World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law
World Day Against Child Labour 2019: In India, 12 percent of all children are engaged in some form of child labour, according to a 2017 UNICEF report.
Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM
Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018
Maharashtra has seen a substantial improvement in its conviction rate over the years, data recently released by the government has suggested.
BJP leads in fielding candidates with criminal past in Himachal polls; reluctance to support lifetime ban is expected
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court toughened its stand on the issue, ordering the government to expedite trials of pending 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs and to create special courts for the same.
According to data collated by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the conviction rate in India has been on the rise standing at 45 percent compared to 38.5 percent in 2012 and Kerala lead the charge among states with 77 percent conviction rates.