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Juvenile Justice Act


Juvenile Justice Act amendment: Delhi rights panels, three others urge Centre to roll back changes

April 07, 2022 7:35 am

The child rights commissions of West Bengal, Rajasthan and Punjab joined the DCPCR on Wednesday at a conference, appealing to the Centre to not notify the date of enforcement without restoring the cognisability of the offences.

Plea of juvenility has to be raised in bonafide and truthful manner: SC

February 15, 2022 9:04 pm

Apex court bench says the provisions of the statute are to be interpreted liberally but the benefit cannot be granted to the appellant who has approached the Court with the untruthful statement

UP school manager arrested for dangling nursery student upside down from balcony

October 29, 2021 6:08 pm

According to Mirzapur Basic Shiksha Adhikari Gautam Prasad, the Nursery class student was held upside down on Thursday from the balcony of the first floor because he had apparently left the school without permission.

Parliamentary panel not to push for lowering age limit to 16 years for juveniles involved in serious POCSO cases

August 11, 2021 1:16 pm

"The JJ Act, 2015 also includes a procedure to decide upon cases where children above the age of 16 years have been alleged to commit a heinous offence," the WCD ministry said.

Explained: What changes in JJ Act for juvenile offenders and District Magistrates?

August 05, 2021 8:25 am

The Bill was tabled in Lok Sabha during the budget session in March this year where it had received overwhelming support from both the ruling party as well as the Opposition.

Delhi Confidential: Emotional Farewell

March 26, 2021 4:46 am

Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala Vayalar Ravi bids farewell.

Explained: What do the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act mean?

February 21, 2021 8:58 am

While the amendments have been welcomed by most, the challenge perceived is that of having given too many responsibilities to the DM.

Assam: Case against doctor, wife for pouring boiling water on minor domestic help

September 03, 2020 1:32 pm

In a video being shared on local social media circles, injury marks on the minor boy's neck and shoulders are clearly visible.

Haryana child rights panel wants juveniles released

March 28, 2020 8:56 pm

HSCPCR chairperson Jyoti Bainda in a letter to Justice Jaswant Singh, chairman, Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee, Punjab and Haryana High Court, cited the 21-day lockdown period and recommended that “children be released on bail as per provisions of Section 12 of the Act”.

Their cases falling, Muzaffarnagar police now invoke Juvenile Act, say anti-CAA protesters used kids

January 24, 2020 10:34 am

Section 83 (2) of the JJ Act was invoked against at least 33 accused named in an FIR lodged on December 21 at the Civil Line police station in Muzaffarnagar — that FIR was also against 3,000 unknown accused.