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10-year-old girl raped by sweeper inside civic body-run school in Delhi's Shahdara

The victim later narrated the incident to her relatives following which they approached the police on Saturday and filed a complaint.

Feb 10, 2019, 06:39 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Modi govt okays death penalty for aggravated sexual assault under Pocso Act

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the cabinet has approved amendments to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, further strengthening the law to safeguard minors in the country. The provision of death penalty has also been included for those found guilty of aggravated assault on a child.

Dec 29, 2018, 08:14 AM IST

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Dec 28, 2018, 20:34 PM IST

Death for aggravated sexual assault of minors under amended POCSO Act

Stringent punishments have also been suggested to address the menace of child pornography.

Dec 28, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

Man arrested in Ghaziabad for killing 8-year-old boy

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing an eight-year-old boy by smothering, police said here Wednesday.

Oct 31, 2018, 23:38 PM IST

Haryana: FIR filed against three people under POCSO Act after minor girl alleges rape

According to news agency ANI, a police complaint of rape against one person and molestation against two persons were registered against under the Pocso Act. 

Sep 25, 2018, 06:37 AM IST

Woman alleges daughter held captive, raped; girl denies it

The complaint was registered on Tuesday. No arrests have been made yet, an official said on Wednesday.

Sep 20, 2018, 01:00 AM IST

Self-styled godman Ashu allegedly rapes woman and her minor daughter in Delhi, case filed

The case has been transferred to Delhi Police Crime Branch.

Sep 10, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

School principal arrested for 'molesting' girl students in Gujarat

Four girls, in the age group of 14 to 17 years, alleged that the principal molested them on several occasions in the recent past.

Sep 03, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

Mumbai: Minor student molested inside private school; case registered under Pocso Act

The 12-year-old girl, a student of class 6, was allegedly molested by an unknown boy at the school's canteen between 9 am and 10 am on Thursday.

Sep 01, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

Six students of a Rohtak gurukul allegedly sodomised by seniors, victims share plight with family on Raksha Bandhan

Students have alleged that for nearly 10 days, the seniors sodomised them. They have also alleged that the seniors mistreated them many-a-times when they were sleeping the hostels. 

Aug 27, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

Madrassa teacher held on charges of sexually abusing boys in Hyderabad

Rehan was arrested after a complaint was filed against him on April 29 by the parents of some of the victims who had informed them about the assault. 

May 04, 2018, 06:39 AM IST

Sexual assault of children: SC asks high courts to fast track trial under POCSO Act

SC bench headed by CJI on Monday directed all high courts to ensure that the cases of sexual assault of children to be fast-tracked and decided by special courts. 

May 01, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Asaram jailed for life for raping teenager at his ashram in 2013

Asaram was convicted under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) act. 

Apr 25, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Asaram convicted under POCSO Act: Govt guidelines on how media should cover rape cases

There are several guidelines that the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has given on how media should cover cases which come under the POCSO Act.

Apr 25, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

Time to audit performance and efficacy of POCSO Act

The NCRB says that the number of child abuse cases registered under POCSO Act went up from 8,904 in the year 2014 to 14,913 in 2015.

Jan 28, 2018, 12:36 PM IST

Father, who raped minor daughter in drunken state, gets 10-yr jail term

The Delhi court held the man guilty of the offences of raping a woman under 12 years of age and aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act.

Jan 19, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

Bollywood actor's molestation case: Accused arrested by Mumbai Police

The 39-yr-old accused is likely to be produced in a court on Monday. 

Dec 10, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Horrific! Teen girl gang-raped, set on fire by accused in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar

The incident comes just days after the National Crime Records Bureau’s latest report revealed that Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases in 2016. 

Dec 08, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Man jailed for 43 years after raping, impregnating teenage daughter

A Tamil Nadu man was on Monday sent to life imprisonment for 43 years after he allegedly raped and impregnated his minor daughter.

Dec 07, 2017, 14:09 PM IST