From a 14-year-old boy ‘sold’ by his family for Rs 2,000 to work at a bangle factory to a 16-year-old girl allegedly conned into boarding the wrong train — their safety depends on Childline volunteers and police officers at the forefront of the fight against child trafficking.
The first responders to any medical emergency, the capital’s 265 CATS ambulances are in a bad shape, with 60 vehicles unfit for use and over 100 outdated. Kaunain Sheriff M tracks the fleet for five days to uncover the many problems — from lack of medical equipment to faulty technology.
Taking cognizance of a November 20 report by The Indian Express, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also asked the DG Prisons to look into whether there was sufficient cleanliness in the jail
Spread across four states, the 692-km-long Aravalli range has been assailed by a host of problems over the years — deforestation, mining and now encroachment. The Indian Express looks at how development in Haryana dealt a blow to the ecosystem and the animals living in it