CJI Chandrachud's Answer on Ayodhya Ruling Raises More Questions; BHU Student’s Rapists Connected With Varanasi BJP IT Cell, Party Leaders
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January 2, 2024
Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud gave a ‘year end’ interview to the Press Trust of India where he said nothing of any substance or consequence to the questions he was asked. Where he did attempt to clear the air on a number of controversies which have plagued the Supreme Court and some its rulings, as in the Ayodhya case, his answer ended up raising even more questions about the mindset and functioning of the higher judiciary. Since judges do not comment on the reasoning of their judgments—and the 2019 Ayodhya verdict was particularly perverse—the CJI was asked why the controversial verdict was unsigned in a departure from the court’s traditions. This is
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