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India’s top court upholds world’s largest biometric ID program, within limits

India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a giant and controversial government program to collect and store the biometric data of its billion-plus citizens, but placed new limits on how the data...

Aadhaar verdict updates:

Supreme Court ruling destroys legitimacy of the Act's stated purposes, say lawyers The Supreme Court verdict on the Aadhaar Act, undermines the legitimacy of the Act, law experts have said.  "This project has little or...

Aadhaar Project Wholly Unconstitutional-Landmark Dissent By Justice Chandrachud… Read more at: https://www.livelaw.in/breaking-aadhaar-project-wholly-unconstitutional-landmark-disssent-by-justice-chandrachud

“Constitutional guarantees cannot be compromised by vicissitudes of technology”, he observed. In an emphatic dissent from the majority, Justice Chandrachud has held the entire Aadhar project to be unconstitutional.... The very act of passing the...

You Don’t Have to Link Your Aadhaar to Memes Anymore

The Supreme Court's ruling today in the much awaited Aadhaar case declared the Centre's flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid, but with conditions. The majority verdict of the five-judge Constitution Bench has ruled that there...