Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022



Childline 1098 stands to help and assist children – not police them

August 12, 2021 10:57 pm

There are very few spaces for children in our society to seek help and Childline revolutionised the simple yet fraught act of a child asking for help. Making police the first port of call for vulnerable minors will undo those gains

Woman held for ‘forcing’minor daughter into prostitution

November 27, 2014 4:06 am

The police said that the girl was staying in the house with a woman identified as Salma Sheikh (43)

Children raped, tortured at Karjat shelter for poor

May 30, 2014 1:20 am

The shelter was running illegally at Takve village in Karjat taluka, barely 60 km from Mumbai.

Help says ‘beaten’ up by cops after employer accuses her of theft

October 28, 2012 2:52 am

A girl has filed a complaint at Kothrud police station,through child rights organisation Childline,that she was allegedly beaten up at Kothrud police station when she was brought there on the suspicion of theft at a lawyer’s house in Kothrud where she works as a help.

Jail for HIV+ man who raped daughter and passed on virus

September 15, 2012 12:28 am

The court of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau has convicted an HIV positive man of rape,causing miscarriage and attempt to murder,holding that knowingly passing on a sexually transmitted disease was “an act likely to cause death”,and,hence,punishable.

Abusive housewife burns boy on cheeks with hot spatula

July 11, 2012 5:42 pm

An eight-year-old boy working as a domestic help was injured for being late from market.

Fund-raising competitions

November 14, 2011 2:16 am

Like every year,the NGO Dnyana Devi will hold its annual dance and drama competitions on December 18 to raise funds for its various activities.