CHILD RIGHTS CASES
Nine women along with Brajesh Thakur convicted in Muzzafarpur child abuse case
CBI said 34 girls at the Muzzafarpur shelter home aged between seven to seventeen years of age were sexually abused by the accused after they were sedated. Among those convicted are eight women employees of the shelter too, including one Madhu alias Shaista Parveen, who was also found guilty of the sexual abuse of children.
Nirbhaya case: Court says no further directions required to supply documents to convicts
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Delhi court convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others in Muzaffarpur shelter home case
Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha convicted Thakur for aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act and gang rape. The court acquitted one of the accused in the case. The shelter home was run by Thakur, former MLA of Bihar People's Party (BPP). The accused included 12 men and eight women.
No need for fresh Elgaar case probe: Cops to Maharashtra government
Letters, travel details, a secure communication tool for people working on “liberatory social change”, log sheets which enlisted funds received from the “party” and call detail records (CDRs) were among the evidence the police presented before deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state home minister Anil Deshmukh.
Bombay High Court to hear broadcasters’ case against Trai today
Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), Star and Disney India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Sony Pictures Networks India, and TV18 and Viacom18 have called the NTO “arbitrary and unreasonable” in their pleas.
Karvy case fallout: Brokers may lose power of attorney privilege
Brokers taking collateral may only get to create a pledge on shares with customer consent.
Extreme valuation cases wanted for a red-hot rally in equities
Persistently low interest rates remain an inducement for many analysts and investors.
Ask Dr. D - Escaping bedlam is no child’s play
Ivanka Trump shared pics of her giggling three-year-old attempting to make a run of it from the plane.
Money & Relationships: Should you pay your child for chores or school work?
To motivate disinterested kids, parents try to offer them financial rewards, with the amount varying according to the child’s age and type of task. Find out the strategy you should adopt to incentivise your kids.
All deaths not due to negligence, says Kota’s chief medical officer
BS Tanwar submitted a detailed reply before NCPCR with statistics on the number of pregnant women, anaemic expectant mothers and low-birth weight babies in Kota district. “We need to see case by case and examine it in detail to know the lacunae,” Tanwar told the commission.
BJP repeatedly harassing Hardik Patel: Priyanka Gandhi
Patel was arrested on Saturday night from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court in connection with the sedition case, hours after a warrant was issued against him. The Congress general secretary said Patel has been fighting for the employment of youth and the rights of farmers.
Rajya Sabha Panel submits report on tackling child porn, recommendations could include changes in POCSO Act
The panel may want the POSCO Act to consider as an offence the act of “advocating or counselling sexual activity” to a minor, and may want an international cyber crime reporting portal to facilitate the reporting of sexual crimes against children from all over the world. The panel is learnt to have submitted its report to RS chairman Venkaiah Naidu.
2 convicted for raping 5-year-old girl in Delhi in 2013
Manoj Shah and Pradeep Kumar had raped the girl at Gandhi Nagar area. They had fled after committing the crime and leaving the girl at Shah's room after believing her to be dead. The child was rescued 40 hours later on April 17, 2013. They were arrested by Delhi police separately from Muzaffarpur and Darbhanga in Bihar respectively in 2013.
Allow right to peaceful protests in Varanasi, Amnesty urges PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath
The global human rights body also sought an independent probe into all cases of police brutality and prosecution of those responsible for violence against protestors.
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