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whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC intervention ensures action against 3 doctors, 3 nurses and a sweeper found guilty of medical apathy and negligence in Bahraich District Hospital of U.P (23.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC two day National Seminar on 'Literature, Society and Human Rights' at Raipur, Chhattisgarh from 23rd -24th March, 2017 (22.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of police atrocities on students protesting against irregularities in appointments of primary teachers in West Bengal (21.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC National Seminar on 'Gender, Social Justice and Human Rights: with reference to North-East' at Capital Convention Hall, Kohima on 15th March, 2017 (14.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) A concerned NHRC issues notices to the Delhi Government and Police Commissioner over the reported incident of 26 child bonded labourers rescued from a factory (03.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government NCT of Delhi over reports of a dead rat in the mid-day meal (02.03.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner over allegations of police excesses outside Ramjas College in Delhi University Campus on the 22nd February, 2017 (28.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Governments of the Karnataka and Maharashtra over alleged large number of Hysterectomy to remove uterus for commercial reasons (28.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) State governments need to give more respect to the work of State Human Rights Commissions, says Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Member, International Court of Justice (17.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Mr. Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Member, International Court of Justice to address a day-long NHRC-SHRCs meeting in New Delhi tomorrow (16.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two-day National seminar on bonded labour concludes in New Delhi with several important suggestions (15.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two-day National seminar on bonded labour begins in New Delhi (14.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Chairperson, Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu to inaugurate two day National Seminar on Bonded Labour in New Delhi on 14th February, 2017 (13.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) On NHRC's intervention Government of Chhattisgarh submits six point action plan to ensure protection of human rights and bring to book the guilty officers (03.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang rape, sexual assault and molestations by police in two villages of Dhar District in Madhya Pradesh( 03.02.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Jharkhand over pregnancy and abortion of a class VI student of a State run residential school in Garhwa district (30.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to Chief Secretary and DGP, Bihar over alleged police inaction in the murder of a class 10th student of a government resident school in Hajipur district (27.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Kerala over reported assault and gruesome killings of RSS and BJP workers (25.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) 14 year old AIDS patient turned around for 24 hours without treatment by four Government hospitals in Hyderabad; NHRC notice to the Government of Telengana (25.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC expresses serious concern over reported suspicious death of 500 Adivasi girls in Ashram Schools of Maharashtra; issues notice to the State Government (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of media reports about police excesses on peaceful protestors in support of Jallikattu in Chennai; issues notices to Chief Secretary, DGP Tamil Nadu and Chennai Police Commissioner (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Wiping tears of those whose rights have been violated is the most enriching experience, says NHRC Chairperson, Justice Shri H.L. Dattu (24.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Government of NCT of Delhi and Airports Authority of India over non-rehabilitation of 59 families of Dalits evicted from their village (23.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over hazardous water supply from the Bhavani river in Mettupalayam (23.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC to hold Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Port Blair from 19th -20th January, 2017 (17.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's three-days Camp Sitting and Open Hearing concludes at Bhubaneswar, Odisha (11.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Poverty forces a mother to sell her newborn in Kendrapara, Odisha: NHRC issues notice to the District collector (10.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Speech of Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC on the inaugural of the Camp Sitting and Open Hearing at Bhubaneswar, Odisha today (09.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC finds 16 women prima facie victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by police personnel in Chhattisgarh; Asks the State Government why it should not recommend interim relief of Rs. 37 lakh to the victims (07.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the IG (Prisons), Gujarat over victimization of Dalit prisoners by upper castes inmates in Amreli district jail (06.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu over reported deaths of 106 farmers in one month (05.01.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner on the reported death of a vendor in custody (02/01/2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Telangana over the death of a child after falling in a hot vat of mid-day meal in Nalgonda (28.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's One Day Open Hearing-cum-Camp Sitting concludes at Puducherry (16.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) PRESS RELEASE

Amend PHR Act to make Human Rights Commissions more effective, says Mr. Justice P. Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala and former Chief Justice of on Human Rights Day (10.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Human Rights Day Message from Justice Shri H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC, India (09.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Message from Justice Shri H.L. Dattu, Chairperson, NHRC, India on Human Rights Defenders Day

New Delhi, 9th December, 2016 (09.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 2016 (07.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC concerned over the condition of Crèches/Day care centres in the country; issues notice to the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development (05.12.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Delhi Government and North Delhi Municipal Corporation over no relief to several Hindu migrants from Pakistan after fire destroyed their makeshift dwellings units (30.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Secretary (Health), Government of Tamil Nadu and Director, Kasturi Bai Government General Maternity Hospital, Chennai in a case of reported medical negligence (24.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC summons the Chief Secretary of Government of Chhattisgarh and IGP, Bastar to explain the allegations of hostility and abuse of power against Human Rights Defenders (17.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Union Home Ministry on allegations of draconian approach over renewal of FCRA license to NGOs of Human Rights Defenders (16.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC announces winners of its Short Film Award Scheme - 2016 (15.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC two day regional workshop on 'Good Governance, Development and Human Rights' at Shillong, Meghalaya from 3-4 November, 2016 (03.11.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Chairperson, Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu's statement to media
New Delhi, 21st October, 2016 (21.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC celebrates its 23rd Foundation Day (21.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Odisha over reported fire in a Bhubaneswar hospital resulting in death of 22 persons and injury to several others (19.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Maharashtra over the deaths of 740 students in residential schools in the last 10 years (18.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over reported increasing accidents due to Lorries in various parts of the State 914.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Director General of Police, Kerala over reported death of a man in custody at Thalassery Police Station (13.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported death of a patient in Bijnor due to wont of oxygen in an ambulance (13.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notices to the Director General, Police and Director General, Prisons, Uttar Pradesh over reported death of a prisoner in judicial custody of the Greater Noida Jail (05.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the District Collector, Malkangiri and the Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Odisha over spreading of Japanese Encephalitis in the district (04.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Director, Central Bureau of Investigation in the reported death of a journalist in its custody in Chhattisgarh (04.10.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Director, CBI on the reported allegations of torture behind the suicide of B.K. Bansal and his family (29.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over reported deaths of 116 children due to malnutrition in Sheopur district (28.09.2016)