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The Right to Privacy in Our Republic: A Talk at Ranga Shankara

5 years after the Supreme Court recognised privacy as a Fundamental Right, we discussed how the right came to be, and what it means.

6th Sep 2022

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SCO Shorts: Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court delivered a landmark Judgment recognising the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right under the Constitution

23rd Aug 2022

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Pegasus Depositions: Mr. Sandeep Shukla

Prof. Sandeep Shukla from IIT Kanpur warned about the insidious and dangerous way in which the Pegasus spyware operates.

16th Jul 2022

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Pegasus Depositions: Mr. John Brittas

CPI(M) Member of Parliament, John Brittas emphasised the need to subject security agencies to increased oversight in light of Pegasus.

16th Jul 2022

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J. Bhushan’s 11 Key Judgments on Reservation, Privacy, Religious Rights

Bhushan J's opinions have left an impact on reservation law, while he dealt with multiple COVID relief cases and Ayodhya disputes.

3rd Jul 2021

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Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Court will decide whether there must be an investigation into the Government of India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware on journalists, activists and public officials.

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Next Hearing: December 22, 2021

Last Updated: 20211027

Bench:Surya Kant J, N.V. Ramana CJI, Hima Kohli J

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Facebook Inc v Union of India

The Supreme Court must decide whether to transfer to itself cases regarding mandatory Aadhaar-social media linking, currently pending before three High Courts.

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Last Updated: 20200130

Bench:Deepak Gupta J, Aniruddha Bose J

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S G Vombatkere v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutional validity of the 2019 Aadhaar Ordinance and Regulations.

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Last Updated: 20200130

Bench:L.N. Rao J, Deepak Gupta J

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Sunita Tiwari v Union of India

The Court will decide whether or not to ban the practice of female circumcision, or "khatna". In particular, the Court will evaluate circumcision as it is practiced in the Dawoodi Bohra community.

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Last Updated: 20180924

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Arun Mishra J

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Ojaswa Pathak v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if the restitution of conjugal rights provisions under codified family laws are constitutional.

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Last Updated: 20190221

Bench:B.R. Gavai J, Kurian Joseph J, Rohinton Nariman J

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