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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. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Cabinet #IPC #Juvenile Justice Board
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. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Crime #Juvenile Justice Board #Lajpat Nagar #VAW #Sunlight Colony
Govt mulls changes in juvenile law, no relief in heinous crimes

Dec 02, 2013

Govt mulls changes in juvenile law, no relief in heinous crimes

The Union Ministry for Women and Child Development is reportedly working on an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act, seeking to try those between the age of 16 and 18 years under the Indian Penal Code if convicted for a cognizable offence such as murder or rape. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Crime #NCRB #IPC #Juvenile Justice Board #Delhi gangrape
Delhi gangrape: Baying for blood is no solution

Sep 11, 2013

Delhi gangrape: Baying for blood is no solution

Public outrage and blood thirst cannot replace cogent arguments for legislative changes. Certainly, we owe it to our children to engage in more nuanced debate. #India #Crime #Rape #Juvenile Justice Board #Delhi gangrape #VAW