Pocso Act
India  /  Published 10.07.19

Government moots death for child sexual assault

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the Pocso Act, including the death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and providing stringent other punishments for other crimes ag...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Off with mercy: President leads chorus

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said there should be no scope of mercy for those sentenced to death for sexual abuse of children under the Pocso Act, throwing the weight of his office behind the c...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Calcutta teen rescued from sleaze den

A 15-year-old girl allegedly forced into prostitution was rescued from a house near Thakurpukur on Tuesday afternoon.Two women who were allegedly running a trafficking racket from the single-storey ho...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Aligarh toddler murder accused has sex offence record, say police

Police on Saturday arrested two more people for the murdering a toddler in Aligarh and confirmed that one of the men booked earlier for the crime is an alleged sex offender who has targeted children i...
By PTI in Aligarh


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