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16-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by 5 minor boys in Gujarat

May 08, 2015

16-year-old girl allegedly gang-raped by 5 minor boys in Gujarat

A girl, aged around 16, was allegedly gang-raped by five minor boys at Kanboodi village in the district on Thursday, police said. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Gujarat #Crime #sexual assault #Juvenile Justice Act #Crimes against women #gang rape #girl #minor boys
Juvenile Justice Bill brings 'new regime of safety', says Maneka Gandhi

May 07, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill brings 'new regime of safety', says Maneka Gandhi

Hailing the passage of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014, in Lok Sabha today, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said the law comes as a "new regime of safety for potential victims". #NewsTracker #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Board #Delhi gangrape
Danish woman gangrape case: Court records statement of two cops

May 07, 2015

Danish woman gangrape case: Court records statement of two cops

A Delhi court on Thursday recorded the statements of two prosecution witnesses, including a police official who had arrested three of the eight persons accused of gangraping a 52-year-old Danish woman here last year. #India #NewsTracker #Delhi Police #Crime #Juvenile Justice Board
Lok Sabha passes amendments to Juvenile Justice act, to face Rajya Sabha test

May 07, 2015

Lok Sabha passes amendments to Juvenile Justice act, to face Rajya Sabha test

Lok Sabha on Thursday passed amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2014 which will allow children in the 16-18 age group to be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Crime #parliament #Shashi Tharoor #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act
Juvenile Justice Act: In Lok Sabha, Shashi Tharoor says amended bill will embarrass govt

May 07, 2015

Juvenile Justice Act: In Lok Sabha, Shashi Tharoor says amended bill will embarrass govt

The amendment to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 has been moved keeping in mind the increasing number of serious offences being committed by teenagers in the 16-18 years' age group, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said while moving the bill. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #parliament #Shashi Tharoor #Juvenile Justice Act #undertrials #Juveniles #Juvenile Justice Bill

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Delhi gangrape case Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Feb 25, 2013

Delhi gangrape case Reducing juvenile age is pointless, so is media trial

Media cannot pretend to be delivering justice. Tinkering with juvenile age will not reduce crime as long as our criminal reforms system remains counter-productive. #OnOurMind #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape casem #Media Trial
Delhi gangrape Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Jan 29, 2013

Delhi gangrape Is it time to lower the age of juveniles?

Justice Verma's recommendations should be adopted as sensible reform. But we can still debate how best to prosecute, punish and rehabilitate those under the age of 18. #InMyOpinion #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile accused