India  /  Published 16.10.19

Child wasting alarm in report

A global hunger tracking report released on Tuesday has ranked India with the world’s highest rates of child wasting, or children with too low a weight for height, among 117 countries assessed.Nutri...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.19

12 arrested for propagating child porn

Twelve people have been arrested and cases registered against 20 people in Kerala for propagating child pornography through social media, police said here on Sunday.The action follows raids conducted ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.19

Ignorance of censor board members is unacceptable

An infantile adult, the Central Board of Film Certification has shown, may not necessarily be a contradiction in terms. India’s ‘censor board’ undoubtedly consists of august, adult individuals, ...
By The Editorial Board

Books  /  Published 30.09.18

Roald Dahl’s Matilda is 30, a mover and shaker

So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful an...
By Shrestha Saha

Technology  /  Published 14.04.20

WhiteHat Jr is arming kids with coding skills

If there’s anything I can tell you about kids today, it is that they’re full of potential and pick up things like coding a lot more naturally than perhaps people from an earlier generation,” Kar...
By Mathures Paul


North East  /  Published 26.07.19

Role of Assam juveniles in crimes on the rise

A total of 3,828 minors were found to be involved in crimes like rape, murder and kidnapping in Assam in the past three years.Social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Friday told the Assembly th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Calcutta teen rescued from sleaze den

A 15-year-old girl allegedly forced into prostitution was rescued from a house near Thakurpukur on Tuesday afternoon.Two women who were allegedly running a trafficking racket from the single-storey ho...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.19

Children with disabilities need equal opportunities

All children should feel like they belong at school. But if a recent report commissioned by Unesco is any sign, at least 2,69,438 five-year-olds with disabilities do not think so. These children have ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 06.05.20

Baffling ailment affects kids

One child, 8 years old, arrived at a Long Island hospital near death last week. His brother, a boy scout, had begun performing chest compressions before the ambulance crew reached their home.In the pa...
By Joseph Goldstein and Pam Belluck/ New York Times News Service in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.19

School-rape cuffs on vice-principal in Dhanbad

Police on Tuesday arrested the vice-principal of the private school where a Class IV student has accused the school nurse of sexual assault.“We arrested the female nurse yesterday (Monday) and today...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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