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Law must trump code

The constitutional challenge to the Aadhaar project, currently being heard before the Supreme Court, is now in its fourth month.…

May 25,2018

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Freedom to innovate

Advocate Aruneshwar Gupta, President, Law Consults, discusses the legal profession in the digital age, recent Supreme Court developments and legality…

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Aadhaar: Anand Grover’s submissions

Today in the Supreme Court, Senior Advocate, Anand Grover argued in the petition Col. Mathew Thomas v. Union of India (W.P.(C) 1058/2017),…

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Discrimination galore

By excluding the Section 7 services, benefits and subsidies from the ‘relief’, the Bench too has violated the fundamental rights…

May 25,2018

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Violating fundamental rights

The court observed that Article 16 (1) is flouted when the UID is demanded by prospective employers, in violation of…

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SC on Aadhaar-mobile link

Petitions challenging the mandatory linking of bank accounts and mobile numbers came before a bench of Justices Sikri and Ashok…

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Aadhaar: Are citizens ghosts?

The hearing commenced on Wednesday (24th January) with senior advocate Shyam Divan discussing the provision of section 59 of the Aadhaar (Targeted…

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Aadhaar: Invasions galore

In the morning session before the five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, Senior Counsel Shyam Divan appeared for the…

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Aadhaar: Coercion galore

The 5 judge Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court continued the hearing in the petitions challenging the Aadhaar Project. Senior…

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Aadhaar: Citizens aren’t numbers

By Shrinidhi Rao and Nehmat Kaur A 5 judge Constitutional Bench consisting of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.K.…

May 25,2018

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Aadhaar case mentioned

The Aadhar cases were mentioned before a bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 25th) by the Attorney General…

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Honeypot for hackers

Despite the Aadhaar being heralded by the Indian Government and organisations such as the World Bank as a silver bullet…

May 24,2018

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