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  • Plea Filed In Supreme Court Against New Central Law On Juveniles

    Plea Filed In Supreme Court Against New Central Law On Juveniles

    A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the recently-passed juvenile law that allows delinquent minors of 16 years of age and above to be tried as adults if they commit heinous offences like rape and murder.

  • No Regrets For Comments On How I'd React To Daughter's Rape

    No Regrets For Comments On How I'd React To Daughter's Rape

    This is the third Juvenile Justice Act. The first was enacted by the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1986. The second, which raised the age from 16 to 18, was enacted by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government in 2000. The third law will be credited to the BJP-led NDA government currently in office. Truly speaking, I feel this is an Act that should be marke...

  • India Has Taken A Rash Decision On Juveniles

    India Has Taken A Rash Decision On Juveniles

    The Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill lowering the age of a juvenile from 18 to 16 years was passed in the Rajya Sabha after opposition parties like the Congress and the TMC resiled from their earlier stand of referring the amendment to a Select Committee for further deliberation.

  • 38,565 Cases Registered Against Juveniles In 2014: Government

    38,565 Cases Registered Against Juveniles In 2014: Government

    A total of 38,565 cases were registered against juveniles in conflict with law for cognisable crimes under Indian Penal Code--Special Law and Local Law in 2014, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Parties Feel Public Pressure As They Debate Juvenile Bill In Parliament

    Parties Feel Public Pressure As They Debate Juvenile Bill In Parliament

    Maneka Gandhi, union minister for women and child development, today made a strong pitch in the Rajya Sabha for the Juvenile Justice Bill, which seeks to amend the law to allow trying those over 16 years of age and accused of heinous crimes, as adults.

  • How Many Nirbhayas Needed For Laws To Change: Nirbhaya's Parents

    How Many Nirbhayas Needed For Laws To Change: Nirbhaya's Parents

    With the Supreme Court rejecting the plea against release of the juvenile convict, the parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim today said the courts have failed them and asked how many Nirbhayas would it take for the laws to change.

  • After Protests, Rajya Sabha To Take Up Juvenile Justice Bill Tomorrow

    After Protests, Rajya Sabha To Take Up Juvenile Justice Bill Tomorrow

    Under pressure after massive public protests, political parties have agreed to discuss in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow, the Juvenile Justice Bill, which seeks to amend the law to allow trying those over 16 years of age and accused of heinous crimes, as adults.

  • Delhi Gang-Rape: Women's Commission Criticises Release Of Juvenile Convict

    Delhi Gang-Rape: Women's Commission Criticises Release Of Juvenile Convict

    The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) today said the High Court's refusal to stay the release of the juvenile convict in the December 16 gangrape case was a "dark day" in the history of the country and it would appeal against his release.

  • Kejriwal Plans For Safe Delhi, Says Try 15-Year-Old Criminals as Adults

    Kejriwal Plans For Safe Delhi, Says Try 15-Year-Old Criminals as Adults

    Lowering the age bar for juvenile criminals to 15 years in case of heinous crimes, completion of investigation in a time-bound manner and proper facilities for courts to fast track rape cases - these are the three key plans of the Arvind Kejriwal to make Delhi safer for children.

  • Cabinet Approves Proposal to Try Juveniles Accused of Heinous Crimes as Adults

    Cabinet Approves Proposal to Try Juveniles Accused of Heinous Crimes as Adults

    Overruling the recommendations of a parliamentary panel, the government today went ahead with a proposal to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults.

  • Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Opposes Lowering Legal Age of 'Juvenile'

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Opposes Lowering Legal Age of 'Juvenile'

    Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi today opposed the proposal to lower the legally defined age of "juvenile" but called for special measures to deal with heinous crimes committed by teenagers.

  • Not in Favour of Reducing Juvenile Age From 18 to 16 Years: Government

    Not in Favour of Reducing Juvenile Age From 18 to 16 Years: Government

    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.

  • UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    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".

  • Cabinet Clears Changes to Juvenile Justice Act

    Cabinet Clears Changes to Juvenile Justice Act

    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 on whether a minor would be tried as an adult has been left to the Juvenile Justice Board.

  • Draft Bill to Try Juveniles as Adults Ready for Cabinet Approval

    Draft Bill to Try Juveniles as Adults Ready for Cabinet Approval

    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.

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