DY Chandrachud

IOA to meet on May 5 to discuss changes in constitution

Under pressure from the IOC, they have scheduled a meeting which will be an open house that will include executive council members and other state associations.

published on : 26th April 2023

Not judges’ business to give interviews to media: CJI DY Chandrachud

We will not touch the investigation but when a judge gives an opinion on the petitioner on a TV debate then he cannot hear it, the CJI added.

published on : 25th April 2023

CJI Chandrachud bats for mediation as dispute resolution mechanism for individuals, govt

The CJI said it would especially come to the aid of women from marginalised communities as mediation makes law less "intimidating" and less "alienating".

published on : 15th April 2023

My work will speak: CJI keeps his word on judicial reforms

CJI DY Chandrachud had launched a ‘free text portal or search engine’ ­— eSCR (Supreme Court Reports) the official publication of SC as a tribute to the nation.

published on : 10th April 2023

Take up work of translating 8.75 lakh judgments into Tamil: CJI urges Madras HC 

Chandrachud said the law chambers were skeptical about employing women and added that familial responsibilities were cited as a reason for being singled out.

published on : 25th March 2023

Fake news can create tensions, endanger democratic values: CJI Chandrachud 

There have been instances where the media has rendered an accused guilty in the eyes of the public even before the courts find them so, Chandrachud said.

published on : 22nd March 2023

SC Collegium recommends names of four district judges to Madras High Court

The collegium, which comprises Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph, recommended the names of R Sakthivel, P Dhanabal, Chinnasamy Kumarappan, and K Rajasekar.

published on : 22nd March 2023

‘What’s wrong to have a difference in perception ': CJI on collegium system

As CJI, I have to take the system that has been given to us as of today which is that the collegium system is the prevalent system for appointing judges.

published on : 19th March 2023

Objective of Collegium is to protect judiciary's independence: CJI Chandrachud

The CJI also noted that the judiciary has to be protected from outside influences if it has to be independent.

published on : 18th March 2023

Legal vocation patriarchal and feudal, says CJI

Delivering a speech at the American Bar Association (ABA) India Conference 2023, Chandrachud called the legal profession patriarchal and feudal while voicing the need for reform in the same.

published on : 4th March 2023

Bar and Bench in war of words in SC

Pursuant to the ugly spat, Senior Counsels Kapil Sibal and Neeraj Kishan Kaul who was waiting for the constitution bench to resume with the pleas related to Mahapolitical crisis expressed their regret

published on : 3rd March 2023

SC judgment to begin with Hindi, Tamil, Odiya, Gujarati: CJI

The CJI said that access to justice could not be meaningful unless citizens are able to understand in a language, which they speak and comprehend.

published on : 25th January 2023

Basic structure doctrine a North Star that guides interpreters of Constitution, says CJI Chandrachud

The CJI said the craftsmanship of a judge lies in interpreting the text of the Constitution with the changing times while keeping its soul intact.

published on : 22nd January 2023

SC reserves verdict on Centre-State dispute over power & transfer of bureaucrats serving Delhi govt

In the 2018 judgement, a five-judge Constitution bench had unanimously held that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is bound by the aid and advice of the elected government.

published on : 18th January 2023

Government misread NJAC verdict, says former ASG

Noting that the existing system of judicial appointment required reforms with regards to eligibility, transparency, Secretariat and complaint mechanism, the bench had directed restructuring of MoP.

published on : 17th January 2023

Supreme Court grants bail to Vyapam Scam whistleblower Anand Rai 

Rai in his plea had argued that though he had joined the event but was not present at the site where the alleged incident had taken place. 

published on : 13th January 2023

Supreme Court to hear Ram Sethu PIL in February

The BJP leader had submitted that he had already won the first round of the litigation in which the Centre accepted the existence of Ram Sethu.

published on : 12th January 2023

Maharashtra political crisis: Supreme Court to commence hearing pleas on February 14

"We will keep it for hearing on February 14," the CJI said. Sibal, while seeking reference of matters to a seven-judge bench, had sought re-look at an earlier apex court judgement.

published on : 10th January 2023

SC junks pleas against Gujarat, Uttarakhand uniform civil code panels

Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi on October 29, 2022 had announced state cabinet’s decision for formulation of a committee for implementation of the UCC in the state.

published on : 10th January 2023

Haldwani Railway land encroachment: Supreme Court to hear plea against HC order

A bench comprising CJI DY Chandrachud, Justices S A Nazeer and PS Narasimha posted the matter for hearing after advocate Prashant Bhushan mentioned it.

published on : 5th January 2023
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