Child Rights
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

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.19

Shelter children must be educated about their rights

Is the opportunity to make a fresh start as a law-abiding citizen a privilege afforded to all? It would seem not, if the findings of a study conducted by a non-governmental organization across five In...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Malala urges UN to help students in Kashmir

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Pakistani education rights activist Malala Yousafzai has urged the UN to work towards peace in Kashmir and help children go back to school amid the tense situation in the...
By The Telegraph and PTI in London

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Gap in school version & CCTV image: Panel

The school where a Class X girl was found dead in a washroom with self-inflicted wounds has told the child rights panel that female attendants had been on duty outside the washroom on the day of the i...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.10.19

J&K schools told to ensure safety of children

The Jammu and Kashmir Commission for the Protection of Women and Child Rights has asked the state's Education Department to ensure the safety and security of children while they are in school and on t...
By PTI in Jammu


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

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

What the advisory to TV channels on children says about us

Art, entertainment and commerce make a confusing mixture. The confusion surfaces in certain situations, as is indicated by an advisory from the information and broadcasting ministry to private televis...
By The Editorial Board

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


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