Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: minor

Hyderabad man accused of rape, murder of 6-year-old found dead on railway tracks

The body of the 30-year old accused was found with head injuries in Jangaon district Thursday. The police suspect he might have committed suicide by jumping before a running train.

HC seeks report from Delhi Police on investigation into rape, murder of minor Dalit girl

The Delhi High Court was also informed that an SIT has been constituted to probe into the case after it was transferred from the local police station to Delhi Police crime branch.

4 accused in alleged rape & murder of minor Dalit girl in Delhi sent to police custody

The accused will be in remand for three days for interrogation. The police has said that based on the statement of minor's mother, charge of rape was added to the FIR.

Every child has right to use mother’s surname, Delhi HC says

The observation came in response to plea by a father seeking direction to the authorities to reflect his name as his daughter's surname in the documents instead of her mother's name.

‘Will you marry her?’ — CJI Bobde asks govt servant accused of repeatedly raping minor

Mohit Subhash Chavan, a technician in the Maharashtra State Electric Production Company Ltd, has been accused of raping a girl in 2014, who was a minor then.

13-year-old girl set on fire in Telangana for resisting rape attempt by employer

While the incident took place on 18 September, the police were informed about it Monday. The accused has been taken into custody.

Kathua effect: Cabinet passes ordinance to award death penalty for raping girl under 12

Ordinance will be applicable legally from the time the President signs it, to be presented in Parliament in monsoon session in July.

The court has ruled a marital bedroom is not an inviolable space, but questions remain

If a minor is incapable of grasping the meaning of consent, is she capable of grasping the meaning and implications of marriage? The government has...

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.