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Thursday, October 21, 2021



NCPCR seeks DyDE report on Walnut School’s ‘decision to send fee defaulters on forced leave’

August 27, 2021 7:03 am

Walnut School in Fursungi had allegedly sent students who failed to pay their fees on 'forced leave', violating Sections 16 and 17 of the Right to Education Act 2009.

Children in hospital made to sit in heat for govt function, NCPCR seeks action

August 22, 2021 7:26 am

The notice from NCPCR chairman Priyank Kanoongo stated, “The children were made to sit for over two hours under the scorching sun, which prima-facie appears to be in violation of Section 75 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Child Protection) Act 2015.”

Children admitted to hospital made to sit in scorching heat in Madhya Pradesh; NCPCR seeks action

August 21, 2021 10:34 pm

The commission requested the chief secretary to get the matter investigated under section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act

Let LGBTQ+ couples adopt

July 06, 2021 8:47 pm

Recent jurisprudence recognises both the right of abandoned or orphaned children to be adopted and the equality of same-sex couples. In the context of the Covid tragedy, adoption by such couples must be legalised.

FIR against Twitter after child rights body flags porn on platform

June 30, 2021 7:54 am

A complaint was lodged by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on May 29 this year regarding such content being present in the form of various accounts and links on the website.

Action against children homes with Harsh Mander link: Court asks NCPCR to explain procedure

April 08, 2021 12:49 am

Ummed Aman Ghar for Boys and Khushi Rainbow Home For Girls, run by Centre for Equity Studies (CES) where Mander is a Director, have sought quashing of the inspection reports of NCPCR.

Bible being taught to kids of women prisoners, gross negligence on part of state machinery: NCPCR study

April 07, 2021 8:43 am

The report is based on 144 responses received from women prisoners, their children, heads of children’s homes and hostels, heads of schools and prison officials. The study covered eight prisons meant for women in Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra.

NCPCR asks Netflix to stop streaming ‘Bombay Begums’

March 12, 2021 4:31 am

In its notice to Netflix, NCPCR directed the streaming platform to furnish an action taken report within the next 24 hours.

Shakti Vahini email blocked, NCPCR writes to Yahoo

December 23, 2020 2:08 am

Shakti Vahini said they have lost access to all their data of the past two decades and have had to stop all work.

Children's body asks states to ensure safety of students in online classes started due to lockdown

April 19, 2020 1:00 pm

The NCPCR said the safety of children in the digital space would be the responsibility of school or educational institution conducting online classes