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Posted on 01.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 6 ARGUMENTS

On 01.02.2018, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued hearing the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI), to decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the 5th day of arguments, Mr. Shyam Divan had assailed the Aadhaar programme for creating an architecture capable of citizen surveillance…. Read More

Posted on 31.01.18 by

ROHINGYA DEPORTATION CASE: DAY 3 ARGUMENTS

On 31.01.2018, the 3 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud,  continued hearing the Rohingya Deportation Case (Salimullah v UOI), which challenges the government’s policy to deport Rohingyas who have taken refuge in India due to a fear of persecution in Myanmar. In the previous hearing in October, the Court had… Read More

Posted on 30.01.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 5 ARGUMENTS

On 30.01.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued hearing the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI), to decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the 4th day, Mr. Shyam Divan had started his argument on the capability of surveillance by the State using the Aadhaar… Read More

Posted on 24.01.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: DAY 4 ARGUMENTS

The 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued with the 4th day (24.01.2018) of arguments in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI).  The case will decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. Sr. Advocate Shyam Divan appearing for the Petitioners submitted… Read More

Posted on 23.01.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: DAY 3 ARGUMENTS

On 23.1.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued with the hearings in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI).  The case will decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the first day of the case, Mr Shyam Divan, representing the petitioners, made broad arguments… Read More

Posted on 23.01.18 by

Hadiya Marriage Case: Day 7 Arguments

On 23.01.2018, the seventh day of hearing commenced in the Hadiya Marriage case before the 3 judge bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and A.M. Khanwilkar. This case will decide if the High Court has the authority to annul the marriage of an adult on suspicion of ‘indoctrination’. On 30.10.2017, the NIA and Hadiya’s father had contended that she… Read More

Posted on 18.01.18 by

Aadhaar Act Case: Day 2 Arguments

On 18.1.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued with the hearings in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI)  The case will decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the first day of the case, Mr. Shyam Divan representing the petitioners made broad… Read More

Posted on 17.01.18 by

Aadhaar Act Case : Day 1 Arguments.

On 17.1.2018, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan began hearings in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI). There are 27 petitions which have challenged various facets of Aadhaar regime and this case will decide the constitutionality of each of these facets. Senior Counsel Shyam Divan representing the petitioners… Read More

Posted on 04.01.18 by

Supreme Court Session Preview 2018 – (4th January – 19th May)

The Supreme Court Session for the year 2018 will start on 4th January and continue till 19th May. This is a preview of Supreme Court cases for the new session. The 5 judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will begin hearing the Puttaswamy v UOI, on the constitutionality of Aadhar from January 17th…. Read More

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