Child Rights
India  /  Published 01.10.21

Over 350 crimes against kids each day in India

A total of 1,28,531 crimes against children were recorded in India last year, implying that an average of 350 such cases were reported each day during the pandemic, according to an NGO's analysis ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.21

Monthly aid for Covid orphans

The Bengal government will provide a monthly aid of Rs 2,000 to all children who have become orphans owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ananya Chakraborti Chatterjee, the chairperson of the West Bengal ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 26.09.21

Schoolgirl rescued from wedding altar

A 16-year-old girl who was being forced into marriage was rescued by police moments before the rituals were to begin in North 24-Parganas’ Taki on Friday. The girl had cleared her Madhyamik exa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.21

Child rights activist killed in Gumla

A 35-year-old child rights activist was shot and then his body hacked to pieces in broad daylight at his home-office at Gokulnagar in Gumla district on Tuesday. Mithilesh Kum...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 06.09.21

Girls paraded naked in MP

At least six minor girls were paraded naked in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district as part of a ritual to please the rain god and get relief from the drought-like situation, officials sai...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Damoh (MP)


India  /  Published 20.08.21

FB axe on Rahul's Instagram post

After Twitter, Facebook has removed a content posted by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi that identified the family of a nine-year-old victim of alleged rape and murder in Northwest Delhi, saying it viola...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.08.21

FB asks Rahul to take down photo

Facebook has asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to remove his post from Instagram where identity was revealed of the family of a nine-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered in southwest De...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Class for all: Right to education

When two sets of well-intentioned legal or constitutional provisions come into conflict, it is usually the most vulnerable who suffer. A study conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Ch...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Twitter unlocks Cong handles

The tweet that led to the lock on Rahul’s account — showing a photo of the Congress leader with the parents of a nine-year-old Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and killed in Delhi &mdash...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.08.21

Rahul: NCPCR summons Facebook

India's apex child rights organisation NCPCR has summoned Facebook officials Tuesday for not responding to its notice flagging Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Instagram post allegedly revealing...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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