World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 14, 2015
Pakistan has imposed a one month moratorium on executions during Ramadan, officials said today, providing temporary reprieve for a death row prisoner whose lawyers claim he was a juvenile at the time of the crime.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Relatives of a Pakistani death row prisoner said today they "felt a wave of life" when his execution was halted to examine claims he was a juvenile when the crime was committed.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
A Pakistani killer was granted a fourth stay of execution today, with campaigners saying his high-profile case will go to the Supreme Court over claims he was a juvenile when the murder was committed and so can not be put to death.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday June 4, 2015
While Aditya - grandson of BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya - has been presented before a Juvenile Justice Board, the driver remanded to judicial custody till June 17.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday May 29, 2015
A 17-year-old boy who was arrested for theft and sent to a juvenile home in Mumbai earlier this month, died after he was allegedly sexually assaulted and brutally beaten up by fellow inmates, including an adult.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
Around 35 million children in India require care and protection and need to be socially integrated back home, Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) chairperson Amod K Kanth said in Itanagar on Friday.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Sunday May 17, 2015
Will our Prime Minister be equally proud in showing off selfies with our poor and emaciated children bending over packets of bidis they are being forced to bind in "family enterprises" which he has legalized?
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Friday May 8, 2015
The need of the hour is not this Bill. It is to focus our attention on the effective implementation of the existing Juvenile Justice legislation, says Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 7, 2015
A new law to try juveniles between 16 and 18 years as adults in serious crimes like rape and murder is a step closer to enactment with the Lok Sabha passing it today.
Opinion | Atiya Bose | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Atiya Bose's take on the new Juvenile Justice Bill which is to be tabled in the Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Overruling the recommendations of a parliamentary panel, the government today went ahead with a proposal to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 10, 2015
Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi today opposed the proposal to lower the legally defined age of "juvenile" but called for special measures to deal with heinous crimes committed by teenagers.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Monday April 6, 2015
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to review the law on juveniles involved in serious crimes like murder and rape.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
In her latest film Black Home, Chitrashi plays the role of a juvenile offender
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
Lamenting that children were not a "political priority" in the country, Nobel laureate and child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi today appealed to the Centre to implement the toughest law to put an end to their exploitation.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
A 15-year-old girl allegedly got her minor ex-boyfriend killed with the help of her new-found juvenile lover and four of his friends after inviting the victim for playing Holi and patching up in north Delhi's Burari area.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday February 25, 2015
It was Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's big pitch after she became minister. The proposal to treat 16-18 year olds accused of rape and other serious crimes as adults was the highlight of the Juvenile Justice Bill, Ms Gandhi introd...
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Parliamentary standing committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act has rejected the Union government's recommendation to treat accused in cases of rape and other heinous crimes, who are 16-18 years old, as adults.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 2, 2015
Scores of inmates staged a mass breakout from a young offenders' detention centre in Uttar Pradesh by tying bedsheets together and then scaling down the walls of the three-storey building. All are aged under 18.
India News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday January 24, 2015
The superintendent and supervisor of a government-run juvenile home in Hyderabad, where an 11-year-old was found dead in a mysterious condition this week, have been suspended. Police say that preliminary investigation point to negligence on their par...
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 23, 2015
At a government-run juvenile home in Hyderabad, the mysterious death of an 11-year-old boy this week has uncovered horrifying conditions in which nearly 200 boys are forced to live.
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
An 11-year-old boy was on Wednesday found dead under mysterious circumstances at a juvenile home in Saidabad area of Hyderabad.
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday January 23, 2015
A 11-year-old boy living in a juvenile home in Hyderabad's Saidabad area was found dead in suspicious circumstances today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 19, 2015
A teenage US couple who spent two weeks on the run after allegedly carrying out a crime spree across several southern states was arrested on Sunday, authorities said.