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Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Dec 22, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill: Public pressure forces Rajya Sabha into debate but it may not be a smooth passage

Rajya Sabha has been forced to take up the Juvenile Justice Bill for debate owing to unprecedented public pressure following the release of the convict in Jyoti Singh rape case #Congress #BJP #Rajya Sabha #Maneka Gandhi #Juvenile Justice Act #Nirbhaya #Delhi gangrape juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #December 16 gang rape ##NirbhayaInsulted #Jyoti Singh #Asha Devi #Badri Singh
Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Dec 22, 2015

Jyoti Singh's parents meet Rahul seeking support for passage of Juvenile Justice Bill

Parents of the 16 December gang-rape victim today met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi seeking his party's support for the passage of the Juvenile Justice Bill in Rajya Sabha. #Congress #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Nirbhaya #Juvenile Justice Bill #Jyoti Singh Pandey #Asha Devi
Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

Dec 22, 2015

Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

let us outrage about all the other juveniles who should get a chance to reform and repair their lives. Let us outrage over the required amendment and hope that it comes from a place of knowledge and not bloodthirst. #India #ConnectTheDots #Judiciary #Indian judiciary #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya rape case #Juvenile Justice #16 December Delhi gangrape case #Jyoti Singh Pandey
What does release of the juvenile say about punishment for rape? Has he served his dues to society?

Dec 22, 2015

What does release of the juvenile say about punishment for rape? Has he served his dues to society?

The Supreme Court of India has, expectedly, struck down the plea to extend the detention of the juvenile in the Delhi gangrape of 16 December, 2012. It said there is nothing in the law to authorise such an extension. So that brings the whole debate back to the laws we have #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Criminal law #Nirbhaya #juvenile #16 December 2012 gangrape
Rajya Sabha to take up crucial bill today, but our lawmakers created this mess

Dec 22, 2015

Rajya Sabha to take up crucial bill today, but our lawmakers created this mess

Had the amendment to the Juvenile Justice Bill 2014 been cleared by Rajya Sabha, the juvenile would perhaps not be walking free. #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Law #Crime #parliament #Court #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #juvenile #Law makers
Juvenile Justice Bill to be tabled in Parliament amid protests by child right activists

Dec 22, 2015

Juvenile Justice Bill to be tabled in Parliament amid protests by child right activists

Child rights activists on Tuesday protested against the the Juvenile Justice Bill that seeks to amend existing law and treat juveniles in the age group of 16-18 as adults for trial in heinous crimes. #Rajya Sabha #parliament #Child rights activists #Sexual Offences Act #Nirbhaya Case
How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

Dec 21, 2015

How many Nirbhayas are needed for laws to change in India: Jyoti Singh's mother

With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the 16 December gangrape victim on Monday said the courts have failed them and asked how many Nirbhayas would it take for the laws to change. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #Jyoti Singh #Swati Maliwal #Asha Devi #Badri Singh Pandey
Delhi gangrape case: DCW moves SC in a last ditch attempt to stall juvenile's release

Dec 20, 2015

Delhi gangrape case: DCW moves SC in a last ditch attempt to stall juvenile's release

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) late tonight made a last-ditch attempt to stall the scheduled release of the juvenile convict in the December 16 gangrape case tomorrow by setting in motion the process to seek the intervention of the Supreme Court. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Chief Justice of India #Crimes against women #President Pranab Mukherjee #gangrape #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #juvenile #TS Thakur #DCW chief #Swati Maliwal #Dec16
Delhi gangrape case: SC to hear plea against release of juvenile convict on Monday

Dec 20, 2015

Delhi gangrape case: SC to hear plea against release of juvenile convict on Monday

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal late on Saturday filed a Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court against the release of the juvenile convict in Nirbhaya gangrape case. The apex court has decided to hear the petition on Monday. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya #juvenile