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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

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

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

May 5, 2017

The last one year has seen a number of interesting developments around the Aadhaar project, such as the notification of the Aadhaar Act, Aadhaar enrolment being made mandatory for availing various benefits and subsidies from

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

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 5

May 3, 2017

The ongoing challenge in the Supreme Court regarding the linking of Aadhaar for filing of income tax returns, and making it mandatory for PAN, has reached Day 5 when the Union of India continued its

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 4

May 2, 2017

The State’s reply in the Aadhaar-PAN linking case was heard today (our coverage of arguments from previous hearings can be accessed at these links: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3). Attorney General, Mr. Mukul Rohatgi,

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 3

April 28, 2017

The hearing for the Aadhaar-PAN case spilled over to day 3 with Senior Counsel, Shyam Divan making his concluding remarks. Attorney General, Mukul Rohtagi, representing Union of India is scheduled to raise his arguments in

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 2

April 27, 2017

The Supreme Court today continued the hearing on cases filed against linking Aadhar to PAN and making it mandatory for filing income tax returns [Binoy Viswam v. Union of India, W.P.(C) No. 247/2017 & S

Supreme Court hears the Aadhaar-PAN case; updates from Day 1

April 27, 2017

Our updates from day 2, day 3, day 4, day 5 and day 6. The cases for linking Aadhaar to PAN and making it mandatory for Income Tax returns were heard before a bench of