The figure were brought recently to the notice of a bench which asked the Registrar Generals of high courts across the country to collect and collate data on pending cases of sexual offences against children as victims lodged under stringent POCSO Act.
The state government-supported self help groups of tribal women, running over 160 poultry farms in Dantewada, are engaged in the production of about four lakh chickens of the Kadaknath variety for meat annually.
The five-decade-old mining industry in the state came to a grinding halt from Friday with the Supreme Court order of a ban on iron ore extraction.
Lawyer Amit Sharma, who is also an RTI activist, said, "This is a serious issue as the rise in the number of women in the community is mainly because they purchase girls from different parts of the state."
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The policy proposes setting up of family counselling centres in the high-risk areas along with making it mandatory to bring all child victims of trafficking into the mainstream.
The first two-plus-two meeting between India and the US was tentatively scheduled for April 18-19. The dialogue was seen as a vehicle to elevate the strategic relationship between the two countries.
Complaints to police about crimes linked with social media have increased significantly in the western state, with government figures showing that about 1,574 such cases were registered in Rajasthan in the last four years.
No cases of crime against senior citizens were registered in Jammu and Kashmir between 2014 and 2016, the data show.
The Goa BJP had on Saturday said that there was no question of a change in leadership in the state due to the illness of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
The retrospective amendment will help BJP and Congress escape the fallout of a 2014 Delhi High Court judgement that held both guilty of violating the FCRA.
Various benches of the high court have been hearing a bunch of petitions filed in 2013, drawing the court's attention to the inadequate funds and infrastructure provided by the government for the State Human Rights Commission.
Last month, the Congress thumped the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, clinching the two Lok Sabha and one state Assembly seats in the bypolls. It also retained two Assembly seats in by-elections in MP, though with reduced victory margins.
The court further said while stalking essentially reflects a personality disorder of the perpetrator, it tends to put the victim and his/her family at a high mental and physical risk at the hands of the offender.
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The former finance minister took a dig at the Reserve Bank of India for still counting old currency notes. "I would like to advise the RBI Governor to go to Tirupati and get the hundi collectors. They count money faster than the RBI," he said.
Saturday's maximum temperature was recorded at 31.2 degrees Celsius, one degree above the season's normal, while the minimum temperature settled at 17.5 degrees Celsius.
Congress plenary session: Manmohan Singh also criticised Modi government's mismanagement of issues in Jammu and Kashmir and said the atmosphere is deteriorating every day.
The flexi-fare system led to up to 50 per cent increase in fares. Under the formula, base fares increase from 10 per cent to 50 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths booked.
The Security Review Coordination Committee has taken a decision to provide X-2 level security cover, which comprises one personal security officer round the clock with the Youth Congress leader.
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