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Modi holds off public opinion on juvenile crimes, stalls amendments to JJ Act

Apr 08, 2015

Modi holds off public opinion on juvenile crimes, stalls amendments to JJ Act

A proposal to try juveniles in the 16-18 age group accused of heinous crimes under the IPC was "dropped" from the agenda of the Union cabinet on Tuesday amid opposition by rights activists and a Supreme Court observation that there was a need to re-examine laws on the issue. #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Union Cabinet #Juvenile Justice Act #December 16 gangrape case #16 December Delhi gangrape #JJ Act
Parliament panel rejects govt's proposal to try juveniles as adults

Feb 25, 2015

Parliament panel rejects govt's proposal to try juveniles as adults

A parliamentary committee today rejected the government's proposal to try as adults juveniles between 16 and 18 years involved in heinous cases such as rape, saying the move is "in conflict with law" and should be "reviewed". #India #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #parliament #JP Nadda #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Satyanarayan Jatiya
Meerut: In mass breakout, 91 juveniles escape from reform centre

Feb 03, 2015

Meerut: In mass breakout, 91 juveniles escape from reform centre

Ninety one juvenile inmates escaped from the Meerut Reform Centre late Sunday, said police. #NewsTracker #Police #Reforms #Juvenile Justice Act #Escape #Juveniles #Juvenile Justice Act reforms
What Juvenile justice? Over 2900 prisoners in Delhi's jails are under age of 18

Sep 26, 2014

What Juvenile justice? Over 2900 prisoners in Delhi's jails are under age of 18

While the Indian law says that all those under the age of 18 can't be detained in a prison, close to 3000 inmates just in Delhi's 2 prisons are juveniles. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Tihar jail #Crimes #Juvenile Justice Act #Juvenile Law #Juvenile law in India #Crimes by Children
Delhi gangrape case: Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

Sep 02, 2014

Delhi gangrape case: Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

The juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case has taken to painting and shows no "traces of anger", according to a report. #GoodReads #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile #December 16 gangrape case

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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