Supreme Court cannot become a 'tareekh pe tareekh court'; will lose trust of people: CJI DY Chandrachud

The CJI pointed out that from September to October, a total of 3,688 adjournments were sought by lawyers and this, he said, defeats the very purpose of expediting cases.
Supreme Court, Justice DY Chandrachud
Supreme Court, Justice DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Friday expressed concerns over the increasing number of adjournment requests made by lawyers in the Supreme Court and said that the top court cannot be reduced to a 'tareekh pe tareekh' court (a court of adjournments).

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