Diseases snuff out 2 million Indian kids every…

New Delhi: Forget clean drinking water and eradication of poverty. Even after 61 years of Independence, a staggering 2.1 million children under the age of five years die annually in India, according to the Unicef…

NHRC issues notice to AIIMS on human rights…

New Delhi The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice on the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday following reports of child patients being denied treatment due to a lack of medical…

One in every 10 Indian children is sexually…

Sexual exploitation of children is India’s worst kept secret. According to a study on child abuse, conducted by the Ministry of Woman and Child Development, 53.22 per cent of the children surveyed reported having faced…

More than 40% of the world’s child marriages…

NEW DELHI: Indian women aren’t spacing their children well. An average Indian woman delivers her second baby within 31 months of giving birth to her first child and this is adversely affecting mothers’ health and…

Number of missing children on the rise in…

Rajib Chatterjee/SNS KOLKATA, March 10. — Children are disappearing with growing frequency in the state, particularly in the remote parts of it. So it seems from the annual report of the Union ministry for women…

Former VHP world leader questioned by police, woman…

Feb 4 2007 , Vandiperiyar,  Idukki, Kerala Kids Dressed as HanumanDr. Puthezhath Ramachandran, former Vice President of Vishwa Hindu Parishath (World Operations) and a local VHP leader called Kuttan Sami of Pambanar was questioned by…