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Juvenile Justice Bill: If the nature of the crime is critical, why stop at 16, not 13?

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 #Rajya Sabha #InMyOpinion #Indian Penal Code #Juvenile Justice Board #juvenile #2012 Delhi gangrape #Juvenile Justice Bill
Juvenile Justice Board rules Delhi  gangrape convict 'not the most brutal'; was brutalised by his depiction

Dec 21, 2015

Juvenile Justice Board rules Delhi gangrape convict 'not the most brutal'; was brutalised by his depiction

Much 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. #Delhi #CriticalPoint #Delhi High Court #Juvenile Justice Board #juvenile #DCW #2012 Delhi gangrape #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal
Danish woman gangrape: Delhi court records statement of prosecution witness

Jun 01, 2015

Danish woman gangrape: Delhi court records statement of prosecution witness

A 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. #NewsTracker #Violence against women #Delhi court #Juvenile Justice Board #gangrape #women safety #Danish tourist
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. #NewsTracker #Delhi Police #Juvenile Justice Board #India #Crime
With proposed amendments, Juvenile Justice Boards set to play major role in child welfare

May 06, 2015

With proposed amendments, Juvenile Justice Boards set to play major role in child welfare

Juvenile Justice Boards are set to a play major role in effective implementation of provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014, which was introduced in Parliament today, though they have huge pendency of cases. #NewsTracker #parliament #Juvenile Justice Board #Child Welfare Committees #India #Crime
Pending cases to vacant posts: Functioning of Juvenile Justice Boards under SC scrutiny

Apr 10, 2015

Pending cases to vacant posts: Functioning of Juvenile Justice Boards under SC scrutiny

The functioning of Juvenile Justice Boards across the country came under scrutiny of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought complete details on the pendency of cases, frequency of its sittings, vacancy of posts and other related issues. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC #National Legal Services Authority #Juvenile Justice Boards
Juvenile's stay in special home needed for moral values: Delhi Court

Mar 03, 2015

Juvenile's stay in special home needed for moral values: Delhi Court

Upholding the two-year sentence of a juvenile for stabbing a man, a Delhi court has said that the minor needs to be kept at a special home and away from vitiated atmosphere to impart good morals and psychological counselling. #NewsTracker #IPC #Juvenile Justice Board #JJB #Majnu Ka Tila #Turkman Gate #India #Delhi
Cabinet to take up amendments to Juvenile Justice Act tomorrow

Aug 05, 2014

Cabinet to take up amendments to Juvenile Justice Act tomorrow

A proposal which will empower Juvenile Justice Board to decide on whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a regular court, is likely to be taken up by the cabinet on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #Cabinet #IPC #Juvenile Justice Board #Politics #India
Delhi: 19-year-old Manipuri girl allegedly molested

Jun 24, 2014

Delhi: 19-year-old Manipuri girl allegedly molested

A 19-year-old Manipuri girl was today allegedly molested by a teenager in southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony here, police said. #NewsTracker #Juvenile Justice Board #Lajpat Nagar #VAW #Sunlight Colony #India #Delhi #Crime