Citizens for Justice and Peace


SC upholds Aadhaar’s Constitutional Validity, but partially addresses Privacy Concerns Justice DY Chandrachud castigates govt in lone dissenting judgment

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, however in a partial victory for privacy activists, controversial sections such as those dealing with the national security exception and private players demanding Aadhaar data, have been struck down. Now, one will not be required to link Aadhaar to either one’s bank account or mobile phone number. The Aadhaar…

Twinkle-twinkle little star, why do nursery kids need Aadhaar? Intervention Application in Aadhaar case in SC challenges schools' demand for Aadhaar during admission

In a bizarre attempt to appear more loyal than the king, several schools across the country are demanding that all students compulsorily fill in their Aadhaar data during enrolment. In fact, even the admission process for Nursery for the academic year 2017-18 at these schools requires Aadhaar information of both the parents and the child! Now…

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