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29 August, 2018 11:54 AM Country moving towards dictatorship: Lalu Prasad Yadav on arrest of activists

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre, saying the “country is moving towards dictatorship”. Speaking to mediapersons after being brought from Patna to Ranchi, the former Bihar chief minister condemned the arrests of activists by police on Wednesday. The RJD supremo 161

5 July, 2018 2:30 PM Supreme Court directs CBI SIT to file final reports on Manipur encounter cases

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur, and U U Lalit issued the direction after the CBI's special investigating team (SIT) told the court that they have completed their probe in four cases. The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the CBI to file the final reports in four cases of alleged fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and the police in Manipur 46

25 June, 2018 5:18 PM Journalists not safe in the Valley, says NHRC

Journalists, including those with police protection, are not safe in the Valley, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has observed while sending notices to the J&K government and police over the murder of editor Shujaat Bukahri. The NHRC on Monday said that it has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report about a group of scribes under the banner 82

12 March, 2018 2:50 PM Amputated leg used as pillow: NHRC issues notice to Yogi Adityanath government

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the government of Uttar Pradesh and the Minister of Health and Family Welfare over the incident of a patient’s amputated leg being used as a pillow in a Jhansi hospital. The incident had occurred at Maharani Laxmibai Medical College and Hospital in Jhansi. The hospital administration had vowed 187 1

9 October, 2017 3:23 AM Godhra train burning case: All you need to know

The Gujarat high court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday on the appeals filed over the SIT court's judgement in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case. * A special SIT court had on March 1, 2011 convicted 31 people and acquitted 63 in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case. While 11 people were sentenced to death, 20 were given life in jail. * Those 50

26 September, 2017 1:11 PM BHU violence: NHRC issues notices to state, university authorities

NEW DELHI: Observing that Uttar Pradesh police should have acted sensibly in the Banaras Hindu University incident as the matter was related to dignity of a woman, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to the state chief secretary, DG Police and Vice Chancellor of BHU. The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of alleged inaction by the authorities 29

21 September, 2017 11:19 AM Taking Up Rohingya Issue On Humanitarian Ground: Human Rights Body Chief

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission or NHRC today said it has taken up the issue of the Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds but refused to comment on the government's assertion that the "illegal immigrants" would be deported. "We are taking up the case of Rohingyas on humanitarian grounds. I can't comment on the government line," chairman of the NHRC Justice 44

21 September, 2017 9:33 AM Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

The Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and not refugees who had applied for asylum in India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said at a seminar organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in New Dehi on Thursday. Mr. Singh asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar was ready to accept them. “The Rohingyas 42

14 August, 2017 3:51 PM Gorakhpur hospital tragedy continues, 6 more children die

GORAKHPUR/BENGALURU: Six more children have died from encephalitis since Saturday at state-run BRD Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur where the death of nearly 70 of them, including infants, has set off a nation-wide outrage and political recrimination. Many of these deaths were alleged to have been caused by shortage of oxygen, a claim dismissed 72

8 August, 2017 2:23 AM CRPF men 'molest' schoolgirls in Bastar; probe begins

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh police has begun a probe into complaints that two para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel had allegedly molested tribal schoolgirls near Palnar in Dantewada district in tribal-dominated Bastar region where the forces are deployed for anti-Maoist operations. The issue came to light after activist Himanshu Kumar 56