Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicAadhaar verdict

Topic: Aadhaar verdict

Review pleas pending, 7-judge bench not formed — Aadhaar Act validity case languishes in SC

Aadhaar Act was ruled constitutional in 2018, after the 2nd-longest hearing in SC history. However, in 2019, a 5-judge bench expressed doubts about the verdict approving its passage as a Money Bill.

What makes Justice D.Y. Chandrachud the new ‘rock star’ of the Indian judiciary

Thanks to the libertarian approach visible in his judgments, many are eagerly waiting for Justice D.Y. Chandrachud to become CJI in 2022-24.

97% Indians have Aadhaar, Assam is lagging behind due to ‘illegal immigration’ issue

Of 36 states and UTs, 25 record a 100% coverage; Modi govt has made Aadhaar the basis of all its welfare schemes.

Only the government seems to have won the Aadhaar battle in the Supreme Court

There’s a lesson for all techno -- utopians- anything that creates centralised power might be eventually taken over by bureaucrats.

The Aadhaar elephant in the room

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Nuanced Aadhaar judgment ‘cuts the bloat’, welcomed

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Aadhaar undergoes ultimate scrutiny, SC judgment landmark: Nandan Nilekani

Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilkani insists the scheme is an inclusive one, says it has become stronger.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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