Child needs a heart of woman : Waghela

Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Mangaluru : The Karnataka State Legal Service Authority, District Legal Service Authority, District Administration, Juvenile Justice Board, Bar Association and Women and Children’s Welfare Department jointly organized a day long workshop and an interaction programme on Juvenile Justice Act and Protection of Children at Netravati Auditorium in Zilla Panchayat office on Saturday, February 7. Karnataka […]

SC to examine definiton of juvenile in Juvenile Justice Act

Monday, February 4th, 2013
SC to examine definiton of juvenile in Juvenile Justice Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the provision giving the definition of juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Act which treats a person as a minor till he attains the age of 18 years. The issue assumes significance in the wake of the brutal gang-rape and assault of a […]

Teachers to face imprisonment for corporal punishment

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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Delhi: Corporal punishments in schools will henceforth prove too costly for teachers.  The Ministry of women and child development has proposed imprisonment of up to seven years for teachers indulging in corporal punishment in schools. The ministry wants to  amend the Juvenile Justice Act and wants to include section on corporal punishment commensurate with the […]