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India  /  Published 12.10.21

Use of human rights as a political tool is harmful, cautions Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed those who engage in "selective interpretation" of human rights and look at its violation with an eye on political loss and gains, saying such ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.21

Plea on ‘custodial torture’ in Jharkhand

A human rights outfit has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to intervene into the increasing cases of alleged custodial torture in Jharkhand. Arvind Avinash, secretary of the Jharkhan...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.09.21

Narendra Modi photo jolt for NHRC, official aghast

A senior National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) official was aghast on Wednesday to learn that the Centre’s e-governance facilitator was appending to the rights watchdog’s outgoing emails...
By R. Balaji

India  /  Published 29.09.21

NHRC: Manual scavengers are ‘frontline health workers’

The NHRC has issued an advisory to the Centre and the states, calling for fixing of responsibility in cases of death of sanitation workers due to manual scavenging, including hazardous cleaning, offic...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.21

NHRC glare on protesting farmers

The commission also took the following actions: ⚫ The NHRC requested the Institute of Economic Growth to examine the adverse impacts of the farmers’ agitation on industrial and commercial act...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


India  /  Published 12.09.21

Bengal: CBI arrests 7 in post-poll violence case

The CBI has arrested seven persons on Sunday in connection with a murder case in Cooch Behar linked to post-poll violence in West Bengal, officials said. The family of the victim, Hardhan Roy, had al...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.21

SC quashes NHRC appointment plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking directions to fill vacant posts at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao noted that former apex...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Bengal challenges CBI post-poll probe

The Bengal government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on a Calcutta High Court verdict that had asked the CBI to probe alleged murders and rapes during violence following counting ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.21

Post-poll violence: Bengal moves Supreme Court

The West Bengal government Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court order directing the court-monitored CBI investigation into all heinous cases like rape and murder durin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.21

NHRC notice to Delhi police chief, UP DGP

The National Human Rights Commission sent notices to the police heads of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh after an alleged victim of sexual assault and police apathy set herself afire outside the Supreme Court...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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