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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 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
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.
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.
Oct 03, 2016
Juvenile Justice Act to be applicable to person offering tobacco to minorCID of Assam Police has issued a directive that the Juvenile Justice Act was applicable to any person offering or selling tobacco products to any minor.
Jun 19, 2016
Understaffed and overcrowded, juvenile homes are hell holes rather than reform centresThere is a lot of discrepancy between the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000, on paper and in practice.
Jun 09, 2016
Delhi hit-and-run: Minor challenges juvenile board's decision to try him as an adultThe juvenile turned 18 just four days after the Mercedes he was driving mowed down Siddharth Sharma in Civil Lines in north Delhi on the evening of 4 April.
Jun 04, 2016
Mercedes hit-and-run: Juvenile Justice board permits minor to be tried as an adultArray
May 26, 2016
Draft rules of Juvenile Justice Act could be used in Mercedes hit-and-run caseDraft rules of Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, could be used in the trial of the Mercedes hit-and-run case which had claimed the life of a marketing executive.