NCPCR

  • Delhi government to teach children refusal skills to prevent their abuse September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government is devising comprehensive awareness modules to prevent child abuse, especially sexual abuse. The awareness modules are not only meant for children but also for the parents, teachers and other care givers in Homes where children in need of care and protection are lodged. "Though there are...
  • Former NCPCR member Vinod Kumar Tikoo says 'kindergarten schools should fall under regulatory authority' August 22, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vinod Kumar Tikoo said that the problem with kindergarten schools was that they did not fall under any regulatory authority. "The authority should take onus of the fact that they are actually responsible for the...
  • Trinamool candidate violated child rights: Netaji family May 11, 2014

    Kolkata: A section of family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has complained against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate Sugata Bose, also a Netaji kin, to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights accusing him of violating child rights by using a kid in his poll campaign. "He has been...
  • Child rights panel wants law classes for Meghalaya Police June 5, 2013

    Shillong: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday instructed Meghalaya Police to undergo training on laws relating to women and child rights. The instruction came a day after the child rights panel reprimanded police in connection with the alleged rape of two minors in South West...
  • Chhattisgarh tribal girls' assault: NCPCR sends notice to state govt March 29, 2013

    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sent a notice to the Chhattisgarh government. NCPCR official Vinod Ticu said it is a failure of the monitoring system. ...
  • Haryana rapes are a shame for the country: NCPCR Chairperson October 8, 2012

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Shanta Sinha said the rapes in Haryana were not just a shame for the state but for the country as a whole. "It is shocking that so many rapes and gangrapes took place within a month. There needs to be some...
  • NCPCR to look into minor rape cases in Haryana October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Concerned over a spurt in incidents of rape of teenaged girls in Haryana, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Sunday said it will seek explanation from the state government in each case, including action taken against culprits. The Commission also said the recent incidents with...
  • Encephalitis outbreak: UP govt to set up diagnostic centres October 5, 2012

    An outbreak of encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh has so far claimed the lives of 400 children this year. Many more are fighting for survival. CNNIBN found that nearly Rs 3350 crore that was sanctioned by the government to battle the outbreak hardly reached those who needed it most. The Akhilesh Yadav government...
  • Vaccination is the key solution for encephalitis: NCPCR October 4, 2012

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vandana Prasad has said that children from the economically weaker sections are low on the priority list. She also said that good vaccines are available for encephalitis and they can ensure that immunisation is done. A day after CNNIBN highlighted deaths due...
  • NCPCR takes note of encephalitis in Gorakhpur October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN highlighted deaths due to encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has taken note of the disease in Gorakhpur. NCPCR has summoned senior health officials of Uttar Pradesh. Over 350 children died of encephalitis in 2012 in Gorakhpur. In the...
  • Hisar gangrape case: Only 2 suspects arrested after 17 days September 26, 2012

    Hisar: Nationwide outrage continues to build over the delay in nabbing the 'upper caste' men who allegedly gangraped a 16yearold Dalit girl in Hisar, Haryana. Seventeen days on, only two suspects have been arrested and booked. After the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights, the National Commission for...
  • Haryana: NCPCR promises action into gangrape case September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A double tragedy for a Dalit family in Hisar, Haryana after a man was finally cremated four days after he committed suicide because his daughter was allegedly gangraped by eight upper caste men in Dabra village. The family says the father killed himself because he knew he wouldn't...
  • NCPCR promises probe into Haryana Dalit girl rape case September 23, 2012

    A 16yearold Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by eight "upper caste" men on September 9 in the Dabra area of Hisar. ...
  • Protect minor girl who wants to marry: HC to NCPCR August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with a "piquant" case of a 13yearold girl marrying a youth and refusing to go back to her parents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights to ensure her safe custody and education till settlement of the case. "This is...
  • K'taka RTE kids case: NCPCR demands report July 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Thursday asked the Karnataka government to submit a report following allegations that four students from economically weaker section (EWS) were humiliated in a prominent Bangalore school. Taking suo motu cognisance of a media report, the NCPCR directed Karnataka Education Secretary...
  • Shantiniketan shame: Do schools still resort to extreme punishment? July 10, 2012

    The PMO steps into the Vishva Bharti university controversy at Santiniketan after a 10yearold is forced to drink urine by her hostel warden for bedwetting. ...
  • Urine shocker: PMO asks for details, seeks action July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Office(PMO) on Monday sought a report in the incident of a class 5 student of West Bengal's VisvaBharati university school being allegedly forced to drink her own urine as a punishment for bedwetting. The PMO has also sought action against the accused in the case....
  • Urine shocker: Girl's parents, warden get bail July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: In a bizarre twist in the corporal punishment case the VisvaBharati university in West Bengal, the 10yearold girl's parents were arrested along with the hostel warden and later granted bail. The girl was allegedly forced to drink her own urine for bed wetting. While the warden was arrested over the...
  • Urine shocker: Girl's parents, warden arrested July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: The parents of the Class 5 girl, who was allegedly forced to drink her own urine for bed wetting, have been arrested for entering the girls hostel without permission. The warden who has been accused of punishing the girl has also been arrested. Those arrested were taken to the...
  • WB: Girl forced to drink urine, NCPCR seeks report July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has demanded an explanation and sought a report over the Class 5 girl made to drink urine in West Bengal. The shocking incident of corporal punishment came from the university founded by Rabindranath Tagore, VisvaBharati's Patha Bhavan. The class 5 student was...
  • WB: School girl made to drink urine for bedwetting July 8, 2012

    Kolkata: A four member factfinding committee has been constituted to look into the allegation that a class five student of VisvaBharati's Patha Bhavan school was forced to drink her urine as a punishment for bedwetting, a university official said Sunday. "We have received a complaint that a class 5 residential student...
  • Gurgaon NGO caretaker arrested for sexual abuse May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocker from Gurgaon, the caretaker of an NGOrun shelter has been arrested for allegedly raping, filming and threatening the minor girls who stayed there. This after the victims' teacher alerted the authorities. A team from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) conducted a raid...
  • Amroha baby sale case: NCPCR demands action April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Monday wrote to the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh demanding action on the Amroha baby sale case by April 23. Taking cognizance of the CNNIBN Cobrapost expose on babies for sale, the NCPCR asked the state government to...
  • Child rights panel to probe baby bazaar April 13, 2012

    New Delhi: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Dr Shanta Sinha has promised a thorough probe into the selling of babies in Uttar Pradesh. A CNNIBN Cobra Post expose on babies for sale shows how a government hospital in Amroha in Western Uttar Pradesh has become a...
  • Baby Afreen's death a murder: Child rights panel April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Wednesday reacted sharply to the death of Baby Afreen, the threemonthold baby, who was allegedly beaten and abused by her father, calling it a murder. "This is very tragic and sad. The case should be brought to a logical ending....
  • Guidelines for schools to end physical punishment March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Schools should constitute special monitoring cells to take prompt action in cases of physical punishment or harassment of children, according to guidelines unveiled by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Monday to eliminate corporal punishment. The guidelines suggest that Corporal Punishment Monitoring Cells (CPMCs) should hear...
  • 'Over 80 pc students in schools are humiliated' March 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 80 per cent of students in schools across the country are humiliated by teachers who tell them that they are not capable of learning, a study conducted by national child rights body has said. Even the "cruel practice" of giving electric shocks finds a mention in the yettobe...
  • Act against teacher who traumatised 6yrold: NCPCR February 21, 2012

    The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights has expressed shock over the child's death in Haryana. ...
  • Child rights panel questions Bengal on infant deaths February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking cognizance of deaths of newborn babies in various hospitals of West Bengal, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday said it has asked the state government to spell out, in detail, the steps taken to tackle the situation. "We have sought the details from...
  • Encephalitis deaths: Azad blames Mayawati Govt October 8, 2011

    New Delhi: CNNIBN on Friday reported 500 children have died of encephalitis in eastern UP in the last two months. The political blame game has now begun. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, in the middle of grappling with the Telangana crisis, put the blame squarely on the Mayawati government. Azad...