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Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences Act
Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Students rock mock parliament

The chairs were set. The chief minister, along with the rural development minister, the finance minister, the health minister and the education minister took their seats in presence of the Speaker and...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 18.02.21

4 held for trying to 'malign' Assam minister

Police on Wednesday arrested four persons belonging to the news website Pratibimba Live, including editor-in-chief Taufiquddin Ahmad, for allegedly posting a “salacious” news item to &ldqu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

Narrow scope: sex crimes against children

In India, where the prevalence of sexual crimes against children is no secret, citizens look to the judiciary as a beacon of hope. It was thus a relief that the Supreme Court stayed a perplexing judgm...
By The Editorial Board

States  /  Published 18.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

Bus overturns in Ramgarh

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India  /  Published 07.12.19

Justice can never be instant: CJI Bobde

In the backdrop of the Hyderabad rape-murder incident and gunning down of the four accused in an alleged encounter, Chief Justice of India S. A. Bobde on Saturday said justice can never be instant and...
By PTI in Jodhpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.19

Safety lessons for mothers

Mothers of 130-odd students of classes I and II were given lessons on child safety, rights and trafficking at a city school on Friday.The students, too, attended the workshop at Young Horizons School,...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.09.19

1,023 special fast-track courts to be set up for rape, POCSO cases

The Union government has proposed to set up a total of 1,023 fast-track special courts for expeditious trial of over 1.66 lakh pending cases of crime against women and children across the country.Each...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

POCSO convictions: Time to plug gaps

According to data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau, 39,827 cases were reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act in 2018, an 18 per cent jump over the previous yea...
By Hanif Qureshi and R. Rochin Chandra

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.20

Life term in Bariatu rape

The Pocso court of the capital on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to the two convicts of gang-rape, Sarfaraz Ansari, 27, and Khursid Ansari, 25, and imposed fines of Rs 85,000 on each.The special j...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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