Three held for Delhi teen's brutal murder

A day after the body of a youth, chopped in pieces, was recovered from near Bhatti Mines in Fatehpur Beri area here, three persons including a juvenile have been arrested for the brutal murder of their friend who was having an affair with a girl, whom one of them liked.

No change in Govt's stand on Juvenile Justice Bill 2014

Noting that the issue of lowering age of juveniles involved in heinous crimes from 18 years to 16 years has not been understood in proper perspective, the Government on Friday said there has been no change in its stand and position on the Juvenile Justice Bill, 2014.

Not in favour of reducing juvenile age from 18 to 16 yrs: Govt

The government on Thursday 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 treatment of heinous offences committed by those in 16 to 18 age group.

Juvenile held for murdering minor in Delhi

A 17-year-old boy was arrested for abducting and murdering the minor son of a fruit seller here, police said Saturday.

Home guards found providing drugs to inmates of juvenile home

 Two home guards were allegedly found providing drugs to inmates of a government juvenile home here.

Child right is a matter of international concern: MB Lokur

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B Lokur on Sunday said child rights is a matter of international concern and it is time that the issue needs to be concentrated at the national sphere by breaking 'compartmental-barriers'.

E Niwas to launch Anushka Shetty in Bollywood?
E Niwas to launch Anushka Shetty in Bollywood?

Filmmaker E.Niwas, who last directed 'Aman Ki Asha', now plans to launch southern actress Anushka Shetty in Bollywood with his next film, titled 'Juvenile'.

132 percent increase in cases of attack on women by juveniles

Assault by juveniles on woman to outrage her modesty saw a 132 percent increase and rapes committed by juveniles witnessed an increase of 60.3 percent last year.

Try juveniles accused of rape as adults: MPs

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed anguish over rising atrocities against women and children and demanded that juveniles accused of rape be tried like adults for this purpose.

Delhi gang-rape: Victim`s parents demand retrial of juvenile

The parents of the girl who was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012 demanded that the juvenile convicted in the case be retried.

Govt may consider reducing age of juvenile

Government on Tuesday said it may consider the suggestion of reducing the age of juvenile and also request Ministry of Women and Child Welfare to look into it.

Claim to be juvenile to escape law: Lashkar tells its cadres

Declare your age below 18 years if you are caught by security personnel--this is a new diktat from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit sent to its cadre in Jammu and Kashmir.

Lowering the age of juvenile is against child rights: NCPCR

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today opposed the Women and Child Development ministry`s proposal for lowering the age of a juvenile from 18 to 16, calling it "against child rights".

Three special teams formed to nab pickpocket in DRDO attack case

Three special teams have been formed to nab the juvenile pickpocket who allegedly attacked and injured a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught for stealing a cell phone in the crowded Charminar area, police said today.

SC refuses to lower age of `juvenile`

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to lower the age of juvenile from 18 years saying the legislature has fixed the age which is constitutionally permissible.

Delhi shamed yet again, 13-year-old girl raped by two juveniles

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two juveniles in her neighbourhood in Kanjhawala area of outer Delhi, police said on Friday.

SC reserves verdict on fresh interpretation of term `juvenile`

The Supreme Court n Wednesday reserved its verdict on the pleas seeking fresh interpretation of the term `juvenile` in the statute and leaving it to the criminal court, instead of Juvenile Justice Board, to determine the juvenility of an offender in heinous crimes.

After an year in jail, court declares murder accused juvenile in Maharashtra

After spending nearly a year in jail an accused arrested for allegedly killing three persons in a resto-bar was declared as juvenile by a local court here.

December 16 gang-rape: Centre says juvenile can`t be tried twice

Centre told Supreme Court that law did not allow juvenile, convicted in December 16 gangrape, to be tried twice for same offence as sought by parents of victims who demanded retrial by criminal court.

Tripura probing juvenile home death of Nigerian

No headway has yet been made into the probe on the death of Nigerian 17-year-old footballer Auro Azendu Joel, who was found dead in a juvenile home in Tripura three days ago, officials said.