23 Jan 2020
Maharashtra: Class-12 boy commits suicide after sexual abuse, 14 arrested
In a terrible incident that will make you sick, a Class 12 boy committed suicide in Maharashtra after being sodomized by fellow students and staff of the hostel he was residing in.
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.
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.
19 Nov 2019
Man claims his daughters held captive at Nithyananda's ashram
A Bengaluru couple moved the Gujarat High Court on Monday alleging that their two daughters have been illegally confined at the self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda's ashram in Ahmedabad.
31 May 2019
How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family
A woman who went missing three years ago from a remote area in Bihar's Madhubani was reunited with her family, thanks to the Department of Posts (DoP).
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.
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.
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.
16 Nov 2018
Calcutta HC orders appointment of counselors in all schools
In a step towards raising awareness of child sexual abuse, the Calcutta High Court today directed authorities to appoint counselors in about 1 lakh educational institutions in West Bengal to help safeguard students against sexual violation.
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.
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.
27 Sep 2018
Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery
In a gut-wrenching incident, a nine-year-old girl, who was admitted to a South Mumbai hospital for heart surgery, was allegedly molested by her grandfather, just a day before the surgery.
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.
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.
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.
07 Aug 2018
Deoria shelter-home abuse: District administration ignored 20 letters,took no action
Officials in Bihar had at least 2.5 months to rescue more than 30 girls from abuse at a Muzaffarpur shelter home, but their delayed action meant prolonged torture for the minors.
06 Aug 2018
After Muzaffarpur, UP home faces mass sex abuse charges
As Bihar attempts to come to terms with the shocking abuse of minor girls at a Muzaffarpur shelter, similar allegations have come to light from another in Deoria, UP.
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.
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.
19 Jul 2018
Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs
The Madras HC yesterday directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to provide counseling within 24 hours to an 11-year-old hearing-impaired girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by 17 men in Chennai.
18 Jul 2018
#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings
Priyanka Chopra, a name that has been on India's lips for more than a decade, has now become a metaphor for excellence, worldwide.
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.
15 Jul 2018
Delhi-HC sentences man to life-imprisonment for sexually assaulting 3.5-year-old boy
The Delhi HC has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomizing a three-and-a-half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault.
11 Jul 2018
Delhi: 16 kindergarten-girls locked inside school-basement for not paying fees
A case was registered against Rabea Girls' Public School, Delhi, for allegedly locking up 16 girls, aged 4-5 years, in a basement over non-payment of fees by their parents.
08 Jul 2018
Delhi: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes two girls ill
The alleged presence of a dead lizard in mid-day meals served to students of Kalyanpuri's Rajkiya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in East Delhi made two girls sick on Saturday.
06 Jul 2018
Let single-mothers file PAN-applications without naming child's father: Maneka Gandhi
Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi is fighting again to make things easier for single mothers.
28 Jun 2018
Indian Army sends back Pakistani-kid with new clothes and sweets
The Indian Army, in a display of humanity, sent back a young Pakistani child who had inadvertently crossed the border into the Indian side.
22 Jun 2018
Bengaluru: Hours-old baby abandoned outside stranger's house
In a heart-wrenching tale, a newborn was left abandoned outside a house in Ramaiah Layout in North Bengaluru, just hours after her birth.
21 Jun 2018
8L students of Delhi's government schools to undergo "happiness curriculum"
From July, eight lakh government school students in Delhi will learn a new and unique course - "happiness curriculum."
20 Jun 2018
For revealing identity of assaulted Dalit teens, RaGa gets notice
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been served with showcause notice by Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) for sharing the video of Dalit teens being beaten in Maharashtra village a few days ago.
19 Jun 2018
'I'm all alone': Heart-wrenching cries of children intensify anti-Trump protest
Amid the ongoing controversy on the US' child-separation policy, heart-wrenching audio has surfaced from a Customs and Border Protection facility.
03 Jun 2018
Ashamed of having fourth-child, Kerala couple abandons newborn at church
A two-day-old baby was abandoned on the steps of a Kochi church as the parents feared society would shame them for having a fourth child, Kerala police revealed on Saturday.
27 May 2018
All Kerala police stations to get specially-trained child welfare officers
Police stations in Kerala will soon have trained child welfare officers to deal with crime cases against children. For this, special training would be imparted to police personnel.
11 May 2018
Humanity weeps: Raped by teen, seven-month-old-girl found shrieking in field
In a horrifying incident, a 19-year-old teen raped a seven-month-old girl in Alwar, Rajasthan on Wednesday, and dumped her in a football field nearby.
10 May 2018
Bonded labor to Delhi University grad: Jharkhand boy's remarkable journey
Till 2007, he braved hazardous tunnels, intolerable temperature of 50degrees and numerous life risks to scoop out mica from the earth's bowels and sell it to agents to earn a meager income.
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.
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.
06 Apr 2018
Delhi government to assess and grade over 5,000 city schools
The Delhi government is embarking on a first-of-its-kind exercise: it is going to assess and grade over 5,000 schools in the national capital.
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.
22 Mar 2018
Delhi Budget 2018: AAP presents Rs. 53,000cr "Green" Budget
Today, Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government presented its budget.