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whitebal.gif (898 bytes) It is time the UN concluded with the definition of terrorism to act against it, says Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India on the occasion of Human Rights Day function of NHRC, India (10.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Message from Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC, India on the eve of Human Rights Day-2017 (09.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Message from Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC, India on Human Rights Defenders Day-2017 (08.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 2017 (07.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and Union HRD Ministry over the reported stripping of 88 school girls as punishment in District Papum Pare (01.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Maharashtra and Union Defence Secretary over reports of sexual assault on a school going girl by an army personnel (28.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over its reported endorsing of killings in encounters by police for improving law and order (22.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Assam over allegations of harassment to the people in the name of verification of their nationality (15.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues show cause notice to the Government of NCT of Delhi in a case of death due to electrocution in Dilshad Garden (10.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC alarmed over life threatening high level pollution in Delhi-NCR: Issues notices to the Centre and Governments of Delhi, Haryana and Punjab on their action plan to tackle it (09.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Sangli Police beats to death an accused in custody and burns the body; gives no intimation to the NHRC as required: Notice issue to the DGP Maharashtra (09.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported blast in the NTPC's Unchahar plant resulting in the death of about 20 people and injury to 100 others (02.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Chhattisgarh over reported hardships of villagers in Dantewada district for purchasing ration from distant places (01.11.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Malnutrition continues to haunt India despite the two biggest nutrition programmes and economic growth, says NHRC Chairperson, Justice H. L. Dattu (27.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Conference on implementation of the National Food Security Act, 2013 in relation to children & lactating mothers and pregnant women concludes with several important suggestions (27.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's day long workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour System in Goa on 27th October, 2017 (26.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's Conference on Implementation of the National Food Security Act, 2013 in relation to children & lactating mothers and pregnant women at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 27th October, 2017 (26.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over self immolation by a family of four facing unwarranted harassment by a moneylender without any relief from the police and the administrative authorities in Tirunelveli (25.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Maharashtra over the reported high number of deaths at Special Newborn Care Unit in Akola District Women's Hospital (23.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC is doing excellent job, says Justice Dipak Misra, Chief Justice of India on the Commission's 24th Foundation Day today (12.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC observes its 24th Foundation Day tomorrow on the 12th October, 2017 (11.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Centre and Government of Maharashtra over reported deaths of farmers due to infection caused by spraying of a pesticide on cotton crops (09.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour at Pune, Maharashtra tomorrow on 6th October, 2017 (05.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice the Government of Uttar Pradesh over allegations of a fake encounter in Greater NOIDA (05.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over allegations of police atrocity against a group of farmers, returning after a protest in Tikamgarh (05.10.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC officers and staff organize cleanliness drive on the road facing main gate of AIIMS, New Delhi (29.09.2017)
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)