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Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor
Delhi

Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor

The Delhi High Court has agreed to quash an FIR against a couple, who had employed a minor for household work, and directed them to plant 100 trees and pay Rs. 1.5 lakh to the victim.
1,991 kids available for adoption in India for 20,000 prospective-parents
India

1,991 kids available for adoption in India for 20,000 prospective-parents

The number of children available for adoption in the country is 1,991, including 1,322 girls, for about 20,000 prospective parents, an RTI revealed.
Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested
India

Pune: 36 sexually assaulted kids rescued from Madrasa, Maulana arrested

The police rescued 36 children from a madrasa in Pune's Katraj Kondhwa area after reports of sexual abuse surfaced. A maulana named Rahim has been arrested.
Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes
India

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.
Thane: Police book school headmistress for slapping student for yawning
India

Thane: Police book school headmistress for slapping student for yawning

The Thane Rural Police has registered offenses against the headmistress of a school for allegedly slapping a Class 6 student for yawning during the morning assembly prayer, an official said.
For revealing identity of assaulted Dalit teens, RaGa gets notice
India

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.
Ryan murder: Juvenile to be tried as adult, but why?
India

Ryan murder: Juvenile to be tried as adult, but why?

The 16-year-old Class 11 student accused of the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur will be tried as an adult, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has ruled.
DU: Third cut-off list to be released on 7th July
Delhi

DU: Third cut-off list to be released on 7th July

Many Delhi University colleges will release their third cut-off list on Friday, a drop of up to 2% in most courses is expected.
The reality of juvenile crimes in India
India

The reality of juvenile crimes in India

The number of juvenile delinquents has risen by leaps and bounds in the last few years. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 23,25,575 cases were registered against juveniles under IPC crimes in 2011.

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