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How will the new Juvenile Justice Act factor in children recruited by Naxals for 'heinous crimes'?

Jan 12, 2016

How will the new Juvenile Justice Act factor in children recruited by Naxals for 'heinous crimes'?

The whole debate about 'who is a child' in the juvenile debate, has cropped up again with the Supreme Court on Monday urging the Parliament to consider more “rigorous” punishment for child sex abuse offenders #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Juvenile Justice Act #Winter Session of Parliament #Delhi gangrape #juvenile
Parliamentary panel asks MHA to increase women's ratio to 33 percent in Delhi Police

Dec 27, 2015

Parliamentary panel asks MHA to increase women's ratio to 33 percent in Delhi Police

A parliamentary panel has found that women personnel constitute only a little over 9 per cent of the Delhi Police force and asked the Home Ministry to ensure that their numbers are enhanced and reaches up to 33 percent. #NewsTracker #Home Ministry #Women #MHA #Delhi gangrape
Juvenile Justice Bill: If the nature of the crime is critical, why stop at 16, not 13?

Dec 23, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill: If the nature of the crime is critical, why stop at 16, not 13?

The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Juvenile Justice Bill. The focus now shifts from the offender to the offence, and we devote our energy to deciding what constitutes an ‘adult’ crime committed by a juvenile #Rajya Sabha #InMyOpinion #Indian Penal Code #Juvenile Justice Board #juvenile #2012 Delhi gangrape #Juvenile Justice Bill
Rajya Sabha passes Juvenile Justice Bill: Here's all you need to know about the new law

Dec 23, 2015

Rajya Sabha passes Juvenile Justice Bill: Here's all you need to know about the new law

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, is finally set to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Here's what you should know about the bill, #Rajya Sabha #didyouknow #parliament #Juvenile Justice Bill #2012 Delhi gangrape case #Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill
Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Dec 22, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Rajya Sabha has been forced to take up the Juvenile Justice Bill for debate owing to unprecedented public pressure following the release of the convict in Jyoti Singh rape case #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act #Nirbhaya #Delhi gangrape juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #December 16 gang rape ##NirbhayaInsulted #Jyoti Singh #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
Why it's time Parliament had a debate on the pending Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

Why it's time Parliament had a debate on the pending Juvenile Justice Bill

What is much more worrying is the fact that the union government too, while pushing for a new Juvenile Justice Bill, appears to be singularly focused on this one case, as evidenced by Maneka Gandhi's recent statements. #ConnectTheDots #Maneka Gandhi #gangrape #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile #JS Verma #Juvenile Justice Bill #Jyoti Singh
Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

Dec 22, 2015

Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

let us outrage about all the other juveniles who should get a chance to reform and repair their lives. Let us outrage over the required amendment and hope that it comes from a place of knowledge and not bloodthirst. #India #ConnectTheDots #Judiciary #Indian judiciary #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya rape case #Juvenile Justice #16 December Delhi gangrape case #Jyoti Singh Pandey
Rajya Sabha to take up crucial bill today, but our lawmakers created this mess

Dec 22, 2015

Rajya Sabha to take up crucial bill today, but our lawmakers created this mess

Had the amendment to the Juvenile Justice Bill 2014 been cleared by Rajya Sabha, the juvenile would perhaps not be walking free. #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Law #Crime #parliament #Court #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #juvenile #Law makers
Day after teen offender's release, MPs seek passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 21, 2015

Day after teen offender's release, MPs seek passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Cutting across party lines, lawmakers sought the passage of a new Juvenile Justice Bill at the earliest amidst the clamour over the release of the juvenile offender in the 16 December gangrape case #NewsTracker #TMC #Crimes against women #Derek O'Brien #juvenile #16 December Delhi gangrape #Juvenile Justice Bill
How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

Dec 21, 2015

How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim on Monday said the courts have failed them and asked how many Nirbhayas would it take for the laws to change. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh Pandey