Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Parliamentary panel wants age of juveniles to be fixed at 16 yrs
Citing increase in crimes by minors against women, Parliamentary Committee recommended lowering age ...
Amnesty demands Maldives commute juveniles` death sentences
Maldivian authorities must commute death sentences and stop potential execution of 2 teenagers who r...
Goa police reveal minor criminal`s identity on website
Goa police have been left red-faced after identity of a juvenile criminal, hailing from Kerala, was ...
`Accused can`t dupe courts by claiming to be juvenile`
An accused cannot be allowed to "dupe" the cause of justice in trial of heinous offences by claiming...
Delhi gang-rape: Accused Mukesh dumps absentee counsel
Mukesh, an accused in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape, Saturday changed his counsel ML Sharma who failed ...
No plan to lower juvenile age from 18 to 16 years: Govt
Amidst demands for lowering the juvenile age, government made it clear that it has no intention to l...
HC orders scrutiny after JJB disposes 133 cases of
Shocked by news that Juvenile Justice Board at Pune disposed 133 cases involving juvenile offenders ...
SC seeks Centre`s reply on plea to reinterpret term juvenile
Supreme Court asked Centre`s response to plea which sought fresh interpretation of term juvenile say...
Public sentiment against juvenile before trial is unfortunate: CJI
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday said public sentiments akin to "baying for blood" o...
Saudi executes 7 men for crimes committed when juvenile
Fending off appeals by rights groups, Saudi has executed 7 for committing armed robbery when they we...
SC notice to J&K, centre on juvenile offender`s plea
The SC issued notice to the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments on a plea seeking the quashing...
Delhi gang-rape case: SDM testifies in Juvenile Justice Board
The Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) had recorded the statement of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape vi...
Parl panel unlikely to make changes in the ‘juvenile` age
A Parliamentary panel examining a bill which seeks to enhance punishment for crimes against women is...
Ossification test on accused must be done by medical board: HC
The Delhi High Court asked the trial court to decide afresh the plea of a murder accused who claims ...
Govt planning to amend immoral Traffic, Juvenile Justice Acts
The govt is planning to amend two Acts on immoral trafficking and Juvenile Justice, Women and Child ...
Delhi gang-rape case: SDM testifies in court
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), who had recorded the statement of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape v...
Three juveniles of `tyre puncture gang` held in Delhi
Three juveniles were detained for their alleged involvement in stealing from vehicles after puncturi...
Delhi gang-rape: Chargesheet against juvenile for robbing a man
The Delhi police on Thursday filed their chargesheet against the juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Bo...
Poor state of juvenile justice in Assam: ACHR
Assam has reported the highest number of cases of juvenile delinquency in the Northeast consistently...
Rapist juvenile asked to take care of animals at cow-shed
A juvenile offender, held guilty of raping a minor girl in 2007, has been asked by the Justice Juven...
MHA discussion on Juvenile Justice Act
Amidst demands and counter demands on lowering of juvenile`s age from 18 to 16 years, Home Ministry ...
Delhi gang-rape: Juvenile in solitary confinement
The juvenile, accused of taking part in the brutal gang-rape of the 23-year-old girl, is being repor...
SC to examine definiton of juvenile in Juvenile Justice Act
Amid growing nationwide demand for a review of Juvenile Justice Act, the Supreme Court on Monday dec...
Sheila Dikshit backs demand for lowering juvenile
Amid a demand for lowering juvenile age limit in wake of Delhi gang-rape case, Chief Minister Sheila...
HC to begin final hearing on foster child from Feb 19
A single judge bench from February 19 is slated to begin the final hearing on a writ that revolves ...
Minor, two others accused of gang-rape, assault
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youths, one of them a minor, Thursday night at ...
Juvenile age issue shouldn`t be seen in isolation: Khurshid
Against the backdrop of a debate over lowering the age of juveniles, External Affairs Minister Salma...
Youth gets seven years jail for kidnapping, raping minor
A youth who kidnapped and raped 13-year-old and married her day later has been sentenced to seven ye...
Two men awarded 10 years jail for gang-raping hand
Two men have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for gang-raping a han...
No need to lower age for juvenile: Ex-judge
There has been a demand for lowering the legally defined age for juvenile delinquents following the ...
Should juveniles guilty of heinous crimes be let off lightly?
The Juvenile Justice Board`s decision to declare the sixth accused a minor in the December 16 Delhi ...
Hang juvenile accused: Delhi victim`s father, brother
The family of the Delhi gang-rape victim demanded death penalty for the juvenile accused in the inci...
Delhi gang-rape: Sixth accused a minor, rules Juvenile Board
The Juvenile Justice Board on Monday ruled that the sixth accused in the Delhi gang-rape case is a j...
Children rehabilitation needed in Juvenile justice system: CJI
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Sunday stressed the need to focus on childcare and rehabilit...
Plea for trying juvenile with adult accused dismissed by JJB
A plea for prosecution of the juvenile accused in the December 16 gang-rape case alongwith the five ...
NGO opposes any move to amend Juvenile Justice Act
As debate continues on whether age of juveniles should be reduced to 16 from 18 years, a child right...
Krishna Tirath says no to lowering juvenile age
Union Minister Krishna Tirath suggested stringent punishment in the `rarest of rare crimes` like the...
Briton jailed in Bulgaria for sexually abusing boys
A 63-year-old Briton has been jailed by a Bulgarian court for paying a poor family 60,000 pounds to ...
SC seeks Centre`s response on amending Juvenile Justice Act
A bench of Justices KS Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra agreed to examine the plea which assumes signif...
14 children go missing everyday in Delhi
As many as 14 children go missing daily in the city, Delhi Police said Friday.
Amend law to reduce age of juvenile from 18 to 16 yrs: Delhi Police
Delhi Police on Friday favoured amendment in the law to reduce the age of juvenile from the present ...
SC moved for mental test of Delhi gang-rape juvenile accused
Supreme Court issued notice to central government on a petition seeking that juvenile accused in Del...
Inmates of juvenile home snatch guards` rifles in UP
The inmates of a juvenile home today snatches rifles of guards and captured it, official sources sai...
Juvenile Justice Act not implemented in Maha, says PIL
A PIL on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to direct the Maharashtra Government to implement effec...
Age bar for juveniles will not be lowered: Krishna Tirath
Krishna Tirath said the age bar for juveniles would not be lowered and all persons aged below 18 wou...
Juvenile Justice Act not implemented in Maha: PIL
A PIL urged the Bombay High Court to direct the Maharashtra Government to implement effectively the ...
Delhi gang-rape: Juvenile`s school principal claims he is minor
The school principal of the juvenile accused in the December 16 gang-rape case on Tuesday submitted...
Father murders married daughter, buries body with help of sons
In a case of suspected honour killing, a man allegedly murdered his married 21-year-old daughter and...
Juvenile delinquency on rise; 33,887 minors held in 2011
Over 33,000 juveniles, mostly between the age group of 16 to 18, have been arrested for crimes like ...
Death for juveniles: HC notice to Centre
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Centre seeking its response on the issue of ame...
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