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Posted on 05.09.17 by

Interview with Sr. Adv. Kapil Sibal (Part II) – on Privacy Judgment

In the Privacy case, Mr. Sibal appeared for the States of Karnataka, West Bengal, Puducherry, Punjab and argued for the recognition of privacy as a fundamental right. In this interview with Supreme Court Observer, he speaks about these judgements, while also explaining the implications in larger societal context.  6) An unanimous nine judge bench recognised… Read More

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Posted on 05.09.17 by

Interview with Sr. Adv. Anand Grover (Part II) – On Privacy Judgment

The Supreme Court Observer spoke to Senior Advocate Anand Grover, one of the counsels arguing for the recognition of privacy as a fundamental right in the Right to Privacy case. In part two, of his two part interview, with Supreme Court Observer he speaks about this judgment, its impact on individuals as well as state,… Read More

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Posted on 29.08.17 by

The Right to Privacy : The 9 Judge Verdict in Plain English (Part II)

On 24th August, 2017 a 9 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous verdict in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy vs. Union of India and other connected matters, affirming that the Constitution of India guarantees to each individual a fundamental right to privacy. Although unanimous, the verdict saw 6 separate concurring decisions. Justice Chandrachud authored the decision speaking for… Read More

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Posted on 29.08.17 by

The Right to Privacy : The 9 Judge Verdict in Plain English (Part I)

On 24th August, 2017 a 9 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous verdict in Justice K.S. Puttaswamy vs. Union of India and other connected matters, affirming that the Constitution of India guarantees to each individual a fundamental right to privacy. Although unanimous, the verdict saw 6 separate concurring decisions. Justice Chandrachud authored the decision… Read More

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Posted on 24.08.17 by

SC 9 Judge Bench Verdict on the Right to Privacy

The 9 Judge Bench of  Chief Justice Khehar and Justices Jasti Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Abdul Nazeer, Nariman, R.K. Agarwal, Abhay Manohar Sapre, and Sanjay Kishan Kaul that heard arguments on whether a privacy right is inherent in the constitution has pronounced its decision in the case. In a historic decision, the Bench has unanimously recognised a fundamental right to privacy as guaranteed… Read More

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Posted on 23.08.17 by

The Right to Privacy: Key Issues Before the 9 Judge Bench

The 9 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court that heard arguments on whether the right to privacy is a fundamental and inviolable right under the Constitution of India, 1950 will be pronouncing the judgment in the case on 24.08.2017. The Bench included Chief Justice Khehar and Justices Jasti Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Abdul Nazeer, Nariman, R.K. Agarwal, Abhay Manohar Sapre, and Sanjay Kishan Kaul… Read More

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Posted on 17.08.17 by

Aadhaar and The Right To Privacy-9 Judge Bench: Day 6 Arguments (Rejoinder of Petitioners Part II)

Rejoinder arguments on behalf of the petitioners on 02.08.2017 in the Right to Privacy hearing continued and Mr. Shyam Divan was followed by Mr. Anand Grover. Mr. Anand Grover: Mr. Grover pointed out that the decisions in Kharak Singh vs. State of U.P. (1962) and Govind vs. State of Maharashtra (1975)  gave tentative findings on  a privacy right. The… Read More

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Posted on 17.08.17 by

Aadhaar and The Right To Privacy-9 Judge Bench: Day 6 Arguments (Rejoinder of Petitioners Part I)

The 9 Judge Bench hearing on the Right to Privacy reserved the case for judgment on 02.07.2017. The concluding arguments of the respondents were followed by the rejoinder arguments on behalf of the petitioners. Mr Gopal Subramanium: The decisions in the United States need not be referred to for understanding the position of fundamental rights in… Read More