JUVENILE

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the government right in amending the Juvenile Justice act? August 6, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. ...
  • Delhi: 19yearold stabbed to death, 5 juveniles taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Delhi murder: My brother was called to market and stabbed, says victim's sister August 6, 2014

    A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • News 360: Setback for Congress as AG rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post July 25, 2014

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The AG has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • News 360: 6yearold raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6yearold girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rape law debate: Should juveniles get the same punishment as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16yearolds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • The biggest victims will be the runaway couples, says HS Phoolka July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. Lawyer HS Phoolka said, "This is against international convention that India is a signatory. The biggest victims will be the runaway couples. This is not right, you can do one...
  • Hasty decisions in Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided: Khurshid July 14, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the hasty decisions on Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided. His remarks came in the backdrop of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's proposal to amend the act. He said, "We formed Justice Verma committee. We made all the necessary changes in law. There should...
  • Should juvenile rape offenders be charged as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16yearolds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • Need to revisit the Juvenile Justice Act: Congress July 14, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza said that the Congress has been demanding an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act for a long time. In an interview to CNNIBN, Oza said, "It's a tough rope to walk on but lot of cases of juveniles being involved in such crimes have up recently,...
  • Maneka's juveniles remark: SP says statement won't change the system July 14, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the Maneka's statement will not change the system. "We'll have to think about a lot of things. This matter requires debate and it won't be appropriate to comment," he said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Age of juveniles should not be brought down: Ranjana Kumari December 2, 2013

    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...
  • CJ followup: Justice for Tuba Tabassum October 27, 2013

    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...
  • How easy is access to drugs inside juvenile reform homes? October 25, 2013

    Earlier this month, 33 inmates escaped from a Delhi juvenile home after running riot for six hours. They threw burning LPG cylinders on the staff, set fire to exit points and trashed the home before running away. This is the third escape attempt from a Delhi juvenile home in two...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 7, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Villagers caught in crossfire between Army, terrorists in Keran October 7, 2013

    As firing between the Army and terrorists continue in the Keran sector for the 14th day, caught in the crossfire are residents from nearby villages. The villagers from Jamgund, a village that lies next to Shala Batu, have been trekking down steep mountainside to avoid being trapped in the gunfight....
  • Delhi: 15 of 33 inmates who escaped juvenile home rearrested October 7, 2013

    Fifteen of the 33 inmates who escaped from a Delhi juvenile home on Sunday have been rearrested. Inmates escaped after pelting stones, exploding cylinders, smashing window panes and even set the Superintendent's office on fire. Police said they also stole Rs 30,000 and beat up a security guard. Officials say...
  • Delhi gangrape: More investigation required in juvenile's role, says Mamta Sharma September 14, 2013

    Chairperson of National Commission for Women Mamta Sharma has said there is a need to take a hard look at the role of the juvenile who was given 3 years. "The juvenile can not get a lighter sentence just because of a certificate. I think more investigation is required, I...
  • FTP: 3 years for juvenile in Delhi gangrape case: Does the punishment fit the crime? September 2, 2013

    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...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Gopal Subramanium August 31, 2013

    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. ...
  • Delhi gangrape-murder case: Juvenile gets 3 years in reform home August 31, 2013

    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. This is the first judgement in the gangrape case that created a nationwide outrage. ...
  • Juvenile gets three years: Is this real justice for braveheart? August 31, 2013

    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 and sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. ...
  • Delhi gangrape verdict: Will challenge the verdict, file special leave petition in SC, says Subramanian Swamy August 31, 2013

    Subramanian Swamy said he will file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court challenging the verdict passed by the Juvenile Justice Board on the lone juvenile accused in the rape and murder of 23-year-old paramedical student on December 16. Swamy said that the case should not be before the...
  • FTP: Is the SC correct in maintaining 18 years as the age for Juvenile criminals? July 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld 18 years as the legal age for juvenile in the country, rejecting a PIL seeking an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act to lower the age of juvenile offenders from 18 to 16. ...