"Is it going to be any different from what was promised last year?" That is how leading women's rights activist Vrinda Grover responded to the announcement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to set aside Rs. 1000 crore to the Nirbhaya Fund set up in ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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A six-month long investigation by The Hindu has revealed that the nature of reported sexual assault in Delhi is far more complex than earlier imagined. Among the key findings is that a third of all the cases heard during one year dealt with ...The Hindu, 5 hours ago
The Indian government is proposing to change the law to allow 16 year-olds accused of crimes such as rape and murder to be tried as adults. But there's growing opposition to the move from rights activists, who argue that there needs to be a proper ...ABC Radio Australia, 15 hours ago 16-year-old criminals in India could face adult justice system ABC Radio Australia, 16 hours ago Does the Juvenile Justice Act need amendment? Rediff.com, 1 day ago Delhi after that deadly night The Hindu, 2 days ago
Four months after the CBI brought charges of conspiracy against former senior Intelligence Bureau official Rajinder Kumar in the alleged Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, its director Ranjit Sinha and his deputy were at a party thrown by the ...Hindustan Times, 4 days ago
(New Delhi)Numbers of juveniles committing serious crimes have seen a significant growth in India in past few years. There has been a long going debate over whether Juvenile Justice Act should be amended and juvenile age should be decreased or not.Indian Weekender, 1 week ago
Senior Advocate and former Additional Solicitor General, Indira Jaising today strongly criticised the practice of senior lawyers settling and resettling plaints and affidavits in a bid to intimidate judges. Jaising raised this concern while ...Bar & Bench, 1 week ago
A coalition of 58 non-governmental organisations under the banner 'ProChild Network' came together on Wednesday to urge the Central Government to deliberate before deciding to repeal and re-enact the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
NEW DELHI There is a need to reconsider the decision to allow treatment of juvenile offenders as adults and instead look for solutions within the existing juvenile justice system, experts said here on Wednesday. Juvenile's involvement in the acts ...Oman Tribune, 1 week ago Call to review lowering the age of juvenile The Freepress Journal, 1 week ago Reconsider decreasing age of juvenile: Experts Mangalorean, 1 week ago
Asia Indian women 'continue to be seen as subordinates' A fatal gang rape case in New Delhi has spotlighted the issue of violence against women in India. While Indian women are no longer quiet, there's still a long way to go, lawyer and rights ...Deutsche Welle, 1 week ago Indian women 'continue to be seen as subordinates' Deutsche Welle, 1 week ago
Union minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi in a proposal has said that the juvenile age bar should be reduced to 16 years from the exiting 18. She said that juvenile rape accused should be punished in the way adult rape accused are ...Meri News, 2 weeks ago
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