Lok Sabha members oppose trying of 16-year-old as adults

Several members in Lok Sabha on Wednesday opposed a bill that provides for treating boys aged 16 and above at par with adults for punishment for heinous crimes like rape.

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Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults
Cabinet clears proposal to try juveniles accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to try juvenile in the age group of 16-18 under laws for adults for heinous crimes.

Juvenile held for murder of 4-year-old girl in Chandigarh

Two days after a four-year-old girl was found murdered here, police on Monday night said that a juvenile, who held a grudge against the victim's family, was behind the crime.

Juvenile home inmates pelt stones at cops

Angry over poor quality of food served during Navratra, inmates of a juvenile home here tonight went on rampage and pelted stones at policemen.

Vicky Tyagi murder case: UP Police seeks custody of juvenile

Muzaffarnagar The police have sought the custody of a juvenile, accused in the murder of gangster Vicky Tyagi, for more interrogation.

Court denies bail to juvenile, says boy out of parents' control

A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a juvenile, accused in an attempt to murder case, saying his parents have no control over the boy who indulged in a similar crime when he was out on bail in another offence.

Uttar Pradesh juvenile reform centres to have CCTVs

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered installation of CCTV cameras in all juvenile shelter and reform homes across the state, an official said on Thursday.

91 juvenile detainees flee Meerut remand home, 17 re-arrested

Ninety one children escaped from a juvenile reform home in Meerut in wee hours of Monday morning.

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.