Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Two women arrested for molesting six-year-old in Gurgaon
Two women employees of a private school here were arrested for sexually molesting a six-year-old Cla...
Army adopts militancy hit-girl child in J&K
Army took responsibility on itself of educating a girl child, whose father was killed by the militan...
Australian couples demand `girl-child` abortions
Female foeticide is not only a practice prevalent in India, but has also spread its influence in Aus...
MP govt failed to protect girl child: Congress
Expressing concern over the rape of 88 minor girls in just 90 days in Madhya Pradesh, opposition lea...
Pregnant woman stomped on stomach; in-laws held in Maharashtra
In-laws of 20-year-old pregnant woman here have been charged with murdering an unborn girl child aft...
Man jailed for life for raping and sodomising minor daughter
A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court here for raping and sodomising his ni...
Abandoned new-born girl dies of cold
On a day the country observed the National Girl Child Day, a new-born girl was found dead near a gov...
Docs should protect every child, right from conception: APJ Abdul Kalam
An enlightened doctor can never be a conspirator in female foeticide and should be the protector of ...
Action plan soon to address declining child sex ratio: Govt
The child sex ratio in the country, according to census 2011, is 914 girls for 1000 boys.
`National Girl Child Day` being observed today
Ministry of Women and Child Development has been taking a multi pronged approach to address and reve...
Husband kills wife for giving birth to girl child
A woman was allegedly hacked to death by her husband after she gave birth to their seventh daughter ...
J&K: Magisterial probe ordered into child`s death
Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a Magisterial probe into the death of a girl child...
Focus on mission to save girl child: Raj Minister
Rajasthan govt asked health officials to focus on a mission to save girl child and initiate steps to...
3 million girl child `missing` in India`s population chart
Girl child numbers in India have shown a sharper decline than the male children in the decade beginn...
UP: Two held for molesting girl children
Two persons were arrested Tuesday for allegedly molesting two girl children in Kwarsi area.
`Ensure quality education for your girl child`
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda appealed to the people to ensure quality education for ...
Maha wants female foeticide to be treated as murder
Maharashtra government has asked the Centre to amend the PCPNDT Act.
Beed: In-laws torture woman over girl child
A woman from Maharashtra`s Beed district, infamous for high incidence of female foeticide, has regis...
Bias against girl child unacceptable: President
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said bias against girl child prevailing in some sections of the...
10-year-old helps save newborn from being buried alive
A newborn baby girl was saved from being buried alive, thanks to the alertness of a 10-year-old in Y...
Sex ratio situation goes from bad to worse
India’s dismal girl child record got worse during the last one year.
UP: Orphan girl sold by friend for Rs 50,000
An orphan girl was allegedly sold for Rs 50,000 by one of her friends in Aligarh district.
UP: Man kills wife for not bearing male child
Upset with his wife for not bearing a male child, a man killed her in Bareilly, police said.
Woman kills daughter after husband turns rapist
A woman allegedly hacked to death her adopted seven-year-old daughter after her husband attempted to...
Body of 6-year-old girl found in drainage
Body of a six-year-old girl, who had gone missing from a hospital a day back, was recovered from a d...
Female foeticide: Death before birth
Recently, incidences of female foeticide were reported from Beed district in Maharashtra.
High number of girl child labourers in Thane
A recent study has revealed that the number of girl child labourers admitted in 13-odd rehabilitati...
HP hikes cash incentive for BPL girl children
The incentive would be available to two girls in a BPL family in rural and urban areas.
Aarushi’s mother Nupur now wants to adopt a girl
Dentist Nupur Talwar, who is an accused in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case along with her husb...
10-yr-old boy in Gurgaon sentenced for girl`s rape
Principal Magistrate Ashu Kumar Jain Monday sent the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, to ...
Unfolding in Haryana - saga of abandoned girls
A leading medical health institution in Haryana, not far from the national capital, is grappling wit...
Woman poisoned by husband for giving birth to girl
A 30-year-old woman in the capital was allegedly poisoned by her husband as she had given birth to a...
Girl child unwanted: Babies, mothers being killed
If you think, Falak and Afreen were the rare glaring examples of the cruelty meted out to baby girls...
Girl child abandoned by parents in Gurgaon
Showcasing the prejudiced mindset of society once again, a couple abandoned their one and a half ye...
‘Girls should be allowed to conduct last rites’
Morari Bapu feels there should be no stagnancy in religious beliefs.
Bihar villagers plant trees on birth of girls
Planting of trees by families on birth of a girl child has worked wonders for a village in Bhagalpur...
Slew of measures for girl child mark Jharkhand day
The day marked with girls enthralling a capacity crowd at the Birsa Munda stadium with their traditi...
Jharkhand to launch scheme to protect girl child
The Jharkhand government has approved Rs.108 crore for the Mukhyamantri Ladli Laxmi Yojna (MLLY) to ...
Need to change mindset to save girl child: MP CM
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched an ambitious campaign to save the girl child and c...
Woman set on fire for giving birth to girl
A 28-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for giving birth to a girl and...
Public awareness to curb female foeticide: Bhujbal
Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil also joined the padyatra, along with his daughter.
`Money in fix-deposit for newborn girl in BPL family`
The government will put Rs 5,000 each in fixed deposit scheme in the name of the new-born girl child...
Modi donates Sachin`s jersey for girl child edu
Over 500 gift items and souvenirs, including a jersey used by champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar`s in...
President stresses on education to girl child
Emphasizing on the need for education and empowerment of women, President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday...
Comprehensive action plan to prevent child marriages on cards
A comprehensive action plan would be drawn up to plug loopholes in effectively preventing child marr...
Girl child should be killed: Salma Ansari
Wife of Vice President Hamid Ansari said parents should poison girl child as soon she is born.
Pioneer of girl child education passes away
A pioneer of girl child education in the north eastern region, 100-year-old Salesian nun Margaret G...
Another newborn girl killed in Rajasthan
The body of a newborn girl was found in Rajasthan, bringing to the fore the plight of the girl child...
`Girl child ignored even in areas with few medical facilities`
Girl child survival is skewed even in those areas of northern India having limited access to publi...
Dwindling ratio of girl child will lead to social imbalance
Chairman of Bihar legislative council Tarakant Jha expressed concern over dwindling ratio of girls a...
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