Juvenile Justice Act

  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile can't be tried in regular court, SC rules 28-03-2014 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case cannot be sent for trial in a regular court. The Supreme Court decision came on a plea filed by the Delhi braveheart's parents seeking that the juvenile convict be treated as an adult....
  • Six minors hailing from Bihar, Rajasthan rescued; 3 arrested for human trafficking 26-02-2014 08:43 PM

    Three men have been arrested and six minor children were rescued from them in Punjabi Bagh area of West Delhi in a suspected case of human trafficking. "With the arrest of Omparkash (43), Kamlesh (27) and Taro Devi (65), the Punjabi Bagh police station has busted a gang of human...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • BSP MP, wife's judicial custody extended 16-12-2013 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife till December 30 in connection with the murder of their maid in the national capital on November 5. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha, however, allowed Dhananjay Singh to sign on...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC notice to Centre on PIL over juvenile case 02-12-2013 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the government on a public interest litigation in connection with the case against the juvenile convicted in the Delhi gangrape case. The PIL has sought a 'competent magistrate' in the case. The PIL pleads that a competent magistrate be given...
  • CJ follow-up: Justice for Tuba Tabassum 27-10-2013 02:56 PM

    A year after his daughter, Tuba Tabassum, was acid attacked; CJ Arif Ashraf has been relentlessly appealing for justice. Through CJ show, he is putting out the poignant story of her daughter to ensure strict punishment for the perpetrators of the attack. He says, "Two of the four accused in...
  • Delhi: 17 offenders escape after vandalising juvenile home 07-10-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: Thirty-three offenders escaped from a juvenile home in North Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar on Sunday. The police have said that 16 of them have been arrested. The juveniles reportedly pelted stones, exploded cylinders, smashed window panes and even set the Superintendent's office on fire before escaping. The police say...
  • Misplaced rage

    Children Are Watching Us |  Valay Singhrai
    In the case of the juvenile convict in the Delhi gang rape and murder case, we are witnessing a beastly rage, from seemingly sensible and...

  • Delhi gangrape: Eight months on, braveheart's family awaits justice 09-09-2013 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: The verdict in the December 16 Delhi gangrape case is likely to be delivered on Tuesday. The braveheart's family hopes that justice will be done. "Before leaving she had said that she'll be back in two hours. I am still waiting for that moment," said the braveheart's mother....
  • Rape victim's family lives in fear as 'minor' rapist roams free 07-09-2013 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the much awaited verdict on the December 16 Delhi gangrape, CNN-IBN is getting stories of crimes against women from around the country. A family, whose six-year-old daughter was raped and cut to pieces five years ago, claims it is now being threatened. The accused got away...
  • FTP: 3 years for juvenile in Delhi gangrape case: Does the punishment fit the crime? 02-09-2013 11:55 PM

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. He has been sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. His sentence will include the period he has already...
  • December 16 Delhi gangrape: Verdict on juvenile accused likely today 31-08-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: The first verdict in the Delhi December 16 gangrape case of 2012 is expected on Saturday. The Juvenile Justice Board is likely to give its ruling on the minor charged with the crime. If convicted, the accused faces a maximum sentence of three years at a correctional facility,...
  • December 16 Delhi gangrape case: Verdict on juvenile accused today 25-07-2013 08:52 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will on Thursday announce its first verdict on the minor accused in the December 16 gangrape and murder case. The 17-year-old faces charges of rape and murder like all the other accused, but if convicted, he'll be sent to a juvenile observation home for a...
  • Welcome Supreme Court's verdict on Juvenile Justice Act: NCPCR 17-07-2013 05:18 PM

    The Supreme Court has rejected a PIL that sought an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act for lowering the age for trial of a juvenile accused. ...
  • SC rejects PIL to reduce age to try juveniles in rape, murder cases 17-07-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has rejected a PIL that sought an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act for lowering the age for trial of a juvenile accused. The PIL wanted the age of a juvenile accused in rape and murder cases to be lowered from 18 to 16 years....
  • Can't change law for one case: Justice Leila Seth 29-01-2013 11:57 PM

    Member of the JS Verma committee Justice Leila Seth has come out strongly in favour of the existing juvenile justice laws. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-01-2013 11:24 PM

    Catch the day's stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 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. ...