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WCD Ministry releases manual for juveniles

WCD Ministry releases manual for juveniles

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) The Ministry of Women and Child Development has developed a manual that will take into consideration the living conditions pertaining to the juveniles who are in observation homes or special homes or places of safety in terms of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. Titled “Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law”, the manual has been prepared on the Supreme Court directions dated February 5, 2016, in the matter of Re-inhuman conditions in 1382 prisons, WP (C) 406 of 2013, in which the apex court had directed the WCD ministry to prepare a manual similar to the Model Prison Manual being prepared by Home Affairs ministry. The objective of preparing the manual is to provide guidelines to the states/UTs and other stakeholders which will help them to establish institutions for children in conflict with law and providing appropriate institutional and rehabilitative services to them. It has been framed within the purview of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016. The manual puts in one place all aspects of the living conditions and other issues pertaining to children in observation homes, special homes and place of safety. It also lays down the processes to be followed by all stakeholders concerned while providing services to children. The manual will enable all duty bearers in these homes and place of safety to appreciate the importance of their role and contribute positively and proactively in the rehabilitation of children in conflict with law living in these institutions, an official release here said. UNI SD SNU 2043

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Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra to RS Chairman

20 Apr 2018 | 6:08 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Opposition parties, led by the Congress, on Friday gave a notice to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Mishra on the grounds of misbehaviour.

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Impeachment is being used as a political tool, alleges Jaitley

20 Apr 2018 | 5:52 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday hit back at Opposition's attempts to move an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra alleging that impeachment was being used as a ''political tool''.

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India will not allow Judge Loya to be forgotten: Rahul

India will not allow Judge Loya to be forgotten: Rahul

20 Apr 2018 | 5:49 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) A day after the Supreme Court dismissed a series of petitions
seeking a fair probe into the death of Judge Loya, Congress president Rahul Gandhi
on Friday said India will not allow Judge Loya to be forgotten.

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NAJ, DUJ condemn attacks on women journalists

20 Apr 2018 | 5:04 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The National Alliance of Journalists (NAJ) and the Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) have condemned the spate of attacks on women journalists, a joint press statement issued here said.

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Apex court gives green signal to Centre to seize Dawood's properties

Apex court gives green signal to Centre to seize Dawood's properties

20 Apr 2018 | 5:02 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the stand taken by the Central government in seizing the alleged and ill gotten properties of underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim, in parts of Mumbai.

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