POCSO Act Current Affairs, GK & News

E-Baal Nidan portal revamped

The NCPCR has revamped the E-Baal Nidan portal to include more features that would ease the tasks of complainants as well as NCPCR and SCPCRs in dealing with the complaints. What is E-Baal Nidan Portal? “E-Baal Nidan” is an online complaint mechanism launched in 2015 to enable individuals to report violations committed against a child ..

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Report: 99% POCSO cases in courts pending trial in 2020

The Praja Foundation published its report on November 25, 2021 on POSCO cases. Key Findings of the report Report highlights that, despite a decrease in crimes against children, trial of 99 per cent of cases were still pending by December 2020, under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) 94 per cent of the total ..

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Child Pregnancies in Haryana- Key facts

Recent statistics on Haryana have been pointing towards rising graph of sexual offences against minor girls in the State. Key Findings Statistics also points towards grossly inadequate steps taken by the government to deal with this situation. There is a surge in number of cases reported under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. ..

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Tribal Affairs Ministry- NCERT partner for NISHTHA

Tribal Affairs Ministry and NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) have joined hands with the objective of fulfilling vision of ministry to achieve academic excellence in Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs). Key Points Partnership also aims to achieve excellence among 120 EMRS teachers and principals of 3 states which completed 40 days’ NISHTHA ..

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US: 25,000 Child porn cases in 5 months in India; Rajya Sabha panel report on child porn

On January 28, 2020, a non-profit organization in the US called the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) said that over 25,000 cases of child pornography have been uploaded in 5 months in India. The data has been shared by the organization with the National Crime Records Bureau. Highlights The Home Ministry has ..

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Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears Disha Bill

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on December 11, 2019 cleared the Disha Bill that proposed harsh punishment for crimes against women. Disha bill is also known as the Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) bill. Key Features The act provides harsh punishments to those who did heinous crimes against women. The decision was taken to protect women ..

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