NCPCR issues notice to UP govt over madrasa board’s rejection of its recommendations

The commission said it had received complaints from different sources about non-Muslim students attending government-funded or recognised madrasas.

published on : 21st January 2023

UP madrasa board decides to introduce NCERT syllabus from upcoming session

The NCPCR recommendation is against the tenets of the Madrasa Education Board, said its chairman  Iftikhar Ahmed Javed.

published on : 19th January 2023

SC agrees to consider whether Muslim girls can marry at 16

The order was passed in a batch of pleas by NCPCR challenging a Punjab and Haryana HC’s ruling which held 16-year-old Muslim girl can enter into valid marriage after attaining puberty.

published on : 14th January 2023

No criminality found against Zubair’s tweet: Cops tell HC

“Before proceeding further, let a copy of the chargesheet be filed before the next hearing,” said Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani.

published on : 6th January 2023

Byju’s denies buying students’ phone numbers

It said in a statement, “We do not need to and we never make cold calls or unscheduled walk-in visits.”

published on : 22nd December 2022

Madhya Pradesh government to scrutinise educational content of madrasas after complaints

The Commission had also received complaints about objectionable religious content being taught at these madrasas.

published on : 19th December 2022

Probe sought into madrasas enrolling non-Muslim kids

Kanoongo said it is noted that children belonging to a non-Muslim community are attending government funded/recognised madrasas. 

published on : 10th December 2022

Toxic Delhi air: Parents differ over shutting city schools

Several parents have supported the proposal to shut down schools in Delhi amid worsening air quality while others have opposed it, fearing another hit to studies already impacted by the Covid-19. 

published on : 4th November 2022

Delhi wakes up to thick smog, air quality index dips to 'severe'

An AQI range beteen 0 to 100 is considered as good, while from 100 to 200 it is termed moderate and from 200 to 300 it is poor. AQI ranging from 300 to 400 it is said to be very poor.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Nearly 51,000 child abuse complaints reach NCPCR in last five years

Government data showed that a maximum number of 9,572 complaints were received from Madhya Pradesh followed by 5,340 complaints from Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 30th October 2022

Bombs hurled at kids in West Bengal's Narendrapur after they discover explosives unit, 5 hurt

Meanwhile, local residents told the police that there is rivalry between two groups of the ruling Trinamool Congress and the stockpile of crude bombs was a part of it.

published on : 30th October 2022

Child rights panel to Delhi HC: Police's submission in Zubair case 'incorrect'

The NCPCR complaint referred to the photo of a girl and her father shared by Zubair on Twitter during an online spat with the minor’s father.

published on : 12th October 2022

Tirupur: 3 orphan children dead, over 15 sick after consuming food; NCPCR seeks probe from TN Govt

In a letter to the Tamil Nadu chief secy, the child rights body said the authorities concerned should also be given directions for proper and specialised treatment of the children who are admitted.

published on : 6th October 2022

Child rights panel flags conversion in Tamil Nadu government-aided school, state denies

The central panel claimed that SCPCR found girls were forced to convert to another religion. State government officials, however, denied the allegation.

published on : 11th September 2022

'Soren government obstructing investigation': NCPCR chief on probe status of Dumka minor girls' death

Kanoongo said that he had informed the government about the visit, but necessary arrangements have not been made to aid the inquiry.

published on : 5th September 2022

NCPCR seeks inquiry against pontiff of influential Karnataka mutt; students shifted to government hostel

According to media reports, two minor girls, who have accused the head pontiff of the Mutt in Karnataka's Chitradurga district of sexual assault, on Tuesday recorded their statements before a magistra

published on : 31st August 2022

Dumka girl's death: NCPCR chief to travel to Jharkhand; HC asks DGP to file report

The victim was first admitted to Phulo Jhano Medical College and Hospital in Dumka in critical condition with 90 per cent burn injuries and later referred to RIMS. She died on Sunday.

published on : 30th August 2022

Prophet remarks row: NCPCR jumps into action; Owaisi blames Raja Singh for Hyderabad's law and order situation

It said video clips circulating on social media platforms show children raising slogans such as 'sar tan se juda' and demanding that the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader be 'hanged'.

published on : 25th August 2022

AAP faces flak for making minor a party worker

“It is further mentioned in the complaint that the minor has been used by the party to influence other people further to join the party,” NCPCR chairperson said.

published on : 19th August 2022

NCPCR seeks action against AAP for inducting minor as party worker

NCPCR chairperson said the complainant has also provided various social media links of AAP's official handles with content posted by the minor, proving the contents of the complaint.

published on : 18th August 2022
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