National Human Rights Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Lok Sabha passed Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019

Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of Home Affairs, Amit Shah has been passed by Lok Sabha. The Bill amends Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 that provides for National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), State Human Rights Commissions (SHRC) and Human Rights Courts. Key Features of Amendment ..

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Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Lok Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 provided that the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is a person who has been a Chief ..

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