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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

Hearing Update: Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India; June 27th, 2017

June 28, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, heard the petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes [Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India (W.P. (C) 342/2017)] for the grant of

Hearing Update: Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India; May 19th, 2017

May 19, 2017

The petition against notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for social welfare schemes- Shantha Sinha & Anr. v. Union of India [W.P. (C) 342/2017] was taken up in the Supreme Court today before a bench of Justices

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 6

May 4, 2017

Arguments in the Supreme Court litigations around linking Aadhaar with PAN, challenging the constitutionality of Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, were concluded today by Senior advocate Mr. Arvind Datar (also see our updates