Articles about Juvenile Justice Act
30 Aug 2021India
The Tamil Nadu Police has arrested a 23-year-old woman for allegedly torturing her 2-year-old child, after several shocking videos of the abuse went viral on social media.
03 May 2021India
The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) wrote to states and union territories on Monday, urging them to inform child protection authorities about children who have lost both parents due to COVID-19.
03 Sep 2020India
The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
09 Aug 2020India
A man in Uttar Pradesh's Agra has been arrested for brutally thrashing his son after tying him upside down.
25 Apr 2020India
The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.
04 Feb 2020India
Students of Shaheen Urdu School in Bidar, Karnataka, are spending a lot of time with police officers, thanks to a play on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which was performed on January 21.
01 Sep 2019India
Heftier penalties and fines for traffic rule violations come into force today across the country as 63 clauses of the newly-amended Motor Vehicle Act will be implemented from Sunday.
01 Aug 2019India
With an eye on making Indian roads safer, Rajya Sabha passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Wednesday.
03 Mar 2019Delhi
The Delhi High Court has agreed to quash an FIR against a couple, who had employed a minor for household work, and directed them to plant 100 trees and pay Rs. 1.5 lakh to the victim.
29 Dec 2018India
On Thursday night, during a surprise visit to a shelter home run by an NGO, in Dwarka, the Delhi Commission of Women found that girls were ruthlessly abused by staff.
05 Dec 2018India
Four shelter homes in Odisha have been shut down after an inquiry found that they were running without registration.
14 Oct 2018India
Two minors have been sent to an observation home for allegedly raping a teen in an orphanage in Gujarat's Kutch district, IE reports.
14 Aug 2018India
Australia has resumed adoption of children from India after it was suspended eight years ago over charges of trafficking by some recognized Indian placement agencies, a WCD Ministry official said today.
05 Aug 2018India
The number of children available for adoption in the country is 1,991, including 1,322 girls, for about 20,000 prospective parents, an RTI revealed.
03 Aug 2018India
As many as 203 complaints of children who ran away from observation and special homes have been registered by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) since 2015, MoS WCD Virendra Kumar informed Lok Sabha today.
02 Aug 2018India
The SC has taken suo motu cognizance of the Muzaffapur shelter home sex abuse case. Among its first directions were instructions to media not to publish visuals of the minor victims, even in blurred or morphed form.
29 Jul 2018India
The Muzaffarpur shelter home sex abuse racket gets more horrifying by the day. The toll of raped girls has now increased to 34.
28 Jul 2018India
The police rescued 36 children from a madrasa in Pune's Katraj Kondhwa area after reports of sexual abuse surfaced. A maulana named Rahim has been arrested.
21 Jul 2018India
The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry has said that it has asked all states and Union Territories to issue instructions for conducting an inspection of all homes run by the Missionaries of Charity (MoC).
19 Jul 2018India
A school teacher was arrested on Wednesday in Navi Mumbai and later released on bail, for stripping a Class 1 student in front of his classmates to 'punish' him.
17 Jul 2018India
After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.
11 Jul 2018India
A case was registered against Rabea Girls' Public School, Delhi, for allegedly locking up 16 girls, aged 4-5 years, in a basement over non-payment of fees by their parents.
26 Jun 2018India
The Thane Rural Police has registered offenses against the headmistress of a school for allegedly slapping a Class 6 student for yawning during the morning assembly prayer, an official said.
23 Jun 2018India
Like beauty, obscenity also lies in the beholder's eyes, said Kerala High Court while refusing to term the picture of a woman breastfeeding her baby on a magazine cover as 'vulgar'.
20 Jun 2018India
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been served with showcause notice by Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) for sharing the video of Dalit teens being beaten in Maharashtra village a few days ago.
11 Jun 2018India
Rape often alters lives of those involved, including the perpetrators: a fact that doesn't come to the fore that often.
03 Jun 2018India
A two-day-old baby was abandoned on the steps of a Kochi church as the parents feared society would shame them for having a fourth child, Kerala police revealed on Saturday.
22 May 2018India
Dismissing a petition by a 16-year-old, a Gurugram court has ruled that he will be tried as an adult for murdering seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur last September.
07 Apr 2018Delhi
A 21-year-old was recently arrested for abducting and sodomizing his seven-year-old neighbor in Delhi's Okhla Industrial area.
12 Mar 2018Entertainment
The infamous Papon kissing controversy raised several questions over the security of the child TV artistes.
10 Mar 2018Delhi
Shoulders collided, argument ensued and then there was a murder - that's how the stabbing of a 35-year-old cook that happened on March 4 in Delhi's Alaknanda region can be described.
23 Feb 2018India
A teenage boy was detained and sent to a child observation home in Faridabad after a female classmate accused him of putting "Sindur" on her head.
20 Dec 2017India
The 16-year-old Class 11 student accused of the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur will be tried as an adult, the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has ruled.
09 Nov 2017India
After the arrest of a Class XI student for the murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur, the CBI sought his remand so it could reconstruct the crime scene.
26 Oct 2017India
It's not just adult men who rape or molest.
12 Oct 2017India
A juvenile has been found guilty of being involved in multiple blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya in 2013.