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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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PM Narendra Modi and Indonesia's President Joko Widodo hold hands during the handover ceremony at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, on 16 November 2022 | Reuters/Willy Kurniawan/Pool

G20 presidency puts Modi’s India in global spotlight. Expectations are already high

Industry leaders see India’s G20 presidency as something they can benefit from, with CII director general Chandrajit Banerjee saying it's a unique opportunity for businesses.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.