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Sep 15, 2017
Ryan International murder case: CBSE issues new safety guidelines; schools to install CCTVs, conduct staff security checksThe CBSE circular, published on the official website, states that school authorities are solely responsible for the safety & security of children on campus.
Sep 11, 2017
Gurugram student murder: Two Ryan International School officials arrested; evidence tampered with, say policeThe Gurgaon police, which on Monday arrested two top functionaries of Ryan International School in connection with the brutal murder of a 7-year-old child in the school premises, said that there was an attempt to destroy evidence in the case.
Sep 11, 2017
With increasing instances of child sex abuse coming to light, POCSO Act strives to remove procedural complicationsThe POCSO Act, which does not discriminate on the basis of gender of the victim, provides for a variety of offenses under which someone accused of child sex abuse can be punished.
Sep 11, 2017
In Maharashtra, POCSO sees lowest conviction in speedy trials, victims' character often called into questionA study of 1,330 judgments given under POCSO act across Maharashtra showed several instances when characters of victims were questioned even though the law doesn't allow it
Sep 10, 2017
Gurugram school murder: Maneka Gandhi urges parents, school to remain vigilant , report child abuse on POSCO e-boxUnion Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Saturday urged parents and school authorities to remain vigilant
Sep 05, 2017
Supreme Court has sought details of complaints to Google, Facebook, WhatsApp over uploading of objectionable contentA division bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice UU Lalit asked them to submit details in 2016 and in 2017 till 31 August.
Sep 01, 2017
Can use child rape law to criminalise sexual act with minor wife, says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dismay over the prevalence of the practice of child marriage despite the existence of the Child Marriage Prohibition Act and termed as unfortunate that this was being done mostly at the behest of girl child's parents.
Aug 05, 2017
Man arrested for having sex with cow in Uttarakhand town, right-wing groups stage protestA 23-year-old man was arrested for allegedly having sex with a cow in Uttarakhand town where tension prevailed as right-wing outfits forced a shutdown
Jul 15, 2017
Meghalaya MLA accused of raping a 14-year-old removed from two Assembly committeesRape-accused Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang who was earlier this month appointed member of two committees of the state Assembly have been removed from both.
Jul 10, 2017
Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphang accused of raping minor, appointed to state Assembly panelsMeghalaya legislator Julius Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, has been appointed a member of two Assembly panels, evoking a strong opposition from a women's group.