Aadhaar hearing

Need for robust law to protect citizens sensitive information, says Supreme Court during Aadhaar hearing 

The Supreme Court asked the UIDAI about the safeguards to restrain private entities, involved in Aadhaar authentication, from parting with it.

published on : 27th March 2018

Supreme Court extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking indefinitely till verdict is pronounced

The SC bench said that since the matter would have implications on financial institutions, it would create a huge problem of compliance if the deadline was extended at the last moment.

published on : 13th March 2018

'I would like to be a nationalist judge': Justice Chandrachud during Aadhaar hearing in SC

Justice Chandrachud, who is part of the five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, lost his cool after not getting a satisfactory reply to his query.

published on : 1st February 2018

Aadhaar hearing: Bill on data protection to be ready by March, Centre tells Supreme Court

The much-awaited bill on data protection -- being drafted by a committee of experts headed by Justice BN Srikrishna (retd) -- is likely to be ready by March.

published on : 23rd January 2018

You share data with firms to get insurance but you have a problem when government asks: SC bench at Aadhaar hearing

This prompted senior advocate Shyam Divan to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs to private insurance or mobile companies.

published on : 19th January 2018

Aadhaar hearing: Three issues raised before SC including pervasive violation of fundamental rights

The petitioners' counsel pointed out three issues as the Aadhaar matter was being argued before five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court.

published on : 18th January 2018

Constitution benches of Supreme Court to hear eight matters, including Aadhaar, from January 17

Besides the challenge to the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act, the constitution benches, the composition of which has not been uploaded so far on the apex court's website.

published on : 13th January 2018