Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences Act
News  /  Published 20.10.22

14-year-old gang-raped in Kolkata, five arrested

The victim was taken to a flat by a youth known to her. She was offered a soft drink laced with a sedative: Police officer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.10.22

Another POCSO case against Karnataka seer

Investigation has begun on the fresh case, says Home Minister Araga Jnanendra ...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 30.08.22

Dumka: child panel cites POCSO

Victim not 19, she was born on November 26, 2016 as per her class 10 board examination marksheet...
By Our Web Desk in Ranchi, Dumka

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.22

Court bid to prevent sexual abuse

Worse, sex education in India focuses on what not to do instead of equipping children and young adults with knowledge about sexuality...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.08.22

POCSO: Murugha claims ‘conspiracy’

'The conspiracies that were going on inside all these days are going on outside now. There will be a logical end to all issues.'...
By PTI in Chitradurga


News  /  Published 30.07.22

Four get ‘rare’ 20 years in jail for trafficking, two others get 10-year terms each

A Pocso (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court in Barasat convicted the accused on July 22 and the sentencing happened on Thursday...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.07.22

Trafficking survivors speak of post-rescue challenges at Kolkata session

Joseph Wesley, who looks after Bengal operations of World Vision, spoke about 'prohibitive cost' of continuing a legal battle for a survivor...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.22

CBI files chargesheet in Nadia rape case

The minor girl had allegedly been violated by the accused at his home during a birthday party...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Parents can’t settle kid-abuse cases: HC

HC said an FIR registered for offences punishable under the Pocso Act could not be quashed on the basis of a compromise...
By PTI in Chandigarh

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Rights workshops for Kolkata school students

West Bengal commission holds sessions on child marriage, elopement and Pocso Act...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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