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Ministry of Women and Child Development: Don’t call for children’s adoption on social media

May 18, 2021 5:52 am

The Ministry has since issued such alerts regarding the matter on several instances.

Lockdown offer: Adopt cobra @ Rs. 2k/per annum, elephant @ Rs. 1.75 lakh at Bengaluru zoo

May 01, 2020 9:26 pm

The animal adoption initiative is part of the Bannerghatta Biological Park's outreach programme, as people are not able to visit the zoo due to the lockdown.

A single parent shares her journey of adopting her child, and challenging social norms

April 15, 2020 10:37 am

"The first question anybody asks my child is: 'Tumhaare papa kahaan hain?' (Where is your father?). It is a normal question. But I tell them she does not have a father."

Telangana Class 10 girl's suicide raises questions on adoption system

February 20, 2020 5:25 pm

Over two months after the suicide, an internal inquiry by the department of women development and child welfare (WDCW) of Telangana state has concluded that "red-flags were noticed earlier and not taken into due consideration", and has called for a systemic overhaul of the state's post-adoption system.

Kids should be told they are adopted by the age of three, says study

September 18, 2019 4:35 pm

Published in the Journal of Family Issues, the study titled Delaying Adoption Disclosure: A Survey of Late Discovery, concluded that people who received the news of their adoption as young adults or adults have less satisfaction than those who found out as young children.

How do you tell your child they are adopted?

March 25, 2019 6:31 pm

"The earlier the child knows the better...Why hide that the child is adopted? Are we protecting the child? What are you protecting the child from?" said parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh.

Food poisoning might not be the reason, says FDA

January 08, 2019 1:32 am

FDA officials collected 15 samples of dal, rice, milk, and other raw materials used for cooking at the Chembur-based adoption home on December 26, the day five-month-old orphan Khushi died in Zen hospital.

'I wish you were my mother,' she wrote

November 05, 2018 3:55 pm

"Yet now I loved a flesh-and-blood child, and I had a decision to make. And I had to be happy with that decision. Because if I chose to be her mother, I needed to want to be her mother."

IG to father of three, all want to adopt abandoned 6-month-old baby

February 14, 2018 9:47 am

Officials at the lone orphanage for 13 districts in Uttar Pradesh, which houses 35 children, say the girl cannot be adopted for the next two months, until the CWC holds a committee meeting and deems it fit.

Registration of adoption under Hindu law to be made mandatory

November 22, 2017 3:25 pm

"The ministry of women and child development has prepared a draft Cabinet note proposing an amendment to HAMA in order to make it compulsory for parents to register with the apex adoption body, Child Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)," a ministry spokesperson said