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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)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's National Conference on Business and Human Rights in Bengaluru on 12th January, 2018 (11.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) CURTAIN RAISER: NHRC's day long workshop on Elimination of Bonded Labour System in Kochi, Kerala on 12th January, 2018 (11.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC show cause notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu in the case of death of the daughter of a bonded labour due to electrocution in a Coimbatore Power Loom godown (11.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC, Nepal delegation visits NHRC, India; extends invitation for participation in a South Asia Regional Conference in Kathmandu in April, 2018 (10.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to authorities in J&K and Chhattisgarh in connection with relief, release certificates and rehabilitation of 98 bonded labourers rescued from Samba and Reasi; also asks its DG(I) for an inquiry into the matter (08.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over allegations of a Ward Boy doing the work of a Doctor and Pharmacist at a Public Health Centre in district Barabanki (03.01.2018)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC severely indicts Uttar Pradesh Police for illegal proceedings in a case of love marriage and sexual assault of the girl by a policeman in district Balrampur; issues show cause notice to the State Government (29.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notice to the Government of Maharashtra over its reported decision to close down about 1300 Zila Parishad schools due to lack of students and poor education standards (27.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of eye surgeries in torchlight in district Unnao; issues notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh (27.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of a media report about the death of several prisoners in the jails of Madhya Pradesh due to the lack of doctors; directs for an spot investigation by its own team (22.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC issues notices to the Delhi government and DDA over reports of demolition of a hostel for visually impaired causing them inconvenience in cold weather (22.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC expresses serious concern over suicide by 12 farmers in 50 days in District Bargarh in Odisha; issues notice to the State Government (21.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC's prestigious month long 'Winter Internship Programme' begins (19.12.2017)
whitebal.gif (898 bytes) NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of a media report about inhuman treatment to inmates at NOIDA Juvenile Home; directs for an spot investigation by its own team (14.12.2017)
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)