Will frame criteria on recognition of private varsities: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a decision to frame "criteria" to deal with the issue of recognition of private universities across the country after consulting with all stakeholders, including UGC.

Toilets in schools should be clean with proper facilities: SC

Toilets in all schools should not be a mere "structure" but they should be clean and have proper facilities, the Supreme Court said today.

Adjournment is a disease: Supreme Court judge

Adjournment is a disease and a disorder and young advocates should try to get out of it, Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra Saturday said while kick-starting a five-day workshop organised by the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD).

SC seeks Centre`s reply on plea to reinterpret term juvenile

Supreme Court asked Centre`s response to plea which sought fresh interpretation of term juvenile saying instead of 18 years "mental and intellectual maturity" of offenders be considered.

Punishment in appeals to be decided after going into merits: SC

The Supreme Court has said the higher courts cannot proceed to decide quantum of sentence without going into the merits of the case.

SC reserves order on Kudankulam nuclear plant

The Supreme Court reserved its order on a plea seeking a stay on commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant till all safety measures are put in place.

‘Acquittals can`t be reversed in a routine manner’

Acquittals by trial courts bolsters innocence of the accused and higher courts cannot reverse such orders in a routine manner, the SC has ruled.

Two more judges sworn in Supreme Court

Justices Dipak Misra and Jasti
Chelameswar were today sworn in as Supreme Court judges,
raising the strength of the apex court to 28.

Dipak Misra appointed new Delhi HC Chief Justice

Justice Dipak Misra was on Friday appointed as the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.

Dipak Misra sworn in as new Chief Justice of Patna HC

Dipak Misra was today sworn in as the
new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.