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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

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


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