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[Press Release] High Court permits filing of Income Tax Returns without quoting Aadhaar

August 4, 2017

Kochi, 4th August 2017: Prasanth Sugathan, Legal Director at SFLC.in filed a Writ petition (W.P.(C) 26033/2017) before the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala , challenging the mandatory requirement as per Section 139AA of the amended

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 6

August 2, 2017

On day 6 of the hearing to decide the fate of right to privacy as a fundamental right in India, Supreme Court’s nine-judge bench in the matter of K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India heard concluding

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 5

August 1, 2017

A historic nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India has been hearing arguments for and against the right to privacy in the matter of K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India for four days

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 4

July 27, 2017

Arguments before the nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on right to privacy (in the matter of K.S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India) ran into its fourth day today. Read our previous updates from

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 3

July 26, 2017

Today was the third day of arguments before a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012], regarding

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 2

July 20, 2017

Today, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court continued hearing arguments on the existence of a fundamental right to privacy, in connection with the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy and Ors. v. Union of

Nine-judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court hears arguments on right to privacy: Updates from day 1

July 19, 2017

A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC), comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A. Nazeer, R.K. Agrawal, R.F. Nariman, A.M. Sapre, and S.K.

Five-judge Constitution Bench of SC refers question of Right to Privacy to nine-judge Bench

July 18, 2017

Today, a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) heard the batch of 22 petitions led by Justice K.S. Puttaswamy & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012], which challenge various

Summary Report – Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond [May 9, 2017; New Delhi]

May 15, 2017

On 9th May, 2017, SFLC.in in association with IT for Change and Digital Empowerment Foundation, organized a panel discussion titled “Revisiting Aadhaar: Law, Tech and Beyond” at India International Centre, New Delhi. Saikat Datta, Policy

Do Supreme Court orders on Aadhaar still matter?

April 17, 2017

In response to questions from the opposition members in the Rajya Sabha on 10th April, Union Minister for Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad categorically stated that the Aadhaar Act passed in March 2016 and