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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
Aug 17, 2016
Juvenile Justice Board orders 17-year-old to be tried as adult in rape caseThis is the first order in a rape case since the amendment in the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
Jul 02, 2016
Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case: Accused youth challenges order to try him as adultThe court also fixed 21 July for hearing arguments on framing of charges against the youth in the Delhi Mercedes hit-and-run case.
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 06, 2016
Five men convicted in the 2014 Danish woman's gangrape casePolice said the accused were vagabonds who took the Danish woman to an isolated spot, snatched her belongings and raped her.
Mar 06, 2016
Nine-year-old schoolboy dies after assault by classmates in Tamil NaduA class four student died after being allegedly attacked by two classmates at a government school in Tamil Nadu over a quarrel about using his geometry box
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
Dec 21, 2015
Juvenile Justice Board rules Delhi gangrape convict 'not the most brutal'; was brutalised by his depictionMuch of the emotional anger against his release is predicated on the belief that this juvenile was the most bestial of the lot and his bestiality stood out.
Jun 01, 2015
Danish woman gangrape: Delhi court records statement of prosecution witnessA Delhi court on Monday recorded the statement of a policeman in a case in which eight persons are accused of gangraping a 52-year-old Danish woman here last year.
May 07, 2015
Juvenile Justice Bill brings 'new regime of safety', says Maneka GandhiHailing 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".