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Cabinet okays trial of juveniles at 16 as adults
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Adolescent Criminals

The Union Cabinet has approved amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, whereby an adolescent in the age group of 16-18 can be tried under the Indian Penal Code by the criminal court if they are accused of heinous crimes like rape, murder etc. Now ... Central Chronicle, 3 days ago
A bill for juvenile injustice The Hindu, 19 hours ago

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Amending Juvenile Justice Act to try 16

The new proposed change will do nothing to fix this essential problem with the juvenile justice system where a remand home is a far cry from rehabilitation, at best a warehouse for youth and more often than not, a hell-hole. The post Amending Juvenile Justice ...
 First Post.com4 days ago Cabinet clears juvenile justice bill  The Telegraph4 days ago Amending Juvenile Act won't fix anything, here's why  MSN News US4 days ago Amendment to Juvenile Justice Act criticised  The Hindu2 days ago

Changes in juvenile law

The proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act that would allow juveniles between 16 and 18 years to be considered adults in cases of heinous crime is a well-thought-out step (April 23). The step of pre-assessment sieving by the Juvenile ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
Hindustan Times

Better mechanism soon for juveniles' foster care

Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Bill which the Centre has approved seek to bring in a proper mechanism for foster care of children in need of protection. A child welfare committee, proposed to be set up under the bill, will have powers to send a child ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago Foster care services to take off in India  Hindustan Times3 days ago

Pay compensation to 6-year-old sodomized boy: Juvenile board

The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has asked the state government to pay compensation to a six-year-old boy from Shahpur, who was sodomized last year.
 Times of India1 week ago Juvenile arrested for rape attempt  New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago 11-Year-Old Boy Removed From Mother For Defending Her Need For Medicinal Cannabis  Zero Hedge2 days ago A teenage boy who raped his four-year-old niece twice in 2011 has been jailed for seven years by a h ...  Fijilive.com3 days ago
Business Standard

Rape by teens rise 288% even as India considers new law

The proposed law will allow for examination by a Juvenile Justice Board to assess if suspects aged 16-18 should be tried as adults in heinous crimes Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend April 25, 2015 Last Updated at 11:12 IST Rape was the fastest-growing crime ...
 Business Standard2 days ago 288 percent rise in teen rape suspects, India mulls new law  ProKerala.com2 days ago 288 percent rise in TEEN RAPISTS, India mulls new law  Siasat Daily1 day ago

46 juveniles held for rape in Patna district last year

The Union cabinet's recent decision to amend the Juvenile Justice Act 2000 to provide for tougher punishment to juveniles between 16-18 years who are involved in heinous offences like murder and rape could help the Patna police control the rising tide of such ...
 Times of India2 days ago

Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crime

The reformative foundations of India's juvenile justice law have been shaken. One of the new proposals in the Union Cabinet's move to introduce a law to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 will empower the Juvenile ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago Amending JJ Act will neither reform nor deter juvenile crime  First Post.com3 days ago

Amendments to JJ Act welcomed and derided

The amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act by the Narendra Modi government late on Wednesday evening was welcomed and derided in equal measure by various stakeholders.
 Times of India4 days ago Dec 16 gangrape: Parents welcome decision to amend JJ Act  Indian Express3 days ago

Justice delayed: Juveniles languish in observation homes

Ranchi: In a recent survey of various observation homes in the state, members of the Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (JSCPCR) have found that many children in these homes have lived here for almost three years or more ...
 Times of India1 week ago Juveniles in Jharkhand languish in observati...  Times of India1 week ago
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