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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

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


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