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Posted on 06.03.18 by

Aadhaar Act Case : Day 14 Arguments

On 6.02.2018, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued hearing the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI), to decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. The arguments in the case before the Supreme Court over the span of 13 days has led to several key postulations… Read More

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Posted on 05.03.18 by

Analysis of first 13 days of hearings in the Aadhaar Act Case

The arguments in the Aadhaar Act Case before the Supreme Court over the span of 13 days has brought up several issues. In this post, we review the key arguments and postulations raised by three counsels – Mr. Shyam Divan, Mr. Kapil Sibal, and Mr. Gopal Subramanium against the Aadhaar Act. Aadhaar Act is based on a… Read More

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Posted on 30.01.18 by

AADHAAR ACT CASE: Day 5 ARGUMENTS

On 30.01.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued hearing the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI), to decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the 4th day, Mr. Shyam Divan had started his argument on the capability of surveillance by the State using the Aadhaar… Read More

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Posted on 18.01.18 by

Aadhaar Act Case: Day 2 Arguments

On 18.1.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued with the hearings in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI)  The case will decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. On the first day of the case, Mr. Shyam Divan representing the petitioners made broad… Read More

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Posted on 17.01.18 by

Aadhaar Act Case : Day 1 Arguments.

On 17.1.2018, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan began hearings in the Aadhaar Act case (Puttaswamy v UOI). There are 27 petitions which have challenged various facets of Aadhaar regime and this case will decide the constitutionality of each of these facets. Senior Counsel Shyam Divan representing the petitioners… Read More

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Posted on 04.01.18 by

Supreme Court Session Preview 2018 – (4th January – 19th May)

The Supreme Court Session for the year 2018 will start on 4th January and continue till 19th May. This is a preview of Supreme Court cases for the new session. The 5 judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will begin hearing the Puttaswamy v UOI, on the constitutionality of Aadhar from January 17th…. Read More

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Posted on 27.12.17 by

Review of the Supreme Court’s Winter Session: 3rd October -15th December 2017

This session was marred by allegations of corruption against the higher judiciary and the subsequent mishandling of situation by Apex Court , which imposed an exemplary cost of 25 lakh on the petitioner Prashant Bhushan, worsened the crisis. In the midst of this credibility crisis, the 5 Judge Constitution Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak… Read More

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Posted on 14.12.17 by

Aadhar Act Case: Interim Relief Arguments

Today, the Aadhar matter was listed before the 5 judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan. The issue before the court was whether an interim injunction should be issued on the linking of Aadhar with various services until the matter was decided. This hearing was necessitated as the deadline for linking Aadhar… Read More

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Posted on 07.12.17 by

Parsi Woman Excommunication Case: Day 1 Arguments

On 07.12.2017, the 5 Judge bench of the SC comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan began hearings in the Parsi Woman Excommunication Case (Goolrokh Gupta v Burjor Pardiwala). The case will determine if a Parsi woman could be banned from entering the Tower of Silence by virtue of her marriage to a… Read More