Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicD.Y. Chandrachud

Topic: D.Y. Chandrachud

Citizens’ right & duty to ensure free press, expose lies of state, says Justice Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud, next in line to be Chief Justice of India, says it's time we strengthened public institutions to ensure a well-functioning, transparent democracy.

SC collegium clears 13 names as judges for Bombay HC despite red flags by two senior judges

SC collegium unanimously approves elevation of 9 lawyers, including two women, and four judicial officers. It will now forward the files, including the objections, to central govt.

Collegium system needs reconsideration, says former Supreme Court judge AK Sikri

Former SC Justice A.K. Sikri was speaking at launch of Chintan Chandrachud's new book 'The cases that India forgot'. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud was also present.

What makes Justice D.Y. Chandrachud the new ‘rock star’ of the Indian judiciary

Thanks to the libertarian approach visible in his judgments, many are eagerly waiting for Justice D.Y. Chandrachud to become CJI in 2022-24.

Why Justice D.Y. Chandrachud gave a dissenting judgment on Aadhaar

Legal experts have said that Justice Chandrachud’s loud dissent against the Aadhaar verdict will be valuable if ruling is reviewed in future.

On Camera

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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