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Cabinet clears Juvenile Justice Act amendments

A proposal, which will empower the Juvenile Justice Board to decide whether a juvenile above 16 years involved in heinous crimes such as rape is to be sent to a observation home or tried in a......

Does the Juvenile Justice Act need amendment?

Most juvenile remand homes are in appalling condition and need a massive overhaul. But whether redrafting the law will bring down juvenile crime is the moot question. What is required better remand......

Children cannot be made to pay price for inefficiency of system

The eye of the debate on juvenile justice has been focused too tightly on the quantum of punishment rather than the current approach, both to the juvenile, and also, for making him/her accountable,......

Juvenile Justice Act will stay as it is: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to lower the age of juvenile from 18 years saying the legislature has fixed the age which is constitutionally permissible. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief......

Govt to consider harsher punishment for juveniles

The Juvenile Justice Act that exempts minors from severe punishment could be changed to deliver tougher punishment to juveniles accused of heinous crimes like rape and murder, reports Anita Katyal......

Congress signals support for 3 key reform legislations

The Congress has decided to back three crucial economic reform legislations that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will bring in the winter session of Parliament beginning November 24. ......
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Damodar Biswal
Q. The Govt. proposes massive change in juvenile law.Harsh crimes require strong deterrents.The law should ensure justice to all victims irrespective of the background of the criminals. What is ur take?
Damodar Biswal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-govt.-proposes-massive-change-in-juvenile-law.harsh-crim/27722691/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Is there an urgent need to review d Juvenile Justice Act???
Farhaan:  A. Welcome move; Juveniles who commit "Adult Crime" should be treated as Adults ! Period !! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-an-urgent-need-to-review-d-juvenile-justice-act/26326261/answers/27722701

Farhaan
Q. Shattered by the verdict, the parents of the Delhi gang-rape victim broke down. "We feel cheated. It's a crime to be born a girl in this country," they said."The juvenile accused has been convicted in all charges. They are encouraging him by giving him only three years punishment. Such people can never change," said the brother. Dont you think 3 years is not a right punishment in r*pe cases wherein after being in prison...they might do the same crime again???? A stricter law is needed for all r*pe cases whether its for adults or juvenile ???
Farhaan:  A. yes. anyone who can commit that heinous act is not a juvenile. he must be punished and the best option with keeping todays condition in india is , to kill the criminals more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/shattered-by-the-verdict-the-parents-of-the-delhi-gang-rape-/26319121/answers/26326289

Juliana
Q. In The recent molestation of a journalist , the relative of one of the culprits claimed that he was underage... do you think laws should be made more stringent in order to get full justice to the victim?
Juliana:  A. it is like applying salt on the open wound. but they would be killed by people once they are out of the jail after 3 years for sure. it is really...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-the-recent-molestation-of-a-journalist--the-relative-of-o/26318676/answers/26319156

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Bhadrak rights activist proves Good Samaritan

al activist and Supreme Court lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy is now a household name for hundreds of distressed people across the nation. For his... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/bhadrak-rights-activist-proves-good-samaritan.html
A far too liberal Act?

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS The law pertaining to juvenile crimes has come under the scanner yet again. Last week, a Supreme... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/a-far-too-liberal-act/article6633494.ece
Teachers indicted, but escape abetment charge

Charge sheet accuses two teachers of corporal punishment and cruelty; says students fled campus to avoid regular beatings, drowned while crossing... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/crime/Teachers-indicted-but-escape-abetment-charge/articleshow/45276556.cms
Abetment of suicide charge dropped against 2 Virar schoolteachers

MUMBAI: Nearly three months after the bodies of three 14-year-olds were found in a river near their Virar residential school, the police have... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Abetment-of-suicide-charge-dropped-against-2-Virar-schoolteachers/articleshow/45276901.cms
China to punish harshly for crimes against children

China's chief justice Zhou Qiang Tuesday ordered local courts to give special attention to crimes against children. Courts across the country will... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/china-to-punish-harshly-for-crimes-against-children-114112501575_1.html

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