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Right to Privacy: We, the private people

With the landmark Right to Privacy verdict, SC expands the individual’s fundamental rights, etches firmer boundaries for the state. It also shows an admirable capacity to self-correct

Across the Aisle: Good Aadhaar, Bad Aadhaar

The NDA tried to sell the false notion that if a person could not identify himself the person would not have an identity.


Aadhaar In The Dock

Srikrishna Committee report effectively indicts many practices, principles of UIDAI.

No proposal to 'invade' individual's right to privacy: Govt on social media hub plans

The top court had agreed to hear a PIL filed by a Trinamool Congress legislator from West Bengal, raising the question whether the government wants to tap the citizens' messages on WhasApp or other social media platforms.

Big Data, Large Concerns

Consent and accountability should be at the core of the new privacy law.

TM Krishna, Perumal Murugan, Sofia Ashraf, Sheethal Sathe on why 'Privacy Matters'

The multilingual song begins by "celebrating" the Supreme Court's August 24 judgement that the Right to Privacy is fundamental and natural and then goes on to address how Aadhar card is infringing into the private space of a citizen.


Ode to Privacy

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna comes together with environmentalist Nityanand Jayaraman, author Perumal Murugan, rapper Sofia Ashraf and Dalit activist and singer Sheetal Sathe to deliver a song on the right to privacy

Do not force us to do Aadhar seeding, it is against spirit of democracy: Largest bank officers' body

In the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, public sector banks and regional rural banks have opened 29.13 crore accounts as against 96 lakh accounts by the private banks.

Plea to ban loudspeakers of religious institutions in Delhi High Court

"Loudspeakers were never part of any of the religions whether it is Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism or Zoroastrianism... loudspeaker came into existence in 1924,"read the plea, filed by an activist Sanjjiiv Kkumaar.

Supreme Court's judgment on privacy protects Aadhar: Arun Jaitley

The judgment by many has been interpreted as a setback to the Aadhar card, under which the government collects vital personal information of the citizens.

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Right To Privacy Is A Fundamental Right, Says SC

The nine-judge bench unanimously ruled that privacy is a fundamental right under the Indian Constitution. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, comprised of Justices J Chelameswar, S A Bobde, R K Agrawal, R F Nariman, A M Sapre, D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul and S Abdul Nazeer. To know […]