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NHRC notice to Manipur Govt., DGP over latest killings of 13 people

NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 9: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Manipur police chief and the State Government over latest killing of 13 people in a gunfight in Leithao village in the Tengnoupal district. According to NHRC state issued on Friday, the incident highlights a "lapse" on the part of the law enforcing agencies and the forces deployed to ensure peace and law and order in the State. Terming the latest incident of killing of 13 people in the area 'alarming and disturbing', the NHRC has...
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‘Human rights violation’: Meghalaya seeks NHRC intervention over Mukroh firing

Shillong, November 25: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma moved the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday over the loss of lives in firing by Assam officers at the inter-state border, calling it a "clear violation of human rights". Sangma and deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong called on NHRC chairperson justice Arun Kumar Mishra and its other members in New Delhi, a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said. "Informed the Hon'ble Chairperson (NHRC) and the members that the Mukroh incident was a clear violation of human...
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No forceful eviction in Arunachal villages for OIL project, NHRC told

Guwahati, September 2: The Petroleum Ministry has informed the NHRC that no forceful eviction of tribals will be made in two Arunachal Pradesh villages for an Oil India Ltd project without paying compensation to the affected people. Following the assurance from the Union Ministry, the National Human Rights Commission has closed the complaint filed by Chakma Development Foundation of India, a CDFI press release said on Friday. The Ministry has also informed the NHRC that action be taken in accordance with law, leading the rights body to close the complaint...
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