Privacy Judgment – Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd) & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors.

[W.P. (C) 494 of 2012]

In this landmark judgement , the Supreme Court of India  upheld Right to Privacy as a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. The court laid down a three pronged test to determine permissible invasion of the right to privacy namely, a) existence of a law b) legitimate State interest  c) The law should pass the test of proportionality.

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