Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicJuvenile offenders

Topic: Juvenile offenders

Police want to try Hyderabad gangrape minors as adults for maximum punishment

Five of the six arrested in the crime are minors but above 16, cops will ask the juvenile board to recommend trial as adults.

Four Class 10 students stabbed outside East Delhi school in broad daylight, all survive

The four were stepping out of the Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya school in Mayur Vihar’s Phase II, when they were attacked by students from another school.

Lok Sabha passes Juvenile Justice Amendment bill that widens ambit of ‘serious offences’

Bill makes offences with punishments ranging from 3 to 7 years as cognisable from non-cognisable — meaning a juvenile accused of such offences can be arrested without a warrant.

In Hathras gangrape-murder probe, CBI finds marksheet that suggests one suspect is a minor

Being below 18 years may not be enough for suspect to dodge trial as an adult if he is found guilty, since charges are rape & murder, considered 'heinous crime' under Juvenile Justice Act.

HC rejects bail plea of accused student in Gurugram school murder, treats him as adult

Supreme Court had earlier asked Punjab & Haryana High Court to treat the accused as an adult while hearing his pleas for bail.

‘Educated’ juveniles committed crimes more than the ‘illiterate’ ones in 2017, says NCRB

In its latest report, NCRB stated that from 5,412 ‘illiterate’ juvenile offenders in 2016, the number has come down to 4,324 in 2017. Delhi tops in crime by juveniles. 

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.