Q. With reference to National Human Right Commission (NHRC), consider the following statements:
1. It has the powers of criminal court and can grant interim relief.
2. Its recommendations are binding on the government.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: It has the powers of …………civil court and can grant interim relief. It also has the authority to recommend payment of compensation or damages.

Statement 2 is incorrect: NHRC can only make recommendations, without the power to enforce decisions. 

Source: Indian Express