Juvenile Justice Act

 Maharashtra: 214 child marriages stopped amid lockdown

Maharashtra: 214 child marriages stopped amid lockdown

WCD department proposes amendments to Maharashtra’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Rules 2008, sets up 10-member expert committee

Mumbai: Youth convicted for assault on traffic cop who died

Mumbai: Youth convicted for assault on traffic cop who died

Mumbai: A sessions court on Friday convicted a youth for a 2016 assault on a head traffic constable Vilas Shinde, which led to the consta...Read More

Mumbai: JJB member remains absent for over two years, yet no action taken

Mumbai: JJB member remains absent for over two years, yet no action taken

Mumbai: Pournima Kulkarni, a member of the Juvenile Justice Board (JBB) at Dongri has been absent for more than two and a half years at t...Read More

Mentally-challenged girl rapist to not get 20 years in jail; was a minor at that time, says Bombay HC

Mentally-challenged girl rapist to not get 20 years in jail; was a minor at that time, says Bombay HC

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has quashed a sessions court order sentencing a man to 20 years in jail for raping a mentally-challenged mi...Read More

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Bhopal: Schools expelling students over fee to face action

Bhopal: Taking a serious note on expulsion and harassment of students over non-payment of fees, the state government has directed all the...Read More

Fill posts in child welfare panels, implement Juvenile Justice Act: Supreme Court to Centre, states

Fill posts in child welfare panels, implement Juvenile Justice Act: Supreme Court to Centre, states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today passed a slew of directions for effective implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act and asked the Cen...Read More

Court defers hearing on case of 7-year-old schoolboy’s death

Court defers hearing on case of 7-year-old schoolboy’s death

Gurgaon: A sessions court here today deferred till February 17 the hearing on a case relating to the alleged killing of a seven-year-old ...Read More

Mumbai: Two minors in Shakti Mills rape case released from special school

Mumbai: Two minors in Shakti Mills rape case released from special school

Mumbai: In yet another development regarding the Shakti Mills gangrape case, the two minor boys in conflict with law sent to a special ho...Read More

Mumbai: Six advocates appointed to provide free legal aid to inmates of the Dongri observation home

Mumbai: Six advocates appointed to provide free legal aid to inmates of the Dongri observation home

Mumbai: Six advocates have been appointed to provide free legal aid to inmates of the Dongri observation home in Umerkhadi under provisio...Read More

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3 held for shaving heads of 25 pupils

hair raising Teacher with the aid of two others tonsured the boys for not sporting  cropped hair,  During the mass hair cutting session t...Read More

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Bhopal: Orientation programme on new adoption rules at Judicial Academy

BHOPAL: A two-day orientation-cum-sensitisation programme on Adoption Regulations under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Chil...Read More

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Bhopal: Workshop on Juvenile Justice Act

MORENA: On the directives of the directorate of woman empowerment, Bhopal and under the guidance of collector Vinod Sharma, a two-day tra...Read More

Govt shuts down tribal school after minor’s rape in Buldhana

Govt shuts down tribal school after minor’s rape in Buldhana

CM says matter to be probed further, 11 arrested so far

Strict action will be taken against Buldhana accused, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

Strict action will be taken against Buldhana accused, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Buldhana rape incident will be probed under the supervision o...Read More

Social activists in Nashik demand fast track court be set up in rape incident

Social activists in Nashik demand fast track court be set up in rape incident

Mumbai: The incident of a 16-year-old boy allegedly raping a minor girl in Nashik drew widespread condemnation from social activists on M...Read More

Give preference to 1st school’s date of birth certificate, says HC

Give preference to 1st school’s date of birth certificate, says HC

Mumbai: In order to ascertain the real age of a victim, the Date of Birth mentioned in the certificate of the school first attended must ...Read More

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In a first, Delhi minor to be tried as an adult

New Delhi : In the first prosecution under the amended Juvenile Justice Act, a minor accused in the Mercedes hit-and-run case in which a ...Read More

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Govt releases draft model rules for implementation of Juvenile Act

New Delhi: Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD), Maneka Gandhi released draft model rules to repeal the existing rules for...Read More

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IMA welcomes decision of harsh penalty on sale of tobacco to minors

Indore : Indian Medical Association welcomed the amendments in the Juvenile Justice Act, especially over the decision to impose harsh pen...Read More

New Juvenile Justice Act comes into force today

New Juvenile Justice Act comes into force today

New Delhi: Juveniles aged 16 to 18 years would now be tried as adults in cases of heinous crimes like rape and murder with a new law in t...Read More

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