Category: ACT in the news

Newspapers reported it wrongly, says KMMSG

Source: ‘Supreme Court did not allow petitioner to seek information’ It pertains to a case of adoption by a German couple Pune: In a complete turn of events, Pune-based organisation Kusumabai Motichand Mahila Seva Gram (KMMSG), a party to the adoption of Arun Dohle by a German couple, Michel and Gertrude Dohle, has said… Read more »

Dutch teens arrive for reunion with family

Source:  Frontpage Chennai Edition 19.08.2010 Illegal Adoption Landed Them In Netherlands 14 Years Ago Jaya Menon | TNN Kanyakumari: A strong sea breeze whips through Kootupuli, a hamlet dotted with windmills and new houses built post-tsunami. There is much excitement in a cramped, brightly-painted house in the colony over a reunion. This is where two Dutch… Read more »

SC gets hold of ‘missing’ police report in Dohle case

Source: Published: Friday, Aug 13, 2010, 3:51 IST By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Arun Dohle, an Indian adopted by a German couple 37 years ago, has disputed a police report which omitted the name of NCP leader Sharad Pawar’s brother, Pratap, as having any connection with him. Dohle has been… Read more »

CBI: Preet Mandir funds used to buy diamond necklace, pay hotel bills

Source: 14 August 2010 The special court in Pune on Friday remanded Joginder Singh Bhasin, the managing trustee of Preet Mandir, in judicial custody. Additional sessions judge J D Kulkarni passed the order. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had arrested 71-year-old Bhasin on Monday in Belapur, Navi Mumbai, in connection with the adoption… Read more »

Man claims DNA proof: I’m Pawar brother’s son

Source: Krishnadas Rajagopal Fri Aug 13 2010, 09:22 hrs New Delhi: Adopted by a German couple 37 years ago, Dohle is trying to find his biological mother. IE photo: Renuka Puri ARUN Dohle, 37, is in search of the “young lady” who gave birth to him. Through her, the bespectacled, rather shy man hopes to… Read more »

The rise and fall of Preet Mandir

Source: Mumbai, Aug 11, 2010 | by Kulthe, Bhagyashree The arrest of JS Bhasin, the founding trustee of Balwant Kartar Anand Foundation’s adoption agency, Preet Mandir, is a shocking development as none other than (then president) APJ Abdul Kalam had visited it in February 2005. According to researcher Arun Dhole, Preet Mandir was founded in… Read more »

German seeks Supreme Court help in locating biological Indian mother

Source:   New Delhi:  Thirty five years after he was adopted by a German couple, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine the plea of a man claiming to be the offspring of the brother of a union minister seeking a direction to help him locate his biological mother. 

It happens only in India: An adoption record in five lines

Source: The 5-year-old record of the inter-country adoption of Daksha Van Dijck, which the Bombay high court had directed its registry to trace, turned out to be four-five handwritten lines in the registry’s record.

Bombay high court registry gets a week to trace adoption papers

Source: Published: Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010, 2:37 IST By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA The high court registry may have to search for 35-year-old original documents, perhaps stored in a forgotten shelf, in the case of the inter-country adoption of Daksha Van Dijck, 34, a Dutch psychologist who has sought to… Read more »