Tag: National Human Rights Commission

NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

NHRC notifies Bihar Govt. over reports of mid-day meal poisoning

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that at least 72 children fell ill after having their mid-day meal in two government schools in Bihar. The NHRC has observed that the contents of the media report, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of […]

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Bihar HRC calls for report on custodial death

Bihar HRC calls for report on custodial death

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bihar Human Rights Commission on Friday took¬†suo motu¬†cognisance of a reported case of custodial death in Jehanabad district that fuelled protests on Friday morning. The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Shakurabad police station in Jehanabad. Devki Chaudhary, an elderly man, who was in police custody on charges of electricity theft, died on […]

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Human rights violation cases witness surge in 2013, BHRC still without a presiding officer

Human rights violation cases witness surge in 2013, BHRC still without a presiding officer

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bihar has been witnessing a rising trend in cases of human rights violation since the setting up of Bihar Human Rights Commission in the state in 2008. According to figures compiled by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) for the year 2013, there has been upsurge in cases of human […]

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