Proposed amendment in juvenile law draws bouquet, brickbats

The proposed law for prosecuting juveniles aged between 16 and 18 years for heinous crimes in regular courts have drawn bouquets as well as brickbats from jurists and child rights activists.

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 Delhi gang-rape case be kept in special custody if he was a psychopath and threat to society and women.

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 amending the Juvenile Justice Act to pave way for the judiciary to award death sentences to minors involved in henious crimes.

Delhi gang-rape: Congress for re-evaluation of Juvenile Act

Amid growing clamour for enhanced punishment to perpetrators of Delhi gang-rape, Congress on Friday underlined the need for a re-look at the Juvenile Act as one of the accused in the case is a minor.

Delhi gang-rape: Congress for re-evaluation of Juvenile Act

Congress on Friday underlined the need for a re-look at the Juvenile Act as one of the accused in the case is a minor.