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Staff crunch, poor infrastructure: Officials highlight how gaps in Indian criminal justice system prevent implementation of child protection laws
India

Staff crunch, poor infrastructure: Officials highlight how gaps in Indian criminal justice system prevent implementation of child protection laws

Even as political leaders call for stringent, and even barbaric, punishment to alleged offenders, administrative officials from the western part of the country on Tuesday listed out several challenges in implementing laws for child protection

India rolls out sexual offenders database: WCD ministry favours move, activists point out flaws in system
India

India rolls out sexual offenders database: WCD ministry favours move, activists point out flaws in system

The National Crime Records Bureau will be tasked to maintain the database and profile of sexual offenders.

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar
India

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar

The Centre has approved Rs 5,439.14 lakh for a new scheme aimed to empower rural women through community participation Virendra Kumar said, Women and Child Development, Minister of State.

Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for Pongal
India

Puducherry govt will give clothes instead of cash to Scheduled Caste and BPL ration card holders for Pongal

Puducherry government has said families belonging to the Scheduled Caste community and those living below poverty line here would receive cash instead of garments for Pongal