Is the Juvenile Act soft on serious offenders?
Mar 9, 2013
Anti-rape laws: Age of consent to be lowered
Mar 6, 2013
Juvenile offenders: A second chance
Feb 15, 2013
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.
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...
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Monday January 28, 2013
A magistrate at Delhi's Juvenile Justice Board is expected to decide whether the school certificate of the sixth accused in the Delhi gang-rape case is valid or not today.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday suggested change in laws against heinous crimes like rape with provision of speedy trial and favoured reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 years in view of the spate of crimes being committed by youngsters.
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday January 4, 2013
All states do not support the introduction of the death penalty for rapists. At a meeting of the senior-most bureaucrats and police officers of the country, chaired by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, there was also no consensus on whether parole s...
Associated Press | Wednesday January 2, 2013
A bone test is being conducted to confirm the age of a juvenile suspect in custody for the fatal assault and gang-rape of a young woman, while prosecutors will seek the death penalty for the other five men arrested with him, police said on Tuesday.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 6, 2012
In a shocking incident In Allahabad, the alleged rape of at least three girls aged less than 10 years inside a state-run juvenile home here has come to light following which its superintendent has been placed under suspension while a peon accused of ...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 29, 2009
Medical tests reveal that Ajmal Amir Qasab, prime accused in Mumbai terror attack case, is above 20 years in age and not a juvenile as claimed by him.