D Y Chandrachud
Opinion  /  Published 02.10.18

Apex court's welcome plainspeak on Sabarimala

Many women in India may now boldly go where they have not been allowed to go before: the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. In yet another progressive judgment in a line of verdicts that have restored cruci...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.18

Dissenting opinions enrich public discourse

By Manini Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 28.09.18

Bhima-Koregaon case: No relief for activists

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the arrest by Maharashtra Police of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and declined to appoint a Special Investiga...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.18

The man who doesn't mince words

Back in February, hearing arguments in the landmark Aadhaar case, Supreme Court Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud laid out his cards. “Since the beginning, I am hearing this — that if I am not wit...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.18

Activists spot ‘class bias’ in Aadhaar judgment

By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.02.20

Judge to students: Question and dissent

Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court on Saturday asked students of a law university to have the “courage to dissent”.Speaking at the convocation of Gujarat National Law University, Justic...
By PTI in Gandhinagar

India  /  Published 01.04.20

Plea in SC for kits for doctors

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked solicitor-general Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, to examine a Nagpur-based doctor’s plea to provide WHO-approved protection kits to doctors and paramedical...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.18

Lone dissenting voice on privacy, liberty

The Aadhaar programme has since its inception in 2009 suffered from “constitutional infirmities and violations of fundamental rights”, according to the sole dissenting judge in the 4:1 majority ve...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.20

Swine flu affects six SC judges

At least six judges of the Supreme Court are suspected to have been affected by the H1N1 virus, prompting Chief Justice S.A. Bobde to order the health ministry to take immediate steps to prevent an ou...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.18

SC agrees to review of Sabarimala verdict

The Supreme Court has agreed to review in open court on January 22 its Sabarimala verdict but declined to stay the order that lifted the ban on women of childbearing age from entering the Kerala templ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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