Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
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Supreme court: Cops haven’t lost anything due to BSF jurisdiction changeThe Supreme Court Friday asked the Punjab government how its policing functions were affected by the 2021 decision of the Union government to increase BSF’s concurrent jurisdiction to deal with..
Use of social media for dissent may have disastrous effect: CJI ChandrachudChief Justice D Y Chandrachud warns about the disastrous impact of civil rights groups using private corporation-owned social media platforms for dissent activism. These unaccountable mega entities are..
Elections trigger filing of 'fraught' cases, says CJIChief Justice D Y Chandrachud discusses the increase in fraught cases as elections draw closer. He recalls the determination of Cornelia Sorabjee to enter the legal profession in the late 19th century..
Centre extends tenure of Delhi chief secretary by 6 months after SC's nodIn a blow to the Delhi government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Centre to go ahead with its decision to grant a six-month extension to Delhi chief secretary Naresh Kumar, turning down AAP..
SC may lay down when governor can send Bills to PresidentQuestioning the Kerala governor for sitting over bills passed by the state assembly for two years without offering any justification and then referring them to the President, the supreme court on..
CJI DY Chandrachud welcomes two judges from Nepal's courtChief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Wednesday welcomed two judges from Nepal who sat in court and witnessed its court proceedings. "I welcome the two very distinguished judges to our bench," the..
Live streaming has taken SC to hearts, homes of citizens: CJIVice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Justice DY Chandrachud Monday said efforts should be made to make justice accessible to all regardless of background and circumstances, and to make it a..
Open up judicial career to all like civil services: President Draupadi MurmuPresident Draupadi Murmu advocates for the creation of All India Judicial Services to open up the judiciary to talented youth from various educational backgrounds. This initiative would provide an..
SC constantly working to ensure legal processes become easier and simpler for citizens: CJIChief Justice of India DY Chandrachud assures President Droupadi Murmu that the Supreme Court is constantly working to simplify legal processes and reduce prison overcrowding. The FASTER initiative..
President Murmu unveils Ambedkar's statue in Supreme Court on Constitution DayPresident Droupadi Murmu Sunday unveiled a statue of Dr B R Ambedkar in the Supreme Court premises on the occasion of Constitution Day. Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and Union Law Minister..
Nod sought for contempt case against Uddhav ThackerayA journalist has filed a contempt petition against Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for his derogatory remarks towards Chief Justice DY Chandrachud in a Dussehra speech. The journalist alleges that..
Our worth as a nation will largely depend on worth ascribed to women: CJIChief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud emphasized the importance of women's status in determining the worth of a nation. He stated that ascribing worth to women is not just a women's issue but..
SC protects Surjewala from NBW issued by Varanasi court in 23-year-old criminal caseThe Supreme Court on Thursday granted protection to Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala from a Non-Bailable Warrant issued by the MP/MLA court of Varanasi in connection with a 23-year-old criminal..
Contempt power not to protect judges from criticism: CJI D Y ChandrachudChief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud stated that the power to punish for contempt of court is not meant to protect judges from criticism but to prevent interference in the dispensation of..
Collegium picks Chief Justices of Delhi, Raj, Gauhati High Courts as Supreme Court judgesThe Supreme Court collegium, led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, has recommended the appointment of three chief justices of high courts as judges of the apex court. Justices Satish Chandra..
Supreme Court collegium recommends names of three high court chief justices as Supreme Court judgesThe Supreme Court collegium, led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, has recommended the names of three high court chief justices to be appointed as judges of the apex court. The recommended..
Legislature cannot overrule a judgment: CJI ChandrachudChief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud stated that while a court's judgment cannot be directly overruled, the legislature can pass new laws to address any deficiencies in the judgment. He emphasized..
Supreme Court upholds Allahabad HC Chief Justice Pritinker Diwaker's order to take Gyanvapi case from judgeThe Supreme Court of India has upheld the decision to withdraw the case regarding the religious character of the Gyanvapi mosque from Justice Prakash Padia. The case involves claims by Hindus that the..
Don’t reduce Supreme Court to ‘tarikh pe tarikh’ court, says CJI ChandrachudChief Justice D Y Chandrachud has urged lawyers to refrain from seeking adjournments for trivial reasons, as it gives a negative impression of the Supreme Court. He referred to the film 'Damini', where..
Indefinite suspension: SC asks AAP MP Raghav Chadha to tender unconditional apology to RS chairpersonThe Supreme Court on Friday asked suspended AAP lawmaker Raghav Chadha to tender an unconditional apology to Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar on the select committee issue, and hoped that he..
Don't want SC to be a 'Tarikh par Tarikh Court': CJI ChandrachudChief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, has urged lawyers to avoid seeking unnecessary adjournments, stating that the Supreme Court does not want to become a court that keeps postponing cases. He..
SC collegium recommends chief justices for Uttarakhand, Orissa and Meghalaya high courtsThe Supreme Court collegium, led by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, has recommended the appointment of judges as chief justices of the High Courts in Uttarakhand, Odisha, and Meghalaya. Justice Ritu..
Need inclusive legal system to address past wrongs: CJI D Y ChandrachudChief Justice of India, D Y Chandrachud, emphasized the importance of a just and inclusive legal system during the unveiling of Dr B R Ambedkar's bust at Brandeis University. He spoke about the role of..
Will deal with issue if...: Supreme Court on immunity of MPs, MLAsA seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud was hearing to reconsider the apex court's 1998 verdict granting MPs and MLAs immunity from prosecution for taking..
Supreme Court Judge SVN Bhatti recuses from hearing plea of former Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu NaiduSupreme Court Judge SVN Bhatti has recused himself from hearing former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu's petition to quash the FIR in an alleged scam. The matter will be listed before..
In era of ever-increasing globalisation, role of lawyers evolved to address myriad global challenges: CJI ChandrachudChief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Saturday said the role of lawyers has evolved to address myriad global legal challenges in an era characterised by ever-increasing globalisation. He said rapid..
'Government is ready for elections any time now': Centre to Supreme CourtSolicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for Centre, told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud that the process of updation of the voters' list in Jammu and..
CJI warns lawyers, litigants about fake SC website created for phishing attacksChief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Thursday warned lawyers and litigants about a fake website of the Supreme Court created for phishing attacks and asked them to be careful with monetary..
'No Constitutional fraud in abrogating Article 370': Centre tells Supreme CourtThe five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud told the Centre that it will have to justify the procedure adopted for abrogation as the court cannot postulate a..
SC seeks AG's assistance on plea for fixing time limit for govt to notify collegium proposalsThe plea came up for hearing on Friday before a bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra.
ASI resumes work on scientific survey of Gyanvapi mosque complex in VaranasiThe bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, however, asked the ASI not to carry out any invasive act during the survey.
Gyanvapi Mosque: Supreme Court allows ASI's survey at premises, refuses to stay Allahabad HC orderA bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, however, asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) not to take recourse to any invasive act during the..
SC stays HC order suspending Andaman chief secretary, imposing fine on LGA SC bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra took note of the submissions of attorney general R Venkataramani, appearing for the chief secretary and..
Can Article 370 be seen as indestructible feature of Constitution, asks Supreme courtFor the second day running, the Supreme Court expressed scepticism about the stand taken by those opposing the hollowing of Article 370, with the CJI D Y Chandrachud-led constitution bench questioning..
SC to hear from Aug 2 batch of pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear from August 2 a batch of petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that bestowed special status on the erstwhile state of Jammu and..
Justices Bhuyan and Bhatti take oath as SC judgesChief Justice D Y Chandrachud on Friday administered oath of office to new Supreme Court judges — Justices Ujjal Bhuyan and Sarasa Venkatanaryanan Bhatti, taking the working strength of the apex..
Supreme Court to hear Manipur plea against HC order on NetThe Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on July 17 a petition filed by the Manipur government challenging a high court decision to relax curbs imposed on use of internet in the state since May 3..
Supreme Court to start day-to-day hearing from August 2 on pleas challenging scrapping of Article 370A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, which passed several procedural directions, fixed July 27 as the deadline for filing of written submissions and convenience..
Article 370 case in Supreme Court: Day-to-day hearings to start from August 2, says Chief Justice Chandrachud
Don’t use SC as platform to further escalate violence in Manipur: CJI DY ChandrachudReprimanding lawyers representing warring Kuki and Meitei ethnic groups for trying to use the Supreme Court as a platform to further escalate violence in trouble-torn Manipur, a CJI DY Chandrachud-led..
PDP chief Mehbooba requests CJI for early hearing on Article 370 in SCPDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday requested Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud for an early hearing of a batch of petitions challenging the revocation of Article 370 in August..
CJI Chandrachud, other judges to participate in Yoga event at Supreme CourtOn the occasion of the 9th International Day for Yoga on Wednesday, a Yoga event will be organized in the Supreme Court for officers and staff members of the Registry, which will also be attended by..
Two new judges for SC: CJI administers oath of office to Justice Mishra, senior advocate ViswanathanChief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday administered the oath of office to Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and senior advocate Kalpathy Venkataraman Viswanathan as judges of the Supreme Court...
'Prohibition order not tenable': SC stays West Bengal government's ban on 'The Kerala Story'The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the West Bengal government's May 8 order banning the screening of the movie, "The Kerala Story".The theatres in the state will now be free to carry out the public..
Manipur violence: SC seeks fresh status report on security measures, relief of affected peopleThe Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the State of Manipur to file a fresh status report on all the security, relief and rehabilitation efforts made for the people affected by the violence between..
Supreme Court collegium recommends Andhra Pradesh CJ Mishra, senior advocate Viswanathan for elevation as apex court judgesThe Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Tuesday recommended to the Centre the names of Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra and senior..
'I am not a person to retire, will start new inning', SC judge Justice MR Shah breaks down on last day in courtFourth senior-most Supreme Court judge Justice M R Shah on Monday got emotional in the courtroom on his last day in office, saying he is not a person to retire and will start a new inning in life...
SC five-judge constitution bench to pronounce verdict on Thursday on 2022 Maharashtra political rowThe Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Thursday on a clutch of cross-petitions filed by the Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde factions of the Shiv Sena pertaining to the 2022 Maharashtra..
Group of over 400 parents of LGBTQIA++ writes to CJI, seeks marriage equality for their wardsA group of over 400 parents has written to Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud, heading a bench hearing the pleas seeking legal sanction for same-sex marriage, urging that their LGBTQIA++..