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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 01.07.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.20

Between letter and spirit of law

A dark and ambiguous shadow has fallen between the letter and the spirit of law in Manipur. On the one hand, the government has been on a spree of silencing dissent in the media under the cover of the...
By Pradip Phanjoubam in

North East  /  Published 15.05.20

Arunachal Pradesh plans for self-reliance

Arunachal Pradesh deputy chief minister Chowna Mein on Friday said that the state government is preparing a “short and long term plan” to make Arunachal Pradesh a self-reliant state and achieve th...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

India  /  Published 07.05.20

NHRC issues notices to Centre, AP govt over gas leak deaths

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notices to the Centre and the Andhra Pradesh government over deaths and suffering of people due to gas leakage from a chemical plant in Visakhap...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Rights’ panel seeks report in assault case

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday directed the Assam director-general of police to submit an action taken report against guilty police personnel within six weeks on allegations that a ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

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 28.02.20

Mandate reminder to NHRC

A coalition of rights groups on Friday reminded the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of its statutory mandate that empowers it to take suo motu action in the face of violations, particularly ac...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.20

NHRC notice to UP govt over deaths due to malnutrition

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a report that a family residing in a village in Basti district has lost four of its members during ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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