Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicDY Chandrachud

Topic: DY Chandrachud

‘Will deal with constitutional issues’ — SC refuses to be drawn into AAP-Modi govt power tussle

SC says no to Deputy CM's affidavit seeking central govt's response on civil servants not cooperating with AAP govt. Modi govt claims submissions made to distract from legal issue.

Justice D.Y. Chandrachud takes oath as 50th Chief Justice of India

The new Chief Justice, who succeeds Justice U.U. Lalit, was administered the oath by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

NSA was imposed on Manipur activist Erendro on basis of 5 cases, but probe not completed in 4

Manipur revoked the NSA order against political activist Leichombam Erendro after he was released from jail Monday, following the top court’s intervention.

SC strikes down West Bengal law regulating real estate sector, calls it ‘unconstitutional’

The apex court, however, said the homebuyers who purchased properties under the state law before today's verdict, will not have to worry as their registration would remain valid.

Both EC Lavasa & Justice Chandrachud couldn’t change outcomes, but dissent is dharma

Lavasa is next in line to become CEC and Justice Chandrachud a future CJI. While difficult, a vindictive govt or chief justice can damage their prospects.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.