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India  /  Published 07.07.22

SC urged to drop para cited to arrest Teesta

A group of retired civil servants has issued a statement urging the Supreme Court to review its Zakia Jafri verdict and withdraw a paragraph that Gujarat police have cited to arrest social activist Te...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.22

Notice to govt, SAI on cyclist sex abuse cry

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday sought reports from the Union ministry of sports and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) over allegations by an Indian woman cyclist of inappropri...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.22

Tribal starvation call for officials

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Jharkhand chief secretary and the Garhwa district magistrate-cum-deputy commissioner to personally appear before it on June 29 over the fai...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.04.22

EU, Centre talk J&K and sedition

Gilmore posted both tweets shortly before leaving the country and after attending the Raisina Dialogue. There was no further official word from either side on what took place at these meetings. But m...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.22

Rape: NHRC seeks report

Chaibasa: A three-week-old infant was on Monday allegedly drowned by his father in a water-filled utensil in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, a police officer said. In a fit of rage after a...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.04.22

Rights panel lens on custody torture

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognisance of the complaint of a tribal man who was allegedly tortured in police custody on the suspicion of being a Maoist supporter and released...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.22

Ration: NHRC glare on Garhwa

The National Human Rights Commission  has directed Garhwa deputy commissioner to submit an action-taken report on the allegations of Primitive Tribal Groups (PTG) families being denied ration for...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.02.22

Institutional lessons learnt from 2002 riot

For 17 months after the Gujarat genocidal carnage, India’s constitutional courts were silent. The atmosphere inside the courtroom of Justice P.B. Majmudar of Gujarat High Court — where an ...
By Teesta Setalvad

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

Reports filed in HC on violence probe

The CBI and a special investigation team constituted by Calcutta High Court to probe cases related to violent incidents following the publication of Assembly poll results last year, filed two separate...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.22

Warmer past: refugees

For centuries, India has not needed a law to do the right thing by refugees and asylum-seekers. That is no longer always the case, the National Human Rights Commission has concluded. The country&rsquo...
By The Editorial Board


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