Aadhaar Judgment

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Ravi Shankar Prasad says terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy, warns of 'sinister trend' of populist campaigns against judgments
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Ravi Shankar Prasad says terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy, warns of 'sinister trend' of populist campaigns against judgments

Terrorists and corrupt people have "no right to privacy" and these people should not be allowed to abuse the internet, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday

HRD order to 'connect' with students on social media could be misused for surveillance, silencing dissent in campuses, say experts
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HRD order to 'connect' with students on social media could be misused for surveillance, silencing dissent in campuses, say experts

The real reason behind HRD circular seeking access to varsity students' Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts appears to be surveillance, and an attempt to identify their ideologies

Aadhaar no longer mandatory for mobile numbers, bank accounts as Cabinet approves law amendment
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Aadhaar no longer mandatory for mobile numbers, bank accounts as Cabinet approves law amendment

The Supreme Court had struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act that made seeding of the biometric ID with SIMs and bank accounts mandatory, saying it had no legal backing.

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.

Aadhaar verdict: SC's majority judgment lacks consistency in logic and reasoning, turns constitutional analysis on its head
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Aadhaar verdict: SC's majority judgment lacks consistency in logic and reasoning, turns constitutional analysis on its head

Even if one were ideologically neutral about the Aadhaar project, the approach taken by the majority judgment in the KS Puttaswamy versus Union of India case leaves much to be desired in terms of consistency of logic, judicial reasoning, and constitutional law

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.