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Elders have right to live with dignity; Court to monitor progress: SC

In an important decision relating to the recognition and enforcement of the fundamental rights of the elderly in the country, the Supreme Court of India has agreed to ‘continuously monitor’ the progress in the implementation of the constitutional mandate to … Continue reading

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Opinion of the medical experts will have to be given precedence over the shaky evidence in juvenile cases: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in a circumstance where the trial court itself could not arrive at a conclusive finding regarding the age of the accused, the opinion of the medical experts based on x-ray and ossification test … Continue reading

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