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Mar 22, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Political liberties cannot be foregone for economic and social justice, states the BenchThe primary argument was on how the benefits of Aadhaar through providing a right to life with dignity to the poor, outweighed the right to privacy.
Mar 21, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners conclude their arguments on 'the number of the beast' Aadhaar, highlighting various issuesIssues raised were lack of proportionality and purpose, limitation with the large-scale collection and retention of data under the Aadhaar Project.
Mar 16, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Entire Aadhaar project is beyond the stated objectives of Aadhaar Act, argue petitionersThe issues raised included that the entire Aadhaar project is beyond the Act’s objectives, the excessive data collection under KYR+ and State Resident Data Hubs (SRDHs),
Mar 14, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Section 7 exception in Supreme Court’s interim order greatly affects people’s constitutional rightsThis has a significant impact on their constitutional rights, in particular, their right to life and liberty, even before the Supreme Court has passed its final verdict on the matter.
Mar 13, 2018
The UIDAI needs to realize the harm sharing Aadhaar, PAN and other crucial data can cause to the systemThe UIDAI has always taken an extremely narrow stance on privacy, concerning itself only with biometric data.
Mar 08, 2018
Aadhaar hearings: Day 15 saw arguments on Aadhaar as a money bill, interim orders for NEET registrations were also passedOn Day 15 of the Aadhaar hearings, senior counsel Arvind Datar concluded his arguments for the petitioners, and senior counsel P. Chidambaram commenced his.
Feb 20, 2018
Aadhaar hearings: Aadhaar is architecturally unconstitutional, argue the petitionersFor the Aadhaar Act to be constitutional, the petitioners argued that it firstly needs to meet the tests of substantive and procedural reasonableness.
Feb 14, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that receipt of govt benefits cannot be at the cost of compromising fundamental rightsIn summary, Kapil Sibal argued that this case was the most important case in Indian history since the ADM Jabalpur case.
Jan 31, 2018
Aadhaar case: SC looking at striking a balance between disbursal of social welfare benefits and data aggregationThe Court stated that a balance would have to be struck between the state’s interest in disbursal of welfare benefits and privacy concerns with aggregation of data.
Jan 30, 2018
Aadhaar case: Why SC needs to look into technical evidence of Aadhaar’s surveillance capabilitiesTechnical experts have long since been asserting the surveillance capabilities of Aadhaar, and this has now taken the form of affidavits before the Supreme Court in the ongoing Aadhaar case.