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Santosh Hegde panel to probe #Manipur encounter deaths

LEGAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu, Jan 9,2013 The HinduFormer Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde. File photo Supreme Court rejects State’s demand to entrust job to NHRC A high-power commission headed by the retired Supreme Court judge, Santosh Hegde, will probe six encounter… Continue Reading →

Firing at Maoist camp: #NHRC seeks reply from #Chhattisgarh govt

Published: Thursday, Dec 27, 2012, Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTIThe National Human Rights Commission on Thursday sought a reply from Chhattisgarh government on reports of alleged firing by para-military personnel on a Maoist camp in which a teenager was… Continue Reading →

NHRC notice to Railway for arresting deaf, mute man #disability #Rights

New Delhi, Dec 3, 2012, PTI: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the chairman of Railway Board seeking a report on the arrest of a speech-impaired and dementia-affected man and his subsequent jail for… Continue Reading →

#India-191 fake encounters in last five years, NHRC tells Supreme Court

    By Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN | Dec 5, 2012, 05.22 AM IST SC has an explosive situation on its hands as the NHRC informed it that 191 fake encounter killings took place in the country in the last five years. NEW DELHI:… Continue Reading →

Are we in a state of war, asks SC

Are we in a state of war, asks SC IMPHAL, November 23 , Agencies : The Supreme Court today came down heavily on Manipur government with regard to the case of extra-judicial killings in Manipur. The case was heard in… Continue Reading →

NHRC public hearing on problems faced by Scheduled Castes- Nov 29-30 #Pune

  Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 11:11 Tags: NHRC, SCs, Pune New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will hold a two-day public hearing in Pune to deal with various issues relating to atrocities and problems faced by Scheduled Castes. The… Continue Reading →

Police atrocities on dalits: High court issues suo motu notice to Gujarat #Narendramodi

TNN | Aug 10, 2012, 03.55AM IST  the state home secretary and Rajkot police commissioner to explain the alleged police atrocities on dalit women and children. A bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharyaand Justice J B Pardiwala took suo motu cognizance of the issue on basis of… Continue Reading →

NHRC yet to act on a petition on the re-arrest of civil rights activist #IromSharmila.

  NHRC yet to act on Sharmila’s re-arrest By Express News Service – NEW DELHI   03rd August 2012 10:18 AM The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is yet to act over a petition highlighting the re-arrest of civil rights activist… Continue Reading →

Seema Azad Yearns For Freedom

Human rights activist Seema Azad and her husband are in jail on dubious charges. On 8th February 2010, Seema Azad and her husband were arrested by the Allahabad Special Task Force, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, for their alleged… Continue Reading →

CSR: NHRC mulls ‘code of ethics’ for corporates

Wed May 2, 2012 4:09 am (PDT) New Delhi: Controversies over land acquisition and labour unrest involving big businesses have prompted the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to come up with a “code of ethics” for corporates.A draft report in this respect has… Continue Reading →

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