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Friday, April 10, 2020

child beggars


45 minors begging on Surat roads sent to juvenile home

January 23, 2020 12:59 am

Following complaints of harassment by vehicle users, Surat police commissioner RB Brahmbhatt had directed inspectors of all 27 police stations in the city to carry out the drive against minors begging at traffic junctions as well as near temples and dargahs.

Techie-turned-activist covers 9000 km on foot, says won't rest till India becomes 'child begging free'

September 01, 2018 6:46 pm

Ashish is an aircraft maintenance cum mechanical engineer from the Indian Institute of Aeronautics. Since graduating in 2014, he worked as production engineer with Dan Block Brake India Private Limited for a year.

Need law on beggary which emphasises rehabilitation, says Maneka Gandhi

August 20, 2017 12:45 pm

"I would like to draw your attention to the fact that Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 fails to address the casual factors of begging and takes an archaic approach which violates the rights of children and contradicts the protective provisions of Juvenile Justice Act," Maneka Gandhi said.

A day in the life of Parveen Khatoon, 12, singer-beggar on Kolkata’s local trains

February 14, 2016 12:35 am

Every day, Parveen boards trains running between Dum Dum and Sealdah and sings — Kumar Sanu melodies, plus patriotic and devotional numbers. Her mother fears for her safety, but Parveen insists, “I am strong”

Plea in HC to eradicate begging by children

December 26, 2014 1:19 am

A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice P S Teji posted the matter for further consideration on January 7.

UT’s child rights commission to launch drive against child beggary

July 14, 2014 4:28 am

The commission officials are in the process of holding meetings with a number of NGOs.

480 children in city out of school,says report

November 21, 2013 6:01 am

According to the report,the annual combined income of all the children begging in the city is over Rs 1 crore.

New legislation on way for welfare of Delhi beggars

November 07, 2010 4:32 pm

Delhi government is considering setting up schools across the city for child beggars.

From Feb,dial 1098 to rescue child beggars

January 14, 2009 12:02 am

From next month,if you see a child begging or even selling wares at a traffic intersection in the city,don’t take out your wallet to hand out alms.