Child Rights
India  /  Published 05.04.22

Poser on Mander story in textbook

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought an explanation from the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) over the inclusion of a story by social ...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Rights workshops for Kolkata school students

The state commission for the protection of child rights is holding sessions in schools to teach students about their rights, child marriage, elopement and various aspects of Pocso (Protection of Child...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.22

Prompt action that eluded carnage night

“Smoke billowing out of a haystack near a burnt house…. Reporting from Bogtui camp No. 2.” The message was transmitted to walkie-talkie sets at a temporary control room of Bengal p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bogtui (Rampurhat)

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.22

NCPCR glare on child homes

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report within seven days from Jharkhand chief secretary on allegations of violation of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 25.02.22

1.9m kids lost a parent: Study

The analysis has estimated that around 421,000 children became maternal orphans and 1.49 million kids became paternal orphans in India over the 20-month period. Over 1.2 million of these children wer...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 07.02.22

Darul's official website banned

The official website of the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom at Deoband in the Saharanpur district was banned on Monday. The ban was imposed by District Magistrate Akhilesh Singh who had been asked by th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Saharanpur

People  /  Published 03.02.22

Glimpse into Nandana Sen's journey of working towards a safer tomorrow

Living in the US, what is the driving force that pushes you to stay committed to this cause across time zones? I started working with marginalised children as a young person living in India, and have...
By Shrestha Saha

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Trafficked girls from Bengal rescued in Bihar

Five minor girls from Bengal, allegedly trafficked and forced to dance in musical soirees, were rescued from Bihar on Saturday. The search for a 15-year-old girl from Uttar Dinajpur, ‘missing&r...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.21

New addictions: screen time

Technology has transformed human lives. Such is the bond between the modern man and the mobile phone that their brotherhood has led to psycholinguists coining phone-addiction-related neologisms. This ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 13.12.21

Phones distract kids: Survey

The survey, conducted earlier this year, covered 5,811 respondents, including 3,491 schoolchildren aged 8 to 18 as well as 1,534 parents and 786 teachers from 60 schools in Delhi, Assam, Jharkhand, Od...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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