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Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

...ejected it as not viable. “We did consider, however, a general lowering of the juvenile age. The research and the statistics in this area, as well as our own experience shows that it was not viable.

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...d locals have revealed that the claim of completion of construction of such facilities is visible only on paper, and the ground realities paint a very different picture,” Nayak told (Cnews). While some toilets may have

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), under the Ministry of Home Affairs, as many as many as 461 people died and 1,301 more were injured “every day” from traffic accidents in the country during 2012. (See Separate

Lucknow rape victim’s family questions autopsy report

Lucknow rape victim’s family questions autopsy report

...has also sought action against the doctors’ panel. DIG Navneit Sikera who supervised the investigations and oversaw the arrest of accused Ram Sevak, told (Crime News): that as far as the police was concerned,

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (Crime News Special)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (Crime News Special)

...cases of crimes against children at 6,124, while Mumbai reported 902 cases. Ranchi and Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), and Asansol (West Bengal) did not witness a single crime against a children in the entire year. Jammu and

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

...of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who oversees the state home department. Hussain said that crimes like kidnappings and rapes have also been on the rise in the state in the last three years. The number

AgustaWestland scam: CBI questions Andhra governor

AgustaWestland scam: CBI questions Andhra governor

Hyderabad/New Delhi, July 9 ((Crime News):) The CBI Wednesday questioned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan in Hyderabad in connection with alleged graft in the procurement of AgustaWestland VVIP choppers for 556.262 million euros (Rs.3,726.96 crore), officials said.

UPSC protest: Students block railway tracks in Bihar

UPSC protest: Students block railway tracks in Bihar

...rxist-Leninist) CPI(ML). Earlier this week, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists staged protests and blocked railway tracks in Patna and demanded scrapping of the CSAT. The CSAT-II paper carries questions on interpersonal skills, including communication

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

...Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, there have been many reports of child molestation, rape and murder . Outrage against such incidents has united members of various communities and organisations, besides raising pertinent questions

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...roads in past decade – 381 deaths and 1,287 injuries every day due to specific road accidents – 80 deaths and 14 injuries every day due to road-rail accidents – 73 deaths every day due to truck