Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences Pocso Act
India  /  Published 26.02.23

Centre's safety steps against drug abuse

It was held for five southern states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka and Union Territory of Puducherry...
By PTI in Kochi

India  /  Published 21.02.23

HC seeks Centre's reply on POCSO plea

The petition says sections of the law requiring mandatory reporting are untenable and unconstitutional and deserve to be set aside as a sexual assault survivor cannot be forced to report the offence...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 03.02.23

Child marriage: Assam Police arrests 1,800

The crackdown began early in the morning across the state and it will continue over the next three to four days...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.01.23

Himanta's take on motherhood

Himanta's comments come in the backdrop of the state govt deciding to bring stringent laws and evoking POCSO Act to check child marriages and underage motherhood...
By PTI in Guwahati

News  /  Published 09.01.23

Workshop for underprivileged kids in Kolkata to give them a voice

Child marriage, molestation, trafficking and Pocso Act discussed...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


India  /  Published 08.01.23

Muslim talks to Hindu girl, abused

The police have registered two cases, one of attempt-to-murder and another against the Muslim youth under Pocso Act...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

News  /  Published 23.12.22

Private tutor held for stalking, molesting teenager in Baguiati

The girl screamed for help upon which residents and shopkeepers caught the man and handed him over to police...
By A Staff Reporter in Baguiati

News  /  Published 22.12.22

Three minors rescued from Patuli apartment, 2 ‘traffickers’ arrested

Raid is yet another pointer to shifting of trafficking dens from traditional prostitution hubs to residential buildings, beauty parlours and similar places...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 21.12.22

No plans to reduce age of consent: Centre

Women and child development minister Smriti Irani said in a written reply to a question whether Centre is considering changing the age of consent for consensual relationships to 16 years from the pres...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.22

K'taka: Man gets death for sodomy

Convict slapped with charges under sections 302 of IPC, life imprisonment under Section 377 of IPC and POCSO Act and slapped fine of Rs. 50,000 ...
By PTI in Bangalore


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