Priyank Kanoongo

India’s child rights body chief ‘assaulted’ by cop in Bengal

Kanoongo said that he was assaulted when he protested the surreptitious recording of the team proceedings by the police officer.

NCPCR asks states/UTs to shift non-Muslim students out of madrasas

India’s apex child rights body has asked all states and union territories to conduct a detailed investigation into the functioning of government-funded/recognised madrasas admitting non-Muslim students. In a letter to chief secretaries of states and UTs, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) said the inquiry should include physical verification of children attending […]