Articles about DY Chandrachud

SC seeks Centre's response on pleas to recognize same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and Attorney-General for India R Venkataramani on two pleas seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Fear of targeting makes judges reluctant to grant bail: CJI

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud while speaking at an event on Saturday said that judges at the grassroots are reluctant to grant bail in heinous crimes.

Law should not become an instrument of oppression: CJI Chandrachud

While talking about colonial-era laws that still constitute part of India's constitution, Chief Justice of India (CJI), DY Chandrachud, said decision-makers should ensure that the "law does not become an instrument of oppression."

09 Nov 2022

Droupadi Murmu
Meet new CJI Chandrachud, who bats for progressive, liberal values

Justice DY Chandrachud was sworn in as India's 50th Chief Justice on Wednesday.

09 Nov 2022

Droupadi Murmu
Justice Chandrachud takes oath as 50th Chief Justice of India

Justice DY Chandrachud was on Wednesday sworn in as the 50th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Supreme Court bans two-finger test in rape cases: Details here

The Supreme Court on Monday imposed a ban on using the two-finger test in rape cases, calling it "patriarchal" and "unscientific."

President Droupadi Murmu appoints Justice DY Chandrachud as 50th CJI

Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud was officially appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Droupadi Murmu on Monday.

UU Lalit recommends DY Chandrachud as India's next chief justice

India is likely to get its next Chief Justice (CJI) a month from now.

All women, married or unmarried, entitled to legal abortion: SC

In a groundbreaking judgment, the Supreme Court of India on Thursday ordered that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion.

Unmarried partnerships, queer relationships count as family: Supreme Court

Familial relationships may take the form of domestic, unmarried partnerships, or queer relationships, said a Supreme Court bench in a noteworthy observation.

Petition in SC: Dolo gave Rs. 1,000-cr freebies to doctors

Dolo-650 manufacturers provided doctors with Rs. 1,000 crore worth of freebies as an incentive, a plea in the Supreme Court said on Thursday.

SC mulls amending abortion law to include unmarried women

Unmarried women will most likely be able to terminate undesired pregnancies as the Supreme Court considers changing the abortion law.

One Rank, One Pension: Supreme Court upholds Centre's decision

The Supreme Court upheld the central government's decision on One Rank, One Pension (OROP) on Wednesday, ruling that there is no constitutional flaw in the OROP principle or the November 7, 2015 notification.

SC refuses to postpone GATE 2022 scheduled for February 5

The Supreme Court of India refused to postpone the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering Exam, 2022 (GATE 2022) on Thursday.

Cannot introduce changes last minute: SC to Centre on NEET-SS

The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Centre for announcing last-minute changes to the pattern of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post-Graduate Super Specialty exam 2021 (NEET SS 2021).

India could get its first woman CJI in 2027

India is likely to get its first woman Chief Justice (CJI) around six years from now.

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

The Supreme Court of India today ordered the release of Erendro Leichombam, a 37-year-old political activist arrested for sedition over some Facebook posts earlier this year.

'Irrational': Supreme Court on rules for women in the Army

The medical fitness criteria for women to get Permanent Commission in the Indian Army are "arbitrary" and "irrational," the Supreme Court said today.

'Tandav' row: Supreme Court says freedom of speech 'not absolute'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that freedom of speech is not absolute while hearing petitions seeking a stay on cases filed against the makers of web series Tandav, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order of the Bombay High Court, which denied bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case.

17 Sep 2020

Before electronic media, regulate digital media: Centre urges Supreme Court

The Supreme Court must think about laying guidelines for digital media before it takes similar steps for the electronic media, the Centre said on Thursday through an affidavit.

Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained a private television channel from airing the remaining episodes of a show on Muslims "infiltrating" the central government's civil services.

24 Apr 2020

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

20 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

In what brings nothing but bad news for Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Speaker NP Prajapati accepted the resignations of 16 MLAs, who have been putting up in Bengaluru since March 9, late on Thursday night.

19 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.

SC clears permanent commission, command roles for women Army officers

In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army.

Supreme Court dismisses all review pleas regarding Ayodhya judgment

After it ended decades-old Ayodhya case, the Supreme Court received a flurry of petitions seeking a review of the judgment.

Supreme Court refers Sabarimala issue to larger bench

On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced its verdict on pleas challenging the 2018 order concerning Sabarimala Temple of Kerala.

13 Nov 2019

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.

Decoding Ayodhya verdict: Here's all that happened inside Supreme Court

On Saturday, the Supreme Court ended the long-drawn legal battle of Ayodhya by handing over the disputed land to a Board of Trustees for the construction of Ram Mandir.

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

The sensitive Ayodhya land dispute is nearing its finality in the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is heading the five-judge constitutional bench, remarked that daily hearings will be completed by tomorrow, October 16.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.

Starting Monday, Ayodhya-case will get one extra hour at SC

The Supreme Court earnestly wants to complete the arguments in the decades-old Ayodhya case by October 18 and its Friday's statement confirms the same.

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board in the sensitive Ayodhya case, on Thursday alleged that his clerk was assaulted on the Supreme Court's premises.

#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer

The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.