Amid a massive political slugfest over Udhayanidhi Stalin's ‘Sanatana Dharma’ remarks, a group of 262 eminent citizens, including former bureaucrats, judges and Army veterans, on Tuesday wrote to the Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud urging him to take suo moto cognisance of the alleged hate speech made by the Tamil Nadu minister that, according to them, “could incite communal disharmony and sectarian violence”.
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The Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud, on August 15, Independence Day, announced to expand the Supreme Court (SC) buildings. Addressing the audience at the Independence Day event at the Red Fort, the CJI said, "new building will have 27 additional courtrooms, 4 registrar courtrooms and adequate facilities for lawyers and litigants." He further said, "Some demolition of the existing building will take place to create 12 additional… read-more
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The Secretary General of the Supreme Court has rubbished a purported “message” being circulated on WhatsApp with a photo of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and claiming that the CJI has asked people to come out on the streets and protest against the government. Howeber, the Secretary General of the Supreme Court and also Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta confirmed that the message being circulated was fake.
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In a relief to lawyers. the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that lawyers are free to appear virtually. The decision was taken amid the rising number of Novel Coronavirus. On April 5, the CJI Chandrachud said, "We saw newspaper reports on rising COVID cases. Lawyers can use hybrid mode. If you choose to appear online, we will hear you."
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The Supreme Court (SC) bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud agreed to the urgent listing of a petition filed by Congress, against the arrest of its spokesperson Pawan Khera. Notably, the petition was filed after Pawan Khera was arrested by Assam Police over a remark against PM Modi, at a public rally. Notably, the Delhi Airport drama unfolded, just a few days after the Modi remark.
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At a first, the Supreme Court used Artificial Intelligence (AI) and technology to transcribe its proceedings. On February 21, the Top Court started live transcription service of a court hearing for a trial during the hearing of a case of Maharashtra political crisis. The service was used in the courtroom of CJI DY Chandrachud. AI has been a transforming process powered by Natural Language Processing.
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