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Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences Act
Opinion  /  Published 15.01.19

Deep reflection is required of our police

The unrest erupting within the Central Bureau of Investigation is yet another reminder of everything that is wrong with our law enforcement infrastructure. Attempts to modernize criminal law have fail...
By Anthony Khatchaturian in

India  /  Published 16.02.19

Muzaffarpur shelter accused points finger at Nitish

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) court in Muzaffarpur on Saturday forwarded to the CBI a petition by an accused, who has alleged the involvement of Bihar chief minister Ni...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.19

Ending child marriage takes more than education

Every silver lining has a cloud. The fourth National Family Health Survey, conducted in the year 2015-16, confirms that the incidence of child marriage has shown a steady decline all over India, excep...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Unnao rape: Sengar gets life sentence

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar will remain in jail for his entire life for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, a Delhi court said on Friday while sentencing him for life.District judge Dharmesh Sh...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Mob thrashes Wayalar rape accused

An accused in the Walayar rape and death case of two minor Dalit sisters was on Saturday thrashed by a group of people following an altercation, police said.M. Madhu, the third accused in the case, wh...
By PTI in Palakkad

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Unnao rape: Kuldeep Sengar charged with kidnap and rape of minor

A Delhi court on Friday framed charges against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar for allegedly raping a minor in Unnao in 2017. The court has framed charges under Sections 120 b (criminal conspira...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Call for child ministry after searing survey

The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting has urged the government to create a separate ministry for children to prevent rising incidents of abuse, parental neglect on account of matrimonial di...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.19

School-rape cuffs on vice-principal in Dhanbad

Police on Tuesday arrested the vice-principal of the private school where a Class IV student has accused the school nurse of sexual assault.“We arrested the female nurse yesterday (Monday) and today...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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 06.12.19

Pocso Act convicts should not have right to mercy plea: President

Demonic attacks on women have shaken the conscience of the country, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday and advocated that those convicted under the Pocso Act should be deprived of their right to...
By PTI in Mount Abu


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