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Chandigarh Police asked to reply on bail plea of Sector 35 resident

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2020 10:54 PM IST
A case was registered under Section 374 (unlawful compulsory labour) of IPC and Section 79 (care and protection of children) of Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, against Shiv Kumar, a resident of Sector 35-D, Chandigarh
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The teacher was later remanded to judicial custody after his bail petitions were rejected by a court.(FILE PHOTO.)
The teacher was later remanded to judicial custody after his bail petitions were rejected by a court.(FILE PHOTO.)

Odisha school teacher arrested for molesting student

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 08:50 PM IST
According to the police, the accused teacher Sanjay Patnaik, who teaches mathematics in the private school in old town area of Bhubaneswar had allegedly molested the girl and even issued death threats.
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Pawan Gupta, one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, is the only one to have not exhausted all his legal remedies.
Pawan Gupta, one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, is the only one to have not exhausted all his legal remedies.

SC to hear Delhi gangrape convict’s plea day before scheduled execution

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Gupta’s curative petition is likely to cast a fresh shadow on the death warrant signed for execution of all the four convicts on March 3.
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The RJD MLA has been on the run ever since his name cropped up in a sex racket which was busted in September last year. (Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)
The RJD MLA has been on the run ever since his name cropped up in a sex racket which was busted in September last year. (Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)

RJD MLA booked on rape charges in Bihar’s Ara

By Agencies | Hindustan Times, Ara
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Special public prosecutor Saroj Kumari said the charge sheet has been filed against Yadav, who represents Sandesh assembly seat, under IPC sections relating to human trafficking and sexual assault besides those of Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, POCSO Act and the Juvenile Justice Act.
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2 Hisar govt school teachers arrested for sexual harassing students

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Hisar, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2019 11:40 PM IST
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Children covered under the JJA needed economic and planned support, besides rehabilitation and re-integration to mainstream society, emphasised Justice Chandrachud.(HT FILE Photo)
Children covered under the JJA needed economic and planned support, besides rehabilitation and re-integration to mainstream society, emphasised Justice Chandrachud.(HT FILE Photo)

‘Need stricter implementation of JJ Act’: Justice Chandrachud

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 04:17 AM IST
Justice Chandrachud said children in conflict with law were not just offenders, they were victims too.
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Child labourer’s death: Day after Capt’s order, DC forms panel; no arrest yet

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 11:49 PM IST
Already booked for culpable homicide, 40-yr-old sent to one-day police custody
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The new Act has substantially increased penalties for traffic violations such as drunk driving, driving without helmets.(HT Photo)
The new Act has substantially increased penalties for traffic violations such as drunk driving, driving without helmets.(HT Photo)

Rs 1,000 for jumping red light: Hefty fines for traffic violations from today

UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 04:02 AM IST
As part of the new changes, if a person is found driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs he will have to pay a penalty of Rs 10,000, an amount that is steeper than the earlier Rs 2000.
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The teacher contacted an NGO and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and filed a complaint against the father.(HT image)
The teacher contacted an NGO and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and filed a complaint against the father.(HT image)

Dharavi man booked for assaulting his 3 minor kids

By Faisal Tandel | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 06:09 AM IST
On returning to school, her teacher noticed the injuries. and The 11-year-old also revealed that because of the harassment and regular assault, their mother had left home about 18 months ago.
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The orphanage provided shelter and education for children from poor families. It was running for the last two years and the police expect more complaints against the priest. (Image used for representational purpose only).(FILE PHOTO.)
The orphanage provided shelter and education for children from poor families. It was running for the last two years and the police expect more complaints against the priest. (Image used for representational purpose only).(FILE PHOTO.)

Kerala priest held after 7 children flee orphanage, accuse him of sexual abuse

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 09:21 AM IST
The issue came to light after seven children fled from the orphanage on Saturday night and alerted their relatives about their ordeal.
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A video grab of the teacher thrashing students in a school in Doda district.(Screengrab)
A video grab of the teacher thrashing students in a school in Doda district.(Screengrab)

On video, teacher in J-K hostel seen caning students for being 10 minutes late to class

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jammu, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 09:44 AM IST
The incident took place on Tuesday at a boys hostel om Doda district for tribal Gujjar and Bakerwal children. Students of Classes 6 and 8 were beaten.
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A 17-year-old girl was set ablaze allegedly by a man after she rejected his advances at Semiliguda in Odisha’s Koraput district, police said Saturday.(HT File Photo)
A 17-year-old girl was set ablaze allegedly by a man after she rejected his advances at Semiliguda in Odisha’s Koraput district, police said Saturday.(HT File Photo)

Odisha teen set on fire for allegedly rejecting batchmate’s advances

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 09:42 PM IST
Police said a fight broke out between the victim and the accused over some issue that turned ugly.
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Under the RTE Act, children are supposed to get free books and uniforms.(Representative image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Under the RTE Act, children are supposed to get free books and uniforms.(Representative image/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

‘Students shouldn’t be forced to buy non-NCERT, non-SCERT books’

By Saurabh Chauhan | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 03:16 PM IST
To facilitate affordable and quality education, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the state education department and the education board to ensure that children are not forced to carry books other than those published or prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research Training.
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an eight-page reply in a city court on Saturday recommending that the teenager accused of killing an eight-year-old boy inside a private school in Bhondsi in 2017 should be shifted from an observation home in Faridabad to an institution in Karnal as he had turned 18.(AP)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an eight-page reply in a city court on Saturday recommending that the teenager accused of killing an eight-year-old boy inside a private school in Bhondsi in 2017 should be shifted from an observation home in Faridabad to an institution in Karnal as he had turned 18.(AP)

School murder: CBI wants teenager shifted to Karnal

By Leena Dhankhar | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2019 02:21 AM IST
The CBI said, in its reply sought by the court in an earlier hearing, that he should not be given special treatment. The next hearing in the matter is scheduled on May 7.
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It was also noticed by the top court that the state had not objected to the grant of bail to the accused in 2011 by the SC.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
It was also noticed by the top court that the state had not objected to the grant of bail to the accused in 2011 by the SC.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Man let off in decades-old murder case after Supreme Court finds accused juvenile

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 01:02 AM IST
A bench led by Justice AM Sapre noted that the accused, Kushwant Kumar Mehra, was a minor when he committed the murder and , extending him the benefit under the old Juvenile Justice law, set aside his conviction imposed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2008.
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The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

7-year-old assaulted by mother’s partner dies

By Press Trust of India | Kochi/Kottayam
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Doctors at the private medical college hospital said the boy, who was on ventilator, stopped responding to medicines and his heartbeat stopped at 11.30 am.
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Cops examining the spot at the juvenile detention centre in Madhuban, Karnal, on Sunday, March 31, 2019.(HT Photo)
Cops examining the spot at the juvenile detention centre in Madhuban, Karnal, on Sunday, March 31, 2019.(HT Photo)

33 Karnal juvenile home inmates booked for vandalising barracks, office

By Neeraj Mohan | Hindustan Times, Karnal, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2019 10:06 AM IST
Police said the accused set furniture, records on fire, some even tried to escape by jumping the wall but were overpowered by the guards.
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The National Conference (NC) has fielded former Jammu and Kashmir high court judge Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, known for his landmark judgment on Article 370, from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency.(HT File)
The National Conference (NC) has fielded former Jammu and Kashmir high court judge Justice (retd) Hasnain Masoodi, known for his landmark judgment on Article 370, from the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency.(HT File)

High Court judge who gave Article 370 verdict is National Conference pick for Anantnag

By Press Trust of India | Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The 65-year-old former judge, who retired in January 2016, is currently serving as the chairman of the selection-cum-Oversight Committee under the Juvenile Justice Act.
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The woman told her husband to send her more money otherwise she would beat the child again.(Shutterstock / Representative Photo)
The woman told her husband to send her more money otherwise she would beat the child again.(Shutterstock / Representative Photo)

Mumbai woman beats son, sends video to ex-husband for more maintenance

By Arvind Walmiki | Hindustan Times, Thane, Thane
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 09:53 AM IST
The Mumbra police registered the case on Sunday and arrested Heena Shaikh after investigating into the complaint filed by her ex-husband.
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The martial arts coach of a Mumbai school was fired after he made some students do 200 sit-ups for being mischievous.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)
The martial arts coach of a Mumbai school was fired after he made some students do 200 sit-ups for being mischievous.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)

Mumbai student in hospital after forced to do 200 sit-ups, martial arts coach booked

By Ram Parmar | Hindustan Times, Palghar, Palghar
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 09:27 AM IST
On February 8, the seven students were being mischievous and in order to teach them a lesson, Mani Chaudhary, the coach, allegedly took them to the terrace of St Willibrords Innovative School and forced them to do 200 sit-ups.
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Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal(HT File)
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal(HT File)

Dwarka shelter home row: 4 Women staffer including welfare officer held for sexual abuse

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Police said the arrested women include a welfare officer, home in-charge, and two house-mothers of the shelter that is run by an NGO in Dwarka and has 22 inmates.
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A father son duo were arrested for harassing a minor boy, at Sihani gate police station, in Ghaziabad(Sakib/ HT Photo)
A father son duo were arrested for harassing a minor boy, at Sihani gate police station, in Ghaziabad(Sakib/ HT Photo)

Police arrest father-son duo after punishment video goes viral in Ghaziabad

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2018 10:23 AM IST
A video which purportedly showed the accused torturing the victim had gone viral on social media, based on which the police made the arrests.
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The boy’s father said he demanded CCTV footage of the past month, but the day care centre refused to provide it.(HT File / Representative Photo)
The boy’s father said he demanded CCTV footage of the past month, but the day care centre refused to provide it.(HT File / Representative Photo)

20-month-old allegedly beaten, kept hungry for 4 hours at Gurugram day care centre; case filed

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 09:53 AM IST
In their police complaint, the parents state that the footage shows a female teacher beating their son and forcing him to sleep on the floor of the corridor leading to the toilet without a cot or mattress.
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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

By Anisha Dutta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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.
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Members of the Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam pose with placards during a protest in Hyderabad on November 20, 2018, following the arrest of devotees at Sabarimala temple in Kerala.(AFP)
Members of the Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam pose with placards during a protest in Hyderabad on November 20, 2018, following the arrest of devotees at Sabarimala temple in Kerala.(AFP)

Children being used as ‘shields’ in Sabarimala stir: Kerala Minister seeks action

By Press Trust of India | Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 02:47 PM IST
The minister told the state assembly that causing difficulties to children by engaging them in protests was against the Juvenile Justice Act and amounted to violation of Protection of Child Rights Act.
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A shelter home in-charge has been arrested in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district for sexually exploiting girl inmates, police said on Saturday. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A shelter home in-charge has been arrested in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district for sexually exploiting girl inmates, police said on Saturday. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Odisha shelter home caretaker arrested for sexually exploiting girl inmates

By Indo Asian News Service | Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2018 02:50 PM IST
Simanchal Nayak, the caretaker of the non-government organisation-run Good News India Dream Centre in Beltikiri, was arrested following a raid on Friday by a joint team of Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and the District Child Protection Unit.
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A case was registered against the stepmother and her parents at Hinjewadi police station(HT/PHOTO)
A case was registered against the stepmother and her parents at Hinjewadi police station(HT/PHOTO)

Stepmother booked for sexual misconduct with minor in Pune

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 04:47 PM IST
The complainant stated that the accused along with her parents, sedated his son before beating him up and sexually harassing him
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Father of the juvenile has filed a bail petition with the children’s special court in Gurugram on Thursday, which will be heard on Monday.(HT File)
Father of the juvenile has filed a bail petition with the children’s special court in Gurugram on Thursday, which will be heard on Monday.(HT File)

Gurugram school murder: Victim’s kin challenge High Court order

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 10:48 AM IST
The Class 2 student was murdered on September 8, 2017, on the school campus, allegedly by a 17-year-old student, who wanted to get examinations and a parent-teacher meeting postponed.
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A man from West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district was arrested on Sunday for allegedly selling off his twin daughters, aged about two months, for nearly Rs 2 lakh, officials said on Monday.(Reuters File Photo)
A man from West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district was arrested on Sunday for allegedly selling off his twin daughters, aged about two months, for nearly Rs 2 lakh, officials said on Monday.(Reuters File Photo)

Wanted better life for them, says man arrested for allegedly selling 2-month-old twin daughters in Bengal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Midnapore
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 05:05 PM IST
An eyewitness said that the attackers approached him from behind and shot him in the back.
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