Expedite appointment of nodal officer for juvenile homes: Delhi HC to govt

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the city government to expedite the process of appointing a nodal officer for coordination with the Public Works Department (PWD) on maintenance of infrastructure at juvenile observation homes.

HC notice to TN Govt on PIL over juvenile homes

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and others on a PIL seeking a direction to close down childcare institutions that do not fulfill the registration criteria and violating provisions of Juvenile Justice Act and Rules.

Joint CP appointed as nodal officer: Police to HC on juvenile homes

Delhi police has appointed a nodal officer of the rank of Joint Commissioner to the Department of Women and Child Development to hold meetings with its Secretary on issues related to juvenile homes.

NHRC recommends extensive review of Delhi juvenile homes

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday recommended an in-depth security review of juvenile homes here after it confirmed incidents of drug abuse, sexual assault and violence in one such home.

NHRC asks Delhi Police to review security at juvenile homes

Voicing concern over lax security arrangements at juvenile observation homes in the city, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday recommended that the Delhi Police conduct a review of all homes and ensure proper safety arrangements there.

Instead of cops, deploy ex-army men inside juvenile homes: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has modified its earlier order of using police for maintaining peace inside observation homes, housing delinquent juveniles, and ordered deployment of retired army men for the purpose.

HC, NHRC flay Delhi govt over rioting at juvenile home

Delhi government on Friday received stern reprimands from high court and the National Human Rights Commission over the recent case of violence and vandalism at a juvenile home here with both calling for better supervision of such shelters to prevent a repeat of such incidents.

UP: Monitoring body for juvenile homes set up

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday ordered that monitoring committees will be
set up in each districts to inspect correctional houses.

Bill passed in RS to end juvenile homes bias

Rajya Sabha passed a bill with a provision that juvenile home children suffering from diseases need not be separated from rest of the occupants.