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31 years after 42 people were massacred in Hashimpura, Delhi HC convicts 16 PAC...

The 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary officers were accused of gunning down 42 people, all from a minority community, in Hashimpura in 1987 Over three decades...
NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

The National Human Rights Commission commemorates its 25th anniversary, but does it have anything to celebrate? Human rights scholars Sanjoy Hazarika and Sarthak Roy...
SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

Petition filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties says 49 people killed in over 1110 police encounters across Uttar Pradesh in past year The Supreme...
Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC issues notice

Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC...

A PIL has been filed before the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, claiming that...
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NIA Chief Sharad Kumar will now become DG investigation at NHRC

Kumar is said to be close to both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah; NIA will be headed by YC Modi, who had given a...
Parents of children suffering from the after-effects of Endosulfan poisoning stage a dharna in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: UNI

SC asks Kerala to pay Rs 500-cr for poisoning

The Supreme Court has asked Kerala to pay this compensation to victims of Endosulfan poisoning, giving a ray of hope for their slow rehabilitation...

Fire safety: Zero Compliance

Fire safety has never been a priority in India. Though fire causes an average of 62 deaths per day, safety norms are flouted with...

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...

Brand of Shame

Twenty-four years after four women from Punjab were branded on their foreheads as pickpockets, the guilty policemen have got away with a mild punishment...
Chhattisgarh journalists protest atrocities on their brethren

Safety of reporters: Death on the Beat

  Journalists who report from conflict zones and cover politics and corruption often pay with their lives, as underpinned in a recent report by an...
Sanjit, a former insurgent, was one of the many who were killed in fake encounters by Hirojit. Sanjit had come overground and started living a normal life. Photo credit: Tehelka

A case against AFSPA

The imposition of this draconian Act way back in 1958 has seen mindless killings of innocent people, rapes of women and all-pervasive fear. However,...

'national human rights commission' - 11 News Results

PHOTO CREDIT: AGENCIES (FILE PICTURE)

31 years after 42 people were massacred in Hashimpura, Delhi HC convicts 16 PAC...

The 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary officers were accused of gunning down 42 people, all from a minority community, in Hashimpura in 1987 Over three decades...
NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

NHRC: A Toothless Tiger?

The National Human Rights Commission commemorates its 25th anniversary, but does it have anything to celebrate? Human rights scholars Sanjoy Hazarika and Sarthak Roy...
SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

SC seeks Yogi govt’s response on plea demanding CBI probe in UP encounters

Petition filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties says 49 people killed in over 1110 police encounters across Uttar Pradesh in past year The Supreme...
Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC issues notice

Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC...

A PIL has been filed before the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, claiming that...
Photo: YouTube

NIA Chief Sharad Kumar will now become DG investigation at NHRC

Kumar is said to be close to both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah; NIA will be headed by YC Modi, who had given a...
Parents of children suffering from the after-effects of Endosulfan poisoning stage a dharna in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: UNI

SC asks Kerala to pay Rs 500-cr for poisoning

The Supreme Court has asked Kerala to pay this compensation to victims of Endosulfan poisoning, giving a ray of hope for their slow rehabilitation...

Fire safety: Zero Compliance

Fire safety has never been a priority in India. Though fire causes an average of 62 deaths per day, safety norms are flouted with...

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...

Brand of Shame

Twenty-four years after four women from Punjab were branded on their foreheads as pickpockets, the guilty policemen have got away with a mild punishment...
Chhattisgarh journalists protest atrocities on their brethren

Safety of reporters: Death on the Beat

  Journalists who report from conflict zones and cover politics and corruption often pay with their lives, as underpinned in a recent report by an...
Sanjit, a former insurgent, was one of the many who were killed in fake encounters by Hirojit. Sanjit had come overground and started living a normal life. Photo credit: Tehelka

A case against AFSPA

The imposition of this draconian Act way back in 1958 has seen mindless killings of innocent people, rapes of women and all-pervasive fear. However,...

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