The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the government of Odisha through its Chief Secretary, after taking suo motu cognizance of media reports alleging undignified treatment to two dead women by the concerned authorities in the state.
Taking suo motu cognizance of a media report that how in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu Police illegally detained a 17 year old boy and his two family members of Kuravar community in connection with a burglary and tortured them in the most inhuman way, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu through its Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police.
A new research supported by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has shown that peri-urban areas lose access to their water sources due to growing urbanisation. The research was conducted by Saciwaters and was published as a book "Water security in peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to climate change and urbanization."
Ten passengers died and over nineteen people were injured when the driver of a private bus (AP26 TC 9512) lost control and drove into the Nagarjunasagar canal at Nayakangudem in Kusumanchi mandal of Khammam district of Telangana, in the wee hours of Monday.