In a recent order, Justice Anuja Prabhudessai has granted bail to a man, who was arrested following a police complaint filed by a14-year-old boy's father
NCPCR chief Priyank Kanungo lauded the efforts made by the AAI and thanked them for supporting the protection of children
Union Budget 2022-23: After a gap of seven years, new investment activity in the steel sector has seen a rebound following the earnings surge of steel companies
SC quashes Bombay HC verdict, says ‘skin-to-skin’ contact not needed for sexual assault under POCSO Act
The purpose of the law cannot be to allow the offender to escape the meshes of the law, the apex court said
Nawazuddin Siddiqui's ex-wife Aliya records statement in POSCO court, reiterates molestation allegation against actor's brother
While Nawazuddin Siddiqui was unavailable for comment, his brother Saifuddin Siddiqui alleged that Aliya was trying to blackmail and extort money from the actor.
In December 2017, the Bollywood actress alleged she was molested by a co-passenger on board an Air Vistara flight from Delhi to Mumbai.
Unnao Rape case: CBI says survivor kidnapped, sexually assaulted for nine days by three people at different places in 2017
The Unnao rape survivor was allegedly kidnapped and raped for nine days at different places by three people in 2017 when she was a minor, the CBI told a Delhi court on Friday.
Parliament Updates: LS passes AERA (Amendment) Bill; legislation reduces number of major airports under tariff regulator
Parliament Updates: The Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill and Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019. BJD's MP Bhartruhari Mahtab said, "There is apprehension that the Union government may take over the control of the dam... Through this bill, you (Centre) are acquiring the power. It is not the top-down function that will work."
Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments in the POSCO Act by specifying death penalty as the punishment for sexual assault against minors.
Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite large-scale exploitation, successive govts colluded in concealing illegal mining in North East
The issue of illegal mining in India was raised multiple times in the Parliament, and both the UPA and NDA answered them, yet Meghalaya doesn't feature anywhere in their responses
Minor's consent is 'no consent in eyes of law', says Thane court while sentencing man to 7 years imprisonment for raping teen
Judge Jadhav said it has come to light that even prior to this incident, the accused had sexual intercourse with the minor girl, who was unaware of the consequences. "Under such circumstances, considering the age of the victim, her consent is no consent in the eyes of law," the judge observed.
The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, Samsung said in a statement.
Thane court sentences man to seven years in jail for kidnapping, raping teenager; imposes Rs 22,000 fine
A court in Thane has awarded seven years of imprisonment to a 27-year-old man for kidnapping and raping a teenager, observing that a minor victim's consent "is no consent in the eyes of law".
Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO Act
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a class two girl from NDMC school by the Delhi Police
Court in Gujarat awards two life sentences to 57-year-old man for raping differently-abled minor in 2016
District and sessions judge NL Dave on Tuesday held the accused, Lalji Parmar, guilty of raping the 10-year-old girl in the staff quarters of the city-based M S University, where they both were neighbours.
Goa Congress women's wing chief among five people booked for revealing identity of molestation victim
The Goa Women Police Station today filed an FIR against state Congress' women's wing president Pratima Coutinho, its vice president Savitri Kavlekar, Netravali village panchayat's deputy sarpanch Abhijit Desai and panch members Vitthal Gaonkar and Prakash Bhagat
The ordinance imposing death penalty for raping a child was not brought because of the Kathua rape case, a top official in the (WCD) ministry said.
Uttar Pradesh Police constable thrashed by locals, arrested for raping 7-year-old girl in Greater Noida
A 45-year-old constable in the Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested for allegedly abducting & raping a seven-year-old girl from his locality in Greater Noida.
Kolkata Police on Tuesday summoned the principal of GD Birla Centre for Education in connection with the probe into the alleged sexual abuse of a 4-year-old student in the school allegedly by two male teachers
The principal of a Uttarakhand government school was arrested for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.