SC seeks help of top legal officer

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra slated the hearing for September 11.

Published: 08th September 2018 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th September 2018 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

New Delhi: The Supreme Court sought the Attorney General’s assistance on a plea by a TMC legislator who contended that the UIDAI move to monitor online and other media contents related to Aadhaar may result in breach of privacy.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra slated the hearing for September 11. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, representing the petitioner, said like a previous move by the I&B Ministry to set up social media hub which was scrapped, this time the Unique Identification Authority of India has invited a similar bid for monitoring of media contents, including those on Facebook and Twitter. 

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