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AP State Commission for Protection of Child Rights angry over classes conducted on summer holidays

The matter was brought to attention by the students and their parents and the Commission sought to take legal actions against the institutions

Published on 20th April 2023

Karnataka elections: Authorities ban involvement of children in campaigning by political parties

Activists pointed out that students’ education might get affected due to their participation in political rallies and other campaign activities, and demanded strict actions against the parties

Published on 4th April 2023

Kerala: Directive from state child rights' commission on mobile phones faces criticism from teachers' associations

Commission for Protection of Child Rights' recent order directed that students should not be banned from bringing mobile phones to schools

Published on 20th January 2023

Use 'teacher' instead of 'sir' and 'ma'am' in schools, Kerala child rights commission recommends

The commission directed the DGE to issue the necessary directions to all schools in the state and to inform them of the action taken within 60 days

Published on 12th January 2023

Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh open for students from all faiths

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has called for an investigation into government-funded madrasas that admit non-Muslim children, including physical verification of the children a

Published on 9th January 2023

Stop frisking students for mobile phones; it hurts their self-respect, says Kerala child rights panel

Criticising the blanket ban imposed against students carrying mobile phones to schools, it said the gadgets have become an inseparable part of today's life

Published on 7th January 2023

Andhra Pradesh: SCPCR Chairman inspection in IIIT Srikakulam campus after 225 students fell ill with food poisoning

The chairman directed the IIIT officials to submit a detailed report on the alleged food poisoning in the next three days

Published on 7th November 2022

Delhi: DCPCR's early warning system helps over 33k students resume formal education 

Launched in April 2022, the system is currently deployed across all 1,046 Delhi government schools, comprising nearly 19 lakh students

Published on 28th October 2022

Probe death of children at orphanage in Tirupur: NCPCR requests TN government 

NCPCR came across news reports that 3 orphan children died and over 15 fell sick after consuming food in a private orphanage in Tirupur District


Published on 6th October 2022

Delhi: 'Poor performance' of municipal schools; Child Rights body issues notice to MCD

The MCD denied that the condition in its schools is "poorer than those run by the city government" 

Published on 5th September 2022

Why child rights activists are dead against TN education department's move to dismiss unruly students 

School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi had also said that the transfer certificate and conduct certificate of such children will have to mention the reason for their expulsion

Published on 12th May 2022

Ensure children attend schools: SC directs governments of states and UTs

The court has ordered NCPCR to initiate a portal where the action taken by all the states and UTs in this matter is uploaded


Published on 10th May 2022

Supreme Court asks NCPCR to take help of NGOs in identifying children in street situations 

The bench also stated that NCPCR should take the help of individuals or organisations who are keen on offering assistance in identifying children

Published on 19th April 2022

Who is Harsh Mander? Why is this apex child rights body seeking NCERT's explanation over including a story by him in textbooks?

When raids were conducted by Enforcement Directorate at Mander's office and home, many activists and intellectuals had condemned the raids 

Published on 5th April 2022

Multi-pronged strategy in place to eliminate child labour: Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav

According to the data tabled late last week in the Karnataka State Assembly, 972 children were rescued from child labour between 2018 and 2020

Published on 14th March 2022

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