India | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday December 6, 2013
Days away from what will be a year after a young paramedic was gang-raped on a bus in the capital, the government wants to make a change in the law - a change that will no longer allow juveniles accused of heinous crimes to get protection under the j...
India | Ketki Angre and A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The top court wanted to know the Centre's views on whether a court can decide if a minor accused could be tried as an adult in a regular criminal court.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday December 2, 2013
The parents of the young medical student whose fatal gang-rape enraged and shook India want laws to be changed so that juvenile offenders are not automatically entitled to trials by special juvenile courts.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 2, 2013
The government is planning changes in law to treat juvenile offenders involved in serious crimes on par with adult criminals.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
A juvenile was taken into custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl from a slum area in Thane, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Five persons, including two juveniles, have been arrested for allegedly stealing 50 kg of silver ornaments from the house of a woman after strangulating her to death in east Delhi.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
A 12-year old boy was allegedly abducted and murdered for ransom by two youths and a juvenile in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan, police said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 12, 2013
A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was brutally sexually assaulted by six men, including a juvenile, in a moving bus on December 16, 2012.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjeev Kumar sentenced Asif to three years' imprisonment.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Thursday October 10, 2013
In a landmark move, the Supreme Court has decided to monitor juvenile homes across the country. The top court has set up a panel under the chairmanship of Justice Madan B Lokur, a Supreme Court judge, for the purpose.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
Thirty-three inmates of a juvenile home in north-west Delhi escaped last night, police said, adding that 14 of them were arrested this morning.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday October 3, 2013
In more embarrassment for the Madhya Pradesh government, around 35 juveniles accused of serious charges like rape, murder and assault, escaped from a reform home in the state yesterday.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Thursday October 3, 2013
The police have arrested three people in connection with the rape of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Shimla. The girl was allegedly raped by four people, including her classmate and a taxi-driver.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 13, 2013
As a Delhi court on Friday sentenced the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape to death, the mother of the 23-year-old victim said she is very satisfied with the judgment and finally at peace.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday September 12, 2013
The minor who was arrested in connection with the July 31st gang-rape of a 19-year-old woman at the Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai has been identified positively by the woman and her friend who was with her on the night she was attacked. The minor w...
India | Reported by Sutapa Deb | Monday September 9, 2013
The process of reformation of the juvenile convicted in the Delhi gang-rape case will begin in a special home at Majnu Ka Tila in north Delhi. Following the order of the juvenile justice board, the 18-year-old, who was 17 during the horrific incident...
India | Written by Miloni Bhatt | Friday September 6, 2013
Rapes by minors are on the rise, according to official data. Figures on juvenile crimes by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reveal that from 2002 to 2012, there has been a 143 per cent increase in the number of rapes by juveniles.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday September 5, 2013
A court in Mumbai has sent four of the five accused of gang-raping a 23-year-old photojournalist to judicial custody till September 19. The fifth accused, who is a minor, is currently lodged in a juvenile remand home.
Cities | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday September 4, 2013
The young photojournalist who was gang-raped in a deserted mill in the heart of Mumbai, and her male colleague, who was a witness, have identified a 17-year-old as one of the five men who assaulted her.
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Days after the accused in the Mumbai gang-rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist confessed they had brutalized other women too, a 19-year-old call centre worker has alleged she was gang-raped by at least three of them.