Category: ACT in the news

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 »

Indiase ouders ‘Rahul’ doen aangifte van kidnapping

Source: De zaak rond het geroofde adoptiekind ‘Rahul’ krijgt een nieuwe wending: het Indiase echtpaar dat claimt dat ze de biologische ouders van de jongen zijn, stappen naar de politie om aangifte te doen van kidnapping.

Chennai couple seek embassy help in fight over boy

Source: Chennai: The Netherlandsbased organisation Against Child Trafficking,which is helping Nagarani Kathirvel to fight the case,claiming that a 12-year-old boy is her son,wrote to the the ambassador to the Netherlands,Manbir Singh,and urged the Indian mission to take up the issue. Kathirvel and Nagarani fear that their interests may not be given equal weight and request… Read more »

“Yo quería que estudiaran, no darlas en adopción”

Source: Las niñas fueron declaradas en situación de abandono y poco después enviadas a España En 2008, la Comunidad de Madrid le retiró a Niños sin Fronteras la licencia para tramitar adopciones con Nepal La policía india investiga al jefe de Preet Mandir y a las autoridades locales por varios delitos, entre ellos el… Read more »

Ouders eisen via DNA-test kind ’terug’

Source: NEDERLAND 5 JUNI 2010 Iris Pronk De uitvoering van een DNA-test in een laboratorium in Leiden. © ANP reacties (18) print stuur artikel door Indiase ouders eisen voor de rechter een DNA-test, om vast te stellen of hun geroofde zoon door Nederlandse ouders is geadopteerd. Zo ja, dan willen ze persoonlijk contact met… Read more »

Mother fights to meet son 11 years after his kidnap

This article was published on June 6th, in The Sunday Times. An Indian mother faces a heart-wrenching court battle in Holland to gain access to her 12-year-old son, whom she alleges was kidnapped as a baby then adopted by an unsuspecting Dutch couple.