Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

Juvenile Justice Act


Govt releases draft model rules for implementation of Juvenile Justice ActSign in to Read

May 25, 2016 5:32 pm

The case was highlighted as the accused teenager who was short of 18 years, had allegedly drove his father's Mercedes over 32-year-old Siddharth Sharma on April 4.

Teen accused of two murders in six months: Police file investigation report in second caseSign in to Read

April 03, 2016 3:27 am

Since the juvenile is a repeat offender, the case may be considered under the new Juvenile Justice Act, which allows juveniles in conflict with law — aged between 16 and 18 years — to be tried as adults.

Amended Juvenile Justice Act complicated, needs discussion: SC judge M B LokurSign in to Read

March 14, 2016 2:11 am

“If we put a child who does not deserve to be sent to the adult criminal justice system, he will be in great trouble,” he said.

Mumbai: Two boys made to take clothes off as punishment at tutorialSign in to Read

March 13, 2016 12:11 am

Tutorial owner, sister-in-law booked under JJ Act after video goes viral

New Juvenile Justice Act to come into force from todaySign in to Read

January 15, 2016 1:55 am

The Act, passed by the Rajya Sabha in the winter session of Parliament, received President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent on December 31.

Why India has a ‘low’ crime rateSign in to Read

January 12, 2016 2:17 am

While Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands display high numbers of criminal activity, India stands with Yemen and Lebanon in the lower zone.

After Juvenile Justice bill, WCD Ministry to push for amendments to NCW ActSign in to Read

January 03, 2016 10:18 am

The amendment seeks to give the body powers of a civil court including the authority to order police to arrest an accused in cases of crime against women, investigate, summon and penalise

December 16 gangrape case: The crimes juveniles commitSign in to Read

December 16, 2015 1:44 pm

According to data released by the NCRB, 36.1 per cent of cases against juveniles were pending disposal in courts while seven per cent cases resulted in acquittals or were disposed of.

Delhi High Court frees man of rape charge, allows girl to live with himSign in to Read

July 24, 2015 3:54 am

The girl had allegedly gone missing in 2013. Her parents had filed an FIR on charges of kidnapping against the accused.

No place for kidsSign in to Read

June 22, 2015 12:00 am

Sending juveniles to jail is counterproductive. India must reconsider the JJ act amendment.