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India  /  Published 22.08.20

Jamia: no clean chit for cops

Delhi High Court on Friday said a report of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had suggested that police did not handle themselves “professionally” while dealing with anti-CAA pro...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.20

Policing with a heart in India

Even as the world was recovering from the George Floyd tragedy in the United States of America, India witnessed a similar incident of police brutality in near Chennai. Two men without criminal anteced...
By Bhaskar Kumar in

North East  /  Published 25.07.20

Covid-19 test for all Assam prisoners: HC

Gauhati High Court has ordered the testing of all jail inmates in Assam for Covid-19 because “appropriate precautions and measures were not taken to avoid spread of the virus in the jails”...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Closed minds: BLM and anti-CAA protests

On May 25, in Minneapolis, an African-American arrestee, George Floyd, was choked to death by a white police officer pressing his knee against Floyd’s neck. The whole of America erupted in prote...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

India  /  Published 02.07.20

NHRC tells J&K, Ladakh to intimate it about custodial, encounter deaths

The NHRC has asked the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to intimate it about any custodial or encounter death, in accordance with guidelines, officials said on Thursday. In case of c...
By PTI in

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Brute force: Custodial deaths and torture

An arrest can amount to a death sentence in India. This hypothesis is not implausible; there are alarming data on the use of excessive force on suspects and undertrials by law-enforcers. In a grim rem...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

No starvation deaths: Report

Furnishing a report to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Tripura government has informed that not a single Bru displaced person has died of starvation when the Centre stopped their rati...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Delhi  /  Published 29.02.20

NHRC's fact-finding team for Delhi violence

The National Human Rights Commission has deputed a fact-finding team to investigate the cases of communal violence in northeast Delhi, an official said on Saturday. Delhi health minister Satyendar Ja...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 23.03.19

NHRC summer internship criteria

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has invited applications from university students for its month-long Summer Internship Programme (SIP) 2019, which will be held between May 16 and June 14.T...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.01.20

NHRC team records statements of injured Jamia students

An NHRC team on Tuesday visited the Jamia Millia Islamia to record statements of the students who were injured during the police action on the campus last month.After sending a team to probe the viole...
By PTI in New Delhi


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