NHRC Chairman

  • UN examines charges against Balakrishnan May 23, 2011

    Geneva: The accreditation of India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to come up for renewal before the United Nations (UN) on Monday. The UN meeting in being held in Geneva to look at functioning of human rights commissions across the world. The UN will also examine the corruption charges made against NHRC...
  • I won't disclose my assets: KG Balakrishnan April 18, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chief Justic of India KG Balakrishnan does a U-turn on disclosing his assets. Justic Balakrishnan has informed the Inecome Tax Department that he does not want to disclose his assets because it is not related to public welfare in any way. Under intense pressure, former CJI and the current NHRC...
  • Pesticide poisons Kazargode: will govt act? December 20, 2010

    The aerial spraying of Endosulfan over plantations in Kazargode in Kerala for more than two decades has not only crippled many lives but also wiped out local wildlife. As the cry for a ban on endosulfan gets louder, National Human Rights Commission Chairman KG Balakrishnan is expected to visit Kasargod...
  • Ex-CJI K G Balakrishnan appointed NHRC Chairman June 3, 2010

    New Delhi Former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan has been appointed as Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission. 65-year-old Balakrishnan, who retired on May 12, will be the sixth chairperson of the Commission and will have a tenure of five years. President Pratibha Patil gave her approval to his...