Live-in relationship neither a crime nor a sin: Supreme Court

Live-in relationship is neither a crime nor a sin, the Supreme Court has held while asking Parliament to frame law for protection of women in such relationship and children born out of it.

SC seeks response from Centre, states on mental hospitals

The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and state governments to a plea for improving the condition of mental hospitals in the country by providing adequate financial resources.

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.

Right to kill in self-defence only on reasonable fears: SC

A person can kill one under the right of self-defence only on reasonable apprehensions of threat to his own life from the offender, the SC has ruled.