TRAI chief RS Sharma cannot be prosecuted for disclosing his Aadhaar card details: Here's a look at reasons why
Aadhaar challenge has now been followed by a UIDAI warning against the disclosure of Aadhaar numbers.
At the crux of any data protection law are definitions of personal data and sensitive personal data.
The Bill prescribes a broad jurisdiction clause, both territorial and extra-territorial jurisdiction
Part I of the series on the data protection bill with a quick overview of its various sections.
Arrest of WhatsApp group administrators is becoming a default practice, without proper assessment.
The regulations encompass a wider spectrum of entities than are traditionally regulated by TRAI.
There is nothing to prevent the government from making Aadhaar mandatory for Ayushman Bharat.
The IB Ministry is aiming to monitor, collect and analyse data across major social media platforms.
The State is not serving its people if it sets up a system for their benefit and then pushes ahead with it, regardless of its actual effects on them.
Aadhaar hearing: People must have a choice in the unstoppable march towards technology, argue petitioners
Shyam Divan argued that the State’s expert report conceded that location data could be tracked via Aadhaar, thus establishing surveillance in a fundamental form.
Aadhaar Hearing: Attorney General argues that Aadhaar is fundamentally a money bill to which Section 57 is an ancillary provision
The Attorney General then continued his arguments on the money bill issue, arguing that Aadhaar was, at its core, a money bill and that Section 57 was just an ancillary provision.
Aadhaar hearing: The Act is a well balanced law of which a few provisions should be struck down, argues advocate Gopal Sankaranarayanan
Senior counsel Neeraj Kishan Kaul on behalf of the Digital Lenders Association of India and others also argued that the private sector should be allowed to use Aadhaar.
The Aadhaar project had the support of two governments, since it had been commenced when the Congress was in power.
Admission that SC did not ask for Aadhaar-SIM linkage points at govt's refusal to accept alternative identification methods
The State, in the Aadhaar hearings yesterday, finally admitted that there never was any direction from the SC to mandatorily link Aadhaar to SIM cards.
Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court questions why both right to privacy and right to food cannot be secured under the Constitution
The Bench observed that the lack of choice with the means of identification indicated a lack of proportionality with the restriction imposed.
Aadhaar Hearings: Counsel argues that Aadhaar is more secure than a data protection law, SC disagrees
The Bench, while discussing apprehensions of misuse of data, observed that a blinkered view of reality could not be taken while dealing with Aadhaar.
Aadhaar hearing: Not necessary to prove least possible invasion of privacy, argues Additional Solicitor General
Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta continued his arguments on the Aadhaar-PAN linkage and commenced his arguments on Aadhaar-Bank Account linkage
Aadhaar hearings: Attorney General argues that pervasive collection of fingerprints meets proportionality requirements
The Primary argument was to establish that Aadhaar meets the requirements of proportionality and legitimate state interests.
UIDAI’s FAQs published in national dailies present a very narrow perspective on Aadhaar and still leave a lot of questions unanswered
The UIDAI on 3rd April published a list of Frequently Asked Questions in national dailies, in an effort to address concerns with Aadhaar.
Aadhaar hearing: Section 7 exception in Supreme Court’s interim order greatly affects people’s constitutional rights
This 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.