Justice DY Chandrachud
Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud
12 Nov 2020
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.
11 Nov 2020
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
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.
15 Sep 2020
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.
09 Nov 2019
A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.
24 Sep 2019
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.
07 Aug 2019
The Nirmohi Akhada, one of the three parties which is fighting for the disputed land in Ayodhya, told Supreme Court on Wednesday that evidence which showed it possessed the property got stolen years ago.
26 May 2019
Under the domestic violence law, the brother-in-law of the aggrieved complainant can be ordered to pay alimony, the Supreme Court underlined.
27 Jan 2019
In the latest development in the Ayodhya title dispute, the sensitive case will not be taken up on January 29 by the Supreme Court as Justice SA Bobde is unavailable.
10 Jan 2019
On Thursday, the Supreme Court adjourned the sensitive Ayodhya case for January 29 after one of the five judges in the Constitution bench recused himself.
10 Jan 2019
The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, postponed the hearing of the politically sensitive Ayodhya case on Thursday after Justice UU Lalit recused himself.
08 Jan 2019
Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.
18 Nov 2018
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
28 Sep 2018
After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.
27 Sep 2018
Taking a progressive stand on adultery law, the Supreme Court on Thursday declared the Section 497 of the IPC as unconstitutional.
26 Sep 2018
The sole dissenting judge in Aadhaar verdict, Justice DY Chandrachud called the Aadhaar Act unconstitutional and said passing it as a Money Bill was a fraud.
07 Sep 2018
The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the states that haven't filed a report on the incidents of cow vigilantism and mob lynching as per its July 17 orders. Only 11 out of 29 states and Union territories have filed their reports.
06 Sep 2018
The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.
06 Sep 2018
Reading down the Section 377 of IPC, the Supreme Court gave a landmark judgement on Thursday.
06 Aug 2018
The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.
03 Aug 2018
The Centre is withdrawing its proposal of creating a social media monitoring hub, it told the SC, weeks after the apex court termed the move akin to "creating a surveillance state."
18 Jul 2018
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said the ban on women entry in Kerala's Sabarimala shrine is against the Constitution.
10 Jul 2018
Rejecting the Center's request for a postponement, the SC has begun hearing pleas challenging Section 377.
04 Jul 2018
In a significant verdict, the SC has ruled the lieutenant governor (L-G) in Delhi cannot interfere with policy-decisions taken by the state government.
11 Apr 2018
The SC today upheld the right of the chief justice of India (CJI) to decide allocation of cases, and refused to frame rules in the matter.
09 Mar 2018
In a landmark decision, the SC has ruled that passive euthanasia and 'living will' are legal and issued necessary directions in the matter.
09 Jan 2018
The SC has revoked its November'16 order, ruling playing of national anthem in cinema halls isn't mandatory.
08 Jan 2018
The controversial Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality has once again reached the SC, where a three-judge bench agreed to review its 2013 decision upholding the law.
09 Dec 2017
Adultery is currently a criminal offense only for men in India and not women. But this might change soon.
11 Oct 2017
In 2011, the SC made a landmark judgement in the Aruna Shanbaug case by legalizing passive euthanasia under certain conditions.
24 Aug 2017
The SC has had two momentous days. Yesterday, it struck down the practice of triple talaq, marking a milestone in the fight for women's rights.
03 Aug 2017
The SC, during its hearing on whether privacy is a fundamental right, has formulated a three-tier approach to the question by classifying privacy into intimate, private and public.
06 Jul 2017
In a major judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that the admissions and jobs would be considered invalid, if they have been secured under fake caste certificates.