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May 13, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Highlights from 38 days of Supreme Court's 2nd longest hearing in historyThe Aadhaar hearings are second-longest hearing in the history of the Supreme Court, here's a glance at the major arguments made over the past 38 days of hearings.
May 11, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court reserves judgment in the second-longest hearing in Indian historyThe Attorney General mentioned that this has been the second longest hearing in Indian history, with the longest being for the Kesavananda Bharati case.
May 10, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Is the Aadhaar Act compliant with the first five words of the Constitution, 'We the People of India', asks senior counselThe senior counsel Gopal Subramaniam commenced his rejoinder, arguing that the State cannot place the burden of its failures on the individual.
May 08, 2018
The passing of Aadhaar as a Money Bill and its immunity from judicial review needs a thorough re-examination by the Supreme CourtThe Attorney General’s argument is that the decision of the Speaker on whether a given bill is a money bill is final and that this is protected from judicial review
May 04, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: People must have a choice in the unstoppable march towards technology, argue petitionersShyam Divan argued that the State’s expert report conceded that location data could be tracked via Aadhaar, thus establishing surveillance in a fundamental form.
May 03, 2018
Aadhaar Hearing: Attorney General argues that Aadhaar is fundamentally a money bill to which Section 57 is an ancillary provisionThe 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.
Apr 27, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: The Act is a well balanced law of which a few provisions should be struck down, argues advocate Gopal SankaranarayananSenior 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.
Apr 25, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Senior counsel Rakesh Dwivedi argues that the UIDAI is constantly improving and upgrading its systemsReturning to the issue of metadata, he argued that Aadhaar only involved the collection of limited technical data. He argued that this was needed to exercise control over the REs.
Apr 20, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Senior counsel Rakesh Dwivedi argues that balancing between rights is a symbol of justiceFurther, he discussed the reasonable expectation of privacy with respect to the data collected under the Aadhaar Act.
Apr 19, 2018
Aadhaar is operationally different from smart cards and Google, which presents them with little incentive to work against UIDAIWhen you look at the differing use cases that each of these services such as Aadhaar, smart cards and Google provide, one thing that emerges is that there is no real motivation for a 'Google and Smart card lobby' to work against Aadhaar.