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Police nabs two juveniles for planting bombs in Assam

Assam police nabbed two schoolchildren from eastern Assam's Tinsukia district on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in planting the four bombs that went off on the morning of Independence Day in Tinsukia and Charaideo districts, the police said on Wednesday.

Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

Soon, parents may be punished if minor children caught driving

As incidents of minors involved in road accidents rising, the government is contemplating to bring a proposal, which would ensure punishment for parents of children who are caught driving.

Youth, 2 juveniles held for gang-rape of scheduled caste woman in Andhra Pradesh

The victim, who belongs to scheduled caste, was allegedly gang-raped by G Srinivas and a 17-year-old teenager. 

New Juvenile Justice Act comes into force today

Under the Act, those aged between 16 and 18 years will cease to get protection under the juvenile law and will be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. 

Delhi court shootout: All four apprehended accused are juveniles

All the four accused held for allegedly shooting dead a constable and injuring an undertrial in a courtroom yesterday have been found to be juveniles "hired" for killing the undertrial.

Karkardooma court firing: Delhi policeman gunned down by juveniles?

Karkardooma court firing: Delhi policeman gunned down by juveniles?

A policeman was killed when four armed youths in the age group of 16-18 years fired at a member of a rival gang in a packed court here, police said. The target was injured.

Arvind Kejriwal's view to try 15-yr-olds as adults mindless: Experts

Delhi government's proposal to try juveniles of 15 to 18 years as adults for heinous crimes has got a thumbs down from legal experts and rights activists who have termed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's suggestion as "mindless" and vouched for a need to educate minor offenders.

Juveniles too must get death for rape: Kejriwal

Juveniles too must get death for rape: Kejriwal

Juveniles who are 15 years old too must get death penalty if they commit rape, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

There should be death penalty or life term for accused above age of 15 years in heinous crimes: Arvind​ Kejriwal

Juveniles who are 15 years old too must get death penalty if they commit rape, Delhi Chief Minister said.

Dadri killing: Uneasy calm in Bishada as Rahul, Kejriwal visit victim Iqlakh's family; two juveniles held

Dadri killing: Uneasy calm in Bishada as Rahul, Kejriwal visit victim Iqlakh's family; two juveniles held

Uneasy calm on Saturday prevailed in Bishada village where a man was lynched over suspected beef consumption as Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal paid a visit to the bereaved family, with the latter deprecating attempts to communalizing the tragedy.

Delhi is India's `rape capital`. Click here to know the safest metro

Delhi is India's `rape capital`. Click here to know the safest metro

Delhi, the national capital, has been officially named the rape capital of India.

97 bodies found stuffed into 5,000-year-old house in China

In a gruesome find, archaeologists have unearthed remains of 97 human bodies stuffed into a 5,000 year-old small house, possibly killed in an epidemic of some sort, in northeast China.

Need to re-look laws on juveniles involved in major crimes: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said there was a need to re-examine various laws dealing with juveniles involved in heinous crimes like murder and rape and asked the government to see whether necessary changes could be done to have a deterrent effect.

Parliamentary panel rejects govt proposal to try juveniles as adults in rape cases

Parliamentary panel rejects govt proposal to try juveniles as adults in rape cases

 A parliamentary committee on Wednesday rejected the government's proposal to try as adults juveniles between 16 and 18 years involved in heinous cases such as rape, saying the move is "in conflict with law" and should be "reviewed".

91 juveniles flee from observation home in Meerut

As many as 91 juveniles on Monday fled from the Surajkund observation home in Nauchandi area here, following which two constables were suspended for dereliction of duty, police said.

Minors, women among 34 held for attacking police

At least 34 persons including five juveniles and two women were arrested on charge of attacking the police in Boudh district in which seven persons were injured, the police said on Sunday.

Rise in crimes by juveniles against women in 2013: Govt

There has been a 132 per cent rise in incidents of crime committed by juveniles against women in 2013 over the previous year, Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Govt concerned about heinous crimes by juveniles: Attorney General tells SC

The government is concerned about growing incidents of heinous crime being committed by minors and the entire issue of juvenility is under its consideration, the Attorney General on Monday told the Supreme Court.

Juveniles attempt escape in Delhi, make a hole in dormitory; bid foiled

In a movie-like bid to escape, five juveniles, lodged at a Juvenile Justice Home in northwest Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar, allegedly dug a hole in the wall of their dormitory.

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