July 14, 2021 7:48 am
Stating that the Supreme Court “plays the role of a counter-majoritarian institution”, he said it is the Court’s “duty to protect the rights of socio-economic minorities”.
March 14, 2021 7:19 am
Justice Chandrachud was speaking at a farewell ceremony organised by the Supreme Court Young Lawyers Forum to honour Justice Indu Malhotra, who was the first woman lawyer to be appointed directly as a judge of the Supreme Court.
February 16, 2020 8:12 am
Justice Chandrachud said “employment of state machinery to curb dissent instils fear and creates a chilling atmosphere on free speech which violates the rule of law and detracts from the constitutional vision of a pluralist society.”
December 15, 2019 7:27 am
Delivering the keynote address at the fifth National Juvenile Justice Consultation, Justice Chandrachud said that in India, children often “inherit crime” — they are born into unfortunate circumstances which push them into substance abuse and violence.
August 18, 2019 10:46 am
Delivering his nearly 50-minute lecture before a room packed with prominent members of the legal, theatre and art fraternity, he said the “lived experiences of oppressed communities” are often excluded from mainstream art.
July 28, 2019 2:08 am
“Technology has outpaced lawmakers. Governments have to rethink their approach towards the regulation of tech that intersects with the individual identity," Justice Chandrachud said.
May 06, 2019 10:47 am
Sources confirmed to The Indian Express that Justice Chandrachud had met Justice Bobde on May 2 to discuss the contents of his letter. The letter asks the panel to remedy all the grievances which led the woman complainant to withdraw from the probe on April 30.
April 17, 2019 8:27 am
Justice Chandrachud had expressed the sole dissenting opinion in a 4:1 verdict that had upheld the Aadhaar Act. Jamaican Chief Justice Bryan Sykes and Justice David Batts chose to go by his view rather than the majority ruling.
February 10, 2019 3:24 am
In the build-up to the judgment last September, Chandrachud has spoken about how he and his wife have friends in the LGBT community.
September 29, 2018 5:58 am
Coming down hard on Pune police, Justice Chaderchud said there is “sufficient material” placed before the bench“ on the need to have an independent investigation”.
June 22, 2020 6:15 pm
In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i