NHRC Current Affairs, GK & News

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan Government

On January 4, 2020 National Human Rights Commission has sent notice to the Rajasthan Government over the death of more than 100 children in the state-run hospital in Kota, Rajasthan in the month of December alone. The commission seeks a detailed report on the reasons behind the death. Union Health Ministry has sent an expert ..

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NHRC notice to Government of Rajasthan over Kota Children Deaths

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), India on Friday, 3rd January 2020 has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of the Government of Rajasthan over media reports about the death of above 100 children in the month of December 2019 at Kota districts government-run hospital. Under the notice, the commission has asked the Chief ..

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Mental Health Diseases and their care in India

In an address delivered by the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission, former Chief Justice of India, HL Dattu, expressed concerns for the lack of health care for the mentally ill in the country. He stated that while much has improved in the past years, a wide chasm still exists in the mental healthcare ..

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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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Prabhat Singh appointed as Director General (Investigation) in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

Prabhat Singh, a 1988 batch IPS officer of Jharkhand cadre, has been appointed as new Director General (Investigation) in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Singh is at present Special Director in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He has been appointed to the post for a period up to April 30, 2020, the date of ..

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