In a landmark judgment last week, the Supreme Court (SC) junked Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that denied a sizeable minority of the LGBT community the right to pursue its sexual orientation. In doing so, a five-member Constitution bench of the apex court unanimously articulated, through four separate judgments, that the Indian society must respect the rights of the LGBT community to live with dignity as part of the right
New Delhi: Data belongs to individual users, TRAI has said, urging strong safeguards against misuse. It has further suggested that consumers be given the right to choice, consent and to be forgotten to safeguard their privacy. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on Monday released its recommendations on privacy, security and ownership of data in the telecom sector, wherein it has said that each user owns his/her personal data stored with entities
It is again that time of the year, when no matter how big or small you are, you want to reflect over the past year and think about things that went right and things that went wrong. Remember the rights and hope to keep repeating them in the year to come and to take the wrongs in the stride, evaluate them and make better decisions.The previous year was full of ups and downs like
Mumbai: Recently, a video went viral from the Facebook page of the local newspaper in which Haryana Police is allegedly seen harassing a couple for spending some quality time in the public place. Apparently, in the video, police are seen taking information of the couple where they note down their phone number to inform their respective parents.
New Delhi: In an affront to the Supreme Court, Attorney General K K Venugopal told it on Thursday that it was overstepping its boundaries and intruding into the legislative arena by expanding the scope of the fundamental rights with “judicial legislations” that will take 40 to 100 years to implement.
Washington: The recent Supreme Court order on the right to privacy lays down the correct exemptions which protects Aadhar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said. Jaitley, who is in the US to attend the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, was responding to a question at the prestigious Columbia University on how the government is planning to handle Aadhar after the recent Supreme Court decision on the right to
The Supreme Court judgement quashing instant triple talaq – talaq-e-bidaat – is not only a big relief for Muslim women who suffer unilateral and irrevocable invalidation of marriage, but also a liberating step in their fight for justice against unjust and archaic practices. That the judgment is a result of petitions by Muslim women who have suffered gender injustice is heartening. Even more heartening is the fact that the five-judge bench majority verdict will
The unintended but inevitable consequence of last week’s emphatic Supreme Court judgment on a citizen’s right to privacy is that it will open the floodgates of litigation. Some of these, such as the challenge to Aadhar and the assault on the archaic legislation criminalising homosexuality, were inbuilt into the Supreme Court case. These will now be tested against the principle of what constitutes “reasonable” intrusions into individual privacy by the state.
New Delhi: Individual privacy is a guaranteed fundamental right, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, a landmark verdict that could now test the validity of Aadhaar, the controversial biometric identification project the government has been pushing but critics have opposed as intrusive.
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on the right to privacy, saying the decision was “a major blow to fascist forces” and the rejection of BJP’s ideology of “suppression through surveillance”.
New Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government has always held the Right to Privacy was a fundamental right.
New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court’s judgement declaring the Right to Privacy a fundamental right and said that it rejected the Narendra Modi-led government’s attempt to whittle it down.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday that the right to privacy is a fundamental right is a “set back” for the government, noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan said.
New Delhi: Following is the chronology of Supreme Court hearings in the right to privacy case:
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 and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III of the Constitution”.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Thursday whether right to privacy is a fundamental right – that would have a bearing on the challenge to the validity of the Aadhaar scheme on the grounds of its being violative of the right to privacy.
New Delhi: The Centre today told the Supreme Court since privacy was multifaceted, it could not be treated as a fundamental right. Attorney General K K Venugopal resumed his arguments before a nine-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, stressing that it was not a fundamental right.
New Delhi: Four non-BJP ruled states, including Karnataka and West Bengal, today moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing on the issue of whether the Right to Privacy can be declared as one of the Fundamental Rights under the Constitution. Besides Karnataka and West Bengal, two Congress-led states of Punjab and Puducherry took a stand opposite to the Central government which had said that Right to Privacy is
The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to set up a nine-judge bench to decide whether privacy is a fundamental right under the Indian constitution. The bench will revisit the question of privacy 5 decades after the Apex court decided that privacy is not a basic right for citizens. If the bench decides that it is a fundamental right then the issue, then a five-judge constitution bench will decide the contours of this
New Delhi: Right to privacy cannot be an absolute right and the State may have some power to put reasonable restriction, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday while examining the issue whether it can be declared as a fundamental right under the Constitution.
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