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  1. SC hears the Aadhaar #NotAMoneyBill Challenge

    A Supreme Court bench of the Chief Justice and Justices R. Banumathi and UU Lalit took up a petition by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) challenging the certification of the Aadhaar Act as a money bill by the Lok Sabha Speaker today. Senior Advocates Mr. Read More

  2. Find ways to curb Child Pornography: SC

    Today in Court Room no. 4 of the Supreme Court the porn ban petition filed by Kamlesh Vaswani was taken up by the bench of Justices Dipak Mishra and Shiva Kirti Singh. Mr. Vijay Panjwani, advocate for Mr. Vaswani stated that it has been two years since the… Read More

  3. Aadhar: the Past and the Future

    By Joshita Pai & Sarvjeet Singh The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) was set up under the chairmanship of Mr. Nandan Nilekani in 2009 by an executive notification to generate and assign unique identification numbers to residents. After persistent protests asserting that a project, which requires collection… Read More

  4. List of Petitions Tagged in the Aadhaar Matter

    By Sarvjeet Singh & Joshita Pai The Supreme Court has referred the issues of Aadhar and the larger issue of the right to privacy to a constitutional bench. The Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi has been tracking the case and is collecting various documents relating… Read More

  5. Cyber Extortion: Ransom and Cyberspace

    By Shalini S. The past week has seen news reports in the Indian media, proclaiming the rise of a new computer-related crime, “cyber extortion”. Cyber extortion is a term generally understood to refer to a category of cyber crimes, where stolen, sensitive and private data is… Read More

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