India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
The government today made it clear that it is not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years but is proposing changes in processes related to the treatment of heinous offences committed by those in 16 to 18 age group.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 28, 2014
The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter from the death sentence.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Five persons, including a juvenile, were nabbed by alert policemen as they were trying to flee after robbing the driver on a moving DTC bus in south-east Delhi's Kapashera area.
Tuesday September 23, 2014
Anushka is among the leading actresses of the Tamil and Telugu film industries
Deepu M Kurup | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Court records show Jesse was arrested by Salem police three times as a juvenile, for offenses such as marijuana possession and being a minor in possession of tobacco products and liquor
India | Ketki Angre | Sunday August 10, 2014
A day after the cabinet cleared amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, the parents of the woman who died after being gangraped in a bus in Delhi in 2012, demanded fresh trial for the juvenile involved in the crime.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 7, 2014
A 9-year-old boy died after being repeatedly stabbed by a 12-year-old boy at a playground, police said on Tuesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The cabinet has approved a draft bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act, through which minors above the age of 16 who are accused of heinous crimes like rape and murder can be tried as adults. But in view of concerns about child rights, the decision ...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 7, 2014
The union cabinet is expected to take up proposed changes in legislation through which minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A draft bill to try minors above the age of 16 years - accused of heinous crimes including rape and murder - as adults, is all set to go to the cabinet for approval. If approved, the bill will pave the way for an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act...
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 25, 2014
Minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults if changes in law proposed by the government go through.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Even though the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has opposed the Women and Child Development ministry's proposal about trying juveniles involved in heinous crimes as adults, the National Commission for Women today backed the...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 14, 2014
The parents of the girl who was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012 have welcomed the statement of Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, who said today that juveniles, accused of serious crimes like rape, be treated...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Sunday said juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape should be treated on par with adult offenders.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 22, 2014
Six inmates of a juvenile home today escaped after beating up two wardens, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
A senior official of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was stabbed allegedly by a juvenile in Hyderabad, the police said. The incident happened in the Charminar area where the boy was being chased by a group of people.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 27, 2014
At least 20 juvenile delinquents of a government-run observation home escaped after attacking its staff, including the superintendent, police said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Parents of the 11-month-old baby girl, who was sent on a solo parasailing trip to a height of about 40 feet at a beach here, have landed in trouble along with the organisers as police registered a case against them under the Juvenile Justice Act.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A teenager accused of building bombs and plotting an attack on his high school in Albany, Oregon, has admitted to the allegations in juvenile court and was sent to a juvenile detention centre, which can hold him until his 25th birthday.