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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

India  /  Published 22.01.22

Call for law on refugee rights

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for a comprehensive law to end the ambiguous and ad hoc measures being deployed to deal with refugees and asylum seekers, at a time thousands of ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Bengal: CBI submits report on post-poll violence

  The CBI has registered 51 cases so far in connection with post-poll violence in West Bengal and has charge-sheeted 100 people in 20 cases within four months of the probe, the agency said in a ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.11.21

Rights boost for Covid doctors’ cover

The Bihar Human Rights Commission has declared that the families of the doctors working in private hospitals, who died while rendering Covid-19 related services, are also eligible for Rs 50 lakh compe...
By Dev Raj in Patna


India  /  Published 17.11.21

Zakia to SC: Punish the guilty

Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, has told the Supreme Court that those responsible for the 2002 post-Godhra riots must be punished even if the incident is nearly two decades old...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.21

India’s human rights record

A vision divided thrives on contradictions. On the 28th anniversary of the foundation of the National Human Rights Commission, the prime minister criticized partisan attitudes displayed in protests ag...
By The Editorial Board

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


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