India Matters: Wild things (Aired: July 2005)
May 16, 2013
Is the Juvenile Act soft on serious offenders?
Mar 9, 2013
Anti-rape laws: Age of consent to be lowered
Mar 6, 2013
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Monday April 29, 2013
The Thrissur-based businessman who filmed his nine-year-old son driving his Ferrari, was arrested today and immediately granted bail on a surety of Rs 5000. The Ferrari has been returned to businessman Mohammed Nisham on the condition that he will su...
Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy; edited by Mala Das | Friday April 26, 2013
A case has been registered against the father of a nine-year-old boy in Kerala who was seen driving a Ferrari in a YouTube video. Nisham, a bidi firm owner, has been booked under Section 23 of the Juvenile Justice Act for allowing his underage son to...
Press Trust of India | Monday April 15, 2013
A 13-year-old boy allegedly slashed the throat of a taxi-driver in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.
Reuters | Saturday March 30, 2013
Two Washington state fifth-grade boys, accused in a foiled plot to rape and kill a girl and kill or harm six other classmates, will stand trial as juveniles, a prosecutor said on Friday.
Associated Press | Friday March 29, 2013
In his most significant break with tradition yet, Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of two young women at a juvenile detention centre - a surprising departure from church rules that restrict the Holy Thursday ritual to men.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 20, 2013
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four persons, including three juveniles, in a village of the district, police said on Tuesday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 18, 2013
Four juveniles were detained in New Delhi for sexually assaulting a girl who studies with them in Class 11, police said on Monday.
Written by Rashmi Rajput | Sunday March 17, 2013
In the complaint, the parents of the class I student have alleged that on March 13, the boy was chained and paraded in the school as punishment because he was talking in the class.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 11, 2013
The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre and Jammu & Kashmir on a plea to quash a criminal case against a 12-year-old boy and implementation of a law on juvenile offenders in the state.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday March 11, 2013
In a huge security lapse, Ram Singh, one of the six men accused of brutally gang-raping a medical student in a moving bus in Delhi last December, has allegedly committed suicide at Tihar Jail, where he was lodged. He reportedly used his own clothes t...
Reuters | Tuesday March 5, 2013
Saudi Arabia has postponed the execution of seven men convicted of armed robbery committed when most of them were juveniles while the royal court looks into a request for a retrial, relatives and family friends said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Tuesday March 5, 2013
Saudi Arabia is scheduled to execute seven men on Tuesday for crimes committed when they were juveniles aged under 18, the British-based rights group Amnesty International said.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday February 28, 2013
The 17-year-old who was arrested along with five adults after a student was fatally gang-raped on a Delhi bus will be tried for charges of rape and murder, a juvenile court in Delhi has decided.
Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Monday February 25, 2013
Three doctors of Singapore's Mount Elizabeth Hospital where a medical student gangraped in Delhi died of her injuries will, beginning Monday, depose before a special fast-track court hearing the case.
Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday February 16, 2013
The Delhi gang-rape case two months ago brought the issue of juvenile justice into sharp focus. So far, the debates have looked at the law in a negative context, and revisited the age limit angle. An important dimension of the law, reform and rehabil...