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Posted on 22.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 13 Arguments

n 22.02.2018, 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. Today, Mr Gopal Subramanium began by arguing that sans criminality, people cannot be made to submit their personal information such as biometric… Read More

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Posted on 21.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 12 ARGUMENTS

On 21.02.2018, 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. Continuing his arguments from Day 11, Mr Gopal Subramanium began by noting that the Court reiterated the constitutional protection to human dignity in Jeeja Ghosh v. Union… Read More

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Posted on 20.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 11 ARGUMENTS

On 20.02.2018, 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. Continuing his arguments from Day 10, Mr. Gopal Subramanium submitted that Aadhaar Act prioritised a digital person over a real person,… Read More

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Posted on 13.02.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE : Day 10 Arguments

On 13.02.2018, 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 previous day of arguments (Day 9), Mr. Kapil Sibal had differentiated between Aadhaar as an identifying tool and as… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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