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Condemning the young

Proposed changes to juvenile justice law scuttle minor convicts chances of reform, writes MANDAVI MEHROTRA The sweeping and drastic amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, tabled in Parliament, triggered a ... New Delhi Pioneer, 4 hours ago

Gradation of juvenile crimes

The Juvenile Justice Board will be empowered to transfer cases of heinous offences to a Children's Court (Court of Session) after conducting a preliminary inquiry. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: Proposing key changes in how the judicial ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago Rights Of A Juvenile Offender  Daily Guide Ghana1 day ago Juvenile crime: Let children be children  Livemint.com1 week ago Let's promote best interest of children  Graphic Ghana13 hours ago
Deccan chronicle

Rajasthan has alarming no. of cases involving juveniles

Even as the Union cabinet recently cleared a proposal which will empower the Juvenile Justice Board to decide whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to an observation home or tried in a regular court, Rajasthan ...
 Times of India4 days ago Senate endorses draft juveniles law  Jordan Times3 days ago Opinions differ on amendment to Juvenile Act  The Assam Tribune1 day ago Opinion: Juvenile Justice Act, a course correction?  Deccan chronicle1 week ago

Hit and run case: Juvenile Board rejects teenager's bail plea

three lives, after considering it an "exceptional case". Juvenile Justice Board Chairperson J M Brahmbhatt turned down the bail plea of the teenager who allegedly drove over nine people sleeping on a footpath in Danilimda area of the city. Two people were ...
 Business Standard2 days ago

Indore divided over lowering juvenile age from 18 to 16Or Indore divided over provisions of Juvenile Justice Bill

INDORE: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014. The bill, which gives powers to the Juvenile Justice Board to decide if a juvenile above 16 years, involved in heinous crimes like ...
 Times of India1 week ago Indian media: Juvenile crime  BBC1 week ago Now minors will be tried as adults in rape, murder cases  IndiaTV News2 weeks ago In grave crime, adult trial for minors  The Telegraph2 weeks ago

Juveniles: Handle carefully

A beginning has been made in tackling juveniles involved in serious crimes. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 gives discretionary powers to juvenile boards to decide if 16-to-18-year-olds in rape and murder cases should be tried ...
 Asian Age1 week ago

Changes in Juvenile Law Welcome and Nuanced

The Narendra Modi government's decision to amend the Juvenile Justice Act to deal strongly with those who commit heinous acts like rape and murder has a lot to commend itself. The proposed amendment in the law will allow the Juvenile Justice Board ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago WCD sends juvenile draft bill to Cabinet Secretariat  Asian Age3 weeks ago Government to amend Juvenile law to punish 'heinous' offenders  Sify3 weeks ago

2 juveniles convicted in gangrape

Taking stern stance, the Juveniles Justice Board on Tuesday convicted two juveniles arrested in connection with the Shakti Mill gangrape cases of a photojournalist and a receptionist-cum-telephone operator and directed that they should be sent to Nashik ...
 Asian Age1 month ago Shakti Mills juveniles spared harsher terms  Times of India2 weeks ago Shakti mills gangrape: 2 juvenile accused convicted, sent to borstal school  First Post.com1 month ago Shakti Mill gang rapes: Two juveniles convicted  Rediff.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Juvenile Justice Act: 16-year-olds to face trial as adults

Picture used for representational purpose (Photo: PTI) New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the move to amend the law to empower Juvenile Justice Boards to decide if someone above 16 who is involved in a heinous crime like rape ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Cabinet nod for law to let juveniles face trial as adults  Asian Age2 weeks ago

Juvenile law

Justice should indeed be restorative and rehabilitative rather than retributive (Editorial, Amending juvenile law, Aug. 9). The government should not act in haste to satisfy the collective conscience of society. It would indeed be regressive to try ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
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