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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......

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......

Harsh truths about child labour in India

As poverty reduces, and education permeates down to lower-income groups and across gender, fewer people will end up forced to clean loos for a living, notes Devangshu Datta.  Image: The......

Rolling bidis is child's play in this Chhattisgarh village

Just days after Kailash Satyarthi won the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigns against child labour, photographs captured children with bare feet clearing waste from the Yamuna. A five-part series......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......

'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......

'Racist' ad starring Aishwarya Rai withdrawn

Following the online furore over the 'racist' advertisement featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a child, the jewellery company has now decided to withdraw the campaign. The......

Bradley Cooper splits from Suki Waterhouse

A lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood. Image: Bradley Cooper and Suki Waterhouse. Photograph: Stuart C Wilson/Getty Images American Sniper star Bradley Cooper has reportedly split......
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Modi govt sending kids back into exploitative labour?

An amendment to the Child Labour Prohibition Act proposed by the Narendra Modi-led government is about to undo the hard-won progress in the area of ...

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Bigger threats loom large on Nepal, are we prepared?

Bengaluru, May 4:There is no doubt about the speed and the efficiency of the relief operation going on in Nepal after it was hit by a 7.9 Richter... ...

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Banning child labour is a prerequisite for eradication of poverty

Even today, ordinary citizens, academia and many politicians are victims of a misbelief that child labour is a necessary evil in a country like... ...

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Labourers Hail Daily Wage Hike

BHUBANESWAR: Different labour organisations have welcomed the State Government's decision to hike minimum wage for labourers in all categories.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Labourers-Hail-Daily-Wage-Hike/2015/05/04/article2796643.ece
Ads that crossed the line

Controversial campaigns have brands scrambling for cover: (clockwise from left) The recent Kalyan Jewellers ad; Lenskart's Facebook post, Shake it... ...

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