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Apex court seeks response to NGO’s missing children action plan plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the governments of states and union territories to file their response to a petition seeking the formulation of a National ... Read more...

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Court gets draft Delhi bill on trafficking of kids (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government Monday submitted in the Delhi High Court a draft of a bill aimed at preventing trafficking of children through unregulated placement agencies.The court ... Read more...

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Court gets draft Delhi bill on trafficking of kids


May 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government Monday submitted in the the Delhi High Court a draft of a bill aimed at preventing trafficking of children through unregulated placement ... Read more...

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15 child workers rescued in Delhi (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued Thursday from the Old Delhi Railway Station and five people, ... Read more...

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Draft law ready to regulate Delhi placement agencies


March 7th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has prepared a draft legislation to regulate placement agencies in the city.The court was hearing ... Read more...

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‘Educated girls entering flesh trade for money’ (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Observing that even educated girls from well-off families were entering the flesh trade to fund their lifestyles, the Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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‘Tell Me O Kkhuda’ not a flop, says Hema


November 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Hema Malini says that her directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda", which was relaunch pad for her daughter Esha Deol, is not a box office ... Read more...

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53 child workers rescued


October 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A total of 53 child labourers were rescued from factories in north Delhi and seven employers arrested Tuesday, said NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan.The raids were ... Read more...

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19 child labourers rescued in Delhi


July 26th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Nineteen child labourers found slaving away in shoe, sticker and bag manufacturing units here were rescued by police with the help of an NGO, it ... Read more...

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Seven kids go missing in Delhi every day


July 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Many fathers and mothers in Delhi, especially from the working class, are coping with a sudden vacuum in their lives: their children have disappeared. Seven ... Read more...

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29 child labourers rescued from Delhi


July 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Twentynine child labourers, forced to work in inhuman conditions for around 15 hours daily, were rescued by a team of Delhi Police along with labour ... Read more...

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Child labour generates Rs.120,000 crore in black money: NGO


June 12th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child labour in India generates more than Rs.120,000 crore annually as black money, NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) said here Sunday on World Anti-Child Labour ... Read more...

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42 child labourers rescued in Delhi, Punjab


June 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) As many as 42 child labourers, including 34 from Delhi, were rescued from sweet shops and roadside eateries in the capital, according to a child ... Read more...

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India ratifies UN Convention against Organised Crime


May 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has ratified the United Nations Convention against Organised Crime, and its three protocols, which aims at combating trafficking, migrant smuggling and illicit trafficking in ... Read more...

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20 child labourers rescued in Delhi


May 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Twenty child labourers have been rescued from zari (embroidery) units and roadside eateries in south Delhi, a statement by a child rights NGO that assisted ... Read more...

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Missing kids of Delhi - children of a lesser god?


April 30th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) When toddler Ishaan, the son of a businessman, went missing, Delhi Police went into a tizzy, deploying 15 teams to look for him and tracing ... Read more...

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39 child labourers rescued in Delhi


April 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Thirty-nine child labourers were rescued from zari (embroidery), bag making and electrical goods manufacturing units in the capital Tuesday, an NGO said.NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan ... Read more...

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26 child labourers rescued in Delhi


April 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In two different rescue operations, 26 child labourers were rescued from zari (embroidery) units and dhabas (roadside eateries) in the capital, an NGO said Monday.According ... Read more...

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Candle light vigil held for killed child worker


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) About a thousand people flocked to India Gate Friday evening to join in a candle light vigil in memory of 10-year-old Moin Khan, who was ... Read more...

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Police arrest child killer employer


April 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The employer of 10-year-old Moin who was beaten to death last week has been arrested on the charge of murder. Police also rescued Moin's brother ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigil against child labour


April 20th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of the shocking case of a 10-year-old boy being beaten to death by his employer, an NGO here will hold a candlelight ... Read more...

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Activists cheer child labour prohibition in circuses


April 18th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's direction to the central government Monday to ensure that no children are employed in circuses, NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans employment of children in circuses


April 18th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court today banned the employment of children in circuses and directed the government to rescue children employed in the sector.The apex court also asked the ... Read more...

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Prohibit employment of children in circuses: apex court (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Citing fundamental rights, the Supreme Court Monday directed the central government to issue a notification prohibiting the employment of children in Indian circuses."In order to ... Read more...

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7-year-old servant girl rescued in Delhi


April 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl, employed as a servant by a couple in Delhi and severely tortured by them, has been rescued, a child rights NGO said ... Read more...

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Six units employing child labourers sealed, 20 held


March 24th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Raids were conducted on seven factories employing child labourers, and Delhi Police sealed six of them and arrested 20 employers, an NGO said Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Court slams official for lapses in child workers’ rescue (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came down heavily on sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Geeta Colony in east Delhi for poor handling of an NGO-led operation ... Read more...

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Official blamed for lapses in child workers’ rescue


March 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came down heavily on sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) of Geeta Colony in east Delhi for poor handling of an NGO-led operation ... Read more...

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Court summons Delhi Police chief on NGO’s complaint (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Acting on an urgent plea of an NGO that police escorts remained mute spectators as its members were beaten up while rescuing child workers, ... Read more...

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High Court summons Delhi Police chief on NGO’s complaint


March 18th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Acting on an NGO's plea that its members were beaten up while rescuing child workers and that Delhi Police officers remained mute spectators, the Delhi ... Read more...

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Four NGO members beaten up while rescuing 22 child workers


March 18th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Four members of an NGO, Bachpan Bachao Andolan, were allegedly beaten up by some unidentified people while rescuing 22 children working for Rs.10 a day ... Read more...

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Not just poverty, corporate callousness drives children to labour


March 15th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) His hair neatly combed, T-shirt tucked into his trousers, Sunil, all of 12, sits on a bench outside a children's home here and recounts the ... Read more...

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BJP holds rally against ‘mafia rule’ in Maharashtra


March 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday organised a rally on the first day of the Maharashtra assembly's budget session to protest what it called "mafia ... Read more...

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26 child workers rescued in Delhi


February 15th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Twenty-six child workers were rescued from an embroidery unit in south Delhi Tuesday, an NGO said. The police crackdown on the unit in Jamia Nagar area came ... Read more...

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