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Child-lifting / Child Lifters

Ghaziabad: Three Women Held Hostage On Suspicion Of Being Child Lifters; Rescued

Apr 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The locals pelted stones at the police who came to rescue the women.

Two Couples Among Seven Held Over Sale Of Babies In Madhya Pradesh

Feb 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to Manish Khatri, Special Task Force (Indore unit) Superintendent, their action came following a tip-off received from an NGO working for the welfare of children.

Setting An Example Of Humanity, Villagers In Kerala Rescue Newborn Baby From Garbage Dump

The infant, fully dressed up, was found abandoned by unknown persons in the garbage dump behind a house.

Child-Lifting Rumours: Health Department Team Attacked In Uttar Pradesh

Aug 29, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

A group of about 150 people had laid siege to the health department van in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur after rumours that they were child-lifters.


17 July, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Orders Inspection Of 'Missionaries Of Charity' Child-Care Homes

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking cognisance of the cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by the MoC in Jharkhand, Gandhi has ordered all the states to get the child-care homes run by the organisation inspected immediately, the ministry said in a statement.

06 July, 2018

Child Lifting Rumours: Sadhus From UP, Gujarat Escape Lynching In Assam

Anupam Bordoloi

The incident happened weeks after two men – Nilotpal Das, 29, and Abhijit Nath, 30, -- were lynched by a mob in Assam’s Karbi Anglong

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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