Wednesday, 1 February 2017

JANUARY 31 (Women's Right)

1. Daily News
Rajasthan High Court asks Union Government to reconsider its decision to give admission to girls in Sainik Schools. A PIL has alleged that this amounts to discrimination and violation of right to education.

2. Daily News
Heads of internal committees on sexual harassment of women workplaces to be trained, as per new guidelines of Personnel and Training Department.

3. Dainik Bhaskar
Former Minister Babulal Nagar acquitted by a Sessions Court in Jaipur in a rape case. Court gave him benefit of doubt, saying the victim's testimony was unreliable.

4. Rajasthan Patrika
Paintings of youth in Jaipur giving social messages on women's rights and other issues. Youth is popular as “Painter Babu” in Gurjar Ki Thadi area.

5. Rajasthan Patrika
16-year-old girl rescued by Child Helpline from prostitution in which she was forced by her family members at Jhalawar in Rajasthan. She seeks help from Child Welfare Committee and says she does not want to go home.

6. Dainik Bhaskar
CBI could not prove presence of rape victim at Minister Babulal Nagar's residence in the case against him. Fact of conspiracy against Nagar also came up before court.

7. Dainik News (Jodhpur)
Minor Dalit girl abducted and raped. Police launch investigation after registering case.

8. Dainik Bhaskar (Jodhpur)
Pregnant woman does not get stretcher or wheelchair at Umaid Hospital. It takes 45 minutes in taking her to labour room.

9. Rajasthan Patrika (Jodhpur)
34% rape cases turn out to be false on police investigation. Charge-sheets filed in courts in only 57.74% cases.

JANUARY 31 (Education)

1. Hindustan Times
Quacquarelli Symonds and Banasthali University to hold a seminar on higher education for women in Jaipur.

2. Rajasthan Patrika (Kota)
2,224 girls to be given Gargi and girls' encouragement prizes at a function at Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in Bhimganjmandi.

JANUARY 31 (Child Right)

1. Dainik Bhaskar
Despite presence of Rs. 1,000 crore funds, 1 lakh construction labourers not getting money for studies and marriage of their children in Rajasthan. Labour Minister asks officers to do away with pendency.

2. Hindustan Times
76-year-old man held for sexually assaulting his minor granddaughter in Pune. Accused arrested under POCSO Act.

3. Dainik Bhaskar (Udaipur)
Community marriage of Sindhi community to take place tomorrow. Couples to take 8th Phera with the pledge to save daughters.

4. Rajasthan Patrika (Jodhpur)
Children working at motor garages and workshops in posh colony. Work has snatched their childhood.