Crime against children up by 300% in recent years: NCPCR chairperson

Crime against children up by 300% in recent years: NCPCR chairperson

The National Crime Record Bureau suggests that there is a rise in crime against children since 2009. 

Nov 25, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Bikaner rape case: Centre will seek information, says Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government will seek information on the alleged rape case of a minor by eight teachers in Rajasthan's Bikaner.

Mar 27, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

4200 complaints of child rights violation filed in years

Authorities have received 4202 complaints in the last three years relating to violation of child rights, of which 1237 pertained to child abuse, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Mar 24, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

UNICEF releases report on online protection of kids in India

According to the report, the surge in mobile and Internet use in India has brought 400 million people online. 

Sep 23, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

New campaign ‘Every Last Child’ from 'Save the Children' to reach two million ‘invisible’ kids

Save the Children on Tuesday launched its new global campaign, titled ‘Every Last Child’ at an event.

Apr 26, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Govt has 'wonderful' schemes for children, but nothing on ground: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up the government for the mismatch between the "wonderful" welfare schemes for children belonging to lower strata of society and their implementation, saying the ground reality was "completely different".

Aug 28, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

'Tobacco, alcohol most common substances used by streetkids'

Tobacco and alcohol have been found to be most common substances used by street children, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi informed Parliament on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 21:15 PM IST

SC directs government to appoint child rights panel chief, members

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the central government to appoint the chairman and the members of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights as same was dysfunctional on account of their absence.

Jan 13, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

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".

Jun 29, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

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

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

Jun 10, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

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

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.

Oct 22, 2013, 20:03 PM IST

Child rights panel summons Maharashtra officials

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.

Sep 30, 2013, 18:23 PM IST

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

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

Jul 31, 2013, 22:43 PM IST

Uttarakhand govt gets NCPCR rap on missing count

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

Jul 04, 2013, 21:25 PM IST

NCPCR seeks report from U`khand govt on missing children

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.

Jul 03, 2013, 23:04 PM IST

NCPCR seeks report from CARA on fake adoptions

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).

Jun 30, 2013, 11:02 AM IST

NCPCR to seek report from states on plight of migrant children

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.

Jun 23, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Lack of knowledge hampering child protection programmes: NCPCR

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

Jun 05, 2013, 15:58 PM IST

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

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

Jun 03, 2013, 20:10 PM IST

Don`t air video of child molestation victim: NCPCR

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.

Sep 28, 2012, 21:21 PM IST