Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicChild Rights

Topic: Child Rights

On World Day Against Child Labour, a look at the hard-hitting statistics of India

India this year ranked 113 out of 176 countries on well-being of children. The 2011 Census says around 259.6 million children in India work as labourers.

India plans to start a website to fight revenge and child porn

Government aims to launch the portal in three months to flag and remove offensive content.

Stop making new laws for children’s safety. Instead implement what we have first

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi is advocating for setting up a national children's tribunal, on the lines of the National Green Tribunal.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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