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Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:39

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today opposed the Women and Child Development ministry`s proposal for lowering the age of a juvenile from 18 to 16, calling it "against child rights".

Officials should not be removed because of change in govt: NCPCR chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 19:27

People who are serving their tenure should not be removed because of change in government, the NCPCR Chairperson Kushal Singh said today.

NCPCR`s guidelines to Bengal for `right to play`

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 20:03

To ensure a child`s "right to play", India`s apex child rights panel has issued a 10-point guideline to the West Bengal government.

Child rights panel summons Maharashtra officials

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 18:23

The national child rights panel Monday summoned Maharashtra government officials for failing to respond to queries on issues related to children`s deaths due to suspected malnourishment.

`Kids not getting due attention as they are not vote banks`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 22:43

The NCPCR on Tuesday said children are not getting due attention as they are not considered as vote bank for any political party.

Uttarakhand govt gets NCPCR rap on missing count

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 21:25

Uttarakhand government on Thursday came under criticism from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

NCPCR seeks report from U`khand govt on missing children

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 23:04

NCPCR sought a report from the Bahuguna-government on exact number of children missing in the recent Uttarakhand calamity and asked it identify those who were orphaned in the tragedy.

NCPCR seeks report from CARA on fake adoptions

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 11:02

Concerned over fake inter-country adoptions, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has demanded an action report from the Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA).

NCPCR to seek report from states on plight of migrant children

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 09:41

NGOs in Tamil Nadu have claimed that children of migrant workers from Odisha and AP are being deprived of basic facilities, prompting the NCPCR to seek action taken report from the corresponding state governments.

Lack of knowledge hampering child protection programmes: NCPCR

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 15:58

Lack of proper knowledge, little practical training as well as shortage of professionals is hampering the child protection programmes, says the NCPCR.

NCPCR directs state govt to submit report on inspector`s escape

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 20:10

The NCPCR on Monday directed the Meghalaya government to submit a detailed report of the incident in South West Garo Hills district.

Don`t air video of child molestation victim: NCPCR

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 21:21

In its statement NCPCR also said that the Juvenile Justice Act and other rules also laid down that the identity and privacy of child victims is protected.