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Linking Aadhaar to Social Media From public welfare distribution to surveillance?

The State on numerous occasions has tried to impose the use of the Aadhaar card upon the citizens. While, the Supreme Court has upheld a few of such mandates of the State, the question of whether the imposition is valid on few other services keeps coming up before the Courts of the land vide myriad…

Understanding Article 370 A compilation

Article 370 was brought into the Constitution after the events of 1947, when a more popular section of the Kashmiri leadership, led by Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, negotiated Kashmir’s unique relationship with the Indian Union. The “special status” granted to the state through Article 370 allows the state to have its own Constitution – that is…

Justice Chandrachud on Why the Constitution Matters Firebrand Supreme Court Justice denounces Mob Lynching and Criminalisation of Dissent

Supreme Court Justice D Y Chandrachud, who is best known for penning dissenting judgments in landmark cases like Aadhaar and the arrest of well-known human rights activists, (where he stated “Dissent is the Safety Valve of Democracy“), reaffirmed his fierce commitment to defending constitutional values and democratic principles, with an extraordinary speech in Mumbai. Speaking…

सत्य और न्याय के लिए हमारी जंग जारी है सचिव की कलम से

ये सफ़र तकरीबन 17 साल पहले शुरू हुआ था. सन 2002 गुजरात में जब नफ़रत की आग भड़काई गई, तो न्याय की उम्मीद लिए हम अदालत पहुंचे, और अदालत के अंदर और बाहर जिरह का सिलसिला शुरू हो गया, यही इस सफ़र की शुरुआत थी. ये अनुभव चुनौतीपूर्ण भी रहा और बेहद अनूठा भी. इसकी अंतर्दृष्टि, मानव अधिकार…

We the People of India Reaffirming the Commitment to Defending the Constitution

People from across the country join CJP to reaffirm their commitment to defending the Indian Constitution, on Nov 26, 2017 (Constitution Day), the day of CJP’s website relaunch. This video was originally published on Nov 26. It is being republished on International Day of Human Rights to reaffirm CJP’s commitment to fight for the rights…

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