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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
A former member of the commission has written to UT administrator, saying that the appointment of a chairperson to make the child rights commission ‘fully operational’ is long overdue
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 01:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , ChandigarhSrishti Jaswal
There are at least 15 children, aged between six months and six years, who visit the anganwadi daily.
Updated on Feb 22, 2020 12:22 AM IST
Bettiah town station house officer Shashi Bhushan Thakur said that the woman was admitted to a government medical college on Saturday evening and a medical examination was conducted on Sunday.
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Bettiah | HT Correspondent
Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has invited applications for the post of child development project officer and allied cadres. The recruitment will be done under social welfare department, Assam.
Published on Sep 06, 2019 04:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Nandini
Over 60,000 students enrolled in 574 schools run by UP social welfare department have not received free school uniforms that they are entitled to till date. This is owing to the failure of the state government to release budget for the same, teachers of these schools concede.
Published on Sep 02, 2019 10:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj
While the Supreme Court had, in 2018, said that the L-G was bound by the aid and advice of the elected government in most matters, the L-G still has control over public order, land and police.
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 01:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abhishek Dey
Yediyurappa’s janmabhoomi is Bookankere, a small farming village in Mandya district, but his karmabhoomi is Shivmogga, where he landed in 1965 to work for the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).
Updated on Jul 27, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru |Venkatesha Babu
Hectic activity was witnessed at the chief minister’s office and social welfare department after union minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Tuesday rebuffed the Uttar Pradesh government for its decision to include 17 OBC sub-castes in the SC list calling it “inappropriate and unconstitutional”.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 05:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
The cases against the wards will be registered under the non-bail able section in Bihar after receiving complaints from the elderly parents.
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 09:10 AM IST
Patna (Bihar) |Asian News International
The policy pertaining to each such job has to be published in the department’s website, senior government officials said on Thursday.
Published on May 17, 2019 05:11 AM IST
Hindustan times, New Delhi |Abhishek Dey
Home guard jawans Raj Kumar, Rajaram Prasad, Binod Ravidas, Sunder Lal and Prem Kant Kumar, who were on duty at the time of the inmates’ escape, have been arrested for negligence of duty and are in police custody.
Updated on May 15, 2019 01:40 AM IST
According to members, belonging to the Yuva Sena, an online system will make the verification process faster, cheaper and more convenient for the students. With the digital transcription system in place, the students will be able to finish the process within a week and will no longer have to run around to get their work done.
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 10:03 AM IST
Mumbai | HT Correspondent
The Supreme Court, while hearing an 11-year-old public interest case by wildlife activists challenging the FRA, has sought information on the process followed by states for rejection or recognition of claims in detailed affidavits.
Published on Mar 06, 2019 11:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi
Seven inmates fled the Children’s Home for Girls, Nazareth Hospital, located in Patna’s Mokama neighbourhood and were found and brought back to the shelter last week.
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 10:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Ruchir Kumar
Bihar plans to ask the Supreme Court (SC) whether it should to keep the sexually abused inmates of a Muzaffarpur women’s shelter at the temporary homes to which they have been shifted.
Published on Mar 01, 2019 10:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Ruchir Kumar
The Siddis, an ethnic group in Uttara Kannada, filed over 2,300 claims of residence but nearly half were rejected.
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 01:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru |Sibi Arasu
During their visit to the island’s surroundings on Friday, investigators also spotted four or five North Sentinel islanders moving in the area from a distance of about 500 meters (1,600 feet) from a boat and studied their behavior for several hours, said Dependra Pathak, the director-general of police of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where North Sentinel is located.
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
The Karnataka government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 30 retail companies, as part of its Samruddhi scheme, to provide self-employment opportunities for around 25,000 beneficiaries from the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities.
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 05:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | Vikram Gopal
The state government’s move to expedite disposal of pending cases by filing counter affidavits has apparently failed to deliver desired results as the departments concerned have not been able to clear the backlog even as fresh cases continue to pile up.
Published on Oct 24, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Umesh Raghuvanshi, Lucknow
STES teaching and non-teaching staff have been through a rough journey for almost a year fighting with the college management for salaries, which have been pending for more than 16 months.
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 03:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent
Special POCSO judge RP Tiwari passed the order after the four accused — Rosy Rani, Guddu, Vijay and Santosh — were produced at his residence by the CBI which had arrested all of them a day ago.
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) |Press Trust of India
The order states that the district collector of Pune sent a proposal seeking approval for compensation estimated to be worth ₹7,97,90,670 to the state government, after the panchnama and other formalities were completed by the administration.
Updated on Aug 08, 2018 02:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
The financial assistance given to HIV/AIDS patients will be doubled and age restriction on pension to individuals with special needs will be removed, the Delhi cabinet decided on Tuesday.
Published on Aug 08, 2018 03:23 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
A day after the Opposition gunned for Nitish Kumar’s resignation over the Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse scandal during a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, the Bihar chief minister said all those involved in the incident would not be spared.
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 12:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Anil Kumar
In November last year, Bihar child rights panel submitted a report to the district magistrate and social welfare department recommending immediate shifting of girls from there and making proper arrangements for them.
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 01:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Arun Kumar
14-year-old girl murdered, buried in backyard of Muzaffarpur short stay home, reveal rescued inmates
At least 2–3 inmates told a judicial magistrate that officials of the NGO that was engaged by the welfare department to run the short-stay home, had killed the girl as she had resisted attempts of sexual assault, police sources said.
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 07:32 PM IST
Fear of social ostracisation is one factor that restrains couples in Bihar going for inter-caste marriage to take monetary assistance from the government.
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 01:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Anirban Guha Roy
The government asked all officers to send the undertaking to the accounts branch by 20th of every month that the official vehicles are used only for the official work.
Updated on May 05, 2018 11:14 AM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Until, the process is streamlined and the loopholes are filled, the court directed the social welfare department not to deposit any scholarship money into the students’ accounts under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme.
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 06:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Ananya Barua