juvenile crime

Merc hit-and-run: Teen challenges JJB order to try as adult

Merc hit-and-run: Teen challenges JJB order to try as adult

New Delhi: A teenager, who allegedly ran over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father’s Mercedes, today moved a Delhi ...Read More

RS debates Juvenile Justice Bill

RS debates Juvenile Justice Bill

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha today took up the much-expected Juvenile Justice Bill against the backdrop of the 2012 gangrape-cum-murder, with t...Read More

Juvenile should be freed after mngmt’s decision: Swamy

Juvenile should be freed after mngmt’s decision: Swamy

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday asserted that the juvenile convict should not be released as a...Read More

Nirbhaya case: HC refuses to stop release of juvenile rapist

Nirbhaya case: HC refuses to stop release of juvenile rapist

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the release of December 16 gang rape case juvenile convict and said that the juvenile conv...Read More

“Hope HC’s decision favours society”: Nirbhaya’s Mother

“Hope HC’s decision favours society”: Nirbhaya’s Mother

New Delhi : With the High Court expected to give its verdict on Friday over the release of the juvenile convict in the December 16 gang-r...Read More

WCD asks Law ministry to start registration of sex offenders

WCD asks Law ministry to start registration of sex offenders

New Delhi: Women and Child Development Ministry today asked the Law Ministry to initiate mandatory registration of sex offenders by local...Read More

NHRC issues notice on complaint of gangrape victim’s family

NHRC issues notice on complaint of gangrape victim’s family

New Delhi: The NHRC has issued notices to Centre and Delhi government on a complaint by the parents of the December 16 gangrape victim, a...Read More

Dalit woman gangraped; Two juveniles among seven youths held

Dalit woman gangraped; Two juveniles among seven youths held

Amravati (Maha): A 25-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped by seven youths, including two juveniles, on the pretext of giving her...Read More

Need to strongly deter heinous juvenile crime

Need to strongly deter heinous juvenile crime

The Supreme Court’s advice to the government to re-visit the law so that a juvenile cannot get away with rape and murder by claiming he i...Read More

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Govt may consider making law tougher for juveniles: Tirath

New Delhi: The government may consider to make law tougher for juveniles who repeatedly commit heinous offences like rape, Women and Chil...Read More

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133 cases of minors disposed in one day, HC orders scrutiny

Mumbai:  Shocked by the information that Juvenile Justice Board at Pune disposed of as many as 133 cases involving juvenile offenders in ...Read More

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No plan to reduce age of juveniles: Govt

New Delhi: Government has no plan to reduce the age of juveniles under the Juvenile Justice Act, Women and Child Development Minister Kri...Read More

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