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Patna: Sedition case against two groups over CAA-NRC 'lessons'

10 Apr 2021

Patna: Sedition case against two groups over CAA-NRC 'lessons'

The Patna Police has filed a case of sedition against two voluntary groups based in the city for imparting "provocative and anti-national" lessons on CAA-NRC to students at a Danapur residential school.

Netflix told to stop airing 'Bombay Begums' over kids' portrayal

12 Mar 2021

Netflix told to stop airing 'Bombay Begums' over kids' portrayal

Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava, whose Lipstick Under My Burkha, had become the center of a massive row, sparking conversations around women's liberation, has once again invited criticism. This time Bombay Begums, which is streaming on Netflix, is hogging the limelight.

UP: Child Rights body to probe 3-year-old's death outside hospital

06 Mar 2021

UP: Child Rights body to probe 3-year-old's death outside hospital

A day after a three-year-old girl died outside a private hospital in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, the national child rights organization has stepped in to investigate the matter.

Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths

04 Jan 2020

Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths

On Saturday morning, another infant died at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, taking the death toll in nearly a month to 107.

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

02 Jan 2020

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

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.

Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'

24 Jan 2019

Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'

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.

Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old boy, who consumed poison, was hungry

09 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old boy, who consumed poison, was hungry

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.

Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team

07 Jan 2019

Starving child drinks insecticide in MP, NCPCR sends team

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.

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

13 Dec 2018

Mumbai Police's 'Mowgli' tweet has an important message for society

Mumbai Police has a knack of giving civic lessons through their quick-witted tweets and they're quite commendable.

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received

07 Oct 2018

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received

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.

Assam woman beaten, stripped, tonsured for protesting child marriage

07 Oct 2018

Assam woman beaten, stripped, tonsured for protesting child marriage

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.

This game could prevent children from online suicide challenges

25 Sep 2018

This game could prevent children from online suicide challenges

A new game has been launched to prevent children and teenagers from acting under the influence of online suicide challenges.

Sex abuse: Nine states including UP refused audit of shelter-homes

09 Aug 2018

Sex abuse: Nine states including UP refused audit of shelter-homes

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.

Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

08 Aug 2018

Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes

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.

203 registered cases of children running away from shelters

03 Aug 2018

203 registered cases of children running away from shelters

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.

Kerala the best-governed state, Bihar the worst: Study

22 Jul 2018

Kerala the best-governed state, Bihar the worst: Study

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.

Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

17 Jul 2018

Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

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.

Over 41,000 cases filed under RTE since 2010: World Bank

10 Jun 2018

Over 41,000 cases filed under RTE since 2010: World Bank

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.

Maneka bats for compensation for male victims of sexual abuse

25 Apr 2018

Maneka bats for compensation for male victims of sexual abuse

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.

Unnao rape: Alleged pressure from high-profile leaders to protect MLA

16 Apr 2018

Unnao rape: Alleged pressure from high-profile leaders to protect MLA

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.

Mumbai: 1L students quit BMC schools for lack of Class-8

05 Apr 2018

Mumbai: 1L students quit BMC schools for lack of Class-8

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.

NCPCR working on better security measures for child TV artistes

12 Mar 2018

NCPCR working on better security measures for child TV artistes

The infamous Papon kissing controversy raised several questions over the security of the child TV artistes.

Farah Khan says Papon incident made her feel 'uncomfortable'

24 Feb 2018

Farah Khan says Papon incident made her feel 'uncomfortable'

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".

Papon refutes sexual assault charges; girl child's family supports him

24 Feb 2018

Papon refutes sexual assault charges; girl child's family supports him

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.'

Hyderabad: Child bride married to 65-year-old Omani for Rs. 5L

17 Aug 2017

Hyderabad: Child bride married to 65-year-old Omani for Rs. 5L

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.

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

22 Feb 2017

AIIMS fires resident doctor over death of nurse

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.