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Headless panels: High Court issues notices to Rajasthan government

The court noted that the state women’s commission had been rendered virtually defunct since the expiry of former chairperson Laad Kumari Jain’s term.

Key panels in Rajasthan headless for a year

State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights has been headless since November 2013, the Women’s Commission and Commission for Scheduled Castes have not had a chairperson since last year.


Sexual assault of 5-year-old: Child rights panel for FIR against school administrator, bus conductor

The offence under Section 19, read with Section 21 (2), of the POCSO Act attracts imprisonment up to one year and fine.

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

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

Police file FIR against principal, management for ‘detaining’ students outside school

The notice stated that the parents must either pay fees or discontinue the admissions of their wards from June 3.

Relief for student who was issued leaving certificate by school

In September last year, the girl was allegedly told by a classmate that an “uncle outside said her mother was sick and had come to fetch her”.


Child rights panel rules out medical negligence in 15-year-old’s death

In their final order, MSCPCR said that the post-mortem report revealed that the death of the patient was due to malaria.

Panel slams cops for booking boy who was assaulted,orders CID probe

Boy was allegedly beaten up after being stripped naked by a truck driver for stealing spare parts from his vehicle.

Six cops suspended for ‘assaulting’ juveniles in custody

Six police personnel including the Station House Officer (SHO) of Vijay Vihar police station were suspended for allegedly beating up juveniles in custody.

A few RTE hits,many misses by states

Of over 52 lakh posts sanctioned across states,11 lakh are still vacant. Battling this shortage,particularly of qualified teachers,has been the most challenging task for states.