DY Chandrachud

SC expands definition of vulnerable witness to include age, gender-neutral victims of sexual assault 

The court directed all High Courts to adopt and notify a Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC) scheme within two months from the date of this order unless a scheme has already been notified.

published on : 11th January 2022

Supreme Court asks IIT Bombay to accommodate a Dalit student who is on the verge of losing his seat for failing to pay fees in time

The apex court directed the institute to create a seat, if there is none, to accommodate the student.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Use technology to address delay in disposal of cases, says Justice DY Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud was speaking at the inauguration of Model Virtual Courtrooms in the districts of Angul and Nayagarh, Odisha.

published on : 7th November 2021

SC judge flags delay in release despite bail orders

“This is a serious deficiency in our system, the delay in communication of bail orders. This touches upon human liberty of every under trial,” he said.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Odisha's maiden model virtual courts inaugurated at Nayagarh, Angul

An e-custody certificate system for enabling convenient access to the antecedents of prisons and automated e-mail services for faster case information sharing with government officials was launched.

published on : 2nd November 2021

'Karva Chauth' ad withdrawn due to 'public intolerance', says Justice D Y Chandrachud 

The advertisement, showing a women couple celebrating the festival, was withdrawn by the firm after facing backlash on social media and from a politician of Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 1st November 2021

Unitech: SC orders probe by Delhi CP on conduct of Tihar Jail officials, calls them shameless

ED in its reports said that Sanjay and Ajay Chandra have rendered the entire judicial custody meaningless as they have been freely communicating, instructing their officials from the jail.

published on : 26th August 2021

Right to privacy verdict was recognition of Constitution as foundation: Justice Chandrachud

On August 24, 2017, in a landmark verdict, the right to privacy was declared as a fundamental right under the Constitution by a nine-judge bench of which Justice Chandrachud was also a part.

published on : 17th July 2021

High speed Supreme Court proceedings soon

The remark came when the bench of Justices Chandrachud and Hrishikesh Roy reconvened after lunch but Justice Roy could not immediately join due to some technical glitch.

published on : 13th July 2021

Aadhaar verdict: Former Attorney General​ Soli Sorabjee supports Justice Chandrachud's dissent

In a judgment pronounced as 4:1 majority, the Supreme Court of India upheld the Aadhaar Act and scheme after striking down some provisions.

published on : 26th September 2018