Pegasus row: SC appoints probe panel, says state can't get 'free pass' every time national security is raised
Pegasus is an Israeli spyware that is known to have targeted members of the civil society, including activists and journalists.
Without the woman's consent, various websites have uploaded her videos and some of them also superimposed objectionable and obscene commentaries on them.
On August 24, 2017, in a landmark verdict, the right to privacy was declared as a fundamental right under the Constitution by a nine-judge bench of which Justice Chandrachud was also a part.
The court will have to decide if it is proportionate to violate the privacy of everyone to identify one sender of a message,” wrote Pahwa.
'New social media rules not against privacy; tracing messages only for very serious offences': Government
In a statement, the IT Ministry termed WhatsApp's last moment challenge to the intermediary guidelines as an unfortunate attempt to prevent norms from coming into effect.
Possibility of Aadhaar getting more biometric features like DNA would give excessive power to Parliament, SC tells Centre
The Aadhaar scheme satisfies the test of proportionality by showing a rational nexus between the means and the goal, Attorney General KK Venugopal said.
Aadhaar data provided to approved third party affiliates can be found with a simple Google search using the Aadhaar catchphrase ‘Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan’.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday was told that vulnerability of citizens' demographic and biometric data collected under Aadhaar to leaks is itself the violation of their right to privacy.
The petitioners' counsel pointed out three issues as the Aadhaar matter was being argued before five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court.
LGBT activists, members of the community and their supporters in political circles were elated after the Supreme Court on Monday decided to review Section 377, which criminalises unnatural sex.
The Supreme Court today announced a review of the controversial ban on gay sex, saying no one should have to live in fear because of their sexuality.
The Supreme Court today questioned the maintainability of a petition challenging the provision mandating linking of Aadhaar with PAN number and for filing income tax returns.
Supreme Court says until Constitution Bench passes order on pleas about Aadhar infringing right to privacy, those who don't possess Aadhar need not link it to PAN to file Income Tax returns