Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicJustice D Y Chandrachud

Topic: Justice D Y Chandrachud

‘Castelessness is a privilege only upper caste can afford,’ says Justice D.Y. Chandrachud 

Speaking at the B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture, the Supreme Court judge says elite castes must ‘break free’ from the past and confer respect to the marginalised. 

Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to ‘public intolerance’, Justice Chandrachud says

Speaking on women empowerment, Justice Chandrachud said if one has to find an answer to the deprivation of women rights, the origin must be in changing the mindset of both men and women.

‘In humanitarian crisis, SC can’t be silent spectator’ — full text of Justice Chandrachud speech

Speaking at Indo-US Joint Summer Conference, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud spoke on the role of Supreme Court 'in protecting fundamental rights in challenging times'.

Virtual courts won’t displace open hearings, but tech has potential: Justice Chandrachud

Addressing NALSAR students, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, who heads the Supreme Court's e-committee, said a model is being framed for live-streaming hearings.

How SC defended freedom of speech by pulling up Mamata govt for blocking satirical film

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court slammed the West Bengal govt for preventing the screening of Bhobishyoter Bhoot, and also imposed fines.

Supreme Court rejects petition seeking appointment of lawyer as High Court judge

The petition has no merit and it is not justiciable, said the two judge bench while dismissing the plea.

Disappointed with govt for leaving Section 377 decision to ‘court’s wisdom’ : Justice Chandrachud

The SC Judge, who was part of bench that decided to decriminalise gay sex, questioned the government for not taking a call on sensitive issues such as the recent challenge to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

On Camera

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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