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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 86 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 44

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 26

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 35

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 37

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 65

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 43

20 July, 2017 4:41 PM Can Ram Nath Kovind, second Dalit President, follow in the footsteps of first Dalit President K R Narayanan?

India's President-elect Ram Nath Kovind is only the second Dalit President of the country. He won comfortably by cornering 66 per cent of the Presidential electoral college vote while his rival, another eminent Dalit politician, Meira Kumar got 34 per cent votes. The result of the presidential election held on 17 July was just a requirement for Kovind 32

12 June, 2017 5:08 PM NHRC notice to Bihar on denial of ambulance

Man carried wife’s body on motorcycle Terming the incident a violation of the right to life and dignity, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar government after a man was forced to transport the body of his wife on a motorcycle as a government hospital failed to provide a mortuary van. The NHRC took suo motu cognisance 55

1 June, 2017 5:01 PM NHRC seeks report on ‘human shield’

Rights body acts on activist’s complaint Taking cognisance of a complaint alleging rights violation in the ‘human shield’ incident involving the Army in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Defence Ministry seeking details of the action taken on it. The complaint was filed by a Bhubaneswar-based 25