Shelter Homes
Bihar  /  Published 27.06.20

Bihar shelter home cases: Action against erring govt servants

The CBI has informed the Supreme Court that its probe into allegations of sexual and physical exploitation in 17 shelter homes in Bihar has been completed, except in two cases where further investigat...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Exam worry as institutes of Bengal turn storm shelters

Hundreds of schools and colleges that are scheduled to be exam centres in a few weeks are now storm shelters for tens of thousands of people driven out of their homes by Cyclone Amphan.The buildings h...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Food triggers unrest in shelter

Signs of unrest have emerged in an overcrowded camp housing migrants affected by the lockdown in Delhi.A complaint about insufficient food appears to have triggered a chain of untoward events, includi...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.03.20

NY looks at total lockdown

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"New Yorkers should be prepared for an order, a drastic and unprecedented measure that would impose a blanket quarantine on the city's 8.6 million inhabitants, in order ...
By PTI/Reuters in New York

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Brajesh: Court reserves quantum of sentence

A Delhi court on Tuesday said it will announce the quantum of sentence for Brajesh Thakur and 18 others, convicted of sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar's Muza...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Free-shelter warmth in harsh winter

Rajesh Malhar, 33, a daily wage earner working at construction sites is homeless and lives on the roadside with his wife and four children. But with the mercury plunging below 10°C for the past week,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Teen dies of burns in Cooch Behar shelter

A 15-year-old tribal boy died under mysterious circumstances from burn injuries suffered at a government-aided private shelter home here on Monday.The mother of Mahadeb Mahato, 15, has filed a police ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

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 in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.07.19

Dhanbad kids’ shelter home now gamblers’ den

A three-storey government shelter home, ready for the last six months, has turned into a garbage dump and gamblers’ den when Dhanbad Child Line members are struggling to accommodate abandoned child...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.19

Jharkhand to build shelter home for adult orphans

Jharkhand will be building a shelter home for orphans above 18 years to fulfil a provision in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act- 2015.Named Place of Stay, the shelter will be ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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