Human Rights
India  /  Published 27.01.23

Scan on ‘inhuman’ asylums

Earlier, a commission team had visited four government mental hospitals in Gwalior, Agra and Ranchi, while its special rapporteurs had inspected the 42 other institutions...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.23

Rights group briefs official, seeks action

A delegation of the Mahasabha on Monday met home secretary Rajiv Arun Ekka who also doubles as principal secretary to the chief minister and submitted a letter detailing various cases of human rights ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 13.01.23

On abuse, India ‘mimics’ China, says report

‘Bharatiya Janata Party-led government continued its systematic discrimination and stigmatisation of religious and other minorities, particularly Muslims’...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 06.01.23

Russia ‘used sexual violence as weapon’

Ukraine uncovers widespread abuse...
By Carlotta Gall in Kherson

India  /  Published 03.01.23

NHRC seeks report on Russian deaths

The order was issued on December 30 following a petition filed by the Brahmapur-based human right activist Rabindra Mishra...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


India  /  Published 02.01.23

Russians’ death: NHRC seeks report from police

The investigating agency has also collected the burnt remnants of Antov and Bidenov from a cremation ground near Rayagada, according to an official statement...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 22.12.22

Nitish ire at NHRC visit over hooch deaths

The NHRC at first sent notices to the Bihar government in the wake of the incident and later decided to depute its team to conduct an on-the-spot enquiry into the incident...
By Dev Raj in Patna

North East  /  Published 22.12.22

Human Rights scan on Assam eviction

Altogether 302 families were evicted and four religious structures — two temples and two mosques — were dismantled in the eviction drive...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.12.22

Morbi-Bihar gap casts NHRC as ‘latest tool’

In the Lok Sabha, JDU MP Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh brought up the issue and asked why the commission didn’t investigate the Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat that resulted in the death of over 1...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.22

NHRC to probe CBI custody death

Advocate Sabyasachi Chatterjee says investigation into Bogtui carnage is getting hampered in the ongoing tussle...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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