Human Rights Body Sends Notice To Bihar After Woman Set On Fire In Muzaffarpur
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 8:20 AM
The NHRC issued a notice to the Bihar government and the state police chief on Monday over reports that a woman was set on fire by a man after he tried to rape her, officials said. The commission has issued notices to the state chief secretary and the director general of police, seeking a detailed report on it in four weeks, it added.
Human Rights Notice Over Delhi Workers' Death While Cleaning Septic Tank
Friday, May 10, 2019, 7:04 AM
The National Human Rights Commission or NHRC has issued a notice to the Delhi government and city police commissioner over the death of two labourers while cleaning a septic tank at an under-construction house in Delhi. On Tuesday, two contractual workers died and three others were hospitalised after apparently inhaling toxic gas when they were cleaning the septic tank in northwest Delhi's Rohini.
UP Government Gets Notices Over Death Of Dalit Man In Police Custody
Friday, December 28, 2018, 8:04 PM
The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a Dalit man allegedly in police custody in Amroha district, noting that it amounted to "gross violation of human rights" of the victim. It sought an explanation on why no intimation with regard to this death in police custody was given to the NHRC.