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The problem of homeless people and shelters is symptomatic of a larger problem: The lack of adequate and safe housing.
Published on Dec 30, 2020 07:54 PM IST
In her statement registered with the police, the minor said she was raped for the first time two years ago when she was just 13 years old
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Bhopal, Hindustan Times |HT Correspondent
Jahan was the first woman detained under the UP Prohibition Of Unlawful Conversion Of Religion Ordinance 2020, which outlaws religious conversions by marriage, coercion or enticement.
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 02:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Meerut |S Raju
Muskan Jahan (Hindu name Pinki) is also the first woman detained under UP prohibition of unlawful conversion of religion ordinance 2020. She had converted to Islam after marrying a Muslim.
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 11:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Meerut |S Raju
In her statement to the police, the Class 9 student said she was sexually exploited by her brother, the sole earning member of the family, in December 2019.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
The investigation was initiated under the provisions of PMLA based on two FIRs registered by Mahila Police Station, Muzaffarpur, and an FIR lodged by CBI Patna
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Police officials in Jharsuguda said John Patrick Bridge - who ran a child shelter home called Faith Outreach - was arrested following a complaint by a minor tribal boy about being sexually abused.
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | HT Correspondent
According to officials at the shelter home, of the 23 inmates who tested Covid-19 positive between June 5 and June 20, eight are children in the age group of 11-13, seven are adult inmates and the remaining are staffers.
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Vatsala Shrangi
Animal rights activists in the state are trying to raise funds to rehabilitate these animals by their owners who are pout of work after the Char Dham yatra was cancelled.
Published on May 05, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy
The SOP document, which HT has seen, stated that the additional district magistrates and additional district commissioners of police “shall register such stranded persons” and prepare the database.
Updated on May 04, 2020 04:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiAbhishek Dey
The official added that while trains are a better mode of transport with respect to social distancing protocol in mind, private buses will have to be hired for workers who want to travel to shorter distances.
Updated on May 03, 2020 02:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Vatsala Shrangi and Anvit Srivastava
Members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and activists say that instances of pets, mainly dogs and cats, being abandoned during the lockdown have gone up significantly, with most winding up at shelter homes.
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 03:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiBaishali Adak
Following MHA order, 200-odd migrants at shelter homes in Chandigarh, P’kula look forward to going back home
It has been a month since 500-odd migrant labourers walking back to their native places on foot, owing to the mass exodus amid the Covid-19 lockdown, were housed at shelters homes in Chandigarh and Panchkula. So far, 10 migrants from Chandigarh, and 336 from Panchkula, have gone back to their homes after authorities tied-up with their respective states.
Published on Apr 29, 2020 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , ChandigarhYuvraj Kaushal and Srishti Jaswal
Officials said that under normal circumstances, abandoned infants are kept under 24-hour medical supervision at the Child PGI hospital, but because it is currently sealed after coronavirus cases were detected the hospital, the baby was taken to a private hospital.
Updated on Apr 30, 2020 05:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | , NoidaTanmayee Tyagi
On Monday, several chief ministers asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue guidelines allowing the states to bring back the migrant workers.
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 12:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneshwar/Jaipur/Purnia |Debabrata Mohanty/Sachin Saini/Aditya Nath Jhan
Doctors said they only have basic treatment plans, which include medicines for fever, flu and stomach infections. In many places, they do not even have a thermometer or a blood pressure monitor.
Updated on Apr 27, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Soumya Pillai and Vatsala Shrangi
Dilkhush Yadav, 30, a kidney patient from Bihar is facing a trial by fire due to the lockdown. Suffering from end stage kidney disease, Yadav walks for over 2 hours to cover a 4-km stretch from Sarai in PGIMER to a private centre in Sector-38 A for dialysis.
Updated on Apr 16, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
The woman came to Pune with her partner from Pandharpur via a train before they were stranded at the Pune railway station for two days.
Updated on Apr 07, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | , PuneShalaka Shinde
Updated on Mar 31, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , RohtakSunil Rahar
15 temporary shelter homes with capacity of around 5,000 people have already been set up and the remaining will be ready to use in next 24 hours, says Panipat DC Hema Sharma.
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 01:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Neeraj Mohan, Karnal
Shelter homes for children are under strict vigil as no one except staff is allowed to enter the premises. Earlier, there were some visitors but now even the child welfare committee is inspecting or communicating with children through video calls.
Published on Mar 27, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
The report was released by UT administrator VP Singh Badnore on Monday.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 01:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
Breaking stereotypes, a group of 25 girls who are daughters of sex workers are known for performing a stage play named Lal Batti Express, portraying their real-life experiences.
Updated on Feb 29, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Mumbai |Asian News International
India has the largest number of underage brides in the world and 26.8% of girls marry before they are 18 . This is the age of consent under a 2012 amendment, which makes even those under 18, in consensual relationships, vulnerable to parental backlash, with boyfriends and husbands branded as sex offenders.
Published on Nov 15, 2019 06:23 PM IST
Police said the arrested men, Kunal alias Anshul,22, and Prem Kumar,22, allegedly stabbed to death Praveen (single name) near Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan in Connaught Place on Saturday morning.
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 12:18 AM IST
The girl had been staying at the shelter home since June 13 when she was handed over to them by Khagaria child welfare committee.
Published on Oct 02, 2019 08:19 PM IST
Hindustan times, Patna | Avinash Kumar
The 12 attached properties include a hotel owned by prime accused Brajesh Thakur and his family. The central agency also pasted notices on the seized properties.
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Avinash Kumar, Patna
Police said the issue came to light after some of the students alerted childline officials.
Published on Sep 24, 2019 09:07 AM IST
Thiruvananthapuram | HT Correspondent
Childline employees Raghav Thakur, Nilesh Kumar Karn, constable Gopal Ram and driver Daya Jha were attacked when they reached Koriahi village in Sitamarhi district to verify the address of one of the three children they brought from a Darbhanga-based shelter home.
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 02:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Avinash Kumar
The girl approached the top court on September 10 against the Allahabad high court’s decision to send her to a woman’s shelter home, terming her marriage as void.
Published on Sep 20, 2019 04:45 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent