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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)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Workshop on elimination of bonded labour at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 29th September, 2016 (27.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Rajasthan over reported hardships to the villagers in absence of a bridge over Bhainsavat river in Karauli district (23.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported delayed and improper police action in the merciless beating of a Dalit boy in Agra (23.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Maharashtra over media reports alleging death of 600 kids in a year due to malnutrition in Palghar district (22.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported lack of medical care facilities and apathy in Government run hospitals (22.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC calls for action taken report from the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the findings and recommendations of its investigation team about exodus of families from Kairana area (21.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Assam over reported loss of life amidst police action during an eviction drive near Kaziranga National Park (21.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chairman, Railway Board over weak and damaged tracks in Kerala (20.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC find faults with the professionalism of UP Police again: Summons SP, Balrampur for illegal proceedings in a case of love marriage and inaction in sexual assault of the girl by a policeman at a police station (16.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes serious exception to the handling of situation by the Governments of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the release of water from Kaveri; issues notices (16.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Celebrates Hindi Diwas marking the beginning of a fortnight long events (14.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's two-days Camp Sitting and Open Hearing concludes at Ranchi, Jharkhand (08.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chairman, Railway Board and Delhi Chief Secretary over people living in pathetic condition near Railway line in Zakhira, New Delhi (07.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Revised Curtain Raiser: NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CAMP SITTING / OPEN HEARING AT RANCHI from 7th September, 2016
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour, Child Labour and Human Trafficking at Ranchi on 9th September, 2016 (05.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes serious view of mishandling of a gang rape case by the U.P. Police; Asks its own investigation team to submit an inquiry report within four weeks (03.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC to hold Open Hearing and Camp Sitting at Ranchi, Jharkhand from 7th-8th September, 2016 (02.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Rajasthan over a media report about a Government Higher Secondary School being run at a cremation site in Alwar (02.09.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Curtain Raiser: NHRC's day long regional workshop on "Elimination of Bonded Labour" for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh begins at Hyderabad on Friday (30.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Odisha over media reports about undignified treatment to two dead women (26.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu on a media report about the illegal detention and torture of a juvenile of Kurava community by Tamil Nadu police (23.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over an antibiotic injection worsening the health of 24 children at Morena district hospital (22.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Two days NHRC national seminar on 'Good governance, development and human rights' concludes with several suggestions (20.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Deep seated organized political and systemic corruption and growing population a major hindrance to the development of the country, says NHRC Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu (19.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Chairperson Justice H.L. Dattu to inaugurate two day National Seminar on "Good Governance, Development and Human Rights at National Law University, Delhi on 19th August, 2016 (18.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of West Bengal over reported deplorable and pathetic condition of patients in Berhampore Mental Hospital (18.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC organised National Consultation to assess human rights situation in the country concludes with several suggestions for improvements (13.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Fundamental issues affecting the day to day life of people must be resolved to avoid violation of human rights, says NHRC Chairperson (12.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: Two day NHRC National Consultation begins tomorrow to assess human rights situation in the country for UN mandated Universal Periodic Review (11.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported death of a child as his father failed to bribe the staff of a government hospital in Bahraich (11.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the DGP, Uttar Pradesh over death of a rice mill owner due to the alleged police torture in district Rampur (08.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported negligence of the nurses resulting in the death of a new born in Mainpuri (08.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes serious view of the reported callous attitude of the Railway staff leading to the death of the two ailing passengers; issues notices to the Chairman, Railway Board (05.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Deputy Commissioner, Kapurthala, Punjab over reports of the death and sickness of special children at a State Home (05.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the government of Madhya Pradesh over severe burn injuries to a student due to electrocution at a Middle School in Sivani district (04.08.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC ensures that the Government of Uttar Pradesh paid Rs. five lakh as relief in a case of death in police atrocity (29.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Telangana over reported power failure resulting in the death of 21 patients at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad (27.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC extends the last date for entries to its 2nd annual competition for short films on human rights from the 16th to 30th August, 2016 (26.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Post Master General Kerala over non functioning lifts in GPO, Thiruvananthapuram (26.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Madhya Pradesh over reported pathetic health care facilities in Damoh District (22.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC Member Justice Cyriac Joseph urges legislators and parliamentarians to pay more attention to silicosis; A day-long conference on the disease concludes calling for proactive implementation of NHRC recommendations (22.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu over alleged arrest and torture of a human rights activist (23.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Chairman, UP Power Corporation Ltd and DM, Gautam Budh Nagar over electrocution of a girl leading to amputation of her hands (21.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC Conference on silicosis for endemic states
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) Accused of a gang rape again sexually assault the same victim in Haryana: NHRC notice to the State Government (20.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Andhra Pradesh over reported delayed action by police in saving the two young men from mob thrashing (20.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC expresses concern over reported injuries and causalities in clashes in Kashmir Valley; issues notices to the MHA and J&K Government (19.07.2016)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over hooch tragedy (19.07.2016)