Child Rights
Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.21

Trafficking survivor heads child panel

A 15-year-old boy who was trafficked as a child labourer at the age of seven was made chairperson of the state commission for protection of child rights for an hour on Friday. “I was fortunate ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.07.21

SC widens orphan help, looks at data disparity

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Child trafficking: Principal held

A 57-year-old principal and one of his female colleagues at a central government school in Bankura and six others were arrested on Sunday night for their alleged involvement in a child trafficking rac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.21

Boys lose parents to Covid

For 80-year-old Sandhya Saha, life has thrown before her an unprecedented challenge. The octogenarian who lost her son and daughter-in-law to Covid-19 barely within two weeks of each other now wants t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Aranghata (Nadia)

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

App to file complaint on child rights’ violations

The state child rights commission has launched an app on Wednesday to enable an individual or organisation to register a complaint on violation of child rights. The app — Sishu Suraksha —...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Covid: child rights panel in court

By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.21

Work left: PM-Cares for Children

Given the devastation wrought by Covid-19 in India, can there be a sliver of hope for those who have been worst affected? The Centre seems to have taken a step in that direction by announcing a specia...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Norms for Covid kid care

The government has come out with guidelines for the care and protection of children affected by Covid-19 and fixed responsibilities for the states, district magistrates, police, panchayati raj institu...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.06.21

9346 kids orphaned: Rights body

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has informed the Supreme Court that it has received a tentative figure of 9,346 children left orphaned or abandoned by their parents beca...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Covid: appeals for help as kids left without carers

When an Indian children’s rights group tracked down two boys aged 6 and 8 after it was told that their parents were both severely ill with Covid-19 and unable to care for them, the children had ...
By Reuters in Bangalore


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