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SC's Aadhaar verdict reiterates supremacy of Constitution, shows State can't intrude upon citizens' privacy
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SC's Aadhaar verdict reiterates supremacy of Constitution, shows State can't intrude upon citizens' privacy

The Aadhaar judgment, read together with the privacy judgment reveal that the Supreme Court of India takes data protection and privacy seriously.

Justice DY Chandrachud's dissenting opinion in Aadhaar judgment raises very valid points about parliamentary process
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Justice DY Chandrachud's dissenting opinion in Aadhaar judgment raises very valid points about parliamentary process

The Aadhaar judgment is a potential goldmine for those seeking to understand privacy and data protection laws in India and ensured that the pet project of two successive governments, has found sanctity in law.

Aadhaar verdict updates: Supreme Court ruling destroys legitimacy of the Act's stated purposes, say lawyers
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Aadhaar verdict updates: Supreme Court ruling destroys legitimacy of the Act's stated purposes, say lawyers

Aadhaar verdict LIVE updates: The Supreme Court verdict on the Aadhaar Act, undermines the legitimacy of the Act, law experts have said. "This project has little or no legitimacy left. Massive legislative and structural changes will be required. I will be writing on bits of the judgement in the coming weeks."

Daily Bulletin: Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar likely today, petrol prices reaches Rs 90.22/litre in Mumbai; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Supreme Court verdict on Aadhaar likely today, petrol prices reaches Rs 90.22/litre in Mumbai; day's top stories

The Supreme Court today will decide on the constitutional validity of the Centre's Aadhaar scheme. It will also hear pleas challenging the appointment of Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India.

Aadhaar case, Ram Mandir, women in Sabarimala Temple: Key judgments ahead of Dipak Misra in his last week as CJI
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Aadhaar case, Ram Mandir, women in Sabarimala Temple: Key judgments ahead of Dipak Misra in his last week as CJI

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra is retiring from Supreme Court on 2 October. But since his last day is falling on a national holiday, the apex court won't function on next Tuesday and thus, Misra has only six more days left to clear some landmark judgements.

Supreme Court resumes work after summer break: Ayodhya, Aadhaar, Delhi power tussle among matters listed for hearing
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Supreme Court resumes work after summer break: Ayodhya, Aadhaar, Delhi power tussle among matters listed for hearing

In the coming days, the Supreme Court is expected to deliver judgments in crucial cases including Aadhaar's constitutional validity, the power struggle in Delhi, and the review petition filed by death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi rape case.

Opposition move to impeach Chief Justice of India cynical ploy to influence verdict of politically sensitive cases
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Opposition move to impeach Chief Justice of India cynical ploy to influence verdict of politically sensitive cases

While the ostensible motive is to move a motion in the Parliament against the CJI for alleged improprieties, the real motive is to create a situation where CJI Misra comes under pressure and refrains from passing verdicts on crucial cases.

Aadhaar card linking deadline postponed; SC extends cut-off date until it delivers final verdict on constitutionality
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Aadhaar card linking deadline postponed; SC extends cut-off date until it delivers final verdict on constitutionality

The Supreme Court of India has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar Card to banking services and telephone or mobile phone connections till the time a verdict is announced on the issue.

Aadhaar hearings: Day 15 saw arguments on Aadhaar as a money bill, interim orders for NEET registrations were also passed
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Aadhaar hearings: Day 15 saw arguments on Aadhaar as a money bill, interim orders for NEET registrations were also passed

On Day 15 of the Aadhaar hearings, senior counsel Arvind Datar concluded his arguments for the petitioners, and senior counsel P. Chidambaram commenced his.

Aadhaar hearings: Mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts violates the 'Right to Equality', argue petitioners
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Aadhaar hearings: Mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts violates the 'Right to Equality', argue petitioners

On Day 14 of the Aadhaar hearings, senior counsel Arvind Datar commenced his arguments on behalf of the petitioners.

Aadhaar hearings: Petitioners seek compensation for starvation deaths and extension of March 31st deadline
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Aadhaar hearings: Petitioners seek compensation for starvation deaths and extension of March 31st deadline

On Day 13 of the Aadhaar hearings yesterday, senior counsel Gopal Subramaniam concluded his arguments for the petitioners.

Aadhaar hearings: Petitioners argue that Aadhaar violates dignity by objectifying and depersonalizing an individual
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Aadhaar hearings: Petitioners argue that Aadhaar violates dignity by objectifying and depersonalizing an individual

The petitioners first continued with their arguments since Day 11 on dignity as a protected facet of Article 21 of the Constitution

Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that receipt of govt benefits cannot be at the cost of compromising fundamental rights
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Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue that receipt of govt benefits cannot be at the cost of compromising fundamental rights

In summary, Kapil Sibal argued that this case was the most important case in Indian history since the ADM Jabalpur case.

'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case
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'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case

At this Justice Chandrachud said that government may be seeing Aadhaar as an enabler to access benefits' under the welfare schemes for those have no other identity proof.

Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue for a voluntary ID card system that does not collect user data
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Aadhaar hearing: Petitioners argue for a voluntary ID card system that does not collect user data

The petitioners argued that there can be a voluntary ID card system without authentication data that would not be used to collect data.

'Centre planning to link drivers' licence with Aadhaar,' SC told; govt says move will help weed out fake IDs
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'Centre planning to link drivers' licence with Aadhaar,' SC told; govt says move will help weed out fake IDs

This assumes significance as a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra is currently hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the enabling 2016 law.

Aadhaar hearing: Kapil Sibal uses Narendra Modi's Davos speech in Supreme Court to assail Centre's scheme
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Aadhaar hearing: Kapil Sibal uses Narendra Modi's Davos speech in Supreme Court to assail Centre's scheme

The Mamta Banerjee government was putting forth its arguments before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra which is hearing a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the enabling 2016 law.

'Not answerable to anybody; would rather be a nationalist judge than Aadhaar judge,' says Justice DY Chandrachud
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'Not answerable to anybody; would rather be a nationalist judge than Aadhaar judge,' says Justice DY Chandrachud

"We are neither defending the government nor are we going to follow the NGO line," a visibly irked Supreme Court judge, who is part of a Constitution bench hearing cases challenging the validity of Aadhaar

Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences
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Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequences

Lacking ownership over this critical infrastructure can have serious consequences. One such consequence is that this affects the ability of the government to declare it as a ‘protected system’, a crucial factor for ensuring the safety of the CIDR.

Aadhaar hearing Day 4: Challenges to the Aadhaar Act and its surveillance implications raised before SC
News & Analysis

Aadhaar hearing Day 4: Challenges to the Aadhaar Act and its surveillance implications raised before SC

The arguments against Aadhaar before the Supreme Court continued today, with senior counsel Shyam Divan presenting arguments against the Aadhaar system