Child labour

Chhattisgarh to get cell to monitor child labour

Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday decided to set up a dedicated cell to conduct a survey of child and bonded labourers in every district of the state and take steps for their rehabilitation.

May 22, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Child labour irregularities hit the roof!

Irregularities under the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 are steadily on the rise.

Apr 12, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

Child labour: HC summons senior police officer

A top police officer and the Labour Commissioner were summoned by the Delhi High Court for the failure to implement its order asking them to take steps for eliminating the menace of child labour.

Jan 24, 2013, 22:57 PM IST

Rescued child labourers in Andhra dist to get stip

Students rescued from child labour here will get a monthly stipend from the central government under the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) through Aadhar-Enabled Payment System (AEPS).

Jan 06, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

Maha to ensure brick makers don`t employ bonded, child labour

Maharashtra government assured the Bombay High Court that its labour department officials would ensure that bonded and child labour are not employed in the ensuing season.

Dec 14, 2012, 00:52 AM IST

Bill in RS seeks 2-yr jail for child labour employ

A bill seeking two-year jail term for child labour employers, and ban on employment of children below 14 and adolescents below 18 was introduced.

Dec 04, 2012, 16:29 PM IST

Indian garment sector not deploying child labour: AEPC

Apex garment body Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Tuesday said the Indian garment sector complies with international labour laws that prohibits child labour.

Oct 09, 2012, 15:52 PM IST

Innocence at peril

Authorities have failed to check rising crimes against children.

Sep 28, 2012, 12:56 PM IST

Innocence at peril

Authorities have failed to check rising crimes against children.

Sep 28, 2012, 12:47 PM IST

Complete ban on child labour below 14 approved by Cabinet

A proposal to put a complete ban on employment of children up to the age of 14 both in hazardous and non-hazardous work by amending an anti-child labour Act was cleared by the government on Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2012, 18:39 PM IST

Time to wake up to child labour issue: PM’s wife

According to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), India is home to over 40 million child labourers.

Jul 21, 2012, 18:47 PM IST

108 children rescued from industrial units, 25 arrested

In a major crackdown, city police on Thursday rescued 108 children working in small scale industry units in Madanpura area of south Mumbai and arrested 25 persons for allegedly employing them.

Jun 15, 2012, 00:29 AM IST

`Puducherry a child labour free Union territory`

Union Territory of Puducherry is free from menace of `child labour`, Welfare Minister P Rajavelu said.

Jun 12, 2012, 23:15 PM IST

`Child labour should be eradicated without delay`

Rajavelu urged NGOs, government agencies and volunteers with social outlook to ensure early eradication of child labour.

Jun 12, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

Case against TDP leaders for employing minor

A case of child abuse under the Juvenile Justice Act and Child Labour Act has been registered against TDP candidates.

May 23, 2012, 21:31 PM IST

Children `working` in MGNREGS, probe ordered

A probe has been ordered into the allegation that child labourers were being engaged in executing works of MGNREGS in Ganjam district.

May 15, 2012, 12:21 PM IST

‘Use of child labour in households growing’

Pointing to a rise in child labour in domestic units, NCPCR is seeking to bring households under the ambit of labour laws.

Jan 30, 2012, 11:55 AM IST

Kids in India engaged in worst child labour: US

India along with Bangladesh and the Philippines lead
the world in the number of products made by child workers.

Oct 04, 2011, 21:28 PM IST

NHRC notice to Bihar govt for child labour

NHRC issued a notice to Bihar govt for allegedly making children serve politicians at a function
attended by the state`s labour minister.

Sep 05, 2011, 19:46 PM IST

HC directive to Pudu Govt on child labour rules

The Madras High Court directed
the government of Pudhucherry to notify the rule pertaining to
child labour preferably within three months.

Aug 01, 2011, 20:37 PM IST