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The minor has been detained under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.(Representational Image)

Infuriated over defeat in games, minor boy kills girl in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore

Hindustan Times, Indore | By Neha Jain
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 09:41 AM IST
The murder was allegedly committed by smashing the head of the girl with a stone in a vacant plot of land near the housing complex, where the victim and the alleged minor offender lived
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Class-11 boy’s suicide in Ludhiana: Add stringent sections to FIR, demands parents’ association

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Submits memorandum to police commissioner, ADCP
The Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) in Nalanda on Friday asked a minor charged of theft to recite national anthem before acquitting his case.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) in Nalanda on Friday asked a minor charged of theft to recite national anthem before acquitting his case.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Juvenile board asks minor to recite national anthem before acquittal

Patna | By Reena Sopam
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The minor was caught by the locals while trying to steal a bag containing money at a bus stand.
The PAC 52nd report, tabled in the state legislature on Wednesday, has stated 75,000 ineligible children were housed in state-controlled child care homes(Reuters/Representative Image)
The PAC 52nd report, tabled in the state legislature on Wednesday, has stated 75,000 ineligible children were housed in state-controlled child care homes(Reuters/Representative Image)

75K ineligible kids, fake entries at child care homes: PAC report slams Maharashtra

HindustanTimes, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 01:57 PM IST
The report also slammed the state government for the losses caused to the exchequer owing to “fake students” at the centres.
The Union women and child development ministry plans to move a bill during the Parliament session that begins from Monday to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.(airdone)
The Union women and child development ministry plans to move a bill during the Parliament session that begins from Monday to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.(airdone)

POCSO among bills to be reintroduced during Parliament session

New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:43 PM IST
As per the proposed amendment, a district magistrate’s role will be widened to oversee and monitor implementation of adoption process.
Copies of the order, which was sent to the district and sessions judge, Gurugram, are with the victim’s father and the accused’s father as well.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Copies of the order, which was sent to the district and sessions judge, Gurugram, are with the victim’s father and the accused’s father as well.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Father of juvenile accused is pressuring me: Judge

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 04:29 AM IST
Stating this, Choubey passed a reference order on April 12, a copy of which is with HT. In the order, he wrote some advocates had come to meet him earlier that day.
The Bombay high court (HC) recently rejected a petition filed by an 18-year-old city resident, who is facing a charge of murder and was 17 at the time of the incident.(HT File Photo)
The Bombay high court (HC) recently rejected a petition filed by an 18-year-old city resident, who is facing a charge of murder and was 17 at the time of the incident.(HT File Photo)

Bombay high court rejects plea of teen who did not want to be tried as adult

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2019 05:49 AM IST
The petitioner had questioned the competence of the psychiatrists on the medical board, which submitted a report to the JJB. As per the report, the petitioner was mentally and physically fit at the time of committing the crime and understood the consequences of his action.
The Supreme Court has acquitted a rape accused after it was found that he was a juvenile at the time of the incident.. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court has acquitted a rape accused after it was found that he was a juvenile at the time of the incident.. (Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Minor at time of crime, rape accused acquitted

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2019 11:32 PM IST
The top court set aside an eight-year-old Punjab and Haryana high court order that convicted the juvenile and two others for gang rape of a 15-year-old girl.
Union minister of women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi.(HT Photo)
Union minister of women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi.(HT Photo)

WCD ministry to formulate norms for children hostels amid crackdown on shelter homes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2018 12:11 AM IST
The WCD ministry has directed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to draft the guidelines in consultation with all stakeholders concerned. It also plans to have these guidelines notified under the Juvenile Justice Act.
The owner of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)-run shelter home was arrested on Sunday following allegations of sexual abuse by the institute’s minor inmates.(PTI/Representative Image)
The owner of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)-run shelter home was arrested on Sunday following allegations of sexual abuse by the institute’s minor inmates.(PTI/Representative Image)

Odisha shelter home sealed, owner arrested over sexual abuse allegations by minor inmates

By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2018 11:58 PM IST
The shelter home, which was being operated by NGO Good News India in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district, was sealed on Saturday, a day after a few of its female inmates accused the institute’s founder Fayaz Rehman and caretaker Simanchal Nayak of sexual harassment. Nayak and shelter home’s assistant director Udit Lima were arrested on Saturday.
The Supreme Court said it was “helpless” as any direction to authorities would be called “judicial activism”.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court said it was “helpless” as any direction to authorities would be called “judicial activism”.(HT File Photo)

Child rights panel’s report on shelter homes frightening: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 11:28 PM IST
Referring to the NCPCR‘s social audit report on shelter homes, a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said that out of the 2,874 children homes, only 54 have received positive reviews from the body, set up under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.
The five girls, aged between three to six years, are currently lodged in a children’s home under the social justice and empowerment department in Bharatpur.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))
The five girls, aged between three to six years, are currently lodged in a children’s home under the social justice and empowerment department in Bharatpur.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (REPRESENTATIVE PIC))

Writ against adoption by foreigners

Hindustan Times, Bharatpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 10:20 PM IST
This is the first time that minor girls from Bharatpur are being adopted by couples from foreign countries.
At present, prospective adoptive parents have to go to civil or family courts to get the final go-ahead after completing all other formalities related to adoption, and the whole process often takes years.(Photo for representation)
At present, prospective adoptive parents have to go to civil or family courts to get the final go-ahead after completing all other formalities related to adoption, and the whole process often takes years.(Photo for representation)

Ministerial panel okays proposal to make district magistrates final authority in child adoption cases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Moushumi Das Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 08:41 AM IST
800 to 850 adoption cases are pending in civil and family courts at any given time.
Uttarakhand high court.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Uttarakhand high court.(HT FILE PHOTO)

From clothes and food to bedding: HC details essentials for inmates at homes

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 10:43 PM IST
The directives are part of order that a division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Sharad Kumar Sharma gave Wednesday while disposing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in 2016 by Shivangi Gangwar.
Jayant Krishna, COO, NSDC exchange MoU with DGP OP Singh.(HT Photo)
Jayant Krishna, COO, NSDC exchange MoU with DGP OP Singh.(HT Photo)

Skill India to transform lives of juveniles in UP

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the UP home department and the state department of women and child development signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate for creating and implementing various skill development programme for up to 11,000 children in conflict with law, street children and children in need of care and protection in Uttar Pradesh.
The newborn girl at the Mohali hospital.(HT Photo)
The newborn girl at the Mohali hospital.(HT Photo)

Father carries newborn for hours in polythene bag, tries to sell her, held

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 12:51 PM IST
Accused told the police that his wife was sick and he needed money for her treatment.
Erb’s palsy is paralysis of the arm caused by injury to its main nerves during a difficult delivery. According to the doctor, the medicines have to be administered to the baby, suffering from Erb’s Palsy, only through the mother’s milk and not orally.(Shutterstock/ Representative Photo)
Erb’s palsy is paralysis of the arm caused by injury to its main nerves during a difficult delivery. According to the doctor, the medicines have to be administered to the baby, suffering from Erb’s Palsy, only through the mother’s milk and not orally.(Shutterstock/ Representative Photo)

Man moves court after wife abandons four-month-old girl suffering from erb’s palsy

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 08:28 PM IST
The woman refused to take the child’s custody for three months to administer her medicines, saying she is allergic to medicines which needed to be given to the child through breast feed and she cannot consume them.
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