fundamental rights in india

Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

August 24, 2017

In a historic ruling, perhaps the most significant and far reaching one in decades, the Indian Supreme Court has held that privacy is a fundamental right, delivering a big jolt to the Indian government and its pet scheme of generating biometric ID for all citizens.

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Aadhar card and privacy in India

Aadhar card and privacy in India

August 24, 2017

As the Supreme Court of India upheld privacy as a Fundamental Right, the future of the Aadhar card and its extent of reach comes under the scanner.

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Privacy debate in India takes new shape

Privacy debate in India takes new shape

August 4, 2017

Even as the right to privacy is still being debated, the Supreme Court of India has proposed a three tier approach to understanding whether it is a fundamental right or not.

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Does India consider privacy a fundamental right?

Does India consider privacy a fundamental right?

July 20, 2017

In connection with several petitions surrounding the controversial ‘Aadhar’ Identification Card, India’s Supreme Court is hearing on the right to privacy.

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