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.
The Supreme Court has said the higher courts cannot proceed to decide quantum of sentence without going into the merits of the case.
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 by trial courts bolsters innocence of the accused and higher courts cannot reverse such orders in a routine manner, the SC has ruled.
Justices Dipak Misra and Jasti
Chelameswar were today sworn in as Supreme Court judges,
raising the strength of the apex court to 28.
Justice Dipak Misra was on Friday appointed as the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.
Dipak Misra was today sworn in as the
new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
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