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.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 15, 2015
As many as 17 child labourers were rescued from different establishments in Bhayander in Thane and five persons were arrested, police said today.
Reuters | Wednesday December 31, 2014
"This is all so petty and juvenile," a reader on online portal Naver said of the washing machine vandalism dispute.
India News | 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 News | 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.
Delhi News | 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.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Upholding an order of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), a Delhi court has asked an employer to pay a compensation of Rs 60,840 to a minor maid for making her work for eight months without wages.
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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A cabinet meeting tomorrow is likely to clear two important bills to add to its budget session agenda of Parliament.
India News | 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 News | 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.