National Human Rights Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

NHRC on Ganga river and Dead Bodies

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) recently came up with eleven recommendations to stop mass disposal of COVID-19 victims in the Ganges. More than fifty bodies washed up on the Ganges river bank recently. Legislation The River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities order say that no person shall carry a project or process that ..

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ISRO Espionage Case

On April 15, 2021, the Supreme Court ordered a CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) probe into the role of Kerala Police officers in framing Nambi Narayanan in the 1994 Espionage Case. Nambi Narayanan was a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation. When did ISRO Espionage case begin? The case began with the arrest of ..

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NHRC recommendations on Manual Scavenging

The National Human Rights Commission recently made recommendations to achieve Zero Manual Scavenging in the country. Why were the recommendations made? According to the National Human Rights Commission, several States make tall claims that they have achieved zero manual scavenging and Nil sanitary latrines. However, based on regional workshops held by the National Human Rights ..

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Foundation Stone Laid for the First Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s Capital

On 23rd June 2020, the foundation stone for the first Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad was laid. The temple is the first to be constructed in Islamabad since the Independence of Pakistan. The temple will be devoted to Lord Krishna. The name of the temple will be Shri Krishna Mandir. The name of ..

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The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajya Sabha on July 22. It had already been passed in the Lok Sabha on July 19. The Bill will now go to the President for his approval before becoming a law. What is the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019? The ..

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