India | Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday January 24, 2015
The superintendent and supervisor of a government-run juvenile home in Hyderabad, where an 11-year-old was found dead in a mysterious condition this week, have been suspended. Police say that preliminary investigation point to negligence on their par...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 27, 2014
Thirteen child labourers, engaged in hotels, liquor shops and construction sites, were rescued by the Cuttack district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) with the help of police, a CWC member said today.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday June 12, 2014
The woman in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri who had sold her new born son for 13,000 rupees last month has now taken him back.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 11, 2014
More than 100 children from Jharkhand, brought for orphanages in Kerala without proper documents recently, were sent back home while 59 boys from West Bengal would be returned to their home state in the next two days, state government said on Tuesday...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
A 14-year-old Mizo boy, who was taken away from his poor parents by some people promising better life five years ago, was rescued from an ashram in Haryana, Mizoram Child Welfare Committee said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
To facilitate expeditious decisions regarding care and protection of neglected children the Delhi government has constituted a new Child Welfare Committee at Lajpat Nagar, for the rehabilitation of fire victim boys and girls.
India | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 18, 2013
Beaten mercilessly and tortured by his own parents, a five-year-old child is battling for life in a Kerala hospital, lying in coma, with extensive damage to his brain and lungs and horrifying injuries all over his body.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 16, 2013
Police have arrested three people in Ghaziabad today for allegedly trafficking girls from Jharkhand to Delhi. The cops also claimed to have rescued about 20 girls from a railway station.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
More than 2,150 rape cases were registered in Karnataka in the past three years, says a report of an official committee, calling for the need for non-bailable warrant against accused and bringing the crime under the stringent Goonda Act.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday January 8, 2013
Eight months after her children returned to India after a lengthy legal battle in Norway, Sagarika Bhattacharya will be able to take them home. The 30-year-old had been granted custody of her son Abhigyan and her daughter Aishwarya by the Calcutta Hi...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday December 21, 2012
On November 25, a brave 19-year-old girl caught her neighbour in the act of raping his three-year-old daughter, and rescued the child. Since then, the only family known to Asha (name changed to protect privacy) as she inches towards a recovery, are d...
India | ndtv.com | Friday November 9, 2012
The Child Welfare Committee of Burdwan (CWC) has passed interim orders for release of the siblings Abhigyan Bhattacharya (4 yrs) and Aishwarya Bhattacharya (23 months) from foster care and restoration to their mother, Smt. Sagarika Chakraborty.
Cities | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday October 22, 2012
One-month old Damini is still in critical condition in hospital. But Baby Damini, who till two days ago was strapped by her father to his chest as he pulled a rickshaw in Rajasthan, now has a whole country looking after her.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday June 29, 2012
Officials of the Dehu Road police station have come under heavy criticism for allegedly turning down a 15-year-old's plea to register a complaint of domestic violence against her husband and in-laws. In addition, they allegedly asked the girl to go b...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 2, 2012
Close on the heels of the Norway child custody row, a similar case has come to light in Sweden where an NRI woman has claimed that her son is being held in foster care on charges of neglect and sought the help from Indian authorities.
South | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday April 11, 2012
Even as baby Afreen continues to be on life support in the ICU of a Bangalore hospital, after allegedly being beaten by her own father, the state Child Welfare Committee has issued a notice to the paternal grandmother of baby Afreen. The committee is...
Cities | MiD-Day.com | Tuesday February 21, 2012
A day after MiD DAY's expose on the baby-selling racket flourishing in Ulhasnagar, even as Minister of Women and Child Welfare assured of necessary action in the matter, members of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) called for an emergency meet at NGO...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday June 17, 2011
Thirty-six children between the age of one to 18 have disappeared from the Niradhar Balsangopan Anath Ashram in Dapodi in Pune. The incident took place just two days after the Dnyanadevi-Childline social workers found all 36 children eating together in a single room on the ground floor of the two-st...