In very simple words, juvenile delinquency is the participation in illegal activities by minors. A juvenile delinquent is a person who is typically under the age of 18 and commits an act that otherwise would have been charged and tried as adults.
While hearing a PIL, a bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan had also asked the Center what steps have been taken on the issue brought to the notice of the government in September this year
During the hearing, the bench headed by Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said the petitioner's grievance is simple, that in prison reports that you release, you’re not taking account of transgenders distinctly.
How safe is India for women? Let us show some figures at the micro level. In July this year itself, the National Commission for Women (NCW) received 2,914 complaints of ‘crimes committed against women’.
Wrongful prosecution by the police, prison sentences by judges in a hurry or under duress from Executive bullying, incarceration without bail and pending trial are some of the horrors that continue to plague the overburdened and undernourished legal system in India