Delhi cops say probe against WFI chief on as support for wrestlers grows

Singh is facing two cases of sexual harassment, one of them on a complaint by a minor, under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act.

published on : 1st June 2023

Minor girl marries cousin; case filed under POCSO Act

In January this year, the couple moved to Delhi and since then they had been living in a rented accommodation at West Jawahar Park, Delhi.

published on : 1st June 2023

Ayodhya student falls off school roof, parents claim foul play

The parents alleged that the body of their daughter bore several injury marks on her hands, feet and hips.

published on : 28th May 2023

Class 10 student falls to death in UP school; father claims principal asked her to come during vacation

According to the parents, the victim was called to school by the principal regarding an article for the school magazine even as the school was shut for summer vacations on Friday morning. 

published on : 27th May 2023

Tokyo Olympics champion Kawai comes out in support of protesting Indian wrestlers 

Kawai, who won the 57kg women's freestyle gold in Tokyo, is the first high-profile international wrestler to come out in support of the protesting Indian wrestlers.

published on : 26th May 2023

Delhi Court awards life sentence to Ravinder Kumar for rape, murder of 6-year-old girl

The judge said the crime was no less than an "act of a predator" and it has shaken the conscience of the society.

published on : 25th May 2023

Newborn dumped, 17-year-old mom held in Vijayawada

According to Penamaluru police, the minor girl, While writing the exam,  reportedly suffered labour and went to the toilet, where she gave birth to a boy. 

published on : 25th May 2023

13-year-old Dalit girl gang-raped in UP's Amethi 

Amethi Superintendent of Police Elamaran G said the girl's father filed a complaint accusing one Waris (20), who lives in his village, and an unidentified man of abducting and raping his daughter.

published on : 11th May 2023

Doctor booked under Pocso Act in Varkala

As per the complaint, the doctor touched the girl’s private body parts during the medical examination. The girl revealed this to her mother when they reached home.

published on : 8th April 2023

Chennai: Man arrested under Pocso for harassing daughter

The 38-year-old accused was arrested at the Delhi Airport when he entered the country from the US.

published on : 2nd April 2023

Gujarat court awards death sentence to man for killing minor girl by stabbing her 34 times

The convict has been given a month's time to make an appeal in the high court.

published on : 13th March 2023

AIADMK cadre accused of sexual assault on minor ousted

“A 15-year-old girl went to meet AIADMK’s Paramakudi town functionary Sigamani for some financial help in December last year.

published on : 7th March 2023

Pocso for Assam men marrying girls under 14

Those who would marry girls aged between 14 and 18 years would be dealt with under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, the CM added.

published on : 24th January 2023

Jail term can’t be reduced under POCSO Act: Karnataka HC

Strikes down special court’s order in a 2015 case that reduced imprisonment to five years instead of seven

published on : 20th January 2023

Kodagu school teacher booked under POCSO Act

The accused, Manohar Naik, is suspected to be absconding even as special police teams have been formed to arrest him.

published on : 11th January 2023

Class 12 girl gets pregnant, student booked

A Class 12 student was booked under the POCSO Act for impregnating a 17-year-old girl.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Two held for raping teenager, burning her body with cigarette butts in UP

The 15-year-old had gone to fetch water from a hand pump on Friday night, when the accused forcibly took her to a hut in the village and allegedly raped her.

published on : 17th August 2020

Private school teacher held under POCSO Act

A 26-year-old physical education teacher was arrested under POCSO Act for allegedly raping a 17-year-old student.

published on : 29th October 2019

HC's bail to man booked for abusing minors cancelled

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court cancelled bail granted to an accused who was charged of sexually abusing two minor girls in Thoothukudi.

published on : 18th May 2019

POCSO Act: Death penalty will be futile, says former Delhi HC Chief Justice Shah

Shah, along with other child rights activists and lawyers expressed their dissatisfaction over the recent ordinance to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

published on : 24th April 2018
1 2 >