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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)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Union Home Secretary and Director, AIIMS, New Delhi over reported apathy towards a Jawan of CRPF injured in a Naxal attack (26.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Directors General of Police, Assam and Mizoram over alleged physical assault and lathi charge on journalists
New Delhi, 22nd March, 2018 (22.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC finds doctors at three Government Hospitals in Delhi negligent behind the death of a young man; in the wake of proposed disciplinary proceedings against them by DGHS, recommends payment of Rs.2 lakh as relief to the victim's family (21.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC opens entries for its fourth annual competition for short films on human rights: Last date 2nd July, 2018 (19.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Uttar Pradesh and Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare over reports of a patient's amputated leg placed as a pillow in a Jhansi Medical College (12.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the IG (Prisons), Karnataka for violating the guidelines by not reporting the suicide by a convict in the Bengaluru Central Prison to it within 24 hours (09.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over the death of a pregnant woman after falling from the bike kicked by a policeman near Trichy (08.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported spread of AIDS among the prisoners in the jails of the State (07.03.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC, India retains its 'A' status of accreditation with UN mandated Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, GANHRI in Geneva (23.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) On NHRC recommendations 15 students of Tribal communities get Rs. 30 lakh as relief for missing NEET due to the negligence of teachers in Tripura (16.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Chhattisgarh and the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation over increasing number of patients due to high levels of fluoride and arsenic in drinking water (15.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Karnataka over the outbreak of gastroenteritis and the death of three persons after drinking contaminated piped water in Shivamogga district (13.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Post Shopian incident NHRC seeks a report from the Defence Ministry on the allegations of human rights violations of armed forces by stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir (09.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Union Home Secretary and Delhi Police Commissioner over reports of a biker's death after police barricade wire slits his throat (09.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Secretary, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Drugs Controller General over reported sale of millions of unapproved antibiotics in India (07.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reports of fake encounter in NOIDA on 3rd February, 2018 (05.02.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of Punjab and the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare over reported high incidents of serious diseases in the Malwa region due to excessive use of pesticides and insecticides (31.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Union Home Secretary and Chief Secretaries of all States and UTs on the lack health facilities to the traffic police personnel facing the brunt of air pollution (29.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC inaugurates the Online Human Rights Pledge on MyGov portal (25.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Governments of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Centre over reported selling of an infant by a family of Palakkad in Pollachi for Rs. 1 lakh (25.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Odisha over closer of its several primary and upper primary schools; the Union Human Resource Ministry also asked to look into the issue to check this replicating trend in different States (23.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over police personnel on duty at PCR van in Saharanpur refusing to carry two injured boys to the hospital who later died (22.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chairman, BHEL and Medical Superintendent, BHEL hospital, Haridwar over reports of a patient declared dead and sent to mortuary even as he was alive (22.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's Jaipur 'Open Hearing and Camp Sitting' concludes: 57 cases closed after affirmative action by the authorities; Rs 4.10 lakh paid as relief to victims and Rs. 12.90 lakh recommended to be paid in 4 cases (19.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Jaipur, Rajasthan from 18th - 19th January, 2018. (17.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's month long 'Winter Internship Programme' concludes (17.01.2018)