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Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India

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Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud: Chief Justice of India
Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud is an Indian judge who is serving as the 50th and current Chief Justice of India. He is a former ex-officio executive chairman of National Legal Services Authority whilst being J1 of the Supreme Court of India. In addition, he is a former chief justice of the Allahabad High Court and a former judge of the Bombay High Court.

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CJI Chandrachud says SC won’t hear PIL to ban stubble burning | Delhi pollution | Oneindia News*News [Video]

CJI Chandrachud says SC won’t hear PIL to ban stubble burning | Delhi pollution | Oneindia News*News

Today, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud heard a case on Delhi pollution caused by farm fires and asked counsel whether it is possible to ban it. He turned down a plea for an urgent hearing on..

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PM Modi to gift art, handicraft items from Himachal to world leaders at G20 | Oneindia News *News [Video]

PM Modi to gift art, handicraft items from Himachal to world leaders at G20 | Oneindia News *News

PM Modi to gift art, handicraft items from Himachal to world leaders at G20; Amit Shah chairs high-level IB meet to assess internal security situation in country; On AIUDF chief's proposal, Congress..

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Justice DY Chandrachud takes oath as the 50th Chief Justice of India | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Justice DY Chandrachud takes oath as the 50th Chief Justice of India | Oneindia News *News

Justice DY Chandrachud took oath as the 50th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Wednesday, after over six years as a judge of the Supreme Court. He will have a tenure of two years at the Supreme Court. He..

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Justice DY Chandrachud likely to be next CJI | CJI UU Lalit recommends his name | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Justice DY Chandrachud likely to be next CJI | CJI UU Lalit recommends his name | Oneindia News*News

Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud is set to take over as the 50th CJI after the country's top judge UU Lalit formally recommended him as his successor on October 11. #CJI #DYChandrachud..

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Time to impose pre-hearing costs in commercial cases to prevent frivolous matters, says CJI

Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Monday said it is time to impose pre-hearing costs in commercial cases to prevent frivolous matters involving commercial issues to be argued before the Supreme..
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CJI Chandrachud-led collegium to nominate 56% of SC's sanctioned strength

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All-woman bench to hear matters in Supreme Court

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has constituted an all-woman bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Bela M Trivedi to hear transfer petitions involving matrimonial disputes and bail matters on..
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Legislature, executive must enable practice of liberty, equality, fraternity: CJI

The legislature and the executive "must enable" the practice of democratic ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity besides the courts sustaining these values by "foregrounding" them in their..
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SC Collegium recommends transfer of 7 HC Judges, Justice Nikhil Kariel's name not in list

The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud on Thursday recommended transfer of seven high court judges to different high courts in the country. The list of high court judges,..
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Lower court judges hesitant to give bail: Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud

“Higher judiciary is flooded with bail applications due to reluctance at grassroots to grant bail. Judges at the grassroots are reluctant to grant bail not because they do not understand crime but..
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CJI to meet Gujarat HC bar body over protests

Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud has agreed to meet the Gujarat high court advocates' association on November 21 in view of the ongoing protest by lawyers opposing the Supreme Court collegium's..
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In first meet, DYC-led collegium shifts an acting CJ, two HC judges

The five-judge Supreme Court collegium held its first meeting on Wednesday under the new Chief Justice, D Y Chandrachud, and is understood to have recommended transfers of three high court judges,..
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We can't declare Bose's birthday as national holiday: SC

A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice J B Pardiwala chided the petitioner-advocate K K Ramesh for misusing the PIL jurisdiction and said, "You can contribute more for national growth by..
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Expectations high but not here to do miracles: CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said on Sunday he knows expectations from him are high but he is not here to do “miracles”. Justice Chandrachud said as the head of the judiciary, he would..
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HC dismisses with cost PIL against Justice Chandrachud's appointment as CJI

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed with a cost of Rs 1 lakh a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment of Justice DY Chandrachud as the Chief Justice of India. A bench of..
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‘Accidental lawyer’ DY Chandrachud follows in dad’s footsteps, is 50th CJI

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Justice DY Chandrachud is the new Chief Justice of India: Know all about CJI's salary, perks and other allowances

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Who is Justice DY Chandrachud? Son of India's longest serving Chief Justice becomes country's 50th CJI

The apex court's most senior judge follows in the footsteps of his father and former chief justice of India, the late Y V Chandrachud.
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'Will protect all citizens,' says CJI Chandrachud after taking oath

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Justice DY Chandrachud to become 50th CJI today, over 37 years after his father demitted office

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Chandrachud to Chandrachud: Justice Lalit ends innings in SC

An inning which started in the Supreme Court with a young and budding lawyer almost four decades ago mentioning a case before the then CJI Y V Chandrachud in court number 1 has come to an end with..
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SC seeks replies of UP govt, ECI on plea of SP leader Azam Khan against disqualification

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli asked Additional Advocate General Garima Prashad, appearing for Uttar Pradesh to file her response to Khan's plea and asked his petition to be served..
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Supreme Court nixes plea challenging DY Chandrachud appointment as CJI

As the petition was mentioned for an urgent hearing, a bench of CJI UU Lalit, Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Bela M Trivedi agreed to hear the case 15 minutes before lunch break and dismissed it after a..
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DY Chandrachud sets procedure for hearings of constitution bench

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Maharashtra political crisis: SC to hear pleas filed by Uddhav, Eknath Shinde groups on November 29

The Supreme Court will hear a batch of pleas on the Maharashtra political crisis filed by the Shiv Sena factions led by Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde on November 29, when it is likely to issue..
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CJI Lalit-led collegium ends bid to appoint Supreme Court judges

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Consider remission to lifers within 3 months, SC tells UP

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hima Kohli took a compassionate view of the lifers languishing in crowded prisons despite spending long years in prison and despite fulfilling the conditions in..
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SC rejects plea seeking directions to set up a Special Investigation Team on violent protest against the 'Agnipath' scheme

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Disagree with The Beatles song 'All you need is love', says Justice DY Chandrachud

At risk of ruffling feathers of music aficionados everywhere... perhaps we need a little more than love, the Supreme Court Judge said.
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Serious issue: SC on charge of 1,000 crore freebies by drug firm

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna was told by senior advocate Sanjay Parikh and advocate Aparna Bhat, appearing for petitioner Federation of Medical and Sales Representatives..
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Life in jail sans remission for gangrape of minor valid? SC to examine law

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Aaadhaar, voter ID linking issue: Approach HC, SC tells Surjewala

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, who has challenged the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021 that enables linking of electoral roll data with the Aadhaar..
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Law linking Aadhaar to Voter ID card challenged in Supreme Court, Surjewala's plea to be heard tomorrow

A Bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and A S Bopanna will hear the petition challenging The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill passed last year.
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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Agnipath scheme on July 15

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SC shifts ‘complex Gyanvapi case’ to Varanasi district judge

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Surya Kant and P S Narasimha said whether Hindus can be allowed to worship at Gyanvapi mosque involved complex and sensitive issues that needed to be dealt with a..
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Shivling claim: Supreme Court asks DM to protect Gyanvapi pond area

Sitting an hour beyond the official business hours in SC till 5.10pm, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and P S Narasimha patiently heard protests from senior advocate Huzefa A Ahmadi, who appeared..
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SC asks states to respond to queries of Centre on implementation of RERA rules

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Labour laws don’t cover gig workers, need steps to protect them: SC judge

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CJI launches software to transmit court orders swiftly

hief Justice N V Ramana on Thursday launched a software to transmit court orders swiftly and securely through electronic mode, a step which will help in quick communication of judicial orders. CJI..
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Supertech's twin towers to be demolished by May 22: Noida authority to SC

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant also informed that the entire debris would be removed by August 22 from the site by M/S Edifice.
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Dowry continues to be a social evil, legislature needs to step in: SC

Agreeing with advocate V K Biju, who appeared for petitioners - two social activists and a woman lawyer who said she was a victim of dowry harassment, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and A S..
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Supreme Court orders CBI probe into HZL divestment in 2002

Faulting the closure of CBI’s preliminary enquiry (PE) despite listing numerous irregularities in the sale in the PSU while brushing aside the CAG’s critical report, a bench of Justices DY..
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Supreme Court seeks government reply on Covid hospital bills

Giving the Centre four weeks to respond, the bench of Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice B V Nagarathna observed that the issue involved in the petition “concerns a wide strata of society consisting..
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