04 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A new documentary based on the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 highlights gender inequality and sex crimes in the nation, with the seeming lack of remorse among those convicted of the crime shocking even the film's director.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Total abolition of child labour, strict monitoring on the issue of BPL cards and doing away with the mandatory use of iodised salt were among several issues raised during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
25 Feb 2015
Mumbai: 'Balika Vadhu' brought a social menace of society child marriage into the limelight, and now with an 11-year-old leap, the show makers are set to revisit the original theme of the show to highlight the plight of young brides forced into a marriage at an early age.
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government will take up the bill on prohibition of child labour in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament. The session is to commence from February 23, while the Union Budget 2015-16 will be presented on February 28.
13 Feb 2015
Accra: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday called for urgent action to end grave violations of the rights of children, including their recruitment and use by armed groups.
21 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to 'expeditiously' fill up the vacancies, including the post of Chairperson, in the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for effectively dealing with issues like missing children in the country.
20 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Coming down on what she termed the "idleness and deliberate lying" of adoption agencies, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday asked them to complete the adoption process within four months.
14 Feb 2015
New York: Scientists have discovered a delicate fern in the mountains of France that is the "love child" of two distantly-related groups of plants that have not interbred in 60 million years.
01 May 2013
A 12-year-old child bride was allegedly raped by her 60-year-old father-in-law in Nagra area, a senior officer said on Wednesday.
10 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan, who is gearing up for the release of his dark and intense drama "Badlapur", says he is very passionate about his films and treats every project like his "child".