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.