Juvenile Act

Juvenile Act to be amended to address crime, adoption: Maneka Gandhi

Government proposes to amend the Juvenile Justice Act to address the complex issue of crimes committed by juveniles and pave the way for making adoption easier, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said on Tuesday.

Mar 17, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2014, 13:43 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2013, 12:29 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2013, 19:40 PM IST