National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
04 Jan 2020
On Saturday morning, another infant died at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, taking the death toll in nearly a month to 107.
02 Jan 2020
The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.
24 Jan 2019
PUBG has taken the country by storm, but instances like a fitness trainer losing mental balance after playing the game has dealt a blow to its reputation.
09 Jan 2019
The National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has found the 10-year-old tribal boy, who consumed insecticide in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district, was hungry.
07 Jan 2019
A tribal child in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district reportedly consumed insecticide out of hunger, prompting the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to set up an inquiry into the matter.
13 Dec 2018
Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.
07 Oct 2018
A government toll-free number for reporting child sexual assault cases has been suspended temporarily after it appeared in pornographic content search, and calls seeking sexual services were received, a senior NCPCR official said.
07 Oct 2018
A woman in Assam was beaten up and her clothes were torn apart for protesting the marriage of her minor son to a teenage girl.
25 Sep 2018
A new game has been launched to prevent children and teenagers from acting under the influence of online suicide challenges.
09 Aug 2018
The nation is shocked by tales of abuse which have emerged from children shelter homes in UP and Bihar. More disturbing is the fact that in both cases, officials reportedly turned a blind eye for long.
08 Aug 2018
Women and Child Development Ministry has ordered a social audit of over 9,000 child care institutions across India in two months, an official said today.
03 Aug 2018
As many as 203 complaints of children who ran away from observation and special homes have been registered by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) since 2015, MoS WCD Virendra Kumar informed Lok Sabha today.
22 Jul 2018
For the third consecutive year, Kerala has emerged as the best governed state among the large ones, the think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC) said.
17 Jul 2018
After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.
10 Jun 2018
According to the World Bank policy research paper, 41,343 cases have been filed in India under the Right To Education (RTE) Act since 2010.
25 Apr 2018
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today proposed an amendment of an existing "scheme" for boys, who have been raped or sexually exploited, to be compensated on the lines of a similar law for girls.
16 Apr 2018
Preliminary CBI investigation has revealed that several high-profile politicians, bureaucrats and cops were involved in shielding BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused of raping an 18-year-old woman, sources said.
05 Apr 2018
A Mumbai-based activist has filed a complaint with the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) claiming that over one lakh students of BMC-run schools have dropped out for lack of Class 8 in many schools.
12 Mar 2018
The infamous Papon kissing controversy raised several questions over the security of the child TV artistes.
24 Feb 2018
Filmmaker Farah Khan on Saturday defended singer Papon, who landed in trouble with a complaint of sexual assault being filed against him for kissing a minor contestant of a reality TV show. But, she said the video of the incident did make her feel "uncomfortable".
24 Feb 2018
Yesterday, Papon found himself in an unwanted controversy where he was accused of forcing himself on a minor girl contestant he has been mentoring on 'The Voice India Kids.'
17 Aug 2017
In a disturbing reminder that child marriages and forced marriages are still rampant in India, a Hyderabadi schoolgirl was married off to a 65-year old Omani Sheikh by her maternal aunt.
22 Feb 2017
AIIMS fired a resident doctor for "wilful absence of duties", and served notice to a consultant "for not being available for the emergency", after a pregnant nurse died during delivery.