Human Rights

Death Of Kalpana Dash: Activist Moves To Nepal NHRC

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s social activist Akhand filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal, seeking a thorough probe into the mysterious death of mountaineer Kalpana Dass and other 13 climbers on Mount Everest in this spring season. Akhand, a member of Civil Society Forum on Human Rights at Bhubaneswar, alleged, The NHRC […]

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Cine Actress Bhoomika And Sports Person Anshika Goodwill Ambassador For Child Rights

Bhubaneswar: PECUC is devoted for promotion and protection of rights of the children guided by the framework of United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). PECUC directly works with the children, to motivate children and strengthen their right to survival , development, protection & participation. In order to promote and strengthen the rights […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ Hearings from Today

Bhubaneswar/Hague, Netherlands: The International Court of Justice will today hear the case of Kulbhusan Yadav and India is going to ask the UN’s Top Court to give consular access to former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in Baluchistan in 2016 on charges of espionage and sentenced to death by a military court […]

CLPR Releases Policy for Reservation of Trans & Intersex

Bengaluru: The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR), today released the policy brief to address the problem of implementing reservation for transgender and intersex persons in education and employment. Before this, on December 17, the Lok Sabha passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill in a hoch-poch manner, where many major things were […]

BJP Women Cell Visits Good News Shelter Homes

Bhubaneswar: Members of BJP Mahila Morcha members visited Good News India shelter homes in state to investigate the situation. Yesterday a team headed by Mahila Morcha state vice-president Sushama Biswal visited two shelter homes in Bhadrak-Balasore and accused that both the homes were still functioning illegally. In a press release BJP informed that the team […]

Man Carries Kin’s Body on Cycle From Hospital in Boudh

Bhubaneswar: Two years ago the curious case of Dana Majhi, the kalahandi poor tribal who walked 10 km carrying the body of his wife on his shoulders, made headlines worldwide. It was expected the Odisha Government would take necessary measures to assure no further occurrence of Dana Majhi cases. However the Dana Majhi horror revisited again. In Boudh a poor old fellow […]

OHRC Asks Commissioner to Take Adequate Steps to Avoid Fire Mishap in Police stations

Bhubaneswar, June 2, 2018: The Odisha Human Rights Commission has directed the Commissioner of Police of Bhubaneswar and Engineer-in-Chief-cum-Secretary of Works Department for appropriate steps for adequate fire fighting equipments in police establishment to avoid fire accidents. The order has came after the OHRC considered a petition made by rights activist Akhand on major fire […]