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SC no to quashing charge sheet against Nirmal Yadav (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the charge sheet filed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved ... Read more...

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NHRC to hear scheduled castes’ complaints in Chennai


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will organise a three-day open hearing in Chennai to listen to complaints from members of the Scheduled Castes in ... Read more...

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States should review the AFSPA, says rights panel


May 31st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) India's apex human rights panel Thursday said it has no jurisdiction to recommend to the state governments to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks solution on Mayanmarese asylum seekers


May 25th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Myanmar's rights panel to engage with the government at Yangon to press for a solution to the ... Read more...

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NHRC to hear complaints of Gujarat’s scheduled castes


May 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team will hear on May 14-15 complaints about atrocities against scheduled castes in Gujarat. The team, headed by NHRC ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on suit against Balakrishnan


May 7th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reserved its order on a petition seeking a presidential reference into allegations of misconduct against National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman ... Read more...

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Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting rights violations in India."NHRC wants the media to help it improve the ... Read more...

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Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC


April 27th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting the issue of human rights violation in the country. "NHRC wants the ... Read more...

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Centre submits report on former chief justice Balakrishnan


March 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The centre Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the status report of the probe into allegations that close relatives of former chief justice K.G. ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions government on Balakrishnan


February 13th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging misconduct against National Human Rights ... Read more...

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Child labour a serious issue: NHRC


October 17th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission Chairperson K.G. Balakrishnan Monday said that despite having a good record in the implementation of international covenants, India has many problems ... Read more...

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Rights body forms media advisory group


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a media advisory group of 12 journalists, including the editor-in-chief of Indo-Asian News Service"The aim is to ... Read more...

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Impeachment proceedings: Justice Sen claims innocence (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen Wednesday asserted he was not guilty of financial irregularities when impeachment proceedings against him began in the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Plea on Balakrishnan’s assets sent to finance ministry


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The union home ministry Wednesday forwarded to the finance ministry's department of revenue a plea made under the transparency law seeking a probe into ... Read more...

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Welfare schemes not implemented well: NHRC chief


June 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The state of implementation of welfare schemes in India is "not encouraging", the apex human rights panel chief and former chief justice of India K.G. ... Read more...

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Need better education facilities for girls: Balakrishnan


May 5th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Emphasizing the importance of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson K.G. Balakrishnan Thursday said there is a need ... Read more...

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RTI queries on Balakrishnan’s assets pile up


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's apex human rights body gets about 40 RTI queries a month. But of late, the number has shot up to almost 200. And a ... Read more...

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Apex court stays enquiry against Dinakaran (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed an enquiry against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, who is facing impeachment on charges of misconduct, corruption and ... Read more...

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Impeachment proceedings against Justice Dinakaran stayed


April 29th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the pre-impeachment probe by a Rajya Sabha-appointed panel into allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Two Supreme Court judges withdraw from Dinakaran case (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The hearing on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing an impeachment motion, was deferred Thursday as two Supreme Court judges ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran seeks stay on inquiry, member’s removal


April 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing an impeachment motion, Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on inquiry proceedings against him under ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks separate prison administrators’ cadre


April 15th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chief K.G. Balakrishnan Friday called for a separate cadre for prison administration in the country."By having a separate cadre for ... Read more...

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Lawyers differ on terming verdict on CVC judicial activism


March 6th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The legal fraternity is united in hailing the Supreme Court judgment striking down the appointment of P.J. Thomas as the central vigilance commissioner (CVC), but ... Read more...

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Ex-CJI’s three kins found in possession of black money: Income Tax department


February 26th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 26(ANI): Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan's family members are in possession of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, Income Tax Director General (Investigation) of Kochi, ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s kin accumulated unaccounted wealth: Income Tax


February 26th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 26 (IANS) Retired Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan's family members are in possession of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, a top Income Tax official said here Saturday.Director general ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks status report on K.G. Balakrishnan


February 18th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Supreme Court Friday asked Attorney General G. Vahanvati to submit the status report on the home ministry's investigation into a complaint alleging former chief justice K.G. Balakrishnan ... Read more...

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Corruption in judiciary matter of concern: PM (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said corruption in the judiciary and other pillars of democracy was a cause of concern and cases must be unearthed."With regard ... Read more...

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Rights panel concerned over farmers’ suicides in Orissa (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday expressed concern over the increasing cases of starvation deaths and farmers' suicides in Orissa and gave a list of recommendations ... Read more...

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Rights panel concerned over farmers’ suicides in Orissa


January 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday expressed concern over the increasing cases of starvation deaths and farmers' suicides in Orissa and asked the state to take appropriate ... Read more...

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Tax sleuths make progress in probe against Balakrishnan’s kin


January 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 12 (IANS) Income Tax department sleuths who have begun a probe into the alleged illegal wealth of relatives of former chief justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan in Kerala have ... Read more...

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Times have changed for K.G. Balakrishnan (Letter from Kerala)


January 11th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 11 (IANS) Four years ago, the sleepy village of Kaduthuruthy, 30 km from here, was basking in the glory of one of its sons, a ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s son-in-law quits Youth Congress, ready for probe (Night lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, Jan 5 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's son-in-law P.V. Srinijin Wednesday quit the Youth Congress over allegations of amassing illegal wealth and said he was ready to face ... Read more...

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Iyer now attacks CPI-M


January 5th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer, who has attacked relatives of former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan for allegedly amassing wealth, Wednesday questioned the silence of ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s son-in-law resigns from Youth Congress


January 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (ANI): NHRC Chairman and former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan's son-in-law P V Sreenijan, who is facing a vigilance probe over allegation of amassing wealth resigned as ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s son-in-law quits Youth Congress


January 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thirivananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's son-in-law P.V. Srinijin Wednesday quit the Youth Congress for allegedly acquiring huge wealth, as a court accepted a petition against Balakrishnan's ... Read more...

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