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Parasailing trip of toddler: Case against parents, organisers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 16:08

Parents of the 11-month-old baby girl, who was sent on a solo parasailing trip to a height of about 40 feet at a beach here, have landed in trouble along with the the organisers as police registered a case against them under the Juvenile Justice Act.

People from any religious background are free to adopt child: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 20:58

Irrespective of their religious background, people are free to adopt children, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.

Police claim Kendrapara rape accused is adult

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 21:45

Accused of violating Juvenile Justice Act, police claimed that third accused in the July 28 alleged rape and fatal burning of a minor dalit girl was an adult as per the ossification bone test.

MHA discussion on Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 22:14

Amidst demands and counter demands on lowering of juvenile`s age from 18 to 16 years, Home Ministry is discussing with stake holders on issue and looking into all provisions of Juvenile Justice Act.

SC to examine definiton of juvenile in Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 14:17

Amid growing nationwide demand for a review of Juvenile Justice Act, the Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the definition of the juvenile in the act.

Should juveniles guilty of heinous crimes be let off lightly?

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 09:26

The Juvenile Justice Board`s decision to declare the sixth accused a minor in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape-murder case has triggered a debate on the need to amend the Juvenile Justice Act.

NGO opposes any move to amend Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 20:30

As debate continues on whether age of juveniles should be reduced to 16 from 18 years, a child rights organisation cautioned against any such move.

SC seeks Centre`s response on amending Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 15:13

A bench of Justices KS Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra agreed to examine the plea which assumes significance as a juvenile is an accused in the brutal Delhi gang-rape and murder case.

Juvenile Justice Act not implemented in Maha, says PIL

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 22:48

A PIL on Tuesday urged the Bombay High Court to direct the Maharashtra Government to implement effectively the Juvenile Justice (care and protection of children) Act and Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act.

Juvenile Justice Act not implemented in Maha: PIL

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 20:11

A PIL urged the Bombay High Court to direct the Maharashtra Government to implement effectively the Juvenile Justice (care and protection of children) Act and Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act.

J&K government to amend Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 18:07

The Jammu and Kashmir government is likely to table an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act to bring it at par with the Central Act.

J-K govt vows to revise Juvenile Justice Act

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 15:54

The J&K Government has assured the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to table a revised Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act in the Assembly to look after children in need of care and protection.