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SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths
India

SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths

While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.
NHRC issues notice to UP government over hooch tragedy
India

NHRC issues notice to UP government over hooch tragedy

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over reported deaths of 150 people in the last 15 years due to consumption of "spurious liquor" in Pusaina village of Mainpuri district.
NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over Nangloi murder case
Delhi

NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over Nangloi murder case

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) sent a notice to the Delhi Police chief yesterday in connection with the murder of a woman by a man in Nangloi on February 6 despite her earlier complaining to the police about being harassed by him.
Society needs to understand importance of human rights: PM Modi
India

Society needs to understand importance of human rights: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of human rights and inculcating them into practice, saying it is the very basis of his government's 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vikas' principle.
ISRO spy scandal: SC awards Rs. 50L compensation to scientist
India

ISRO spy scandal: SC awards Rs. 50L compensation to scientist

On Friday, the Supreme Court announced its judgement on a plea by former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan to prosecute Kerala police officers who had falsely framed him in the ISRO espionage scandal.
Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools
India

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.
UP's law and order situation, key 2019 LS election issue
India

UP's law and order situation, key 2019 LS election issue

With the Lok Sabha polls just months away, the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is set to be a key election issue for both the ruling BJP and the opposition in the state.
Story of 25 years of NHRC, now told through documentary
India

Story of 25 years of NHRC, now told through documentary

In a first, the story of 25 eventful years of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will be told in a documentary that seeks to educate and enlighten people about an institution that served as a "watchdog of democracy".
SC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh government on 'fake encounters'
India

SC seeks response from Uttar Pradesh government on 'fake encounters'

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.

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