Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicJustice D Y Chandrachud

Topic: Justice D Y Chandrachud

DY Chandrachud, liberal judge who made history by consigning his father’s legacy to archives

During his career, the new Chief Justice of India has been part of several constitution benches & delivered landmark judgments in high-profile cases, like Ayodhya land title dispute.

‘Rights are paper tigers unless given teeth by courts’: Full text of Justice Chandrachud speech

Speaking at an event in King's College, London, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud discussed the Supreme Court's role in the protection of human rights for various sections of India.

‘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Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to ‘public intolerance’, Justice Chandrachud says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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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

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.