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NHRC organizes a day-long National Workshop to work on suggestions seeking modifications in the JJ Bill, 2014

  On 28 August 2014 at 10:12

PRESS RELEASE New Delhi, 27th August, 2014 The National Human Rights Commission organized a day-long National Workshop to discuss the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 in New Delhi today. The aim of the Workshop was t ...

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Anti-doping regulations on sportspersons

  On 14 August 2014 at 14:36

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that Anti Doping Rules 2010 of National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) are in place in India to regulate anti-do ...

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Central Government Employees under Lokpal Act, 2013

  On 14 August 2014 at 14:22

Under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, it is mandatory for every public servant, which includes Central Government employees also, to declare assets and liabilities in the manner provided by or under the said Act. Government has notified the ...

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More than 2000 complaints/cases of child rights violation registered by NCPCR in last 3 years & current year

  On 12 August 2014 at 12:38

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has reported that it has registered 2333 complaints of child abuse/violation of child rights during the last 3 years and the current year. A total of 934 complaints/cases concerning abus ...

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Cases registered under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006

  On 12 August 2014 at 12:32

As per National Crimes Record Bureau data, a total number of 222 cases were registered under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 during the year 2013. The number of cases registered was 169 in 2012 and 113 in the year 2011 under the Act. In ...

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Amendment in Whistle Blowers Act

  On 08 August 2014 at 13:45

The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill, 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha on the 27th of December, 2011 and was transmitted to the Rajya Sabha. Subsequently, it was noticed that some of the provisions in the Bill needed a relook with a view to strengthe ...

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NHRC notice to Delhi Government over lack of legal assistance to juveniles in conflict with law

  On 05 August 2014 at 10:02

PRESS RELEASE New Delhi, 4th August, 2014 The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that most juvenile inmates at Seva Kutir Juvenile Reform Home in Kingsway Camp, North Delhi have no access to legal as ...


Draft Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 circulated for inter-ministerial consultation

  On 04 August 2014 at 10:00

Special provisions in the Bill will address heinous offences by children above 16 years of age Special provisions are proposed to be made in the revision of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 to address heinous offences comm ...

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Calcutta HC orders CID probe against Tapas Pal

  On 29 July 2014 at 10:09

Terming Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's remarks against women as "outrageous" which surpass "all bounds of civility", the Calcutta High Court ordered filing of an FIR against him and directed that the CID to investigate the ...

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SC concerned over acid attack cases, says situation is pathetic

  On 29 July 2014 at 10:09

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over acid attacks cases by jilted lovers and others, saying the situation is pathetic and questioned the Centre for its laxity in dealing with the menace. "It is pathetic. Such incidents still c ...

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