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Forty-year-old man arrested for sexually assualting two school girls in an East Delhi school

It was on Sunday, May 1, that an FIR was registered at Bhajanpura police station under the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Published on 6th May 2022
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One egg costs Rs 6. If Karnataka govt pays Rs 5 per egg for anganwadis, who pays the remaining amount?  

The workers at various anganwadis of the state have been repeatedly asking the government to correct this because a few of them claim that they pay the difference out of their own pockets

Published on 8th February 2022
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A new e-Counselling system for Sainik Schools? Here's what is underway 

The new e-Counselling system for admission of students into Sainik Schools promises to be user-friendly and lighter on the pocket as well 

 

Published on 7th February 2022
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Sudha Murthy's anecdote gives Kerala boy courage to share details of abuse with his teacher. Here's how

The District Child Protection Unit officer concerned told that an FIR has been lodged and the perpetrator booked under POCSO Act

Published on 24th December 2021
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Math teacher shares porn on school WhatsApp group, arrested under POCSO Act

The accused R Mathivanan is a resident of Ambattur and has been teaching Mathematics in the school for over a decade

Published on 18th December 2021
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Skin-to-skin contact not essential for POCSO offence: Supreme Court sets aside Bombay HC order

Venugopal had earlier told the apex court that there were 43,000 offences registered under POCSO Act in the last one year and that it's an outrageous judgement so far as POCSO is concerned

Published on 18th November 2021
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Police files POCSO cases against 48 YouTubers who revealed Coimbatore sexual assault victim's identity

Section 23(2) of the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act clearly prohibits such revelation which is why the cases were booked

Published on 17th November 2021
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Here's what went down at IIM Calcutta's momentous Diamond Jubilee Lecture and alumni awards

It was on November 14 that both events were conducted. The director of the institute called it an "epoch-making event"

Published on 15th November 2021
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Amit Shah asks states to ensure zero-tolerance policy towards crime against children 

He also encouraged participating states to stick to the 60-day timeframe to conclude probes and trials in cases that are registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Published on 15th November 2021
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Principal who hushed up sexual assault of 17-year-old student was arrested in Bengaluru  

All-Women Police (West) arrested Physics teacher Mithun Chakravarthy, who assaulted the girl, under sections 306 of IPC and sections 9(l) and 10 of the POCSO Act

Published on 15th November 2021
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Child abuse cases in Kerala rise while conviction rates remain low since 2016  

A total 17,198 cases were registered under the POCSO Act from 2016 to October 3, 2021. Of these, police had submitted chargesheets in 14,496 cases

 

Published on 27th October 2021
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What happened on October 23: Apple released iPod, Dumbo premiered and Emilia Clarke was born

The revolutionary music player that fits in your pocket was introduced by Apple on October 23, 2001

Published on 23rd October 2021
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Childbirth in Karnataka's Udupi highlights prevalence of child marriages in several districts of the state

Most of the POCSO cases registered in Udupi district were due to child marriages involving couple from other districts, an activist from Karkala taluk of Udupi told The New Indian Express

Published on 29th September 2021
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Not a school's duty to interrogate sexual harassment victims: TNCPCR's Dr Saranya Jaikumar on POCSO, #MeToo and more 

POCSO, sexual harassment, teachers, social media - in a world that's facing frightening revelations, Saranya Jaikumar addresses the truth like few other people. Are we listening?

Published on 3rd July 2021
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CBCID arrests self-proclaimed godman Shiv Sankar Baba accused of sexually harassing minor students from Chennai school

Baba, who was booked under the POCSO act, was accused of sexually harassing the alumni of the Sushil Hari International Residential School when they were students and minors

Published on 16th June 2021

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