The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has noted and taken suo motu cognizance of "the nationwide outcry and protest against IG of Bastar Range S.R.P. Kalluri for registering FIR No.27/2016 P.S. Tongpal dated November 11, 2016 against DU Prof. Nandini Sundar, JNU Prof. Archana Prasad , Vineet Tiwari, Sanjay Parate of CPI(M) and Manju Kawasi for offences of murder, criminal trespass, conspiracy and for offences under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Union Home Ministry on a complaint alleging the draconian approach of the Government of India for renewal of the Foreign Contribution Regulation ACT (FCRA) license to the NGOs of Human Rights Defenders.
As the World Antibiotic Awareness Week kicks off globally from today (November 14-20, 2016), New Delhi-based think tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has brought down the curtains on its two-day international conference held here, on National Action Plans of Developing Countries on Antimicrobial Resistance.