Juvenile Age

  • Age of juveniles should not be brought down: Ranjana Kumari 02-12-2013 05:46 PM

    Social activist Ranjana Kumari said the juvenile age limit should not be brought down as it will have implications on many other acts too. Her remarks came in the backdrop of the PIL asking the Supreme Court to try the juvenile offender in the December 16 gangrape case as an...
  • Delhi gangrape: Swamy moves SC, no order on minor accused till Aug 14 31-07-2013 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Juvenile Justice Board hearing the case of a minor, who is accused in the December 16 gangrape of a paramedical student, has been asked to wait till the Supreme Court takes a decision on Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's petition to try him as an adult. Swamy...
  • News 360: Bihar govt alleges conspiracy in mid day meal tragedy 17-07-2013 08:54 PM

    As the Bihar government alleges conspiracy in Chhapra mid day meal tragedy, the Centre has sought a report from the state government on the incident which left 22 children dead. ...
  • SC rejects PIL to reduce age to try juvenile suspects 17-07-2013 08:25 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking lowering of the age of juveniles from 18 to 16, saying the existing law was based on sound principles and the December 16 incident was "an aberration rather than the rule". ...
  • Delhi gangrape: Should nature of crime and not age determine punishment? 29-01-2013 11:08 PM

    The Juvenile Justice Board has ruled that the sixth accused in the Delhi gangrape case, allegedly the one who most brutally assaulted the braveheart, is a minor. ...
  • Time to revise the age limit: Juvenile Justice Board member 05-01-2013 06:49 PM

    Bipasha Roy, a member of the Juvenile Justice Board, has said it's time to revise the juvenile age limit. ...
  • Home Minister denies receiving Delhi L-G's letters on juvenile age 05-01-2013 06:44 PM

    Delhi Lt Governor Tejinder Khanna had written two letters recommending changes in the Juvenile Act. ...