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Posted on 20.07.17 by

Aadhar and The Right to Privacy- 9 Judge Bench: Day 2 Arguments (Anand Grover)

Mr. Anand Grover followed Mr. Arvind Datar on Day 2 of the 9 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court on whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Constitution of India, 1950. Mr. Anand Grover began by noting that while English common law recognises a right against trespass of the body, American common… Read More

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Aadhar and The Right to Privacy- 9 Judge Bench: Day 2 Arguments (Meenakshi Arora)

Ms. Meenakshi Arora began by surveying the case law over the years to show that such a right had already been recognized. She pointed out that Kharak Singh vs. State of Uttar Pradesh (1962) implicitly recognized the right to privacy when it relied on Wolf vs. Colorado (1949) to strike down Regulation 236(b) of the U.P. Police Regulations. The stray sentence in Kharak… Read More

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Posted on 19.07.17 by

Aadhar and The Right to Privacy- 9 Judge Bench: Day 1 Arguments (Soli Sorabjee & Shyam Divan)

Mr. Soli Sorabjee and Mr. Shyam Divan, followed Mr. Gopal Subramanium on Day 1 of the 9 Judge Bench hearing on whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Constitution of India, 1950. Mr. Soli Sorabjee sought the Court’s permission to submit a written note. He submitted that privacy is inalienable and crucial for the… Read More

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Posted on 19.07.17 by

Aadhar and The Right to Privacy – 9 Judge Bench: Day 1 Arguments (Arvind Datar)

Mr. Arvind Datar began his arguments by denying that MP Sharma & Ors. vs. Satish Chandra, District Magistrate, Delhi & Ors. (1954) or Kharak Singh vs. State of Uttar Pradesh (1962) held that the right to privacy is not a fundamental right. M.P. Sharma dealt with a challenge to search and seizure of incriminating documents from company offices under Article 19(1)(f)… Read More