It struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act. Aadhaar is now mandatory for everyone who avails of any subsidies or benefits from the government.
In its verdict, the bench noted the submission of Attorney General K K Venugopal that the court should not cross the "lakshman rekha" vis-a-vis the separation of powers. Authentication data can be retained only for six months.
The delinking of Aadhaar from private entities is a "slap on the face of BJP", added Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi.
While 'Should Aadhaar be voluntary or mandatory?' debate first sparked during the UPA-II government, it was most definitely accelerated under the current Modi Government. "CBSE, NEET, UGC can not make Aadhaar mandatory, also it is not compulsory for school admissions", Justice AK Sikri, who is part of the five-judge bench that heard a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act and who wrote the majority judgment, said.
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Aadhaar must not be made compulsory for school admission and the administration can not make it mandatory. So you don't need to give your Aadhaar to private bodies like banks, schools, mobile companies.
In another important judgment, the top court said schools could not make Aadhaar compulsory. However, in March, in an interim order, the apex court had said that the mandatory linking of bank accounts and mobile phones would stand extended "indefinitely" till judgment on the petitions pending before it was pronounced.
Reading out the Aadhaar verdict, Justice Sikri said that it does not violate the Right to Privacy of an individual. The verdict is brilliant by the Supreme Court and it gets my thumbs up.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government on Wednesday welcomed the verdict on Aadhaar by the Supreme Court. The top court said going by the constitutional framework, it would be inappropriate for the court to take recourse to any other method as it can not legislate but only recommend bringing in of a law.
The Justice K S Puttaswamy case writ petition (civil) no (s) 494/2012 has already made history as the nine-judge bench of Supreme Court, while hearing the case, recognised the Right to Privacy as a fundamental right a year ago.
The reaction on social media was typically huge as fans took the chance to mock Ronaldo's misfortune and particularly his tears. Ronaldo has scored two goals in five games for Juve since arriving at the club from Real Madrid in July.
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The targeted Chinese imports will face 10 percent tariffs through the end of the year, and then the rate will jump to 25 percent. China cancelled talks that were scheduled for this week, and is digging in by prepping stimulus measures to cushion the economy.
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Moon met with Kim for a third time last week. "Today we commit to fighting the drug epidemic together", he added. He says US automobiles, pharmaceuticals and agricultural products will gain better access to Korean markets.
The MoD statement starts by implying that Hollande was motivated by a "conflict of interest" relating to his personal life. Come out and say that this (former) President of France (François Hollande) is not speaking the truth.
This system could get a boost by Monday as the strong upper- level winds that are now keeping it at bay are expected to diminish. Some strengthening is expected in coming days, but forecasters say Kirk is likely to begin weakening later in the week.
The case will be presented to a grand jury, which will decide whether to indict Guyger for manslaughter or a different charge. In a statement , the Dallas Police Department said Guyger was terminated during a hearing with the chief Monday morning.
At one stage he led by five from Rose but he dropped another shot after failing to chip up a slope to the 16th green. Woods posted a 12-under 198 total, while Englishman Rose recovered from a bogey, bogey start to card a 68.
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