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On 08.02.2018, the 3 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer resumed hearing the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi Case. The case will decide which party has the title to the disputed Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi site. In the last hearing on 5th December 2017, the court had rejected Mr Kapil Sibal’s request for postponement of… Read More

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Posted on 08.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 9 ARGUMENTS

On 08.02.2018, 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 8th day of arguments, Mr. Kapil Sibal had assailed different sections of Aadhaar Act and Aadhaar Regulations 2016, pointing out… Read More

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Posted on 07.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 8 ARGUMENTS

On 07.02.2018, 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 7th day of arguments, Mr. Shyam Divan concluded his arguments, Mr Kapil Sibal, appearing for a Petitioner, had begun his arguments with a… Read More

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Posted on 06.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 7 ARGUMENTS

On 06.02.2018, 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 6th day of arguments, Mr. Shyam Divan had based his arguments on constitutionalism, limited government, and rule of law. Before the bench… Read More

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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

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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

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Posted on 29.12.17 by

Aadhar and The Right to Privacy- 9 Judge Bench: Day 6 Arguments (Rakesh Dwivedi)

Mr Rakesh Dwivedi, representing the State of Gujarat, resumed his arguments on August 2nd, 2017 in the Aadhar and The Right to Privacy case. Mr. Dwivedi began with the contention that there is no need to invent the right to privacy. Privacy rights can be anchored in specific Articles, such as Article 19, and hence… Read More

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Posted on 27.12.17 by

Review of the Supreme Court’s Winter Session: 3rd October -15th December 2017

This session was marred by allegations of corruption against the higher judiciary and the subsequent mishandling of situation by Apex Court , which imposed an exemplary cost of 25 lakh on the petitioner Prashant Bhushan, worsened the crisis. In the midst of this credibility crisis, the 5 Judge Constitution Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak… Read More

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Posted on 14.12.17 by

Aadhar Act Case: Interim Relief Arguments

Today, the Aadhar matter was listed before the 5 judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan. The issue before the court was whether an interim injunction should be issued on the linking of Aadhar with various services until the matter was decided. This hearing was necessitated as the deadline for linking Aadhar… Read More