Press Release Archive

E.g., 10/27/2020
E.g., 10/27/2020
S.No. Article_ID Title Release Date
1 34670 NHRC notice to Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported death of five-year-old girl due to starvation and illness in Agra 23-Aug-2020
2 34669 NHRC decides to refer jailed poet activist Mr. Vara Vara Rao’s medical report sent by Maharashtra Government to its expert panel (21.08.2020) 21-Aug-2020
3 34669 NHRC opens entries for its sixth annual competition for short films on human rights: Last date 15th October, 2020 19-Aug-2020
4 34668 NHRC notice to DGP, Uttar Pradesh over police misbehavior and inaction on an FIR related to molestation of a girl in Kanpur 17-Aug-2020
5 34667 NHRC notices to Uttar Pradesh Government and Union Jal Shakti Ministry over reported gang-rape and murder of a girl in Kheri 17-Aug-2020
6 34666 NHRC webinar on Forensic Science setup dominates the sentiment that the country lacks the adequate number of forensic laboratories and manpower to handle them 11-Aug-2020
7 34665 NHRC notice to the Government of Karnataka over practice of neck deep burying of children in compost pits to find cure for their deformities in some parts of the State 10-Aug-2020
8 34664 NHRC’s Virtual Conference on Online Child Sexual Abuse Material make several key suggestions 24-Jul-2020
9 34663 NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported self-immolation by a mother –daughter duo in Lucknow alleging inaction on their complaint of sexual harassment (24.07.2020) 24-Jul-2020
10 34662 NHRC notice to the Chief Secretary and DGP, Uttar Pradesh over reported death of 7 persons due to fire in a reported illegal candle factory of Ghaziabad 06-Jul-2020
11 34661 NHRC notice to Union HRD Ministry and Government of Bihar over reported plight of poor children due to non-supply of mid-day meal in Bhagalpur in the wake of extended closure of schools 06-Jul-2020
12 34660 NHRC notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh over the reported death of a child due to negligence of doctors at Kannauj District Hospital 02-Jul-2020
13 34659 NHRC to UTs of J&K and Ladakh : Send intimation of custodial and encounter deaths in 24 hours and 48 hours respectively as per its guidelines to all States and UTs 02-Jul-2020
14 34658 NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported killing of a journalist by the alleged sand mafia in Unnao 26-Jun-2020
15 34657 NHRC notice to the Chief Secretary and DGP, Uttar Pradesh over reports of 57 minor girls found COVID positive; 5 of them pregnant and one HIV positive at a State run Shelter Home in Kanpur 22-Jun-2020
16 34656 NHRC notice to the U.P. Government over reported dumping of a body in a garbage bin: Asks to issue necessary guidelines for providing prompt medical care to people found on roads and dignity to the deceased persons (12.06.2020) 12-Jun-2020
17 34655 NHRC notice to IRDA and Union Finance Ministry over reported refusal or high premium for mediclaim policies for healthcare workers (12.06.2020) 12-Jun-2020
18 34654 NHRC team finds better communication measures needed for patients and attendants in Delhi’s LNJP Hospital; Will continue to keep a check on the claimed facilities COVID patients. (11.06.2020) 11-Jun-2020
19 34653 NHRC notice to Delhi Government and Union Health Ministry over serious allegations about COVID mismanagement including non-availability of beds, inadequate number of tests, increasing deaths, delay in last rites of the deceased in Delhi (10.06.2020) 10-Jun-2020
20 34652 NHRC notice to the U.P. Govt over medical apathy towards two expecting women in G.B. Nagar and NOIDA: Asks the Union Health Ministry to issue instructions to States and UTs not to deny treatment to those needing critical care other than COVID 08-Jun-2020
21 34651 Supreme Court allows NHRC intervention in its suo motu writ petition on the problems and miseries of migrant labourers in the wake of nationwide lockdown (05.06.2020) 05-Jun-2020
22 34650 NHRC notices the Chief Secretaries of Gujarat and Bihar, Chairman, Railway Board and Union Home Secretary on media reports of hardships to labourers on board misdirected special trains, devoid of water,food and basic facilities causing sickness and death 28-May-2020
23 34649 NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reported death of a migrant worker due to hunger in Saharanpur while walking six days from Ludhiana to back-home in Hardoi (27 may 2020) 27-May-2020
24 34648 NHRC notice to the Government of Uttar Pradesh over reports of dead and injured among the Auraiya road accident victims being carried in the same vehicle (22.05.2020) 22-May-2020
25 34647 NHRC takes cognizance of a migrant mother pulling a suitcase with her child sleeping half hung thereon on Agra Highway: Issues notices to the Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Uttar Pradesh and the District Magistrate, Agra (15.05.2020) 15-May-2020