D Y Chandrachud
Opinion  /  Published 11.10.18

India's parallel penal system

A parallel penal system which is outside the purview of judicial oversight, which is not accountable to anyone, and which can penalize anybody whom the political dispensation dislikes with total impun...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

India  /  Published 27.03.20

Plea for Iran pilgrim evacuation

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking the evacuation from Iran’s Qom of over 850 Shia Muslim pilgrims, 250 of whom are suspected to have contracted the corona...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.19

Ruling on CJI as public authority: setting an example

Moments of clarity and reason are always valuable: in the India of today, extraordinarily so. A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has ruled that the office of the Chief Justice of Ind...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.19

Just care needed

The notion of the juvenile is a troubling one in the context of crime. According to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2000 anyone under 18 is a child. Predictably, the participation of m...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 15.02.20

A vigorous voice for dissent

Senior Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Saturday said the true test of a democracy was its ability to ensure space for every individual to voice his or her opinion without fear of retri...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi



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