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Maharashtra: With no post-matric scholarships for OBC, SBC and VJNT categories, students launch online protests

Several media reports pointed out that the state government issued a circular on August 2, 2022 stating students from OBC and VJNT categories from Maharashtra cannot avail post-matric scholars

Published on 13th September 2022
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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
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Study of laws to be included in school curriculum? Kerala gov't considers it

The state government is considering teaching important laws to school students. The aim is to make them aware of their rights and how to safeguard the same

Published on 30th August 2022
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Afghanistan: Girls face bleak future as ban on secondary education continues after Taliban takeover

The Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021 and imposed policies that severely restricted basic rights, particularly those of women and girls 

Published on 13th July 2022
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NCPCR pulls up Kerala government for 'violation of children's rights'

The notice was issued after a complaint was filed against the transfer of 1,700 students from one DAV school to two others

Published on 9th July 2022
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Girl dies by suicide in Odisha's BJB College; her parents sit on a hunger strike demanding justice

The girl alleged in her suicide note that three of her seniors were harassing her by ragging. The police investigation is on and the college authorities have made no comments on the matter 

Published on 6th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: How was the US Supreme Court able to create a major dent in abortion rights?

The US Supreme Court passed a verdict today that seems to contradict the opinion of a majority of Americans. Today's verdict, however, is a result of decades of political decisions. We explain how

Published on 25th June 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Decoding all the buzz around IPL media rights auction 

Well, well, well! Here we are speaking about IPL again. This time, it's to understand where we will be watching IPL for the next five years 

Published on 13th June 2022
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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
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Colour blind student will return to FTII next year, institute tells SC

Ashutosh Kumar has been battling for the right to study at FTII for seven years. This year, the Supreme Court finally directed the FTII to adopt an inclusive and progressive approach

Published on 10th May 2022
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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
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Taliban's dress codes are making life difficult for Afghan girl students and teachers. Absurd much?

The terrorist group has reportedly appointed spies in schools to ensure that the dress code is being followed

Published on 28th April 2022
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CUET does not violate rights of states, Union Territories: Union Edu Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education, Government of India wrote to the Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy regarding CUET

Published on 25th April 2022
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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
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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

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