Tag: Shelter Home Shame

Shelter home shame: BJP lodges complaint against BJD leaders

Dhenkanal: Alleging involvement of Women and Child Development Minister Prafulla Samal and BJD spokesperson Sasmit Patra in the Beltikiri shelter home shame case, the BJP Mahila Morcha today filed police complaint against the duo. Members of the BJP Mahila Morcha lodged the complaint at Dhenkanal Sadar Police Station demanding immediate arrest of the duo. “Inmates […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Shelter Home Shame: ED to probe financial transactions of Good News India

Bhubaneswar: In a new development in the Beltikiri shelter home shame, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will probe the financial transactions and source of foreign funding of Good News India NGO which runs the childcare home in Dhenkanal and other parts of the State. A senior ED official requesting anonymity stated that a detailed probe will […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Odisha failed to ensure safety of children, Maneka writes to CM Naveen

New Delhi: Taking a serious note on the allegations of sexual harassment and illegal religious conversion at a shelter home run by ‘Good News India’ NGO in Beltikri of Dhenkanal district, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi criticized the Odisha government stating that it has failed to take precautionary measures for the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Shelter Home Shame: Pradhan writes to Rajnath Singh, demands action against accused

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought Centre’s intervention in the sexual harassment of girl inmates at Dream Center shelter home in Beltikiri village of Dhenkanal. In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Pradhan made a request for exemplary action against the perpetrators of the heinous crime. Citing the request from State president […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Shelter home shame: Managing director Fayaz Rehman's 2-day remand begins

Dhenkanal: The managing director of the Beltikiri Dream Centre Shelter Home Fayaz Rehman, who was arrested by Dhenkanal police on charges of sexual harassment of girl inmates of the shelter home, was taken on a two-day remand today. According to sources, Dhenkanal police will interrogate Rehman to elicit more information about the illegal functioning of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Child abuse in shelter homes: Central team continues inspection

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Central team accused the Odisha Government of not following the guidelines on protection of children at shelter homes, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) continued its inspection in various Child Care Institutions (CCIs) across the State on Friday. The NCPCR team along with officials of Odisha State […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Shelter home shame: BJP to protest in all district headquarters

Bhubaneswar: Protesting the alleged sexual harassment of girl inmates at Good News India’s Dream Centre shelter home at Beltikiri in Dhenkanal district, the BJP has announced to launch a two-day state-wide agitation in all district headquarters from today. Demanding the removal of Women and Child Development Minister, Prafulla Samal, the saffron party will hold meetings […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Several Shelter Homes in Odisha lack basic facilities: NCPCR

Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has found that as many as 28 child care institutions in Odisha lack basic facilities such as toilets and safe drinking water and children are even kept in unhygienic conditions. The NCPCR today submitted its report to the Centre and Odisha government after conducting inspections […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Shelter home shame: Chargesheet filed against Beltikiri Dream Centre founder

Dhenkanal: Two months after the arrest of Beltikiri Dream Centre Shelter Home managing director Fayaz Rehman, the district police today submitted chargesheet against him. Rehman was arrested in December on charges of sexual harassment of girl inmates of the shelter home and carrying out religious conversions. Meanwhile, the Orissa High Court will hear the bail […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021