National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Conversion row: SCPCR bypasses State govt, submits report to Guv

Based on the SCPCR’s report, NCPCR also wrote to the chief secretary asking him to submit an action taken report.

published on : 14th 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

Guidelines for child artistes: Stakeholders want strict compliance, NCPCR chief gives assurance

The aim is to protect child artistes in films, TV, reality shows, social media and OTT platforms from physical and psychological stress while ensuring a healthy work environment for them.

published on : 31st July 2022

Kallakurichi student death: NCPCR team visits school, meets parents

During a meeting at the collectorate, the team questioned the police personnel, the doctors, and the officials who had been handling the case.

published on : 28th July 2022

SC asks Centre to consider passing guidelines on 'preliminary assessment' of children in conflict with law

The top court said the report of the preliminary assessment decides the germane question of transferring the case of a child between 16 to 18 years of age to the children's court.

published on : 13th July 2022

Child rights body asks Mumbai Police to file FIR against Aaditya Thackeray over children joining 'save Aarey' protest

NCPCR registrar Anu Chaudhary has written to Mumbai Police Commissioner Vivek Phansalkar requesting the registration of an FIR.

published on : 11th July 2022

Child artists to be ring-fenced against abuse, exploitation; NCPCR comes out with draft guidelines 

The infringement shall also be considered a cognizable offence as per Section 14 and Section 14A of the Child and Adolescent Labour Act, 1986.

published on : 25th June 2022

18,000 EWS kids denied admission in private schools; NCPCR seeks action 

The Right to Education Act, 2009, makes it mandatory for all private schools in Delhi to reserve 25 per cent seats for EWS category.

published on : 22nd June 2022

After Lucknow boy kills mum over PUBG, NCPCR asks IT ministry how banned app is still available

In 2020, the government blocked popular gaming app PUBG and others, terming them prejudicial to the nation's sovereignty, integrity and defence.

published on : 15th June 2022

Scrap and auto markets across the country on radar for child rights breach

The rescue operations will be conducted from June 12 to June 20 as part of the elimination of child labour week to observe World Day Against Child Labour.

published on : 13th June 2022

Malda blasts: National panel for protection of child rights summons West Bengal top bosses

Five children were injured while playing with crude bombs, which they mistook for balls. The incident created a political uproar.

published on : 14th May 2022

More trouble for IndiGo as the airline faces NCPCR heat for barring child with special needs

As the boy was prohibited from boarding the airline's Ranchi-Hyderabad flight, his parents also decided to not take the flight.

published on : 9th May 2022

Mission to rehabilitate children begging in religious hot spots

The  NCPCR has identified 51 religious places, in 17 states where child beggars, child labour as well as child abuse are “more prevalent’’ to ensure zero tolerance towards the problem.

published on : 27th March 2022

Police failed to act: NCPCR on violence between two communities at MP's Raisen

The apex child rights body called for a high-level inquiry at the home secretary level and directed that the investigation report be sent to it within 15 days.

published on : 25th March 2022

New norms mulled to protect children working in web series and films

A meeting is slated for April, in which NCPCR plans to invite all the stakeholders, including officials from various OTT platforms, television channels and social media.

published on : 24th March 2022