Ways to strengthen criminal justice system under discussion: Gowda to Law Ministry's consultative committee

Law and Justice Minister Sadananda Gowda has told his ministry's consultative committee that consultations could be held with the Home Ministry to strengthen criminal justice system.

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SC orders release of undertrial prisoners languishing in jails
SC orders release of undertrial prisoners languishing in jails

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered release of all undertrial prisoners who have spent half of the maximum sentence prescribed for the offences they are charged with, bringing much needed relief to poor people who are languishing in jails as they are not able to pay sureties and bail bond to get out of jail.

Criminal justice system needs to be fast-tracked: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed dissatisfaction with the pace of criminal justice system in the country.

Lowering age for juvenile offenders wrong: Lawyers

As the chorus grows for reducing upper age limit for juveniles under the criminal justice system, lawyers and activists have rejected the proposal.

Criminal justice system not working properly: SC

Irked by the Allahabad High
Court`s "casual approach" in acquitting a man charged with
rape and kidnapping, the Supreme Court has observed that
criminal justice system is "not working" properly in the
country.