar Pradesh: show cause why it should not pay Rs. 9 lakh as relief to the family of the three victims of electrocution in Aligarh (20.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Centre and the Governments of Rajasthan and Haryana over the reported massive deforestation in Aravali Hills causing dust storm and health concerns in Delhi-NCR (20.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's month long Summer Internship Programme concludes (13.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of West Bengal over reported killing of a political worker in Purulia (01.06.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Kerala over media reports about the arrest of two policemen on suspicion of their involvement in the murder of a youth (31.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the DGP, Uttar Pradesh over reported illegal detention and torture of a 14 year old girl at a police station in NOIDA (31.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC decides to send its own investigation team to conduct an on the spot inquiry into the police firing killing more than 11 protestors in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu (29.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concludes Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Arunachal Pradesh (25.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over killing of more than 10 people in police firing in Tuticorin district (23.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh on the 25th May, 2018 (23.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Gujarat over the reported death of a Dalit rag picker due to beating by five men in Rajkot (22.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner over reported incident of a man arrested and taken naked to police station in full public view (22.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the death of at least 11 people after consuming spurious liquor reportedly purchased from licensed shops in Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat districts (21.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) 46 kids languish in Odisha jails reportedly with their prisoner mothers without any facilities: NHRC issues notices to all the States and UT's calling for reports on the number of such children and facilities for them in their jails (21.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reported police brutality, illegal arrest and false implication of several Dalits in Rajasthan post protest against the Apex Court order on SC/ST Act (18.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC seeks from Centre the status of technological as well as other initiatives taken to locate and unite missing children with their families (16.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over two minor girls sent to jail instead of juvenile home in a case of alleged cow slaughter in district Muzaffarnagar (11.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over allegations of several Dalit homes being deserted following the death of a youth of their community due to severe beating by some upper caste people in Baghpat (08.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Tamil Nadu and Chairperson, CBSE over reports of humiliation and harassment caused to NEET aspirants in the name of security checks (08.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Tamil Nadu and Central Board of Secondary Education over reports of hardships to students writing NEET (07.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over stamping of castes on the bare chests of aspiring constables from the reserved categories (01.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reported attack by some upper caste people on a pre-wedding procession of Dalits in the presence of police in Bhilwara district (01.05.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two days 'Open Hearing and Camp Sitting' at Gandhinagar for the cases from Gujarat and UTs of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli concludes (27.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Ahmedabad from 26th - 27th April, 2018: Cases from Gujarat and UTs of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli to be heard (24.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC opens entries for its first Street Theatre Festival and Award Scheme-2018: Last date 31st July, 2018 (17.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Government of Telangana and Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting over reported sexual exploitation of women in Telugu Film Industry and lack of grievance redressal mechanism (12.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the death of a person in judicial custody in Unnao and related allegations (10.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's day long regional workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour System begins tomorrow on 5th April, 2018 at Chandigarh
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC through MyGov portal invites online entries for painting, silver jubilee logo designing and tagline/slogan writing competitions: Attractive cash awards and certificates await the winners: Last date 30th April, 2018 (04.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Government of West Bengal over reported unabated violence in Asansol- Raniganj area; also asks its DG (Investigation) to depute a team for spot inquiry (02.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Secretary, HRD Ministry, Chairman, CBSE and Delhi Police Commissioner over paper leak of class 10 and 12 Board exams (02.04.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over reports about a truck mowing down a journalist who exposed sand mafia in Bhind (27.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Bihar over reports of two journalists' death in road accident caused allegedly by a former Mukhia in Bhojpur (27.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over reported strip-search of the girls of Rani Laxmi Bai Hostel of Dr Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar by their warden (27.03.2018)