juvenile justice act

Change in rule to make adoption by NRIs easier, two-year stay in India not mandatory

The norms earlier mandated monitoring of kids adopted under the Act for at least two years which meant that even NRIs who adopted kids here had to stay in the country during this period.

published on : 14th September 2021

New trafficking prevention bill violates Juvenile Justice Act: Delhi child rights body

As per the child rights panel, the Bill places the 'burden of proof' on the accused, which violates the Constitution that says the burden of proof lies on the prosecuting agency.

published on : 15th July 2021

Juvenile Justice Act 'inadequate', gives 'free hand' to delinquents to commit heinous offences, says MP HC

The conduct of the petitioner clearly reveals that he committed this offence with full consciousness and it cannot be said that it was committed in ignorance, it said.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Three youth booked for forcing minor boy to drink alcohol, blackmailing him 

They are also alleged to have filmed him drinking and used the video to blackmail the child for cash and jewellery. 

published on : 29th April 2021

Himachal: Aged couple arrested after video showing them beating mentally sick granddaughter goes viral

The FIR was lodged based on a complaint by the couple's younger daughter-in-law who shot the video as an evidence.

published on : 26th April 2021