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Aug 12, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Criminal Law (Amendment) Act; provision provides stringent punishment for raping minorsPresident Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act that seeks to provide stringent punishment or death penalty for raping minor girls
Aug 11, 2018
Madras High Court calls for separate Union ministry for welfare of children, based on incidents of sexual violenceThe Madras high court on Friday said it is high time the Ministry for Women and Child Development is bifurcated to create another ministry in view of increasing incidents of child abuse.
Aug 10, 2018
Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO ActA man has been arrested for allegedly raping a class two girl from NDMC school by the Delhi Police
Jul 10, 2018
Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigationNew fast-track courts will be set up to deal with rape cases and special forensic kits will be given to all police stations and hospitals.
Jul 08, 2018
Madhya Pradesh court sentences man to death for raping 9-year-old girl; verdict pronounced 46 days after incidentA district court in Madhya Pradesh sentenced a man to death after 46 days for raping a 9-year-old girl in Rehli
Jun 20, 2018
Congress says Maharashtra child rights body's notice to Rahul Gandhi diversionary tactic, will explore legal optionsThe Congress in Maharashtra today said the state child rights panel's notice to party president Rahul Gandhi for 'disclosing' the identity of two minor boys, who were victims of an assault, as a bid to divert the attention from the main issue pertaining to the deprived sections.
May 31, 2018
Death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years not linked to Kathua case, says top WCD officialThe 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.
May 11, 2018
Minor sexually assaulted, burnt alive in Madhya Pradesh's Khurai; one accused arrestedMadhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupender Singh, in whose Assembly segment the village falls, met the bereaved family and announced Rs 2 lakh aid.
Apr 21, 2018
Parents of 7-year-old girl allege she was sexually assaulted at Raipur school; preliminary probe rules out rapeParents of a seven-year-old girl in Chhattisgarh's Raipur district have alleged that she was sexually assaulted at her school. The police, however, said rape or attempt to rape was not established in the preliminary investigation
Apr 18, 2018
12-year-old differently-abled girl raped in Delhi, family receives WhatsApp video of crime; three arrestedA mentally challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth and two of his friends filmed the crime in the national capital, said a police officer on Tuesday, adding that all the accused have been arrested