Category: Parents Assistance Project

Denmark to resume child adoption from India

Source: Tuesday October 9, 2009 New Delhi, Oct 9 (PTI) Denmark has lifted ban on adoption of children from India, four months after it had stopped child adoptions from here in the wake of reports alleging that some of the children could have been abducted. “We have forwarded a report prepared by the Central… Read more »

Probe against Preet Mandir faulty, says CBI

Source: Published by: Noor Khan Published: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 Two years after giving a clean chit to Preet Mandir, a Pune-based adoption agency which is facing allegations of selling babies in the guise of international adoptions, the CBI today said that the probe against the agency was “faulty”. Additional solicitor general D J… Read more »

Madonna allowed to adopt second child

Source: 13 June 2009 Malawi’s Supreme Court rules singer an adopt 3-year-old girl in light of her charitable donations For anyone who wants to adopt a child in Malawi without the legally required 18 months of residency, here is a tip from pop star Madonna: donate money to orphanages to expedite the process. Madonna’s… Read more »

Adoption body orders inquiry into US case

Source: Times of India 11 Jun 2009, 0151 hrs IST, Swati Deshpande, TNN MUMBAI: The Central Adoption Resources Authority (CARA) has said that it has asked the Maharashtra government to conduct an inquiry and send a report on certain points in the case of an `alleged’ fraudulent adoption process carried out by an American agency… Read more »

Manager held in child kidnap racket

Source: Date: 2005-05-29 CHENNAI: The Central Crime Branch of the city police on Saturday arrested Somasundaram (48), Manager, Malaysian Social Services, near his residence in Koyambedu. The arrest was made by a team headed by Augustine Daniels, Assistant Commissioner of Police. Mr. Somasundaram was charged with signing fake documents pertaining to about 40 children… Read more »


Source:  10 May 2009 Uncle offered money for niece after web advert Marc Baker Madonna’s bid to adopt a baby girl from an African orphanage has been rocked by a cash-for-care scandal at the children’s home. The uncle of a two-year-old told a court in Malawi a couple who want to adopt his niece… Read more »

Woman moves HC to get back grandkids

Source: 11 Apr 2009, 0154 hrs IST, Swati Deshpande, TNN  Print  Email  Discuss Share Save CommentText: MUMBAI: Kisabai Lokhande, a 66-year-old illiterate woman from a Satara slum has filed a habeas corpus petition in the Bombay high court to get   back her two granddaughters who were given in an inter-country adoption and sent to… Read more »

Judge slaps down Madonna adoption bid: ‘I won’t let you just jet in and take one of Malawian children’

Source:   3 April 2009  A Malawian judge today denied Madonna permission to take three-year-old Chifundo ‘Mercy’ James back home. Esmie Chombo’s dramatic ruling was announced on the steps of Lilongwe’s High Court in a rainstorm shortly before 11am local time. The court turned down the singer’s request for an interim adoption of a second… Read more »