NHRC

Retired SC judge Arun Mishra made chief of National Human Rights Commission

Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra, on Wednesday took charge as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Justice Mishra had retired from the Supreme Court in September last year. A selection panel comprising of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh, Lok Sabha...

Floating Corpses in Ganga: NHRC seeks Centre, UP & Bihar’s response on action taken

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday sought a reply from the Union government as well as from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar regarding dead bodies found floating in Ganga.  The commission issued notice to the Centre and the states directing them to file their action taken report on the issue within four weeks. The...

NHRC summons UP chief secy, DGP for unlawful detention of Navsarjan workers

43 workers of Navsarjan Trust, that works for Dalit rights, were unlawfully detained They were on their way to gift a picture of Gautam Buddh that was made of 125 kg soap They brought the gift after Dalits were asked to take a bath before attending a public meeting of UP CM The National Human...

Labourer deaths: Activist moves NHRC for action against Chiripal Group owners

Kantilal Parmar, a Dalit and labour rights activist has written to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking action against owners of Chiripal Group. Parmar in an email to NHRC commission Chairman HL Dattu stated that the death of four labourers at Vishal Fabrics Ltd, a unit of the Chiripal Group, om Dholka, was a...