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Child Rights
Opinion  /  Published 15.06.20

Untimely disasters: Child rights during Covid-19 and Amphan

It is a mark of the State’s failure that any crisis can push a huge segment of the population to the edge of desperation. In West Bengal, the lockdown because of the pandemic was bad enough; Amphan ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Slippery situation at Chappal Bank

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights took note of a complaint of violation of social-distancing norms during the inauguration of a Chappal Bank in the district and sought a report fr...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 31.05.20

Lockdown toll: Children taken out of school

The lockdown abruptly announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown out of school at least one 10-year-old girl who dreamed to become a doctor and two teenage brothers of whom one aspired to be...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.20

NCPCR notice to online platforms over child sexual abuse material

The apex child rights body, NCPCR, has issued a notice to Google, Twitter and WhatsApp to highlight its concern over increased traffic for child pornography from India through these platforms during l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Helpline to report domestic violence

Domestic violence against women has increased during the lockdown and the West Bengal commission for women’s rights has launched a helpline for the aggrieved.The helpline, 9830947247, launched on Sa...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.20

Online contest to keep kids busy

Children can paint, write poetry, learn a musical instrument, record a video of their daily activities or make a film and send it to the state child rights commission, to be uploaded on its website. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Uttar Pradesh  /  Published 30.03.20

Akhilesh targets UP govt for spraying migrants with 'chemicals'

SP president Akhilesh Yadav on Monday targeted the Yogi Adityanath government over spraying a group of migrants on their back home with 'chemicals' to sanitise them in Bareilly, prompting the district...
By PTI in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 24.03.20

Assam locks down to fight Covid-19

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday told the Assembly that the state was staring at twin crises — novel coronavirus and Japanese encephalitis.“We don’t know where we will be if ...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Child rights panel seeks Shaheen Bagh action

The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights on Wednesday directed the district administration to “take action” at Shaheen Bagh in view of the coronavirus-related preventive measures...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Act for child wellbeing, schools told

The ICSE council has asked the heads of all affiliated schools in Bengal to take “necessary action” on guidelines for teachers and guardians recommended by the state child rights panel. The West B...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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