October 6, 2013
An Intermediate student died after falling down from an overcrowded APSRTC bus at Santoshnagar on Monday morning, the police said. The victim, N. Keertana, 17, was an Intermediate first yea...
September 10, 2013
A person should be declared a minor or adult based on his mental growth and tendency to commit a crime, not age (“Balancing the juvenile act,” Sept. 9). Ageing is a gradual process; one...
September 8, 2013
Just a few months ago, the 21st Century turned 13! In other words, the 21st century just became a teenager.When we grew up as teenagers, there was no Internet or mobile phones. Our primary s...
September 5, 2013
A 14-year-old boy committed suicide at his house after allegedly having a fight with his schoolmates in Jeevan Bima Nagar police station limits on Tuesday.The deceased has been identified a...
August 22, 2013
A 13-year-old boy was run over and killed by a Kerala State Road Transport (KSRTC) bus in Malayinkeezhu on Wednesday morning after he fell off his bicycle on the road. The police said Aromal, an C...
August 12, 2013
"The youth in Delhi are ahead of their counterparts in other cities as 75 per cent of them said their budget for shopping for cosmetic, apparel and phones has exceeded Rs.6,000 every month."
August 7, 2013
What makes the juveniles different from other children? »
July 11, 2013
This World Population Day, let us resolve to end teenage pregnancy
June 26, 2013
Asseb Rahman, 13, son of Abdurahman, and a class VIII student of Chennamangalam Government Higher Secondary School, drowned in a pond near Poolakkodu under the Kunnamangalam police station limits...
June 19, 2013
Contrary to the police’s claim that Shubin, an 18-year-old boy who was stabbed to death at Madangir on Sunday, had a tiff with the group of men who later attacked him, his family said that he was j...
September 17, 2013
The Corporation’s society is training and equipping teachers of classes IX, X and XI of Chennai schools, CBSE and matriculation schools »
September 9, 2013
Young offenders above a certain age who commit violent crimes should be prosecuted as adults
September 6, 2013
Calls to dilute the Juvenile Justice Act in light of what is perceived as lenient punishment to the juvenile offender in the Delhi gang rape case are understandable but misplaced. The crime shook...
August 25, 2013
Children have complained that they had been tortured by the police before they were produced before the Juvenile Board. The police have a role to rehabilitate them and not antagonise them further. Baburaj Palladan,Director, People’s Legal Forum
August 21, 2013
Special police teams from Tiruchi rescued two boys, including one from Sri Lanka, who were reported missing, and handed them over to their parents after producing them before courts. One of...
August 11, 2013
Intermittent stone-pelting by unruly juvenile inmates of the special observation home on Magazine Road has forced some residents of this Delhi colony to shut down their shops.
July 16, 2013
With 52 per cent of adolescent girls in the Capital affected by anaemia, the Delhi Government launched its ‘Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation Programme’ (WIFS) on Monday. The programme wi...
July 2, 2013
It requires sons and daughters to visit their parents more often and look after them
June 21, 2013
Doctors attribute it to easy availability of dope, peer pressure, or depression
June 18, 2013
A lone girl’s crusade against child marriage in an Aurangabad village has become a movement with 50 villages in the district falling in line. »