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SCI-TECH

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Right to Privacy, Aadhaar, Computer, Snooping

Why the MHA allowing snooping on computers is more troubling than we think

The latest notification raises issues of accountability and our rights that make this new diktat deeply worrying.

POLITICS

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Right to Privacy, Bhima Koregaon, Aadhaar, Adultery

Why Justice DY Chandrachud is the judiciary's sexy voice of dissent

Over the past year, the 59-year-old former Allahabad High Court Chief Justice has often stood, alone, for what many consider to be just.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Justice dy chandrachud, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar Bill

There is still some room for discussion on Aadhaar with J Chandrachud's forceful dissent

Justice DY Chandrachud's minority judgment is unlikely to be forgotten in a hurry.

POLITICS

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Right to Privacy, Supreme Court, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar is constitutionally valid: All you need to know

It may be a judgment not many were hoping for. But it is nonetheless significant.

POLITICS

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Data Privacy, Right to Privacy, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar loses its teeth after SC verdict but it will still bite you because we are Indians

The dissent by Justice DY Chandrachud in today's verdict recognises the perils of Aadhaar well.

SCI-TECH

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Right to Privacy, Cyber attack, Facebook, Cambridge Analytica

Why India can't afford to delay data privacy law

The digital footprint will be massive as Internet users in the country are about to reach 500 million by June 2018.

VARIETY

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Aadhaar data breach, Shyam Divan, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar

Aadhaar is an electronic leash, will hollow out the Constitution: Shyam Divan in Supreme Court

On the first day of the crucial case before SC's constitutional bench, the counsel for petitioners has argued for freedom of citizens.

VARIETY

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Triple Talaq, Right to Privacy, Landmark cases, Supreme Court

8 judgments that made 2017 a landmark year

Indian courts always have had a particular proclivity for drama, and the past year clearly didn't buck that trend.

POLITICS

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Right to Privacy, Modi government, UID, Aadhaar linking

Aadhaar linking deadline extended to March 31: What this exactly means for us

The five-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court will begin hearing the Aadhaar case in January.

VARIETY

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Aadhaar card, Biometric data, Supreme Court, Right to Privacy

Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court urged to 'protect the institution before protecting citizens'

Petitioners' counsels cite SC's 2015 ruling to underline that UID is voluntary by law and government is flouting court order by making it mandatory.