Tamil Nadu Government today said it was taking sincere efforts to eradicate begging in the state.
The Burdwan district administration has taken up a project to send back to their home districts women and children who had come from outside the state to live and beg at Burdwan railway station.
Two youths, sentenced to one year detention for begging in buses here, have been ordered by the Delhi HC to be tried again.
A woman, sentenced to a year of detention in a remand home for begging with her one-year-old daughter, has been set free by a court after admonition.
In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old girl was forced to beg by her father in Mysore after she scored poorly in her exams.
Ajmer natives Jethu Ram and Laxmi were found begging from passersby at a traffic signal on Lodhi Road.
Kerala Home Minister
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told assembly that police have
been asked to put up strict vigil against child labour
practice and children being used for begging purpose.
Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the
state Director General of Police to ensure that immediate
instructions are issued to police to prevent begging.
Meghalaya is set to ban begging in public by making it a criminal offence, officials Friday said.
It literally pays to beg on the
streets in Britain, particularly in these times of salary cuts
as collections can be as much as 200 pounds a night.
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Day in Pics: 25th April
Showbiz World - April 25, 2015