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Mar 01, 2017
New Juvenile Justice Act: Two teenagers sentenced to life imprisonment for murderTwo teenagers were sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a 16-year-old by a sessions court in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh in what could be the first case under the amended Juvenile Justice Act
Jan 27, 2017
Delhi Juvenile Home gets first skill-certification centre to discourage teenagers from turning to crimeThe newly opened vocational centre that provides training in bakery and mobile phone repairing in Delhi Juvenile Home is a special project under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
Jan 19, 2017
Delhi molestation: India not ready for sex offenders registry, says child rights lawyerSpeaking exclusively to Firstpost, child rights lawyer Anant Asthana talks about why India needs special police trained to handle crimes against cases, the juvenile justice system and how the police figures on the Delhi tailor accused of sexually molesting kids might be exaggerated
Jan 11, 2017
Juvenile delinquency: Root of the problem needs to be addressed instead of the punishmentStudies have identified higher violent tendencies of juveniles, and potential underlying factors need to be analysed in depth; the root of the problem needs to be dealt with rather than focusing only on the punishment aspect of it
Dec 08, 2016
Uri terror attack: Two Pakistanis arrested for helping terrorists are Class 10 studentsTwo Pakistanis who had been arrested for being 'terror guides' to the JeM terrorists who carried out the Uri terror attack are Class 10 students.
Nov 18, 2016
Firstpost special report: What India must do to end abuse of childrenThese are instances in which child abuse can be clearly connected to a collective failure of society.
Nov 17, 2016
Why India's juvenile justice system is fracturedThe Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 is now a reality. But now, there is a need to take a hard look at the law, in a way which goes beyond the 16 December 2012 Delhi gangrape.
Nov 17, 2016
Firstpost special report: How child labour has come to define crimes against childrenIn such cases, it is difficult to monitor working hours and the effect that such work on the child’s education.
Nov 16, 2016
Firstpost special report: Why India's juvenile justice system is fracturedSince 1986, successive legislations dealing with juvenile justice have dealt with two broad categories of children.
Oct 10, 2016
Jain teen girl's 68-day fast death case: Culpable homicide charge brought against parentsA case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been registered in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl two days after she broke her 68-day fast as part of a community ritual, police said.