The top court pointed out that members of a civilised democratic society have a reasonable expectation of privacy, which is not the singular concern of journalists or social activists.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that a five-judge constitution bench would hear a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar law on charges of being intrusive and violating the right to privacy. The top court also pulled up the West Bengal government for directly approaching it against the central government’s […]
Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Baijayant Panda who had introduced the Data (Privacy and Protection) Bill in Lok Sabha in 2017 hailed the Supreme Court verdict upholding Right to Privacy as a fundamental right. Panda who has been writing about Aadhaar, privacy and data security issues for past several years, said “The stand I have taken is […]
New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Thursday said that with the Supreme Court ruling that right to privacy is a fundamental right it would be possible to ask the apex court to take a second look at Section 377, which criminalises gay sex. “In my view, it (Section 377) was rightly struck down or read […]
New Delhi: In a landmark decision that will affect the lives of all Indians, the Supreme Court today unanimously declared that right to privacy was a Fundamental right under the Constitution. A nine-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar ruled that “right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life […]
New Delhi: Senior counsel Gopal Subramanium told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the right to privacy is a pre-existing natural right which is inherent in the Constitution though not explicitly mentioned. Subramanium is leading the argument on behalf of the petitioners who have challenged the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative […]