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India  /  Published 11.12.20

PUBG comeback: child rights body not in favour

As popular gaming app PUBG eyes its relaunch in the country, India’s top child rights body NCPCR has said it will not be appropriate to do so unless legislations are in place for such online gam...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.20

BJP, Congress teams in Pari village in Odisha

Politics over the alleged kidnapping and murder of a five-year old girl from Odisha’s Nayagarh district intensified with the BJP and Congress teams meeting the parents of the girl in their  ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.20

Time to marry: Proposal and lessons of Covid-19

In late June, a 15-year-old girl from East Midnapore in West Bengal alerted a non-governmental organization about her impending marriage. It had been arranged by her father who had lost his income bec...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

India  /  Published 26.04.20

NCPCR notice to online platforms over child sexual abuse material

The apex child rights body, NCPCR, has issued a notice to Google, Twitter and WhatsApp to highlight its concern over increased traffic for child pornography from India through these platforms during l...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.20

Defence of kids’ right to protest

Citing Indian mythology, present law and UN conventions, child rights activists have questioned the decision of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to ask police to take nec...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 27.11.18

For fun times at police station

Juvenile Justice Act is a progressive legislation which provides for proper care, treatment, development and rehabilitation of the most vulnerable children of our society, that is children in conflict...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Focus on children of a lesser god

Right to education is ensured by law but providing effective education to about 8 crore migrant children of the country continues to be a challenge.This issue dominated an interstate convergence meet ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Call for drop in age of consent

The age of consent should be lowered to 16 from 18, the “existence of adolescent sexuality” recognised and consensual sexual acts decriminalised, the state panel for child rights has recommended.T...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar 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


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