The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has published its latest probe report showing rape/molestation of tribal women in the BJP ruled state of Chattisgragh by the security personal.There are many across the country who have formed squads to protect Hindu rights and are swaggering around feeling important, including self-appointed gau rakshaks( cow protection).
Urging the President's intervention, Mukherjee to direct the appointment committee to ensure that due process of appointment to NHRC(National Human Rights commission) is followed.NGOs and human rights organisations have petitioned President Pranab Mukherjee against the possible appointment of a BJP leader, Avinash Rai Khanna, as a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Cases against the police involve illegal detentions, extortion, torture, fake encounters and others. File photo
The Hindu Cases against the police involve illegal detentions, extortion, torture, fake encounters and others. File photo.The number of FIRs registered against personnel is few and far between, show new data from NCRB
India may not have enough safeguards to protect its citizens from human rights violations by the police, official data suggest.