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Child labour: How effective has the ban been in India?

While child labour has been strictly prohibited by the government, the data from the Census of India shows the effectiveness of this prohibition in India over the period 2001 to 2011. According......

China's 2-child policy to boost economy, increase labour force

Playing down reports of a poor response to removal of the decades-old one-child policy, China on Tuesday said that besides generating a labour force of 30 million by 2050, the new policy could also......

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......

Who will benefit from the Child Labour Act, Mr Modi?

Amendments to the Child Labour Act say children can work in ‘family enterprises’ but the definition isn’t clear, points out Shyamal Majumdar. Varun Gandhi may have gone overboard......

Child labour can disrupt 'Make in India', Satyarthi tells Modi

Make in India cannot be successful on the toil, miseries and abuses of young children in the manufacturing sector, the Nobel laureate wrote in a letter to PM Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi feels......

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......

'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......

'Would be criminal if I stopped Saira from acting'

'On the first day of shooting, after our first shot together as co-stars was canned, a dream Saira had cherished for years, Rajinder Krishan, the poet who was watching the way Saira was following......

Tubelight Review: Salman tries to be cute, too hard

If Tubelight had a real story and wasn't just flip-flopping between monotonous episodes of fluky coincidences treated like divine intervention and cursory battle scenes devoid of danger, urgency or......

Tendulkar, Anand support campaign against child labour

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, chess champion Viswanathan Anand and Bollywood stars took to Twitter this week to support a campaign against child labour, using their fame to draw greater......
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She's taking the fight to the tobacco companies

'Imagine the message it sends to people. They will think tobacco cannot be a killer because LIC is investing in it.''The so-called rakshak... ...

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'Would be criminal if I stopped Saira from acting'

'On the first day of shooting, after our first shot together as co-stars was canned, a dream Saira had cherished for years, Rajinder Krishan, the... ...

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14 years age restriction, but no height limit

Children below the age of 14 years cannot participate in the Dahi Handi festival, the Maharashtra government on Monday said in the Bombay high... ...

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The Aadhaar number is not mandatory for booking rail tickets, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha on Friday. In a written reply in the Upper House of... ...

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Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?

Universal basic income or social security? Economist Nitin Desai feels we need a blueprint for universal health care and pensions to help the... ...

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