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Implement toughest law to end child labour: Satyarthi

Lamenting that children were not a "political priority" in the country, Nobel laureate and child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi on Friday appealed to the Centre to implement the toughest law......

250 child labourers rescued in Hyderabad

As many as 250 children, including 10 girls from Bihar, who were forced to work as child labourers in hazardous industries were on Saturday rescued from Hyderabad’s Old City, police......

I could picture Bapu walking up on stage, says Nobel winner Satyarthi

Satyarthi, who returned to India on Sunday, also pitched for the passage of the pending legislation against child labour, saying that history “won’t forgive” the legislators if......

How Kailash Satyarthi transformed a bonded child labourer's life

At seven, Laxman Singh was one of the first children to be rescued by Kailash Satyarthi from bonded labour. Through his story, the author traces the Nobel Peace Prize awardee's campaign Bachpan......

Child labour: Huge burden on tiny hands

"We don't discern a definite trend in child labour just going by the number of children rescued or persons arrested as that has been volatile over the years," says Sadanand Date, deputy......

Ending child labour in India? It will take 100 years!

With child labour decreasing at a dismal rate of only 2.2 per cent per year it would take more than a century to end the menace, a report said on Thursday. An analysis of census data by Child......

Why the child labour law should not be amended

The proposed changes to the child labour law to allow children and adolescents to work for their families would be most retrograde and regressive, say Shinzani Jain and Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.......

Cabinet approves changes in child labour law

Government on Wednesday gave its nod to a proposal allowing children below 14 years of age to work only in family enterprises or entertainment industry with certain conditions while completely......

Child labour bill will be test of Modi government: Satyarthi

A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says......

2-fold strategy to end child labour in India

The winning of the Nobel peace prize by Kailash Satyarthi, who has spent a lifetime campaigning against child labour, has refocused attention on this scourge. Image: India must eradicate child......

'We had to outbid a butcher to buy Shahrukh'

Janaki Viswanathan, a journalist turned filmmaker won a National Award in 2002 for her debut film Kutty, on child labour. She has also made Kanavu Meipada Vendum and Om Obama in Tamil. Her fourth......

Child labour case against Suchita Krishnamoorthi

Following the rescue of a minor domestic help from her house, the Maharashtra Government on Tuesday filed cases against Bollywood actress Suchita Krishnamoorthi. Krishnamoorthi and television star......

After Brothels, Stolen Childhoods

The advertisement for Stolen Childhoods, a probing documentary about oppressive child labour in seven countries including India, is so small in The New York Times that readers may miss it. But the......

Review: Manjhi The Mountain Man is watchable for Nawaz. And Nawaz alone.

Manjhi The Mountain Man carries much promise but it is flimsily executed, feels Sukanya Verma. There’s a wondrous quality to grand gestures, hyperboles holding true and against-all-odds......

The Most Successful Kids in the Movies

Children can be quite lucky at the box office too! Harshaali Malhotra, the little girl in Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has almost the same screen time as the film's leading man, Salman Khan. And it's one of......

Bangladesh cricketer suspended for 'beating child maid'

Bangladesh national cricketer Shahadat Hossain was suspended from all forms of the game as police investigate allegations that he and his wife beat their 11-year-old maid. Police are still......

Ashes: England collapse puts Australia in sight of victory

England captain Alastair Cook is bowled by Nathan Lyon of Australia during Day 2 of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images England crumbled meekly to 107......

Once a boxing champ, he now cleans drains for a living

Once a boxing champion, life has dealt Krishna Routh a severe blow. Payal Mohanka chronicles the plight of an achiever and the apathy of a disinterested administration. IMAGE: Former pugilist......
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741 child labourers to be enrolled in schools

The Department of Labour has identified 741 child labourers in East Godavari district and is making arrangements to enrol them in schools,... ...
Two Held in BPO Staffer Rape Case

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LEVER Launched to Loop in All Eligible Voters in Pondy

PUDUCHERRY: With the objective of bringing all partner agencies on a common platform to reach out to voters, the elections department, on Monday,... ...
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