Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
Judge of Supreme Court of India
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Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud is currently a Judge of the Supreme Court of India. He is a former Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court and a former judge of Bombay High Court.
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Programme code violation by TV channel, have issued show-cause notice, Centre tells SCThe Centre informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it has prima facie found violation of programme code by Sudarshan TV's 'Bindas Bol' show and has issued a notice to the channel.A bench of..
SC dismisses plea seeking permanent commission in army for women officers after cut-off dateDismissing the plea, Justice Chandrachud said it is difficult to address these matters as they all are in the service of the nation.
12.69 lakh cases disposed of during lockdown through video-conferencing: Justice D Y Chandrachud
Executive has substantial emergency powers, but it is courts' responsibility to protect citizens' right: SC judgeEmergencies vest substantial power in the executive as increased government action may be necessary to preserve public health, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud has said, while emphasising..
SC rules in favour of permanent commission for women in NavyExactly a month after SC passed a landmark verdict allowing command posting and permanent commission (PC) to women officers in Army, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi said gender..
Six SC judges down with swine flu; judge wears mask to courtJustice DY Chandrachud, while conducting the court proceedings, announced that all apex court judges held a meeting with Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, over the case of six of their colleagues..
Privacy faces challenges from hackers, private firms, government in digital age: Justice D Y Chandrachud"The challenges to privacy are presented by three key actors - (i) hackers; (ii) private companies; and (iii) the government. This presents a range of concerns: First, there is a possibility of serious..
Grant permanent commission to women officers in army within three months, Supreme Court directs CentreThe bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud said that women officers in the past have brought laurels to the country.
Framers of Constitution rejected notion of Hindu India and Muslim India: Justice ChandrachudThe blanket labelling of dissent as anti-national or anti-democratic strikes at the heart of our commitment to the protection of constitutional values and the promotion of deliberative democracy,..
'Important to stand up, develop courage to be dissenters': Justice Chandrachud advise law studentsJustice Chandrachud was peaking at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) in Gandhinagar.
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Blanket labelling of dissent as anti-national hurts ethos of democracy: Justice ChandrachudCalling dissent a "safety valve" of democracy, Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud on Saturday said "blanket labelling" of dissent as anti-national or anti-democratic strikes at the "heart" of..
Anti-CAA protests: SC notice to UP govt on plea for quashing notices for recovering damagesA bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and K M Joseph issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the plea and directed it to file its reply within four weeks.
SC accepts Centre's proposal to takeover management control of UnitechThe Supreme Court Monday accepted the proposal of the Centre to take over the management control of embattled realty firm Unitech Limited. A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud gave two months to..
SC to Thursday consider in-chamber review pleas in Ayodhya caseThe in-chamber proceeding will be taken up by a bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and also comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan, S A Nazeer and Sanjeev Khanna. Justice Khanna is the..
Justice D Y Chandrachud recuses himself from hearing St Stephen's college caseSupreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud Monday recused himself from hearing a matter related to St Stephen's College saying he was a student of there and passed from it in 1979.
SC orders are not to be played with, angry judge tells govtAn angry Justice R F Nariman on Friday told solicitor general Tushar Mehta to inform the government about the “extremely important” dissent verdict penned by him and Justice D Y Chandrachud in the..
Shiv Sena calls CJI's office coming under RTI purview a 'historic decision'Observing that transparency strengthens judicial independence, a five-judge Constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna on..
‘Ensure no bar on women at Sabarimala’Justices R F Nariman and D Y Chandrachud disagreed with the majority judgment penned by CJI Ranjan Gogoi to refer Sabarimala and other similar issues to a seven-judge bench and said the Kerala..
Sabarimala verdict: A timeline of temple entry issue ahead of Supreme Court verdict todayThe Sabrimala verdict will be delivered by a constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra at..
SC rulings likely today on Sabari, Rafale & Rahul’s contempt caseThe judgement on Sabarimala will be delivered by a Constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra. The verdict in the Rafale..
Make judge selection norm public, says DY ChandrachudAs part of a five-judge Constitution bench led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi which ruled that the CJI’s office is amenable to RTI Act, Justice D Y Chandrachud made a remarkable suggestion — frame the..
CJI’s office now under RTI, with key caveatsA bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices N V Ramana, D Y Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna said the SC, which is a “public authority”, would necessarily include the office of..
SC to rule today if CJI’s office is within RTI ambitA five-judge bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices N V Ramana, D Y Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna will pass the judgement on an appeal filed by the SC administration challenging..
SC to pronounce judgment on inclusion of CJI's office under RTI Act on WednesdayThe order will be passed by a five-judge Constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna on a petition filed by a Supreme Court..
SC bench veered towards unanimity soon after hearings ended on October 16CJI Ranjan Gogoi, CJI-designate S A Bobde and Justices D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer sought to know from Union home secretary A K Bhalla and Intelligence Bureau chief Arvind Kumar..
SC referred to books in Sanskrit, Urdu, Persian, French in Ayodhya verdictThe apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S A Nazeer, perused 533 documentary exhibits, including religious texts,..
Author of Ayodhya verdict not named, but it bears Chandrachud’s imprint
Justice Chandrachud finds place in all important matters in SCIt has been only three-and-half years since his elevation as the judge of the Supreme Court, but Justice D Y Chandrachud has been already a part of several benches which delivered landmarks judgments..
Ayodhya case: Meet the five judges who will deliver verdict todayThe Supreme Court is all set to deliver verdict in 70-year-old Ayodhya land dispute case today. The 5-judge bench delivering the verdict include Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is set to..
SC Constitutional bench discusses mediation panel's findings in Ayodhya caseAccording to sources in the apex court, the in-chambers meeting was convened in two sessions between 11.15 am and 1 pm, and between 2 pm to 3 pm. The bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and also..
Ayodhya Dispute: 'Wrongs by Mughals not relevant to case', says Muslim side in Supreme CourtThe bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer asked Dhavan if he would begin submissions on the substantial issues of the suit from..
Ayodhya: SC to hear Rajeev Dhavan's contempt plea against ex-govt official for threatening himA five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Dhavan, that the contempt plea would be taken up. "It will be listed for hearing..
Akhara, ‘Ram Lalla’ lock horns in SC over Ayodhya landAppearing for the Akhara before a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer, senior advocate Sushil Jain said no party to the..
Masjid built over 10th century temple: Counsel for Ram LallaArguing before a constitution bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer, the counsel read out a report of the Archaeological Survey..
SC to hear Ayodhya pleas from July 25 if negotiations nixedA bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S A Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazir requested panel chairman, former SC judge F M I Kalifulla, to submit a report by July 18..