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Carry Awareness Drives, Counsel Families To Check Child Marriages On 'Akshaya Tritiya': NCPCR To DMs

Carry Awareness Drives, Counsel Families To Check Child Marriages On 'Akshaya Tritiya': NCPCR To DMs

'Akshaya Tritiya', also known as 'Akti' or 'Akha Teej', is an annual springtime festival when holding weddings is considered auspicious. This year 'Akshaya Tritiya' will be celebrated on May 3.

08 April 2022
Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Uddhab Kumar Bharali, a Padma Shri awardee's bail has been cancelled by the Gauhati High Court for alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl he was fostering.

21 January 2022

POCSO Act: 99% Cases Still Pending, Praja Foundation Report Says

POCSO Cases: A report by Praja Foundation has said that 99% of the cases under the POCSO Act are still pending in the courts, highest number of rape victims...

Oral Sex With Minor Not 'Aggravated Sexual Assault' Under POCSO: Allahabad HC

Oral Sex With Minor Not 'Aggravated Sexual Assault' Under POCSO: Allahabad HC

While reducing the sentence of a man who sexually assaulted a 10 year old, Allahabad High Court said that oral sex does not fall in the category of aggravated...

24 November 2021

Supreme Court Quashes Controversial Skin To Skin Contact Judgement

Supreme Court quashed a Bombay High Court judgement which acquitted a man under the POCSO Act saying groping a minor's breast without 'skin to skin contact'...

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11 October 2021
Man Booked For Abandoning 10-Month Old Son Now Charged With Murder Of Live-In Partner

Man Booked For Abandoning 10-Month Old Son Now Charged With Murder Of Live-In Partner

Sachin Dikshit had left his son near a cowshed in Gujarat on Friday night and was fleeing to UP via Rajasthan when the police managed to nab him in Kota on...


01 October 2021
India Recorded Over 350 Crimes Against Children Each Day In 2020: NCRB Data

India Recorded Over 350 Crimes Against Children Each Day In 2020: NCRB Data

There were 1,48,185 cases of crime against children recorded in 2019 which meant that each day over 400 such crimes are committed in the country.


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