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#JusticeForAishwarya: AISA to protest against 'institutional disorder' by posting placards with this hashtag

The protests will be held in pockets of the national capital while those students who are still at home can participate in the protest virtually

Published on 10th November 2020
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10 post-apocalypse films to watch now that we all know the world is ending in 2050

We've put together a list of some of the best post-apocalyptic films for you to watch, so you clean up your act and help clean up the planet

Published on 6th June 2019
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14 students in this Kerala tribal school were sexually abused by a teacher for four months

The teacher Narendra Babu was arrested by the police and 14 separate cases were filed against him 

 

Published on 27th November 2019
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24k child sexual assault cases in 2019: Why SC wants special courts for districts with 100+ cases

It was revealed during the trial that NCPCR had no data available for cases registered under POCSO

Published on 26th July 2019
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All-in-one: This chip will turn smartphones into car keys

With this, users can open and start cars, while leaving their phones in their pockets or bags and enjoy secure remote parking via smartphone

Published on 12th November 2019
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Allahabad High Court refuses to give custody of minor husband to wife 

The petitioner mother's plea was that the minor boy did not have the legal competence to marry the girl and the marriage was void, as per law

Published on 15th June 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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Bengaluru Feminist group Hidden Pockets took on Brigade Road on New Year's 2018, and survived

Hidden Pocket Collective's, an initiative by Lawyer Jasmine Lovely George aims to help people explore unknown places in Bengaluru and are helping the community stand up for each other

Published on 7th March 2018
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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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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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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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Consensual sex with a girl above 16 can be excluded from rigorous provisions on the POCSO: Madras HC

The suggestion made by Madras High Court is intended to distinguish teenage relationships from sexual assault of children below 16

Published on 27th April 2019
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Dalit kids paraded naked for allegedly stealing snacks: HC refuses bail to accused 

The accused has been booked under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)

Published on 17th October 2018
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Delhi court grants interim bail to accused in POCSO case where victim is untraceable

The court cited the fact that there is no real apprehension at this stage that the accused may threaten or influence the victim who has remained untraceable

Published on 17th May 2021
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Distric admin mulls invoking NSA after minor girl raped, blackmailed inside hostel

All the accused were arrested by Monday night and they have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the SSP said

Published on 13th October 2020

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