DY Chandrachud

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SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

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.

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

20 Mar 2020

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.

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

19 Mar 2020

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

17 Feb 2020

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

12 Dec 2019

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

14 Nov 2019

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.

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

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

09 Nov 2019

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.

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

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

09 Nov 2019

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 hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

14 Oct 2019

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

24 Sep 2019

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

20 Sep 2019

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

12 Sep 2019

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

03 Sep 2019

#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.

Will Ayodhya verdict be delivered in November? Chances are high

31 Aug 2019

Will Ayodhya verdict be delivered in November? Chances are high

The decades-old Ayodhya case, which has been languishing in Supreme Court for years, could finally reach conclusion in November 2019.

It's torture: Muslim party opposes daily hearings of Ayodhya case

09 Aug 2019

It's torture: Muslim party opposes daily hearings of Ayodhya case

The Muslim party in the Ram Janmbhoomi dispute on Friday opposed the five-day per week hearing of the sensitive case.

#AyodhyaHearing: Nirmohi Akhada doesn't have 'evidence' of Ram Janmbhoomi possession

07 Aug 2019

#AyodhyaHearing: Nirmohi Akhada doesn't have 'evidence' of Ram Janmbhoomi possession

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.

Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court begins daily hearings, refuses live-streaming

06 Aug 2019

Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court begins daily hearings, refuses live-streaming

Beginning its day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya dispute, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow live-streaming or audio recording of the communally-sensitive matter.

Even brother-in-law can be asked to pay alimony: SC

26 May 2019

Even brother-in-law can be asked to pay alimony: SC

Under the domestic violence law, the brother-in-law of the aggrieved complainant can be ordered to pay alimony, the Supreme Court underlined.

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

10 May 2019

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

It came for the hearing, somebody wanted more time, extension was granted. Yes, we are talking about the sensitive Ayodhya case.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

08 Mar 2019

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

On Friday, the Supreme Court decided to refer the sensitive Ayodhya case for mediation.

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

26 Feb 2019

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on 5 March on whether the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case will be referred for court-monitored mediation to save time.

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

27 Jan 2019

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

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.

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

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.

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

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.

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

08 Jan 2019

SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

18 Nov 2018

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

27 Oct 2018

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

SC issues contempt notice against 3 directors of Amrapali Group

11 Oct 2018

SC issues contempt notice against 3 directors of Amrapali Group

The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice against three directors, including the CMD, of Amrapali Group for defying various court orders and sought their reply in four weeks.

Kathua rape case: Supreme Court dismisses plea for fresh probe

05 Oct 2018

Kathua rape case: Supreme Court dismisses plea for fresh probe

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea by an accused in the sensational Kathua gang-rape and murder case seeking fresh investigation on grounds that the probe was allegedly motivated.

#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said

28 Sep 2018

#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said

Dissenting with the majority on Sabarimala verdict, Justice Indu Malhotra opposed the upliftment of ban in Sabarimala Temple in Kerala saying, "Notion of rationality should not be seen in matters of religion".

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

28 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed

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.

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

28 Sep 2018

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

26 Sep 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: Justice Chandrachud, sole dissenting judge, highlights the program's flaws

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.

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

26 Sep 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

Giving an important judgment on Aadhaar, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the program, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

25 Sep 2018

Supreme Court: Lawmakers can continue practising as lawyers

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ruled that lawmakers can continue to practice as lawyers.

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

25 Sep 2018

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that it could not prohibit chargesheeted lawmakers from contesting elections.

Supreme Court refers female genital mutilation case to Constitution bench

24 Sep 2018

Supreme Court refers female genital mutilation case to Constitution bench

On Monday, the Supreme Court referred the case of female genital mutilation in Dawoodi Bohra community to a Constitution bench, after Attorney General KK Venugopal and Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi requested for the same.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

20 Sep 2018

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.