The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the Principal Secretary (Health), Government of NCT of Delhi after a senior citizen, who suffered brain haemorrhage, had to be shunted out from one Delhi Government hospital to another, either because of the shortage of a bed or non-availability of a Neurologist.
New Delhi based NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has condemned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Chief Ralph Speth who has claimed that their cars act like air purifying machines. CSE called it a misleading remark by Speth.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Government of Odisha why it should not recommend payment of Rs.3 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of a class 10th student, who committed suicide when she was erroneously shown failed in the results of the Board Exams, which, in fact, she had cleared. A 6-week time has been given to the state government to reply.
With increasing urban populations, a sanitation crisis is growing. A large amount of water is used in flushing human waste away in the method even as large numbers do not have access to toilets while cities across the world are reeling from a water shortage.