Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone

Aug 30, 2017

SFLC.in is holding a discussion on “Celebrating the Right to be Let Alone” on Saturday, September 02, 2017, from 4:00-6:00 PM at the SFLC.in premises at K-9, Second Floor, Birbal Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi -110014 near Jangpura Metro station – Gate no 2.

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[Press Release] Supreme Court holds that Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017

In a historic judgment, the 9 judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court has unanimously held that Right to Privacy is a fundamental right. This judgment was pronounced in a reference made to the 9 judge bench in a batch of Writ Petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme. Dr.

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Supreme Court upholds Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right

Aug 24, 2017

In a momentous judgment delivered in the case of K. S Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors. [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 494 of 2012] today, the Supreme Court of India affirmed that citizens have a fundamental right to privacy. The nine-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S Khehar, and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, J. Chelameshwar, S.A. Bobde, A.

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

Aug 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. Kaul, heard arguments today on whether Indian citizens enjoy a fundamental right to privacy.

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

Aug 04, 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 Income Tax Act, 1961 to quote Aadhaar number or enrolment ID for filing Income tax returns.

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

Aug 01, 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. On the first two days of the hearing (July 19 and July 20), the petitioners presented their arguments in favour of a right to privacy in India.

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

Jul 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.

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

Jul 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 the existence of a fundamental right to privacy in India.

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

Jul 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 India and Ors. [W.P.(C). No. 494/2012] that challenged various aspects of the Aadhaar scheme.

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

Jul 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. Kaul, heard arguments today on whether Indian citizens enjoy a fundamental right to privacy.

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