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What did Bombay HC say on groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contract | Oneindia News [Video]

What did Bombay HC say on groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contract | Oneindia News

The Bombay High Court has said that Groping a minor's breast without skin to skin contact cannot be termed as assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Offences Act. Justice Pushpa..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:45Published

13-year-old allegedly raped in MP's Betul, accused arrested [Video]

13-year-old allegedly raped in MP's Betul, accused arrested

In a heinous crime, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. After raping the victim, the accused also allegedly tried to bury her alive in a pit. "Case has..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:22Published
Delhi police review security for Republic Day amid farmers’ parade call [Video]

Delhi police review security for Republic Day amid farmers’ parade call

Ahead of Republic Day, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava on Saturday held a review meeting in which he also took stock of the arrangements at farmers' agitation sites to maintain law and order,..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:46Published

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50-year-old gets 3 years for flashing minor in a speedy, 23-day trial

In a speedy trial that lasted less than a month and took only seven court dates despite impediments caused by the pandemic, a special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court this..
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Rape accused ties nuptial knot inside Odisha jail

The POCSO court had said the accused’s bail application would be considered only if he marries the woman, the jail official said.
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Karnataka: POCSO court holds youth guilty of sexually assaulting, impregnating teen


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Woman sends 150 condoms to Bombay HC judge Pushpa Ganeediwala over her recent POCSO rulings

The judge had in January ruled that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" does not constitute "sexual assault" under the POCSO Act.
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Plea for appointing more additional prosecutors: HC seeks Delhi govt’s stand

Speedy disposal of POCSO cases is being hampered due to the non-availability of public prosecutors, says the Delhi Prosecutors’ Welfare Association
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Posterior is a private part, says court in Pocso case conviction


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Bombay HC Judge who delivered shocking POCSO verdict secures 1-year fresh term as Additional Judge

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala's new tenure will start on February 13.
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Judge behind POCSO verdicts takes oath as additional Judge of Bombay HC


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Judge behind POCSO verdicts gets one-year tenure extension


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Man sentenced to seven-year jail term for sexual harassment

The Special Court for Exclusive Trial of Cases under POCSO Act on Friday awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to a 58-year-old man for sexually ha
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POCSO doesn’t brook dilution

The law must be interpreted to provide additional protection to children against sexual assault
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Chargesheet filed against 22 for forcing minor into prostitution in Chennai

Trial to be conducted by special court for Pocso cases
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Mumbai: Touching child’s cheeks without sexual intent not offence, says court

Holding that touching a child’s cheeks without any sexual intent is not an offence, a special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court on Tuesday acquitted a 28-year-old..
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POCSO Act accused found dead on judgement day

A 40-year-old man, who was an accused in a POCSO Act case for sexually assaulting a mentally retarded minor girl, was found dead in a public place aft
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How minimum mandatory sentence impacts outcome of Pocso cases


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Mumbai: Father of five gets 10 years’ of rigorous imprisonment for sexual assault of five-year-old boy

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court on Friday convicted and sentenced a 58-year-old man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for undressing a five-year-old boy in..
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Identity of rape, POCSO offence survivor not to be disclosed, rules HC


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POCSO verdict: SC collegium set to withhold promotion of Bombay HC judge


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Special court: POCSO Act deals with offences against children, accused to be punished under it instead of IPC Sec 354


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POCSO case acquittals | Supreme Court Collegium withdraws approval for Bombay High Court judge Ganediwala’s elevation

The decision was taken after the judge faced flak for her interpretation of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, a source said.
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SC Collegium withdraws approval for appointment of additional judge of Bombay HC as permanent judge

Justice Pushpa Ganediwala recently acquitted a man accused of groping a 12-year-old girl's breast because he did not make skin-to-skin contact and days earlier, ruled that holding the hands of a..
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Identities not to be disclosed 'even indirectly' of rape, POCSO offences survivors: Bombay HC

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court issued additional guidelines to restrain print and electronic media as well as “people using social media such as WhatsApp, Facebook, internet, Twitter..
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Controversial Pocso rulings cost Bombay high court judge her confirmation

Back-to-back controversial decisions relating to child sexual offences forced the Supreme Court collegium to take the unprecedented step of withdrawing its recommendation to the Centre to make the..
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