Tag: Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences

Salepur minor girl rape & death: Police files charge-sheet in POCSO court

Cuttack: Twelve days after the death of the Salepur minor girl, who was raped; Police today filed the charge-sheet in Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Court in Cuttack. According to sources, the charge-sheet has been prepared under Sections 376 (A), 376 (B), 302, 363 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 6 of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
76% citizens want death penalty for rapists: Survey

New Delhi: A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his nod to an ordinance on death penalty for rapists who attack children, a citizen survey shows that 76 per cent of the people agree with it. According to the survey conducted by LocalCircles, 18 per cent voted for life imprisonment without parole for convicted […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Minor girl raped, school instructor held

The physical education instructor of a private school has been arrested for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl here in the capital, police said today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Rajya Sabha passes POCSO amendment bill

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes against minors. Now the bill, would be send to the Lok Sabha for its approval. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Derek O'Brien says he was sexually molested as a child, urges all to speak up

New Delhi: Sharing his harrowing experience of sexual molestation as a 13-year-old boy, TMC member of Parliament Derek O’brien urged celebrities, cricketers and people in public life to speak up about such traumatic incidents. He shared explicit details of molestation in which as a kid he was inappropriately touched. The lawmaker was speaking in the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Be ready to apologise for comments, LS Speaker warns MPs

New Delhi: In a strict direction, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday warned all members to avoid passing comments on other members from their seats, otherwise they will have to tender an apology in the House from the next time. Birla’s ruling came during the discussion on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021